Travel is an activity that most people love, I mean who wouldn’t want to travel? Almost everyone does, but due to lock downs and community quarantines because of the Corona virus outbreak, people are unable to travel. But there’s no need to worry about, Virtual tour is the best solution to your quarantine boredom, because now you can travel from international to underwater to all parts of the globe in the comfort of your home. Here’s some virtual tours you can try.
Do you miss the great outdoors? Thanks to Google Arts and Culture and you can still visit the 5 national parks if United States without leaving the house. Now you can take a tour in Kenai Fjords national park in Alaska; see and learn about volcanoes at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park; explore and see amazing things at Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico; enjoy the scenery of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah and visit the beauty of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida. Just visit www.artsandculture.withgoogle.com to take a virtual tour and see these beautiful landscapes, you’ll also be guided by a park ranger so you can learn some interesting facts along the way.
Next on the list is AirPano. AirPano is a website that will take you to a travel journey around the famous places on earth such as Sahara Desert, Times Square of New York city, Pyramids of Egypt and even North pole. Visit the official website www.airpano.com and it will let you see more than a hundred of 360° videos and more than 4,000 panoramas.
Are you an animal lover? If yes, then this would be a great offer, America’s most visited zoo, San Diego zoo now offer a free access to their pre-recorded video archives featuring some of their animals. You can also stream live to their magnificent creatures including elephants, polar bears, koalas, pandas, penguins and many more. Just visit www.zoo.sandiegozoo.org
Next is National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a sprawling aquarium regarded as one of the best aquariums in the country with over 20,000 specimens and virtual tours. To those who love marine animals and can’t travel, the National Aquarium has a live broadcast of some of their animals such as Banggai Cardinalfish, Blacktip reef sharks, Blue Blubber Jellies and Pacific Coral Reefs in their website. Just visit www.aqua.org.
Explore the lovely museums of Vatican City virtually online by visiting www.museivaticani.va go to ‘collection’ and click museum. The website will let you visit more than 20 destinations in Vatican including the Chapel of St. Peter Martyr, Room of Immaculate Conception and the Sistine Chapel.
Last but not the least, you can now explore all parts of the globe without leaving your home as Google Earth renders 3D representation of the Earth. The Voyager section offers interesting features like fairy tales from around the world, Earth at night and Literary locations in Real life. earth.google.com.