Things to do when you’re stuck at home: Take a virtual vacation

Looking for ways to keep everyone entertained while on lockdown? Blast through your bucket list with these top virtual vacations the whole family will love.

1. Look around the Louvre, Paris

Explore the Egyptian Antiquities, Remains of the Louvre’s Moat, and Galerie d’Apollon by virtual museum tour, as you head inside this iconic, art-lovers’ institution.

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2. Sneak inside the San Diego Zoo

Get up close and personal with the resident apes, penguins, pandas, giraffes, elephants, and tigers in real time via one of the many live cams perfectly positioned for a spot of wildlife watching from the comfort of your couch.

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3. Walk the Great Wall of China

Great Wall goals? Get a glimpse of this 300-mile wonder of the world with a cyber stroll, before dreaming up your own future family trip for real.

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4. Watch big wave surfing in Maui

Transport yourself to the beach as you watch white-knuckle surfing at its most surreal. Super-fan or first-time spectator of the sport, it’s a compelling beach-cam watch and a welcome escape from the everyday.

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5. Travel 352 million miles to Mars

Feel a world away as you explore Mars from aboard NASA’s Curiosity Rover. Learn as you roam between its different mission sites for a virtual visit, yet real view, of the Red Planet’s remarkable landscape.

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