Esri Storytelling
with Maps Contest

Your entries came in from around the world,

Now, explore the winning maps ...

Grand Prize

Buy Fresh, Buy Local; Cape Cod

Prefer shopping and dining in eco-friendly places? Created in partnership with a regional development agency, this story map highlights businesses that support locally sourced fresh food.

Bret Whiteley
Cape Cod Commission


Travel and Destinations

Visit Turkey | Love at First Sight

Encounter some great tourist destinations and historic places and hear some Turkish music too in this lively story map!

Adem Kurtipek
North Carolina State University

Current City of Windsor Construction Detours

View a story map that helps keep its residents informed about the latest road closures and construction projects, replacing the static map the city had used for years.

Joe Cartier
City of Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The World's 14 Highest Peaks in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region

Check out one of several story maps this Nepal-based organization features on its Mountain GeoPortal.

Sameer Bajracharya



benthaus | architekten als Baukunst Map

Explore an architectural firm's online portfolio in this story map that showcases its energy-efficient building projects.

Jennifer Wahle
frox Die IT Fabrik by GeoData + GmbH

Oil spill monitoring from space

Learn how satellite-based synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging is used for environmental monitoring.

Annekatrien Debien

1964 Great Alaska Earthquake Photo Tour of Anchorage

Investigate the effect of an earthquake on a city and the science behind it.

Evan Thoms
US Geological Survey (Anchorage, AK)



Christchurch Central Recovery Plan — Anchor Projects

See the redevelopment plans for post-earthquake Christchurch, New Zealand, using 3D visualizations.

Jeremy Clark
NorthSouth GIS New Zealand

Repertorio dei Paesaggi — Landscapes of Umbria Region

Discover the unique cultural landscapes of one region in Italy, and see how they will be protected by a regional plan.

Ambra Ciarapica
Regione Umbria – Giunta Regionale

Teton Dam Marathon

Use this detailed Side Accordion story map to view course and race facility information for the Teton Dam Marathon.

Darrik Farmer
City of Rexburg – Madison County, Idaho



Buy Fresh, Buy Local; Cape Cod

Prefer shopping and dining in eco-friendly places? Created in partnership with a regional development agency, this story map highlights businesses that support locally sourced fresh food.

Bret Whiteley
Cape Cod Commission

Winter Activities in Pennsylvania's State Parks and Forests

Delight in a winter wonderland of recreational activities with this state agency produced story map that promotes the use and enjoyment of the parks and forests the agency maintains.

Carrie Tropasso
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)

Pacific Flyway Marine IBAs

View Important Bird Areas (IBAs) from California to Alaska along this crucial avian migration route story map.

Nathan Walker
Audubon, Alaska

Travel and Destinations

Lord of the Rings Trilogy Filming Locations

Take a behind-the-scenes tour with this story map featuring short video clips of some of the New Zealand sites where these popular movies were filmed.

Hayleigh Conway
Centre of Geographic Sciences

Hiking Utah County

Find hiking places near Provo, Utah, using this Shortlist story map. Choose the tab that suits your abilities then put on your hiking boots and you'll be ready to hit the trails.

Curtis Wursten
Utah County



Es2 Deepwater Horizon Response

See how Environmental Science Services, Inc., turned its experience doing environmental cleanup into a story map that's both informative and entertaining.

Andrew Milanes
Environmental Science Services, Inc.

Dental Health in Vermont

Say "aaaaaaaa" and uncover an atlas of dental health care for the entire state of Vermont in this in-depth set of story maps.

David Healy
Stone Environmental, Inc./Massachusetts Clean Energy Center



City of San Luis Obispo, Neighborhood Officers 2014

Get to know your local law enforcement officers with this community-focused story map!

Mary Andrews
City of San Luis Obispo, California

Monuments of Seville

Discover the monuments and exquisite art of Seville, Spain, in this gorgeous Shortlist story map.

IDE Sevilla
Gerencia de Urbanismo de Sevilla, Spain



Tacoma's Green Living Guide

Go green with this innovative and educational Side Accordion story map that provides the citizens of Tacoma with a comprehensive guide to sustainable resources in their city.

Jana Fischback
City of Tacoma, Washington

Bat Watching in Zurich

Zurich is not just about Swiss banks and chocolate—it's also a good place to watch bats! Find all the good spots to see these nocturnal creatures in action in this "batty" story map.

Nicole Sulzberger
Ernst Basler + Partner AG


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Esri Story Map gallery to learn more and to share your story map creations with us.