Can I set how far off my route I'm willing to go to see places?

Absolutely! You may have noticed what we call the "route shade" while viewing your trip on the map. This is an area around your trip that can be expanded or contracted by adjusting the distance setting. This setting indicates how far off your route you are willing to go to visit places and limits where places load when exploring our categories while planning a trip.

The size of the shade will adjust as you move the distance slider. When you're opening categories on a trip, the radius is automatically set to 30 miles on the desktop site and 5 miles in the mobile app. See below for more info on how to adjust this.


  1. Load your trip on the map.
  2. Click and drag the circle on the distance slider at the bottom of the trip planner.
  3. The size of the route shade will adjust as you move the slider.


Mobile App

  1. Load your trip on the map.
  2. Tap in the Search & Explore bar and select a category, or a few!
  3. Tap the 3 vertical dots to the right of the Search & Explore bar.
  4. Select the Adjust Distance from Route or Adjust Search Radius option.
  5. Select a new radius.


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