If you never got a chance to see the Keyhole viewer well now is your chance. Google bought them a while ago and have now made it free and updated it quite a bit
Here's Orange County
Here's where I work in Japan
Here's downtown LA with 3D buildings turned on
Here's zoomed into Niagra Falls
Here's flying over the Earth to the Grand Canyon
Here's the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon
Here's the restaurants on the Santa Monica Promenade including directions and phone number.
You can have pick a to and from area and have it not only give you direction and draw the route on the map but it will drive the camera down the route if you want.
You really owe it to yourself to check it out. This is one of those things the just makes you realize we are living in the future! Inspiring!