Up Close On Line
Just because museums and theaters are closed doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy them. Hundreds of attractions are offering online tours and performances for visitors. Here’s a small sample.
The hundreds of professional entertainers in Branson, Missouri, are doing virtual concerts and shows as part of the city’s “We’ll See You Soon” initiative.
Members of the professional orchestra in Erie, Pennsylvania, are sharing moving and humorous performances on the Erie Philharmonic’s Facebook page.
The museums in Canton, Ohio, have come together to create a series of daily virtual museum visits on Visit Canton’s website.
St. Louis Aquarium
Animal keepers and educators at this aquarium are giving visitors behind-the-scenes look at their amazing sea life during daily video “quaran-streams” on Facebook.
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Scientists and educators at this flagship attraction in Huntsville, Alabama, are showing short, insightful videos on the museum website as part of their “Science Never Stops” program.
There may not be visitors at Busch Gardens in Tampa right now, but there are still plenty of exotic animals. Meet them up close and watch them explore the park in the Live from Busch Gardens video series.
Country Music Hall of Fame
This Nashville institution has called upon Music City’s deep roster of incredible songsmiths to create an interactive songwriter program open to all music lovers.
Savannah Music Festival
When the annual music event was cancelled in March, organizers put together an online concert series features in-home performances by festival artists.
On a normal trip to Paris, seeing the Louvre often means waiting hours in line. Now, you can see some of the world’s best art with no fees or lines via an expansive online tour.
Push Comedy Theater
This comedy club in Norfolk, Virginia, called upon its roster of comics to create online comedy sets for fans, as well as an interactive comedy workshop.
Rockford Area CVB
This Illinois destination invited meeting planners, tour operators and other travel influencers to join a virtual familiarization tour dubbed “Home with the FAM.”
Blue Ridge Mountains
Explore the stunning mountain landscapes around Asheville, North Carolina, with a group of outdoor experts who share their unique Blue Ridge experiences on camera.