Thinking about your next holiday? There are lots of virtual tours and sights available to help you plan!
Immerse yourself in the ocean and your national marine sanctuaries without getting wet !
Courtesy of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration :(NOAA), these virtual reality voyages use 360-degree images to highlight the amazing habitats, animals, and cultural resources you can find in each national marine sanctuary.
Many hours can be spent watching the wildlife through a U.S. national park webcam! Here are some to get you started:
Parked At Home? No problem – find your “virtual” park or digital 3D tour of famous American landmarks!
Here are some of our favorites:
- Crater Lake National park: Go on a tour of the park with Dierks Bentley and park ranger Charlie in this 360-degree video produced by the National Park Foundation and the National Park Service.
- Clara Barton National Historic Site: A U.S. Patent Office clerk turned field nurse, Clara Barton was the founder and first president of the American Red Cross. Her life and legacy are celebrated at Clara Barton National Historic Site.
- Hot Springs National Park: The thermal waters of Hot Springs National Park have drawn visitors for centuries. Originally a site for American Indians to quarry novaculite, the area’s hot springs soon became a favored destination for those seeking health treatments.
Let Recreation.gov help you bring some fun outdoor activities, indoors!
From a location search challenge on the Recreation.gov website, complete an outdoor activity word search, color pictures of your favorite animals and locations (great for kids, and a good stress-reliever for adults), or follow their quick tips for a kid-friendly indoor camping trip.