I’m looking for an app to save the landmarks, locations, places, coordinates, monuments, etc. that I’ve already visited and those I want to visit.

The OSs I use are iOS and MacOS. It is very important to have an iPhone app. On the computer I can use a web page if necessary.

Key features that would be nice to have:

  • Folders: To be able to categorise the saved locations.
  • Map: To be able to see the pins in a map.
  • Location info: GPS coordinate, distance to the pin from my actual location, address, link to navigate with a 3rd party app.

Optional features that would be nice to have:

  • No account needed: Sync through iCloud would be better that having to create an account.
  • Tags: For being able to quickly find similar locations that are saved in distinct categories.
  • Photos: For being able to see or add images of the place to quickly identify them.

Apps that I've already tried but haven't worked for me:

  • Google Maps: I know that Google Maps allow me to save places but I want to avoid using this service.
  • Mapstr: I've been using this app for a while but it becomes to social focus. In my case, I don't need to share or view other users list. I just want to store a lot of pins.
  • Anchor Pointer: It is the one I'm using it right now but I miss two features. Being able to search by landmark name (you can only save coordinates) and being able to create folders/categories.
  • Have you tried openstreetmap.org its for mapping, with special focus for pedestrians or bikers, with a close interest in the surroundings! Nov 5, 2023 at 14:10

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As a mapstr user myself, I don't care about the social features, but it is still the best app to store tons of pins. My profile being private, I don't share or look at other's lists.

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  • Thanks for your opinion. For now I'll avoid to returning to Mapstr. I hope to find an alternative. If I can't find it, then I suppose that I'll return to use it and deal with all the social stuff.
    – raaowx
    Feb 11, 2023 at 6:00

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