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Virtual tours to enjoy from home: Vol. 2

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postedApril 28, 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.

Plimoth Plantation educational resources
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Plimoth Plantation

Plimoth Plantation is keeping the information flowing through programs such as History @ Home live virtual visits with Plimoth educators to its Interwoven podcast series.

For more information, email Plimoth Plantation's Janet Young.

Kentucky Tourism's website
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Kentucky Department of Tourism

Ready to take a deep-dive into the Bluegrass State's rich culture? You can see videos that focus on different aspects of local culture from horse racing/breeding and music to food and spirits. The six-part On the Rocks series shows how to make six bourbon-infused cocktails.

For more information, email the Kentucky Department of Tourism's Megan Greenwell.

Philadelphia Museum of Art educational resources
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The Philadelphia Museum of Art

This world-renowned art museum has developed a group of educational resources that are sortable by curricular area (arts/language, science, math, and social studies).

For more information, email the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Shari Feldman.

Celebration River Cruises

You can enjoy a virtual version of Celebration River Cruise's Captain's Narrated Lunch Cruise. This sightseeing voyage on board the Celebration Belle goes along the Mighty Mississippi River near the Quad Cities area of Illinois and Iowa.

For more information, email Celebration River Cruises' Susan Yarolem.

US Ghost Tour Adventures YouTube videos
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US Ghost Adventures

US Ghost Adventures offers tours in 23 U.S. cities, and you can see highlights from it walks in Chicago, Denver, Miami, Portland, and others.

For more information, email US Ghost Adventures' Josef Kruger.

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

Top photo: Student viewing a weaponry exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Photo by The Philadelphia Museum of Art