Originally Posted by Walter S
...Anybody know how to get kml for a custom map from the google maps web site?
I just tested this by making a map and saving on Google Maps.
After clicking "my places" tab, the list of my saved maps appears. If I select a route from this list by clicking, then route appears, along with a KML link in blue. If I click link then I can download KML data.
If I click on the Edit button at this point the KML link disappears, but if I then click Done it goes back to previous route view, and KML link once again is available. I do not see an "embed" link, and since I never used it I don't recall seeing this link in the past.
I haven't used Google Maps KML export data more than a few times, but in my case it appears to work fine and is not too complicated. Try it again, Walter.