GPS Mapping Tutorials

I love maps, and I’ve been collecting various forms of GPS data since I got my first automotive GPS back in 2009. I’m now putting together a collection of tutorials about collecting and using map data.


Recording and Extracting GPS Data to GPX Files

GPX is a file format for GPS data that many applications and websites can use. These tutorials show you how to log your travels with GPS devices and extract that data into GPX files.

Creating Maps with GPS Data

Got some GPX files? These tutorials will show you how to use them to make maps!

Software and Utilities

Data Sources