We are looking forward to being able to travel again when it is safe and responsible to do so. Wanderlust is real, friends. So what’s a traveler to do when you can’t in good conscience travel the world?!Make use of technology! Virtual Travel and sightseeing is a way of seeing places we might not otherwise get a chance to see in our lifetime. This could even be a resource for homeschooling or in preparation for world-schooling or unschooling!You could start with Google Street-view – coverage extends across most of the world, with the exception of large swathes of Africa, India, and China.

Museums, Art Galleries, Parks, and Zoos are some of the landmarks that are available for virtual exploration!

Gigantic list of virtual travel and sightseeing virtual tours

Virtual Travel and Sightseeing Tours: Parks

Check out some famous sights, landmarks, and National Parks around the world! Need some additional material for geography, natural history, or for world schooling or unschooling? These are also helpful educational links for those with curious children!

If you’re still looking for more: Google Arts & Culture also has an online experience for exploring famous historic and cultural heritage sites.

Virtual Sightseeing Tours: Museums and Art Galleries

Museums and Art Galleries may be closed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t explore some of the world’s most famous art-covered walls and halls. You might even find yourself able to get closer to the art than you could when visiting the gallery in person! In many of the virtual tours linked below, you can view paintings, sculptures, and installations as well as explore the museum surrounds.

There are some magical museums on this list – some of which we are excited to have visited in person!
Louvre Abu Dhabi Virtual Tours and Virtual Sightseeing
For more, visit Google Arts & Culture’s collection of museums. If street views are your thing, visit museum Street Views.

Virtual Travel and Sightseeing Tours: Zoo

Love to hang out at Zoos when you travel? Take a stroll around these animal exhibits!

Take Advantage of satiating your Wanderlust Now and you might find these virtual travel opportunities don’t go away

With public institutions needing to show community impact, if we make the most of these virtual tours and opportunities to explore the world now, we can still help these institutions fulfil their missions. Fulfilling the mission of sharing their art, and buildings (or landscapes) with the world is what they are there for after all!

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