Virtual Travel: Explore the World from Home, Plan Your Next Trip

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If you love to travel, social distancing during COVID-19 might be making you miss exploring the world. But as everything moves online — work, school, concerts, visits with loved ones — so can your curiosity for travel. Check out these online tools to explore historic monuments, architecture, and beautiful sights that can come in handy for planning your next trip.

American Architecture

Explore the online encyclopedia of U.S. architecture, SAH Archipedia, curated by the Society of Architectural Historians and the University of Virginia Press. Learn about the history of any place in the country by exploring its most prominent architectural sights.

Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios

For the art lovers out there, the National Trust for Historic Preservation assembled a list of virtual tours of famous artists’ homes and studios.

World-Famous Landmarks

Tour every place on your bucket list from home, from the Great Wall of China and Machu Picchu to the Great Pyramids of Giza.

Museums Around the Globe

If you’re missing going to museums, fear not. World-famous museums have online exhibits and virtual tours available for you to explore from home.

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