6 Virtual Vacations You Can Take From Your Couch
Part of our #keepdreaming campaign is to inspire travelers to find new places they would like to go. Maybe a few of these virtual vacations will inspire you and your family to think about booking your next vacation.
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1. Virtual Tour of the Cliffs of Moher
If you've ever wanted to go to Ireland, now is your chance. Take a virtual tour of the Cliffs of Moher on their website. Choose from one of the many virtual location options that offer different view points. You can also catch a glimpse of what the cliffs look like at night!
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2. Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China
A historic landmark, the Great Wall of China is arguably one of the most visited tourist sites in the world. This virtual tour stretches over the 3,000-mile, 2,000-year-old foot journey. This interactive map is a great way to find out if you think you still have what it takes for this hike.
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3. Virtual Tour of the Taj Mahal
As one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal virtual tour should be on the top of your list. While in person you can't get a view of the very top of the building, this virtual tour offers a 360-degree view of the breathtaking architecture. This one reminds us of Soarin' Around the World at Disneyland.
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4. Virtual Tours of Yellowstone National Park
If you're a national park newbie or looking to broaden your adventure horizons, start by watching the Yellowstone National Park virtual tours. The website has over seven virtual tours available, ranging from hot springs to the Upper Geyser Basin to mud volcanoes.
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5. Virtual Tour of the Louvre Museum
Dreaming of Paris? The Louvre Museum offers virtual tours of three exhibits, including Egyptian Antiquities, Remains of the Louvre's Moat, and Galerie d'Apollon.
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6. Virtual Tour of Buckingham Palace
Pour yourself a hot cup of tea and go on a virtual tour of Queen Elizabeth II's home, Buckingham Palace. Brush up on your British history with one of the virtual tours the site offers. On the website you can explore the Grand Staircase, the White Drawing Room, the Throne Room, and the Blue Drawing Room. Remember, pinkies up!
Where will you (virtually) travel to next?