Who’s ready for a trip?
So we may be stuck inside for a little while longer, but because of the wonderful world of the Internet, we can take a virtual trip to countless of amazing places in the world without ever having to leave the house! Here are some of our favourite picks:
1. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Take a virtual tour through one of the coolest museums that both you and your kids will love. Check out all the stunning dinosaur fossils, creatures under the sea, incredible butterfly species, unique gems and minerals, and even find out how humans have evolved. There’s so much for you to explore!
2. The Hidden Worlds of The National Parks
Follow rangers on a journey to places most people never go. You can your kids can explore some of the world’s most stunning national parks like Utah’s Bryce Canyon, New Mexico’s Carlsbad Caverns, Florida’s Dry Tortugas, Hawaii’s Volcanoes and Alaska’s Kenai Fjords.
3. Disney's Magic Happens Parade
No need to rope off a parade route or stake out your favourite spot, because The Happiest Place on Earth is bringing its newest Disneyland Park parade, Magic Happens, straight to your own home! Watch the most awe-inspiring moments from classic Disney stories unfold before your eyes and ears – all set to an unforgettable score co-composed by singer-songwriter Todrick Hall.
Plus, if you’re up for a virtual theme park ride, Virtual Disney World has made it possible.
4. Dubai Museum
5. NASA Glenn Virtual Tours
NASA is now at the tip of your fingers! Get an inside look at NASA Glenn Research Center’s facilities. Just select a tour and tap the icons to view videos, images and see testing in action.
6. San Diego Zoo
7. World Famous Spots
No need to jump on a plane to visit some of the world’s most famous sites. Just plop yourself on your couch, get comfy and explore the world’s beauty from your own home. Some of the places you can check out are Stonehenge, the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower (at the top and from below) and The White House.
8. Louvre Paris
The iconic French museum is offering free virtual tours through some of its galleries: Egyptian Antiquities, Remains of the Louvre’s Moat and Galerie d’Apollon. You can even enjoy the Louvre’s Petite Galerie – a space dedicated to art and cultural education – which is holding an exhibition titled ‘The Advent of the Artist’.