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Amazing Virtual Tours Of National Parks In The US

Amazing Virtual Tours Of National Parks In The US
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The ongoing spread of COVID-19 pandemic has forced some national parks in the US to close for the moment. Some of these parks include Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Crater Lake national parks — all closed last March 24 due to health and safety concerns. In the meantime, park lovers are advised to stay home and practice social distancing when going out as these practices delay the spread and help in flattening the curve. Also, they can embark on virtual tours of their beloved national parks while at home. These virtual tours can help fill the gap for any park lover and can serve as an inspiration for their next adrenaline-filled trip. So, here are the list of national parks in the US that offers virtual tours.

By Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture is Google’s own initiative to preserve the splendor and diversity of natural and man-made attractions for future generations. This initiative aims to digitize the beauty of each attraction by creating guided virtual tours and 360-degree views of them for all to see. Luckily, Google has a selection of five unique US national parks that you can view right in your browser.

Google Arts and Culture

Website: Google Arts and Culture - national parks

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Alaska’s Kenai Fjords

Kenai Fjords
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Head over to Alaska as you partake in this virtual tour of Kenai Fjords. You’ll get to rappel down a crevasse, kayak through icebergs, and watch a glacier recede. This tour will not only heighten your adrenaline, but it will also open your eyes to the inconvenient truth of global warming.

Explore Alaska’s Kenai Fjords

Website: Google Arts and Culture - Kenai Fjords

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Hawaii's Volcanoes

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Source: Wikipedia

Curious about how Hawaii came to be? Then head over to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and embark on a guided virtual tour. Here, you’ll get to peek inside a lava tube and see an erupting volcano with informative audio prompts guiding you.

Explore Hawaii's Volcanoes

Website: Google Arts and Culture - Hawaii’s Volcanoes

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New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns

Carlsbad Caverns
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If you’re curious about what is it like to be a bat, then participate in this guided tour through Carlsbad Caverns. This guided tour will take you inside the cave that houses thousands of bats. Plus, you’ll be able to explore the lower cave section, examine the cave’s stalagmites and stalactites, and discover secret cave rooms.

Explore New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns

Website: Google Arts and Culture - Carlsbad Caverns

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Utah's Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon
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On this virtual tour, you’ll see how the magnificent landscape of Utah’s Bryce Canyon. Switch to nighttime and you’ll be amazed at the beauty of stars and constellations spread over the murky black sky. Also, you get to learn how hoodoos formed and ride in a horseback throughout the canyon.

Explore Utah's Bryce Canyon

Website: Google Arts and Culture - Bryce Canyon

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Florida's Dry Tortugas

Dry Tortugas
Source: Wikipedia

Dive into the cool waters of Florida as you explore the breathtaking marine world underneath at Dry Tortugas National Park. You get to dive with experts over the coral reefs as you listen to their educational tidbits. Plus, you get to explore the Windhammer Wreck and Fort Jefferson, a Civil-War-era now housing park rangers and accepting curious visitors.

Explore Florida's Dry Tortugas

Website: Google Arts and Culture - Dry Tortugas

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By Google Earth

Alaska

Denali National Park
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Denali National Park

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Arizona

Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park

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California

Yosemite National Park
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Channel Islands National Park

Death Valley National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Redwood National Park

Sequoia National Park

Yosemite National Park

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Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park
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Black Canyon National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

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Florida

Everglades National Park
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Dry Tortugas National Park

Everglades National Park

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Maine

Acadia National Park
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Acadia National Park

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Montana

Glacier National Park
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Glacier National Park

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North Carolina

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Source: Wikipedia

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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South Dakota

Badlands National Park
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Badlands National Park

Wind Cave National Park

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Texas

Guadalupe Mountains National Park
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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

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US Virgin islands

Virgin Islands National Park
Source: Wikipedia

Virgin Islands National Park

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Utah

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Zion National Park

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Washington

Mount Rainier National Park
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Mount Rainier National Park

Olympic National Park

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West Virginia

Shenandoah National Park
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Shenandoah National Park

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Wyoming

Yellowstone National Park
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Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park

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Boost your adrenaline with virtual tours

If you are a park lover confined to your own home, you have no reason to stop looking for adventure with these virtual tours available online. These tours help fill the gap for anyone looking to boost their adrenaline. You should embark on these virtual tour as they will not only satisfy the desire to go an outdoor adventure, but they will also enrich your mind. Plus, they also serve as inspirations for your next thrilling sojourn to a national park.

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