Having to stay indoors to ensure safe health has no doubt interrupted spring vacation plans for many. Individuals are devising a variety of activities to overcome cabin fever. Consider taking a virtual vacation online to reduce the boredom of staying housebound.
Cliffs of Moher
Take a trip to Ireland and enjoy captivating views over the cliffs. The site offers many different perspectives of the scenic landscape. Venture to the top of O’Brien’s Tower, or see the view from the gardens at the famous Blarney Castle. There is even a 360-degree view of the scene at twilight.
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall is one of the most popular sites visited in the world. The 2,000-year-old structure spans more than 3,000 miles and overlooks the countryside. Virtual guests have the chance to embark on the hike from Jinshanling to Simatai. The website also provides a map of the wall while explaining a bit of its history. Anyone desiring to hike the wall in person finds the advisories and recommended spots helpful.
El Capitan in Yosemite National Park
The 3,000-foot tall formation remains one of the most popular climbing locations. Virtual climbers have the chance to join a professional climber as they work their way to the summit. Go behind-the-scenes to see what it took to film the thrilling journey. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Explore section to embark on various world journeys.
Machu Picchu in Peru
Many put touring the 15th-century ruins on their bucket list. Now visitors may tour the site virtually without having to climb the 7,970 mountain to enjoy the view. Travel along the walking path with other guests and explore the remains of the many structures of the mysterious location.
Yellowstone National Park
The website offers seven different virtual tours of the area starting with Fort Yellowstone. See the mud volcanoes, the hot springs and the Upper Geyser Basin. Enjoy spectacular views of the Grand Canyon from the park. The multimedia and photographic media provide future guests the opportunity to plan a visit.
A number of zoos across the country offer live stream cams of animals in their care. Watch the elephants at the Houston Zoo. The cameras run from 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Daily. The Smithsonian’s National Zoo provides the chance for virtual visitors to watch the antics of their Giant Pandas. The website also goes into detail discussing the popular bears