Are you looking for fun interesting places to visit with your family… without leaving your house? Yes, it’s entirely possible!

Virtual visits are nothing new: you can visit museums, theme parks, historical sites, and so much more. We’re excited to share with your our favorite US National Parks that you can visit from your own home.

All you need is a computer or laptop – cellphones work too, but we recommend a bigger screen for a much more immersing experience!

10 Engaging & Interactive U.S. National Parks

  1. Yellowstone National Park Virtual Visit
Yellowstone National Park virtual tour
Photo: U.S. National Park Service Department

You can take a virtual field trip to Yellowstone National Park right now and explore beautiful views of waterfalls, mountains, geologic wonders, and even take a peek at aquatic animals. Doesn’t it sound like so much fun? Here are different ways to experience Yellowstone, from watching Old Faithful to listening to Yellowstone’s animals and Geysers. Via Yellowstone

2. Yosemite National Park Virtual Tour

Yosemite National Park Virtual visit
Photo: U.S. National Park Service Department

Explore Yosemite National Park like never before! Observe the impressive Diving Board, immerse yourself in the Tuolumne Meadows at night, and explore the Merced River from the Swinging Bridge during the winter, and so much more! Via Virtual Yosemite.

3. Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

Hawai'i Volcanos Virtual Trip

Hawai’i holds some of the most unique geological, biological, and cultural landscapes in the world, including two of the world’s most active volcanoes – K?lauea and Mauna Loa. Check out a live panorama of the volcanoes and thermal images of lava lakes. Via National Park Service.

4. Glacier National Park Virtual Visit

Glacier National Park virtual visit
Photo: U.S. National Park Service Department

Embrace biodiversity, wildlife, and take a drive along the famed Going-to-the-Sun Road, while experiencing the beautiful peaks, forests, alpine meadows, and lakes found in Glacier National Park. Via Glacier.

5. Washington National Parks Virtual Tours

Washington National Parks Virtual Tour
Photo: U.S. National Park Service Department

If you are looking for adventure, enjoy the new series of virtual field trips to the most scenic Washington National Parks, such as Mount Rainier, North Cascades, and Olympic National Parks. Via Washington’s National Park Fund.

6. Big Bend National Park Virtual Visit

Big Bend virtual tour
Photo: U.S. National Park Service Department

Big Bend is one of the prettiest views found in southwest Texas. It includes the entire Chisos mountain range and a large swath of the Chihuahuan Desert. Visit an abandoned mining town from the 20th century and enjoy the panoramic views that Big Bend has to offer. Via Virtual Big Bend.

7. Redwood National Park Virtual Tour

Redwood national park virtual tour
Photo: U.S. National Park Service Department

Join a ranger to learn about different habitats in The Redwoods, or join scientists to climb a 300-foot redwood, or why not watch the ocean and stroll along a creek? Via National Park Service.

8. Everglades National Park Virtual Tour

Everglades national park virtual visit
Photo: U.S. Department of the Interior

Everglades National Park has exceptional beauty, and is home to one of the largest wetlands in the world. Enjoy the wonders of the Everglades National Park, view live wildlife and even see how professionals conduct a prescribed burn in the fire-dependent saw grass prairie! Via National Park Service.

9. Acadia National Park Virtual Tour

Acadia National Park virtual visit
Photo: U.S. National Park Service Department

Explore Acadia National Park with us: hike through the Valley Cove Trail, reach the Fire Tower, and watch the sunset from Beech Mountain. Via National Park Service.

10. Arches National Park Virtual Visit

Arches National Park virtual visit
Photo: U.S. National Park Service Department

The Arches National Park is known for being home to over 2,000 beautiful and natural sandstone arches. Walk through the huge Delicate Arch, go through the Balanced Rock and visit other amazing landscapes without leaving your room. Via Google Earth.

As you can see, there’s so much to explore even from your own home! What was your favorite National Park virtual tour?

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