We can't always expect to travel and visit far away places. However, with a click of a button you can send yourself on a very intriguing virtual road trip.
For starters, explore Google Arts & Culture, an online platform through which the public can view images and videos of artworks and cultural artifacts from partner organizations throughout the world. They also feature many augmented reality options.
The National Park Service hosts webcams, podcasts, and videos from parks across the nation. View bears getting fat at Katmai National Park & Preserve, learn about mountain ecology from Shenandoah National Park, follow the new series "An Ocean on the Edge" about our very own Olympic National Park, and much, much more.
The Smithsonian Institute hosts online events regularly and many are completely free. These events are hosted by all of their museums, so they cover a wide range of subjects .
The Mark Twain House hosts an interactive virtual tour with facts about the famous author and his family.
Check out the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Animals page for live webcams, animal education from A to Z, to learn about ocean habitats, and more.
The US Geological Survey hosts an interactive map of volcanoes that allows you to click on and learn about any volcano in the country.
These are just some of the many virtual places you can visit from your home. Need more ideas? Contact us!