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TOP 15 Virtual Travel Experiences To Enjoy Online (Eco-friendly Travelling)



Did you always want to travel the world and discover new places and visit historic buildings and museums? Have these dreams been put on hold based on the lockdown, your finances, or the worry about the environment due to all the emissions from travel?

We are blessed to live in the 21 century and the world is literally in the palm of our hands and we now possess the key to visit the most beautiful and prestigious museums in the world! All free and from the comfort of our homes (Internet required).

I have put together a selection of places which you can visit, there will be no long queues to wait in to get in nor it will be crowded inside. You can take your own pace and pop back to your favorite place whenever you fancy. :)

Click on the name of the place you choose in order to be taken to the place you picked (this article does not contain any affiliate links but leads straight to reputable and official sites).


1.  Louver Museum, Paris 

The Louver Museum is the world's most famous art museum and a historic monument in Paris.
Some of the most known works include the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci and works from Michelangelo.




2. British Museum, London 

The British Museum's remarkable collection spans over 2 million years of human history and is one of the most world's largest and most important of human history and culture. It houses more than 7 million objects from all around the world. You can see The Rosetta Stone, The Mummy of Katabet, samurai armor and so much more.




3. Guggenheim, New York 

Originally called  The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, it is located in the Upper East Side in Manhattan. The building itself is a work of art and adds to an extraordinary experience.




4. Jerusalem, Israel 

One of the oldest cities in the world and is considered holy to the 3 major Abrahamic religions - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The virtual tour is one of the best I have seen and is full of information, too.




5. NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is responsible for the civilian space program,
as well as aeronautics and space research. This virtual tour takes your trough their buildings as well as shows you the latest images, videos, updates on space missions, NASA TV life, and news from the
space agency.




6. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

The Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history, located close to the Van Gogh Museum.
It houses over 1 million artworks and displays up to 8000 at a time. Amongst the most famous pieces are works by Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Vermeer.




7. Grand Canyon, Arizona 

With its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history.
You can view many stunning viewpoints as well as learning about its layers and history.




8. Northern lights & Icehotel, Lapland

The magical northern part of Scandinavia. Enjoy 360-degree views and videos of this wonderland where the sun never goes down in the hight of summer and winters are harsh yet take your breath away. Enjoy the homeland of the Sami people.




9. Cliffs of Moger, Ireland 

Breathtaking cliffs which are located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. They run for about 14 km. Many folklore stories surround this magnificent place.




10. Central Park, New York 

One of the most famous urban parks in the world and has starred in countless movies.
A green oasis located between the Upper Eastside and the Upper Westside in Manhattan.




11. Yosemite National Park, California 

Located in Californias Sierra Nevada mountains and famous for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. 




12. Stonehenge, UK 

This prehistoric monument in Wiltshire dating 3000 BC consist of a ring of standing stones each around 13 feet high. Most probably built by the high priest of the Celts (Druids) for sacrificial ceremonies. Considered the most mystical place on Earth by many.




13. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

This picturesque park spreads over 310 000 acres and known for the spectacular mountain scenery and wildlife. The park includes the major peaks of the 40-mile (46 km) long Teton Range.




14. The Vatican, Rome 

A city-state surrounded by Rome, Italy. It is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. It's home to the Pope and a trove of iconic art and architecture. Famous for Sistine Chapel with Michelangelo's ceiling, ST Peters Basilica, Vatican Museums, and St Peter's Square.




15. Disney World, Florida 

Visit the home of Mickey Mouse and all your Disney heroes and take a stroll in the most famous pleasure park in the World covering over 40 square miles and enjoy it without all the crowds and masses of people.






I hope you enjoyed this selection as I enjoyed putting it together. :)

I started making this blog post thinking there are only museums offering virtual tours
and could not believe the selection we now have!
I am heading back to marvel amongst all the stunning national parks as there is where my soul
is the happiest.

Which virtual destination is your favorite?

Thank you for reading.



10 comments

  1. I have been to the Tetons, Grand Canyon, Central Park, and Disney World. Would love to check out the Ice Hotel and the Vatican.

    https://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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    1. Ohh, that sounds amazing! I would have love to see any of these magnificent national parks! Can not imagine how Grand Canyon must be magical! The world is such a vast place and I find we are so lucky to be able to have a peak with these online virtual experiences into museums and natural wonders.
      Thank you for your comment :)
      xx

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  2. Thanks for all the links! I think it is really a great alternative to travel to this places virtual and I can imagine that in some context one can even more discover with this way as in live :)
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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    1. Hello Rena,
      yes, that is so true that one can even discover more with virtual online museums and places as I can often get overwhelmed in museums and can simply not process all information at a time and have the ability to pop back is great :)
      Thank you for stopping by :)
      xx

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  3. How fun! thank you for sharing these, will be great for anyone missing travel right now! :)

    Hope that you are having a nice weekend :)

    Away From Blue

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    1. Hello dear Mica, yes! I can not wait to go trough all the US national parks as I have never been to any! :)
      Hope you are well and thank you for stopping by :)
      xx

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  4. Wow I had no idea! How cool is all this. Thanks for sharing! And hope you are well.

    Allie of
    www.allienyc.com

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  5. This is amazing! I am going to check them all out. Also, I want to add Studio Ghibli in Japan, they're having a virtual tour too :)

    xx Alyssa | STYLE VANITY

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  6. Great list! Some of these are really cool. I had no idea there was so much to check out virtually! Thanks for sharing.

    Kadie | The Great Canadian Housewife & A Story About A Girl

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  7. Love these! I am in a long distance relationship and on one of our virtual date nights I made a chat room so we could watch different videos like these and VR experiences etc. I love the national parks - help my mind escape the current chaos.

    Hayley || hayleyxmartin

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