Sometimes a traveler wants to step beyond the hotel.

maps out restaurants, stores and essential services that are open all night.

What's hot:

Type in your city, state or zip code and find a list of 24-hour options. Click on the business name within the list, and a Google map comes up with an address for your GPS plus a phone number.

What's not:

It needs to add locations. New York showed only a few cafes and diners. There was a lack of categories - until I found them by click- ing on a little light-cord icon.

- Jen Leo, Los Angeles Times