While the world is practicing social distancing and theme parks, museums, libraries, zoos, and more are all closed that doesn’t have to stop our kids from going to all the places…even while being quarantined in our homes.
This list of free virtual tours allows you and your kids to have fun learning and experiencing places they might not get a chance to visit, especially when most of these places are closed due to the pandemic.
Just point and click and fly all over the globe without ever leaving your couch!
Free Virtual Zoo Tours
Georgia Aquarium: The live webcams at the Georgia Aquarium are literally stunning and feature live feeds of their piranhas, blue whales, jellyfish, and more.
Monterey Bay Aquarium: Your kids will love seeing the live feed of the adorable otters! There are also live feeds of the shark exhibit, close up breathtaking jellyfish views, and the cutest penguins.
San Diego Zoo: Don’t miss the crystal clear views of the koalas, tigers, baby elephants, and many more amazing animals. Plus, their site has games, puzzles, and activities to keep your kids learning and entertained.
Houston Zoo: Between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm CMT, you can view the coolest views of the rhinos, gorillas, and they even have a close-up ant exhibit!
Atlanta Zoo: See the cutest panda on the Atlanta Zoo’s live panda exhibit.
Free Virtual Theme Park and Ride Tours
These YouTube channels are perfect for letting your kids experience the best rides, shows, and parades at their favorite theme parks around the country. They are each very high-quality channels, so click to enjoy and browse through their many tour videos.
Big Fat Panda: See amazing videos of the best parades, shows, and rides at Disney. You’ll literally feel like your on the rides yourself!
Fun Family Florida: These ride tours are so well done and feature some of the best rides at both Disney Orlando and Universal Studios.
The Coaster Views: Ride all the virtual rides at Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, Disney Orlando, and even Six Flags.
SoCal Attractions 360: Slide down epic water rides, rollercoasters, and see shows on the country’s West Coast and never want to leave!
Free Virtual Field Trips
These field trips are opportunities for kids to visit locations from the Great Wall of China to Mars! These virtual tours are not only fun but offer an educational resource too.
Whether you’re stuck in the house or free to roam, these virtual tours will allow your child to travel the world and beyond! They also make fantastic field trips for your homeschool. Let us know in the comments which tour is your favorite!
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