These Are The Amazing Google Maps Alternatives You Should Try

by Bella James Writer

Google Maps is one of the most popular maps and navigation services which seems very tough to be replaced. Google Maps offers you advanced features like traffic detection and personalized data which are not very common. However, if you are looking for some change or some experiment with the navigation, then we are going to list the top free alternatives of Google Maps in this article. These apps work well and can be helpful if at any time you are not able to access Google Maps due to any reason. So, let’s scroll down and look at the list of top alternatives of Google Maps.


OsmAnd is available for Android and iOS both and is a popular mapping application. This app is developed by a company in Netherland and this app obtains its mapping data from OpenStreetMap which is a project of creating maps of the world with collaboration. This app offers you most of the functions which Google Maps offer you like turn-by-turn navigation, display of places of interest, and location sharing. You can also find specific routes for bicycles and hiking and also obtain speed limit information from this app. This app will also allow you to customize the settings of this app to have a personalized experience. There is offline support also in this app which will ask you to download the maps of your areas and country first. The functionality of this app highly depends on how your area has been mapped by OpenStreetMap. Although, most of the reviews about this app have been positive and you can certainly use it as an alternative to Google Maps. is a great mapping app that also uses OpenStreetMap data and your experience is going to be almost the same as OsmAnd. This map service also offers some additional features like location search, turn-by-turn navigation, bookmarks, and more. The partnership of this app with will allow you to book hotels within the app only. This app has a more simplified and easy to use interface than OsmAnd. Travel guides available with this app makes it an outstanding app. These travel guides are available for hundreds of popular places across the world and some of them are for free. You might have to pay subscription charges of $32 per year to have access to all the travel guides available with this app. However, if you are using this app, you might witness some annoying ads in the form of banners, sponsored search results, and notifications. There is no paid version available yet to get rid of these ads.

Axet Maps

Axet Maps is another popular alternative of Google Maps on our list. It comes packed with all the essential features of a good mapping app including track recording, the fixed path for bookmarks which are synced across devices, and options screen locking. The best part you might like about this app is no advertisements. This app is also free to use. It is going to help you in finding your ways with a simplified user interface.


MapQuest is almost as old as Google Maps in the mapping market. It can be accessed on the web or the app can also be downloaded. If you are having a MapQuest account then you will be able to sync your data between the web and app. The functionality of MapQuest is much like Google Maps as it also traces your location through your IP address and allows you to search locations and get directions and route for your destination. You will also be able to obtain current traffic levels, distance, and even estimated fuel on a specific route. Route directions are also very accurate and a zoom button and satellite or traffic views which makes things even easier. Integrated tools to quickly find hotels and make reservations and one button tool for finding gas stations, grocery stores, coffee shops, shopping areas, food, hotels and other places of your interest make it one of the best alternatives of Google Maps.


Waze is another good app with all the necessary features of a good mapping and navigation app. This app can get integrated with music apps on your mobile, plan a trip for you, interact with users around you and provide warnings about crashes and speed traps, along with providing accurate directions, location search, and other map features. This app is going to be a good choice for you if you are looking for some map with advanced and unique both kinds of features.

There are lots of mapping and navigation available for smartphones. You should make sure that the app you use is reliable and provides you with accurate information. In this article, we have listed the top navigation services and apps available which can be used as an alternative to Google Maps. You can pick any of these maps according to your need.

Mia Watson is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at Blogs Book, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world. Read My Site


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