Looking for stuck at home ideas? By now boredom has set in and you may be wondering what else there is to do. We’ve put together an entire list of virtual tours you can take while practicing social distancing.
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This list of virtual tours and virtual field trips will let you explore the world like never before! Whether you’re a parent looking for homeschool ideas to keep kids busy or you’re just upset your spring break plans got ruined, Here’s The Entire List of Virtual Tours You Can Take This Year:
Entire List Of Virtual Tours And Field Trips You Can Take This Year
Zoos You Can Virtually Tours
Dallas Zoo Virtual Field Tours
The Dallas Zoo, which is closed at least through March 20, began sharing behind-the-scenes footage and educational videos on social media, using the hashtag #BringTheZooToYou.
San Diego Zoo Virtual Field Trips
You can go on a virtual field trip of the San Diego Zoo while you’re stuck at home!
Altanta Zoo Virtual Field Trips
The Atlanta Zoon has a dedicated panda cam sure to put a smile on everyone’s face!
Cincinnati Zoo Virtual Field Trips
Every day, this zoo is hosting “Home Safari Facebook Lives” which will showcase one of their animals and offer up a fun, educational activity you can do at home. Watch the Cincinnati Zoo’s daily lives at 3 pm. All of the safaris will also be posted to the zoo’s website and on their YouTube page.
Aquarium Virtual Tours for Stuck At Home
Shedd Aquarium Virtual Tours
The Shedd Aquarium is one of the most visited cultural institutions in Chicago.
Georgia Aquarium Virtual Field Trips
Go under the sea with live cams of beluga whales, African penguins, jellyfish, and more.
Houston Zoo Virtual Field Trips
This Texas zoo has webcams that are focused on gorillas, giraffes, rhinos, elephants, leafcutter ants, and more for your viewing pleasure.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Virtual Tours
Dive under water with livestreams of sharks, sea otters, jellyfish, and turtles.
National Aquarium Virtual Tours
Explore winding, sea life-filled floors with this virtual tour of the Baltimore-based aquarium.
Oregon Zoo Virtual Tours
The Oregon Zoo is sharing daily video updates on their Facebook page of different animals while they’re closed because of coronavirus.
National Parks You Can Virtually Explore
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There are 113 National Parks you can virtually view. See ALL national parks when you’re stuck at home.
Yellowstone National Park Virtual Tours
Yellowstone National Park is America’s very first national park located mostly in Wyoming, with small sections in Montana and Idaho. Go on a virtual tour of America’s very first national park, put together a homeschool lesson with these facts, and be sure to see all 360 degree photos here.
Grand Teton National Park Virtual Tour
Virtually explore Grand Teton National Park with 360 degree photos that let you see this beautiful American national park from visitor’s views. Then hop on the Google Arts and Culture app and check out the David T. Vernon Collection of American Indian ethnographic objects.
Death Valley National Park Virtual Tour
Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California. It is the lowest point in North America and one of the hottest places in the world. And yet, it has attracted people for some 10,000 years. Its human history is unique, complex, and fascinating. View amazing 360 degree photos here.
Yosemite National Park Virtual Tour
On average, about four million people visit Yosemite National Park every year. Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you too can’t virtually explore this American national park located in the western Sierra Nevada of Central California.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee. Check out Google collections that include the Great Smoky Mountains on the app. Then check out the many scenic 360 views of the mist-covered mountains when you take a virtual tour.
Lassen Volcanic National Park
The summit of Lassen Peak Volcano offers virtual views over the surrounding wilderness. A network of trails through forest and around several lakes connects with the Pacific Crest Trail in the north. Be sure to check out curated collections to learn more about this American treasure!
Crater Lake National Park Virtual Tour
Crater Lake National Park is in the Cascade Mountains of southern Oregon. It’s known for its namesake Crater Lake, formed by the now-collapsed volcano, Mount Mazama. But you don’t have to hit the road to see this amazing place when you take a virtual tour of this American national park. Create a homeschool lesson by teaching kids how this national park fits into arts and culture in this collection.
Arches National Park Virtual Tour
Arches National Park lies north of Moab in the state of Utah. Bordered by the Colorado River in the southeast, it’s known as the site of more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches. Take a virtual tour and feel like you’re hiking at Arches National Park without ever leaving home. This national park is embedded in American arts and culture.
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park is an American national park located in southwestern Utah. Bryce is distinctive due to geological structures called hoodoos which provide spectacular views for virtual park visitors. See how this national park fits into American arts and culture.
Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park in northern Colorado spans the Continental Divide and encompasses protected mountains, forests and alpine tundra. See amazing 360 degree virtual views of this national park.
Joshua Tree National Park Virtual Tour
Joshua Tree National Park is a vast protected area in southern California. It’s characterized by rugged rock formations and stark desert landscapes that have become integral to the arts and culture of the American Southwest. Named for the region’s many Joshua trees which you can virtually tour in amazing 360 degree views, the park straddles the cactus-dotted Colorado Desert and the Mojave Desert, which is higher and cooler.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is in western Colorado. Explore 360 degree virtual views of this magnificent national park by only moving your finger across your phone screen. Explore the diverse arts and culture of Colorado’s national parks with this collection.
Acadia National Park
47,000 acres encompasses Acadia National Park which is an Atlantic coast recreation area primarily on Maine’s Mount Desert Island. The National Park Service even has an online exhibit showcasing this beautiful place which has everything you need for a home school lesson. When you virtually explore this national park, you’ll be met by a landscape marked by woodland, rocky beaches and glacier-scoured granite peaks such as Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the United States’ East Coast.
Shenandoah National Park
Shenandoah National Park extends along the Blue Ridge Mountains in the U.S. state of Virginia. Skyline Drive runs its length, and a vast network of trails includes a section of the long-distance Appalachian Trail. See this national park by going on a virtual tour.
White Sands National Park
White Sands National Monument is in the northern Chihuahuan Desert in the U.S. state of New Mexico. It’s known for its dramatic landscape of rare white gypsum sand dunes which you can see in these dramatic 360 degree views.
Redwood Forest National Park Virtual Tours
Redwood National and State Parks are a string of protected forests, beaches and grasslands along Northern California’s coast. You might be able to be there right now, but there’s nothing stopping you from exploring this national park and taking in multiple inspiring 360 degree views.
Great Basin National Park
Great Basin National Park is in eastern Nevada near the Utah border. It’s in the Great Basin Desert and contains most of the South Snake mountains which you can see for yourself in these stunning 360 degree photos on Google. Also be sure to check out Google’s Arts and Culture collection of this national park to see what makes it so special.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Theodore Roosevelt National Park lies in western North Dakota, where the Great Plains meet the rugged Badlands. Explore 360 degree views of this national park on Google. The park is known for the South Unit’s colorful Painted Canyon and the Maltese Cross Cabin, where President Roosevelt once lived.
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park, in Arizona, is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon, with its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history. Discover this place on the Google Arts and Culture app. Virtual viewpoints include Mather Point, Yavapai Observation Station and architect Mary Colter’s Lookout Studio and her Desert View Watchtower. Lipan Point, with wide views of the canyon and Colorado River, is popular, especially at sunrise and sunset.
Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park is in southwest Colorado. It’s known for its well-preserved Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings, notably the huge Cliff Palace. Be sure to take the virtual tour of Cliff Palace while you’re stuck at home to learn more about the cultural heritage of this stunning place.
Solar System Space Virtual Tour
Mars Virtual Tours
Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover. This is so amazing!
Johnson Space Center Virtual Tours
Boeing and Discovery Education take virtual visitors on a virtual field trip through this Houston-based space center.
Hubble Space Telescope 360 Degree Virtual Tour
Take a 360-degree, virtual tour of the Hubble Space Telescope’s home for mission operations. Then explore the exhibit hallway to view hardware that once flew in space aboard Hubble as well as tools that astronauts used to repair and upgrade the observatory.
Farm Virtual Field Trip
Canadian Farm Virtual Field Trip
This Canadian site FarmFood 360 offers 11 Virtual Tours of farms from minks, pigs, and cows, to apples and eggs.
Dairy Farm Virtual Field Trip
The American Dairy Association’s virtual dairy farm tour will show you the day to day operations of a real life dairy farm.
National Agricultural Virtual Tours
See real agricultural farms covering everything from egg and poultry, pig farms, crop farms, sheep farms, fruit and vegetable farms, beef farms with these virtual tours.
Art Museums You Can Virtually Tour
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The Louvre Virtual Tour
Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip.
The British Museum
This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.
Dallas Museum of Art Virtual Tour
Explore intriguing works of art without ever leaving home at the Dallas Museum of Art! This virtual tour from Google will let you get up close and personal with paintings, photographs, crafts, glasswork, pottery and more right from your phone.
Dallas Contemporary Museum Virtual Tour
Founded in 1978, the Dallas Contemporary is a non-collecting art museum presenting new and challenging ideas from regional, national and international artists. Go on a virtual tour of this Dallas Fort Worth museum while you’re stuck at home.
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, located in the Houston Museum District is one of the largest museums in the United States. The permanent collection of the museum spans more than 6,000 years of history with approximately 64,000 works from six continents. Explore this stunning museum in Texas with a virtual tour!
Guggenheim Museum Virtual Tour
Explore incredible works of art from Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists without ever having to hop on a plane to New York. The Guggenheim Museum lets you virtually tour their museum and explore their famous spiral staircase.
Pergamon Museum in Germany Virtual Tour
Tour one of Germany’s largest museums without ever leaving home! The Pergamon is one of the largest museums in Germany has lots of ancient artifacts to explore such as the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and the Pergamon Altar. Get exploring!
National Gallery of Art Virtual Tour
The National Gallery of Art features features two online exhibits through Google. In the first exhibit you’ll see American fashion from 1740 to 1895, which includes several renderings of clothing from the colonial and Revolutionary eras.
Musee d’Orsay Virtual Tour
You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists who worked and lived between 1848 and 1914. Get a peek at artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others.
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – Seoul Korea
One of Korea’s most popular museums can be can be virtually toured from anywhere around the world. Visit six floors of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul Korea from anywhere around the globe!
Museu de Arte de São Paulo
Brazil’s first modern museum can be virtually toured from the comfort of your own home. Explore the Museu de Arte de São Paulo yourself when you take this virtual tour.
Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam Virtual Tour
This stunning museum in Amsterdam lets you explore amazing masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age, including works from famous artists Vermeer and Rembrandt. Visit Rijksmuseum without ever leaving your living room.
Van Gogh Museum Virtual Tour
Visit the largest collection of artwork by famous artist Vincent van Gogh when you virtually tour this museum. The Van Gogh Museum lets you explore over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters of the artist.
Uffizi Gallery, Florence Italy – Virtual Tour
See stunning works of art by one of Florence, Italy‘s most famous families, the de’Medicis. You can visit this museum designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 from anywhere in the world.
Georgia OKeeffe Museum Virtual Tour
Explore six virtual exhibits at this Santa Fe, New Mexico museum, which preserves Georgia O’Keeffe’s artistic legacy.
Detroit Institute of Arts Virtual Tour
This art museum has four different online exhibits. Two of the exhibits are focused on feminist icon Frida Kahlo.
Art Institute of Chicago Virtual Tour
A large catalog of mater pieces are available for virtual viewing at this world-renowned art museum.
High Museum of Art Virtual Tour
Explore four exhibits at this Atlanta museum including an awe-inspiring Civil Rights Photography show.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Explore 26 online exhibits at this famous New York City museum.
Museum of Modern Art – New York City
Viewers can go on a virtual tour of the New York City-based museum’s exhibit of Swiss artist Sophie Taeuber-Arp.
Museum of Fine Arts – Boston
Virtual view 16 virtual exhibits at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
More Museums Offering Virtual Tours
American Museum of Natural History Virtual Tours
Explore three virtual exhibits at this New York City institution (yes, the one featured in Night At the Museum!).
Smithsonian Museum Virtual Tours
Explore a self-guided tour of the D.C. museum’s National Museum of Natural History from the comfort of your own couch.
The Vatican Museum Virtual Tours
Explore the New Wing, Sistine Chapel, and so much more with The Vatican Museum‘s 360 degree virtual tours.
Virtual Tour World Landmarks
Great Wall of China Virtual Tours
This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life.
Buckingham Palace Virtual Tours
Virtually visit Buckingham Palace courtesy of the official Royal website, which offers a virtual tour of the Queen’s official residence.
Doge’s Palace, Italy Virtual Trip
Check out this virtual tour of one of Venice’s most iconic landmarks complete with views of the canals that surround it.
Galapagos Islands Virtual Tours
Go on a guided video tour of the incredible wildlife and culture of the Galapagos with National Geographic Expeditions.
Great Barrier Reef Virtual Tour
Swim through Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with narrated videos and an educational, interactive map.
The World’s Largest Cave Virtual Tour
Take a 360 degree adventure through the world’s largest cave, located in Vietnam, with National Geographic.
Tower Bridge, London
This famous London bridge can be explored virtually (by boat!).
White House USA Virtual Tour
Take a virtual field trip to the White House in Washington, D.C.! Google Arts and Culture has virtual tours!
The Gardens of Versailles, France
Choose your own virtually adventure at the famously over-the-top royal gardens of King Louis XIV.
Entire List Of Virtual Tours And Field Trips You Can Take When You’re Stuck At Home
This list of virtual tours and field trips will let you explore the world like never before! Here’s The Entire List of Virtual Tours You Can Take This Year.
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