Discovery Map International is the country’s leading provider of curated guides to top tourist destinations, cities and towns throughout North America. The distinctively colorful, hand-drawn maps are a favorite of travelers for navigating local dining, attractions, businesses, cultural experiences – and even the best locations to take selfies.
Discovery Maps can be found in hotels, restaurants, shops and other participating venues, and also at discoverymap.com. Named by Forbes as “one of the best franchises to buy,” and graded in the top 5% of ranked franchise systems by FranchiseGrade.com, Discovery Map International is headquartered in Waitsfield, VT, in the heart of the Green Mountains. In 2017 & 2018 several new map destinations were launched, including: Santa Monica CA, Sandhills NC, Telluride CO, Dover-Durham NH, Ann Arbor MI, Bend OR, and El Paso TX.
A Discovery Map franchise offers:
- Low start up cost
- Home-based business
- Flexible schedule
- Freedom to travel and enjoy other pursuits
Alternative advertising program based on printed map/digital guide
First and foremost, owning a Discovery Map® franchise allows you to live where most people only come to play. Say “good bye” to time clocks, cubicles, office politics and lengthy commutes as you become your own boss. Your schedule is your own. Owning a Discovery Map franchise could allow you to spend more time with your family and pursue your personal interests.
Strong and growing brand
Discovery Map® is the nation’s leading map and guide publishing franchise. We are recognized as an integral player in the marketing travel and tourism industry. Our innovative products are indispensable tools for visitors. By making these fun and functional maps free of charge to the visitors, you become a well known and valuable partner in your community to both businesses and travelers.
40 years experience
Publishing maps since 1981, we’ve spent considerable time and resources developing the Discovery Map® franchise system. Along the journey we have learned a fair bit about creating maps, selling ads, and building economies of scale. With our comprehensive training and support, we provide you with a head start on your road to a successful franchise. Backed by Discovery Map’s pioneering product development, training and support, you, as the franchise owner will be able to grow at your own pace.