It's amazing how technology can give us the opportunity to see and visit places up close from our own living rooms. Below is a list of some really amazing free virtual tours.
Yellowstone National Park
Did you know that Yellowstone was the first national park in the U.S. and is also widely held to be the first national park in the world? We now have over 60 national parks in the United States.
The British Museum in London, England, is known as the first public national museum in the world opening its doors in 1759. Check out many of its awesome artifacts from history, arts and culture using the virtual tour link below.
The Louvre Museum is the world's largest art museum and a historical landmark in Paris, France. The museum opened in 1793. One of its most famous exhibits is Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. You can take virtual tours of the exhibits but you must have Adobe Flash Player (free to download).
Travel the World
Taking a trip around the world woud be very expensive and take a really long time. With 360Cities, you can take a virtual tour of many great landmarks around the world all for free.
Just click on any picture on this interactive world map to see a 360 degree view.
As if the world doesn't have enough to see, you can take your travels to our solar system. How would you like to go to Mars which is the 4th planet from the sun? Mars has been explored by numerous unmanned spacecraft. You can pretend you are exploring with one of those spacecrafts - NASA's Curiosity rover by clicking gon the link below.
The Curiosity rover is about the size of a car and has been roaming around Mars since August 6, 2012. Here's a selfie of the rover taken by the rover: