RE: they want guests to be able to see how far a particular recommended attraction is from their address.
So, a simple custom text field where they can input the number of minutes aways would suffice?
RE: Is it possible to set the map to open up at a particular distance or zoom level
Can you share a link to the entry with the issue? The map auto zooms to show the pin(s) centered in the map. The description of what you are experiencing does not sound correct.