Access detailed information in Maps
To access detailed information on the iPad Maps App, add a Drop pin on the map (which happens when you do a search or via the flipped up page, bottom right). You then tap the drop pin to show further details as the where the drop pin is placed.
Directions in Maps
Tap Directions (top left) then add in details (top right). The iPad works out where you are right now, then takes you step-by-step through each stage of your journey.