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.
Maryland Office of Tourism
The Maryland Office of Tourism has compiled a range of virtual experiences that showcase the states immense diversity. You can check out offerings from top museums, nature centers, and arts galleries, as well as a number of educational resources for places across the state.
For more information, email the organization’s Rich Gilbert.
Free Spirit Vacations
Take a look at Free Spirit Vacations' Sierra Nevada tour, which takes travelers to Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Reno and Carson City. Videos of some of the Arizona-based tour operator's other itineraries also are available.
For more information, email the company’s Katie Tobkin.
Monterey Bay Aquarium
The aquarium along historical Cannery Row has put together a group of grade-specific guided activities to help teachers, parents, and caregivers with home-based education. The attraction also has live feeds such as the Shark Cam and the Penguin Cam.
For more information, email the aquarium’s Krista Rupp.
There are a lot of virtual options when it comes to checking out what's going on in Dallas, especially related to its thriving arts scene. This page includes tours available at local museums, updates on dance/music/theater offerings, and information on virtual learning options
For more information, email the organization’s José Iturregui.
American Museum of Natural History
In addition to online tours of its different galleries, New York City's American Museum of Natural History's COVID resource page lists educational resources for teachers and information on e-learning events.
For more information, email the museum’s Beth Wildstein.
To see virtual tours from other destinations and attractions, click here.
Top photo: Exhibit area at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Photo by montereybayaquarium.org