Travel Trivia

  1. Before we dig into the meat of "Virtual Tours" how about some insights into the lesser known details about world travel?

Theme Parks

  1. Walt Disney World: Set aside some time, because there's plenty to see here. Virtual tours you can take include Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, EPCOT, and other sights.
    There are also many unofficial videos posted on YouTube that feel just like you're on famous rides like the Frozen Ever After ride, It's a Small World, Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue, and Pirates of the Caribbean.

  2. SeaWorld Orlando: The virtual tour of Seaworld includes a tour of Discovery Cove and the option to"ride" the steel roller coaster Mako.

  3. LEGOLAND Florida Resort: The Great Lego Race and Miniland USA are just two of the attractions you can check out in a virtual tour of the park.


Aquariums

  1. Georgia Aquarium: Sea-dwellers like African penguins and jelly fish are the stars of this aquarium's live cams. Overnight, pre-recorded videos are played.

  2. Shedd Aquarium: This Chicago aquarium shares video of many different aquatic animals on their Facebook page.

  3. Monterey Bay Aquarium: It can be Shark Week every week thanks to live video from Monterey Bay's Habitat exhibits.

  4. National Aquarium: Explore life in tropical waters, icy tundra, or anything in between on this floor-by-floor tour of the famous Baltimore-based aquarium.

  5. Aquarium of the Pacific has several webcams, including the Blue Cavern.

  6. Clearwater Marine Aquarium has webcams showing Sea Turtles, Dolphins, River Otters, Great White Pelicans, and the local beach.

  7. Birch Aquarium at Scripps has a webcam on life in a Kelp Forest.


Zoos 

  1. Cincinnati Zoo: Check in around 3 p.m. (EDT), because that's the time the Zoo holds periodic Home Safari on its Facebook Live Feed. The page also has a catalog of past live videos. Check the Events page for upcoming live feeds

  2. Atlanta Zoo: The Georgia zoo keeps a "Panda Cam" livestream on its website. From that page, other parts of the Zoo can be explored, too

  3. Blank Park Zoo has it's own Aquarium cam

  4. Chattanooga Zoo has a variety of webcams, including Meercats, Cotton-top Tamarins, Spotted Genet, and Snow Leopards

  5.  Houston Zoo: There are plenty of different animals you can check in on with the Zoo's live cams, the elephants, giraffes, leafcutter ants and chimpanzees

  6. San Diego Zoo: A variety of live cam and recorded videos options, this zoo lets you watch koalas, polar bears, and owls all day long

  7. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has two views of their Giraffes

  8. Calgary Zoo has a Giant Panda webcam

 


 Buildings/Architechture

  1. A selection from ArchDaily.com

 


 Virtual Tours

  1. Cherry Blossoms around the world

  2. Alaska Airlines has a growing list of Couch Getaways

 Drone Pictures

  1. Unusual photos from drone flights around the world