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What information is available on Rand McNally Driving Directions?

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Rand McNally offers step-by-step driving directions between any two chosen locations in the United States, along with the trip distance and estimated travel time. The site also offers search tools and information to help plan a road trip. The site includes an interactive road atlas map highlighting the route, with an option to view the route on a satellite map. An insert map in the bottom-right corner shows the trip's location on a U.S. map.

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To find driving directions between two locations, enter the street, city, state or ZIP code for each location, and click Get Directions. Click the cogwheel beside Directions to select from a range of route types, including the fastest route, shortest distance, public transport, and walking or cycling directions. At this stage, also select things to avoid, such as highways, toll roads and ferries. Choose from Round Trip, Return Trip or Reverse to view directions that return the trip to the starting point.

To use the site to plan a road trip, click Add a Stop to add one or more stopping points along the route, and click Optimise to rearrange the order of the stops to maximize efficiency. The site shows step-by-step driving directions for each stage of the trip along with the distance and estimated travel time. The trip appears on a road atlas with each stop indicated by a marker.

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