Articles for tag: Driving Directions, Mapquest

Karla News

Mapquest and the “directionally Challenged”

Mapquest can seem like a great tool for the “directionally challenged”, as I call them, and it is. Most of the time. Although I consider myself to be directionally challenged, I do not like mapquest. The folks at this site seem to have a hard time telling right from left. I found out the hard ...

Karla News

Driving Directions to Wrigley Field

Attending Chicago Cubs games at the Friendly Confines is a North Side tradition. Beyond Chicago, Wrigley Field identifies a rite of passage for all sports fans to enjoy pure baseball. These hallowed grounds are synonymous with ivy walls, the Billy Goat, bleacher seats, Loveable Losers, Ernie Banks, Harry Caray, and of course, The Curse. Located ...

Karla News

My Five Best Day Trips from Boston

Massachusetts is a small state. Its size, 10,554 square miles, makes it the perfect setting for unending day trips. From the state capitol of Boston, you can head out to countless attractions, beaches and parks. In a day, you can take in some history, revel in nature or explore the state and its heritage on ...

Karla News

How to Find Driving Directions

Have you seen the Chrysler ad that involves the family lost in the desert? The man knows he is not lost and does not have to use his GPS system. The camera then shoots from a distance while showing the car (towing a boat) turn right in the desert. This is just one example of ...

Karla News

Google Earth 4: Even Better Cartography Software

Since Google Inc. purchased “Earth Viewer” from Keyhole in 2004, Google has transformed a piece of professional cartography software into a program that everyone and their grandmother can use, and play with until it’s four hours later and you’re still looking at where your second-cousin twice-removed’s next-door neighbor lived three decades ago. With its new ...

Karla News

Five of the Best Day Hikes in the Fort Collins, Colorado Area

I lived in the Fort Collins area for about five years and spent a lot of time hiking on the trails in and around the area, as well as belonging to a popular northern Colorado hiking club. Here are my five favorite day hikes in the area. Horsetooth Rock trail in Horsetooth Mountain Park is ...

Karla News

3 Best Ways to Get Local Driving Directions

Usually when I need to get local driving directions, I look it up on MapQuest. MapQuest alone is often not enough to find the location. 1. Ask Someone for Directions If you know someone that knows how to get to the location, it might be a good idea to ask them. There are things that ...

Karla News

Dreamweaver 8 – Map Quest Extension

Do you want to offer your visitors driving directions from their location straight to yours? Thanks to Dreamweaver 8 you can now do that in a few easy steps. Dreamweaver 8 offers a new extension called Map Quest. You can insert this piece of code on your page and visitors can enter their address and ...