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!
San Diego 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
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 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.
For the World Traveller
Explore Easter Island
Explore the National Parks
Virtually hike Yellowstone
Explore the Great Wall of China
Learn about Ellis Island