Log in to your Google Account, and go to http://maps.google.com/maps






See other sites that use Google Maps at 30 Great Google Maps Mashups which mentions these sites:

See photos of a spot related to the map, in the same screen
http://www.trekinu.com/

Map the weather - click on the map to see what the weather is in that spot
http://imapweather.com/

Watch the trains move along the map in real time

http://www.swisstrains.ch/


Where is the news happening? link news stories to the map
http://specials.washingtonpost.com/timespace/world

Traffic bulletins for France
http://www.v-trafic.com/

360 degree views - scroll to the bottom of the page to see the choices
http://virtualafrica.co.za/

If I walk in a straight line around the world, where will I pass?
http://map.talleye.com/

Click on a place on the map, and open the Wikipedia page about it.
http://www.wikimapia.org/#lat=47.3667&lon=8.55&z=10&l=0&m=b

http://www.virtualtourism.blogspot.com/ - select a trip from the left hand column of the page.

Visit historic London

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/keir.clarke/web/thereandthen.htm


Close up of animals in Africa - take a virtual safari

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/keir.clarke/web/closeup.htm


Where is the news happening now?
http://livenewsmap.blogspot.com/

Ride the Glacier Express - videos of the sites linked to train route

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/keir.clarke/web/glacier.htm