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Virtual tours to enjoy from home: Vol. 11

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posted July 5, 2020
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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.


National World War II Museum in New Orleans
Exhibit at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans (Photo by nationalww2museum.org)

New Orleans & Company

Ride a streetcar down picturesque St. Charles Avenue, learn how to make New Orleans bread pudding in a cooking class, and venture out on a swamp tour, all from the comfort of your home through virtual tours of some of the city’s most sought after attractions.

For more information, email the CVB’s Thu Tran.


A Closer Look Tours

A Closer Look Tours specializes in itineraries that showcase many sides of Mexico's rich history and culture. The tour operator specializes in the Copper Canyon, and you can take a virtual look at the iconic destination in the mountains of western Mexico.

For more information, email the company’s Colin Caparros.


Glacier flightseeing tour in Alaska's Mat Su region
Glacier flightseeing tour in Alaska's Mat-Su Valley (Photo by alaskavisit.com)

Mat-Su CVB

Alaska’s Mat-Su Valley features wide open spaces, nature around every corner, mountains, glaciers, rivers and wildlife. The CVB's videos allow you to enjoy flightseeing around Denali, walking on Matanuska Glacier, going mountain biking, and checking out the local birding scene.

For more information, email ORG’s Casey Ressler.


The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
"The Siege of Yorktown" film at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (Photo by historyisfun.org)

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

History is Fun at Home offers access to some of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s most enriching content that shares stories of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia and connects online viewers with our museums’ curators, historical interpreters and educators.

For more information, email the foundation’s Tracy Perkins.


The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California, is, at its heart, a museum dedicated to the life and times of Ronald Reagan, who was the 40th U.S. president. During COVID-19, a number of programs, presentations, and events have been conducted.

For more information, email the attraction’s Melanie Salvesen Jackson.


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


Top photo: Hiking in Alaska's Mat-Su Valley
Photo by alaskavisit.com