The National Tour Association has compiled an extensive list of virtual tours and educational resources for travel planners. You can see what's happening in popular cities, states, and provinces—and at top attractions—by checking out their digital resources.
Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority
You don't have to leave your home to explore some of the best attractions in the greater Seattle area. Virtual tours of a number of top local spots—from the iconic Space Needle to The Museum of Flight, where you can take interior and exterior tours of the planes—are listed on the bureau’s blog.
For more information, email the organziation’s Meagan McGuire.
During this virtual tour, viewers will go on a walk through the historical center of Leiden, Netherlands, and learn about the city’s fascinating connection with the Pilgrims, who lived there for a decade before sailing to America in 1620. The tour includes stops at the Museum of Ethnology, Museum de Lakenhal, and The Leiden American Pilgrim Museum.
For more information, email Leiden Marketing’s Marlijn Kok.
The Mob Museum
Get an insider's look at one of Las Vegas' most notorious attractions, The Mob Museum. Beyond the virtual tour above, additional talks and programs, available through the museum's Facebook page, offer a look at organized crime’s history and impact on American society.
For more information, email the museum’s Sabine von Henning.
ViVamonos is a virtual educational platform created and founded by Puerto Rico-specialist Vámonos Tours. The site includes ViChats and ViWorkshops which help travel planners learn more about the diverse cultures of destinations featured on its tours.
For more information, email Vámonos Tours’ Jorge Pardo.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The attraction has developed Words & Music at Home, an online extension of its flagship music education program, Words & Music. By using the resources on this page, you can learn how to write your own original song lyrics and get tips on putting those ideas to music.
For more information, email the attraction’s Dana Romanello.
To see virtual tours from other destinations and attractions, click here.
Top photo: The Mob Museum in Las Vegas
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