From national parks to art museums to aquariums and zoos, here are some of the coolest virtual tours you can check out this weekend. (They give new meaning to the term “staycation.”)
The 360-degree virtual tour of the Smithsonian lets you explore the museum in its entirety.
The Louvre is one of the most famous art museums on Earth, and thanks to its virtual tours, you can view four of its most-loved exhibits from your couch.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met’s tour is especially fun because it offers a 3D version of 26 exhibits, which helps create the illusion that you’re strolling through the famed galleries on foot.
The Guggenheim tour features over 1,700 pieces of artwork in its searchable virtual database. Enjoy works by renowned artists such as Picasso and Jeff Koons.
If you’ve ever wanted to visit the infamous Winchester Mystery House, now’s your chance to do it. You can check out offering a guided tour of the spooky home here.
Google Arts & Culture presents Hidden Worlds of the National Parks, a stunning exploration of some of the nation’s most beloved national parks, from Bryce Canyon in Utah to New Mexico’s Carlsbad Caverns.
Take a trip to Hawaii and get an up-close and personal view of the island’s extraordinary volcanoes.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium offers ten live cams of their underwater dwellers, so you can take a trip under the sea from anywhere. Our personal favorite cams are the Shark Cam and Open Sea Cam.
The Georgia Aquarium, which is famous for its whale sharks, is also offering live cams of some of its coolest inhabitants. We’ve been loving the Beluga Whale Cam.
The San Diego Zoo is one of the most famous in the world, and they offer live cams of some of their most intriguing animals. Don’t miss the Panda Cam!