get the new google maps styling

The Google Maps visual refresh brings a fresh new look to applications using the Google Maps JavaScript API. The refresh is a seamless upgrade that aligns the Google Maps API user experience with the new Google Maps. See more here: Note: You must enable the google.maps.visualRefresh property before the map is rendered.

 Enable the visual refresh
google.maps.visualRefresh = true;

 then call the rest of your map function(s)
var map;
function initialize() {
  var mapOptions = {
    zoom: 8,
    center: new google.maps.LatLng(-34.397, 150.644),
    mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.ROADMAP
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById(\'map-canvas\'),

google.maps.event.addDomListener(window, \'load\', initialize);