POI's online for Garmin

Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by Dagwood_55, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. Dagwood_55

    Dagwood_55 Long timer

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    Several years ago, I had a new (then) Garmin 550 I used on my GS. Somewhere online was a list of just about anything you could come up with, such as a listing of all BMW Dealers, or all Walmart locations, or whatever.

    I believe it was called a POI master list or something or another. But you could download whatever you wanted, say all the BMW dealers, then move it to your Garmin device, then while on a road trip, if you needed to find the closest BMW dealer, viola, there it is...
    or camping spots, or almost anything there were more than two of...

    Anybody know what I'm talking about?? Can't find it now.....
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  2. Twohondas

    Twohondas Long timer

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  3. Emmbeedee

    Emmbeedee Procrastinators

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    There was also a site called poifriend.com which looked promising, then died.

    But this site lists similar places for poi files: http://www.moreofit.com/similar-to/www.poifriend.com/Top_10_Sites_Like_Poifriend/
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  4. EmmEff

    EmmEff Long timer

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    GpsPasSion Forums has a good amount of POI data here
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  5. waxrash

    waxrash Adventurer

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