Since there is a lot of uncertainty about traveling safely this summer, many people are finding out how to experience new things from their homes. From free museum tours to virtual zoo visits, there are plenty of great ways to feel connected to the world through the internet. Here are a few virtual vacation spots you might consider for the family.
Check out Italy by visiting the Sistine Chapel and Vatican grounds. This free virtual tour lets you get up close and personal with the beautiful art, architecture, and history. There are also some other galleries on the website to check out, including the Pio Clementino Museum and Raphael’s Rooms.
2. Machu Picchu
Getting physically up high in the clouds may not be an option for a Machu Picchu visit, but you can still see the amazing views and experience a bit of the history with a virtual visit. Google Arts & Culture has you covered here.
3. The Grand Canyon
Experience the breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon from home! The National Parks Service website has not only a 360-degree view, but virtual hiking, rafting, and even an archeology tour.
4. The Guggenheim Museum
Another Google Arts & Culture freebie is the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. See over 600 works of art up close on this virtual tour.
5. The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China expands over 3,000 miles and several different provinces, but you can easily experience the whole thing from your couch. Take a virtual tour of The Great Wall and get a cultural insight into one of the oldest manmade structures on the planet.
Though we all hope the world will be able to return to normal soon, we can make the best out of it with this age of innovative technology. The best part is you don’t need a plane ticket or full tank of gas to experience so many of these great sights. From all of us here at Quick-Set Auto Glass, drive safely out there!