Share your world on Google Maps
Local Guides is a global community of explorers sharing their discoveries on Google Maps. Help others find the best spots in town, make new friends, and unlock exclusive benefits along the way.
Be our newest Local Guide
What’s your go-to cafe? Which art gallery hosts the most interesting exhibits?
What restaurant serves the tastiest brunch? Local Guides help millions of people
in the Google Maps community feel at home in the world, anywhere they go.
"With Local Guides, I can help others uncover the best of San Francisco’s hidden gems."
"Madrid has a constantly innovating food scene. I'm always on the lookout for the best new dishes I can review and photograph."
"Local Guides allows me to share my unique experiences and passion for Paris with other curious people who love this city."
Do it for the love (and the benefits)
It’s all about that warm feeling you get from helping others discover new, enriching experiences. That, and the benefits. Every place you improve on Google Maps gets you closer to unlocking something new—from early access to new products to exclusive contests and events.Discover Benefits