Family Adventures to (Virtually) Take This May

We’re into week 7 of shelter in place here in San Francisco and we all are yearning for a bit of adventure. Here’s a list of virtual places to visit that will be fun and educational adventures for the whole family! From zoos and aquariums around the country, to incredible plays, operas, ballets and orchestral works, to exploring museums, books, the world’s wonders and space we hope this list will keep you busy for a bit!


For the Zookeeper

Zoos around the country are doing virtual learning and behind-the-scenes adventures for adults and kids alike!

Oakland Zoo 
Cincinnati Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Houston Zoo

For the Marine Biologist

Much like their land-dwelling friends, the watery world is also doing a lot of behind-the scenes adventures for families.

Monterrey Bay Aquarium
Shedd Aquarium
George Aquarium
Take a Virtual Dive into the National Marine Sanctuaries 

For the Scientist

Explore the surface of Mars
Check out the International Space Station
Tons of interactive learning from the Boston Children’s Museum

For the Visual Artist

Tour some of the world’s most incredible collections from the comfort of your couch!

The Louvre
The British Museum 
The Uffizi Galleries
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Van Gough Museum

For the Performing Artist

Metropolitan Opera Nightly Operas
Friday SFJazz Concerts
Lincoln Center Online Streaming
Carnegie Hall Livestreams
Bolshoi Ballet Performances
Shakespeare at The Globe Theatre

For the Bookworm

The libraries may be closed, but they are still offering virtual storytimes, book clubs and other virtual events. Not to mention their vast collection of ebooks, audiobooks and elearning resources.

Visit the Library

For the World Traveller

Explore Easter Island 
Explore the National Parks
Virtually hike Yellowstone
Explore the Great Wall of China
Learn about Ellis Island

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