Activities and Inspiration: Travel and Tours

Apr 5, 2020 | Activities for Kids, Virtual Travel

Now that people can’t travel an amazing amount of virtual tours of everything from natural wonders and parks, to vacation meccas, and even outer space and  have cropped up and we’ve been able to find some to share below. We hope you’ll find these resources to be a respite for you and yours as you hunker down at home. Please let us know if you have any to share!

Florida Aquarium Live Stream Daily

https://www.facebook.com/floridaaquarium/

Tardigrades Live Stream

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/574674860

Virtual Biking Through Deserted Manhattan

https://gothamist.com/arts-entertainment/video-bike-ride-through-deserted-midtown-coronavirus

Northern Lights Live Cam

https://explore.org/livecams/aurora-borealis-northern-lights/northern-lights-cam

Carlsbad Canyons Virtual Tour

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/carlsbad-caverns/natural-entrance-tour

Yellowstone National Park Virtual Tours

https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm

Yosemite Virtual Tours

https://www.virtualyosemite.org/

Discover Hawaii’s Natural and Historic Sites

https://earth.google.com/web/@23.09781174,-156.26312535,94.7542895a,2371797.71454155d,35y,-0.0000016h,0.66157341t,360r/data=Ci4SLBIgYzVhNjFjZTg3ODFmMTFlOWFhYWVkNzY5Mzk1NTJiOTgiCG92ZXJ2aWV3

Virtual Tour of A Shipwreck

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/take-virtual-tour-17th-century-shipwreck-180973373/

12 Virtual Trips to Take With Your Kids

https://adventuresinfamilyhood.com/20-virtual-field-trips-to-take-with-your-kids.html?fbclid=IwAR0rbVJgHB0l9KQfZ90uqvsGCzExASUvtutqgCIV2y3mq4UL68gGgaLpRzM

National Park Virtual Tours

https://totallythebomb.com/heres-33-national-park-tours-you-can-take-virtually-from-the-comfort-of-your-home?fbclid=IwAR18IeBPn9ajzUOWt5sF06v8TtJTYt2YnL1NauFV0j57kQK7O-LcYLXGbP4

Google Expeditions

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.vr.expeditions&utm_source=ExpWeb&utm_medium=web

Taj Mahal Virtual Tour

https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/IgGJcPeTu3akmQ?sv_lng=78.04165691338596&sv_lat=27.17461803808575&sv_h=43.98049984560371&sv_p=4.818438255367369&sv_pid=IIxpy1tvfu4AAAGun7polw&sv_z=0.9999999999999997

Acropolis Virtual Tour

http://www.yougoculture.com/virtual-tour/athens/myth/acropolis

Petra Virtual Tour

https://www.google.com/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/petra/

Macchu Picchu Virtual Tour

https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/santuario-historico-de-machu-picchu-casa-de-los-nobles/aQFExMrHgP-cnQ?sv_lng=-72.5449748168174&sv_lat=-13.16402863344787&sv_h=29&sv_p=-7&sv_pid=7Teak5G7DlGXB9DTZSjEEQ&sv_z=1.0000000000000002

Versailles Virtual Tour

https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/palace-of-versailles/cwE5CwK49O0y5Q?sv_lng=2.1204786000000695&sv_lat=48.8051117&sv_h=197&sv_p=0&sv_pid=hNvuL7DMigMQkjP6BRku1A&sv_z=1

Paris Catacombs

http://catacombes.paris.fr/en/virtual-visit

Vatican Virtual Tours

http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.html


Great Wall of China Virtual Tour

https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china

Great Pyramids of Giza Virtual Tour

https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/9QEh91uq-NJ9BA?sv_lng=31.13178068127968&sv_lat=29.97772012076407&sv_h=194.62671176470008&sv_p=15.645009158027733&sv_pid=Uz4T6k1e4PyjSNJRLt9KdQ&sv_z=0.9999999999999997

Sistine Chapel Virtual Tours

http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/cappella-sistina/tour-virtuale.html

Exploring the Smithsonian

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-virtually-explore-smithsonian-your-living-room-180974436/

Virtual Blarney Castle

https://www.virtualvisittours.com/blarney-castle/
Virtual Bryce Canyon

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/bryce-canyon/sunset-point-tour

NASA Langley Research Center Virtual Tours

https://oh.larc.nasa.gov/oh/

Mars Virtual Tour

https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/#

NASA Glenn Research Center Virtual Tours

https://www.nasa.gov/glennvirtualtours

Space Center Houston VR Visitor Experience APP

https://spacecenter.org/news-center/news-releases/space-center-houstons-new-app-offers-an-enhanced-visitor-experience/

Star Map

https://staratlas.com/

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