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Hearst Castle's Neptune Pool

Virtual tours to enjoy from home: Vol. 1

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postedApril 23, 2020
While the 2020 travel season currently is on hold, there is no reason to hit pause on dreaming about (and planning) future trips. Below are details on virtual tours at five destinations you should have on your list.

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.

Meet AC

Virtually explore Meet AC in a fully immersive 360-degree experience.

Meet AC

Meet AC has put together a range of virtual tours that feature everything from the coastal New Jersey city's legendary Boardwalk and picturesque marina to its renowned resorts and local entertainment venues.

For more information, email Meet AC's Heather Colache.

Hearst Castle

One of America's most famous historical homes, Hearst Castle is perched on California's Pacific shores. Virtual tours of the famous attraction, which opened to the public in 1958, are available through its Facebook page and highlight some of its signature spaces including the gardens (see above), the Neptune Pool, and the dining room.

For more information, email Hearst Castle's Jim Allen.

Tourism Winnipeg virtual tours
Photo by Tourism Winnipeg

Tourism Winnipeg

There is a lot to discover in Winnipeg, and you can check out some of the main places to go and things to do through Tourism Winnipeg's series of videos focusing on experiences available only in Manitoba's capital city.

For more information, email Sarah Robinson.

Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville, Kentucky
Photo by Churchill Downs

Visit Louisville

Check out Visit Louisville's list of virtual tours that feature a number of top attractions—such as the Kentucky Derby Museum, the Speed Art Museum, and the Frazier History Museum—that showcase many sides of the Kentucky city.

For more information, email Visit Louisville's Saundra Robertson.

Luray Caverns

Located in the heart of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, Luray Caverns includes spectacular rock formations and chambers. A 360-degree virtual tour covers three areas of this natural wonder: Saracen’s Tent, Totem Poles, and Giant’s Hall.

For more information, email Luray Cavern's John Shaffer.

To see virtual tours from other destinations and attractions, click here.

Top photo: Hearst Castle's Neptune Pool
Photo by CC Flickr/Don DeBold: