Raise your hand if you’re in need of a vacation! Wanderlust has gotten the better of us here at the Directory of Illustration, so we’ve put together a list of our Top 15 Map Illustrations to help us to dream about faraway places.

Take a tour around the world with these innovative map illustrations—from the sunny coast of Los Angeles, to the bustling streets of London, all the way to Cape Town, South Africa! Enjoy browsing through these beautiful destinations, and perhaps one will inspire you to take a well-deserved trip….

Click on each image below to explore the artist’s portfolio.

Gijón, Spain


Los Angeles, California


Paris, France


Transylvania, Romania




Ancient Greek-style map

Asako Masunouchi | Represented by Agency Rush


London, England



Dominic Trevett | Represented by Debut Art


Melbourne, Australia


World Map


Cape Town, South Africa

Jane Webster | Represented by Debut Art


Cape Cod Bay, Atlantic Ocean


Adriatic Coast, Italy




Saint Petersburg, Russia

Antoine Corbineau | Represented by Folio Art