Discovery Map® named one of the top 10 franchises to buy with an initial investment under $150,000 by Forbes.


Discovery Map® awarded Made the Grade certification, indicating that we scored in the top 20%.


Linda and Eric

“We were thrilled to find a Richmond Discovery Map in our STR Welcome Packet. We seek out Discovery Maps wherever we travel and find them to be fun and informative and easy to use in planning our visit to a new area. We even use them when touring by bicycle so we can be sure…

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Jenny Friedman

“In my extensive search for good, detail-oriented maps, I was fortunate enough to discover discoverymap.com and was so happy to put my search behind me. Your maps not only included recommendations of restaurants, shopping and recreation, but they were so clear and easy to read. Thanks Discovery Map!” —Jenny Friedman Plum TV, NY

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“I have used your maps many many times and I love them. Martha’s Vineyard, the Berkshires, Cape Cod… always the easiest and I actually prefer them to my GPS – I find that they are the best maps for figuring out where places are in relation to each other because the landmarks are such great…

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Marysia Mycielski

“I just wanted to say what a wonderful map of Boulder you have. I am so impressed that I brought one up to my office and presented it to the staff. As I work daily in the Mathematics Department at the front desk I get constant questions of where is a good place to eat,…

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Jim S

“Greetings Map Folks: I think your maps are the very greatest – truly awesome and just so much fun. But far and above that they are extremely accurate and informative. Such great fun to use them which is a combination of boy scout treasure mapping, world atlas, road map. Thanks for your services, and keep new…

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Gayle Seger

“Your maps are great! I saw them for the first time this summer on our trip to New England. They were invaluable. I searched for them in every town we visited. Thank you for making them, and I wish you much success.” —Gayle Seger

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Penny Perian

“I am a dedicated advocate of huge distribution. That is why I pay so much to print so many. We take our maps EVERYWHERE! The reason I have the Cocoa Beach side totally full and the Cocoa Village side 90% full of return advertisers is because everybody wants on the map. I had to turn…

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Debbie Feigle

“I have been a Discovery Map franchisee for the past 10 years. It has been a wonderful lifestyle business for me. I have raised two children during that time and attended almost every field trip and sport games due to my flexibility. I see clients and prospects on my timing and Discovery Map works with…

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Rich & Sallianne

“When we purchased the Crystal Coast Map five years ago, the thought of building a lifestyle around our business never occurred to us. I recently attended a Discovery Map Franchisee Conference and heard a presentation about how one franchisee and his wife did exactly that over a 20 year ownership of maps in Vermont and…

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Mark Ciociola

“Owning our Discovery Map franchises has been a blessing both professionally and personally. They have allowed us the opportunity to meet and become friends with fellow small business owners in the community. They also provide us the ability to earn an income while maintaining a flexible schedule and lifestyle. One thing we did not anticipate…

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Lars & Darlene Wiren

“When we first relocated to the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, the first thing we picked up as a resource to use was a Discovery Map. Who knew just several years later we would own not only our local Asheville map, but several other franchise cities as well! Discovery Map affords us the opportunity…

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Advertising Franchise Has Its Future All Mapped Out

As a franchise, Discovery Map has never been more excited about its position in the world of local advertising. The free, artistically styled, engaging, user-friendly maps that are now found throughout the country and internationally have been the pillar of the company’s and franchisees’ success. Read More

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From Discovery Map Users to Franchise Owners

Mark Ciociola and his wife used Discovery Maps when they went on vacation and liked the product so much as users that they decided to open up a franchise. And then another. And then two more. Read More

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