Our top picks to cure your cabin fever while under a stay-at-home order in Orlando

Turns out, virtually experiencing the world isn’t so bad, well at least not when you’re being forced to stay-at-home to protect the rest of humanity.

And there are now more virtual opportunities than ever to see what’s out there. Here’s a list of our favorites!

Enjoy Spring

๐ŸŒท See the Windy City in all its springtime glory. Speaking of Chicago, its penguins are taking field trips around the Shedd Aquarium and it’s the most adorable thing

๐ŸŒธ Watch the D.C. cherry blossoms bloom and while you’re in our nation’s capital, why not take a virtual tour of the White House

Tour de Europe

๐Ÿฐ Tour the Palace of Versailles, Buckingham Palace, or Edinburgh Castle from your couch (this is by far the fastest and cheapest way to see all three)

Viva la Mexico

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Pour yourself a margarita and teach the kids to make a piรฑata

Explore the great Downunder

๐Ÿฆ’ Head to Melbourne to see what these giraffes are up to all-day

Mosey over to Thailand

๐Ÿ˜ And watch these adorable rescue elephants bathe and play all-day

Make it a museum day

๐Ÿ–ผ Peruse the Guggenheim, the National Gallery of Art and the Van Gogh Museum all in one sitting

๐ŸŽŸ The Metropolitan Opera is streaming its most famed performances free to the public

Visit a national park

๐Ÿž See what’s roaming in Yellowstone by going on a virtual tour or tuning in to its many webcams placed all over the park

๐Ÿž Take a (virtual) hike through Carlsbad Caverns, the Kenai Fjords, and the Hawai’i Volcanoes

Experience the natural wonders of the world

โœจ Livestream the northern lights, keeping in mind that Manitoba is an hour behind

Head to the happiest place on Earth

๐ŸŽŸ Go under the virtual sea at Magic Kingdom or ride a virtual runaway train through Hollywood Studios

Explore your backyard

๐ŸŠ And virtually visit Orlando’s theme parks, attractions, and dining and shopping hot spotsย 

Blow bubbles in a stranger’s yard or watch a lion nap

๐Ÿ“น Watch these weird and wonderful live streams, from blowing bubbles in Florida to watching bears in Alaska

๐Ÿ“นย  Or visit explore.org to watch bald eagles, puppies, bobcats, elephants, lions โ€” you name it โ€” in their natural habitats

Pick up a new hobby:

Learn how to cook from all over the world

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ These celebrity chefs are sharing their favorite recipes and are determined to make a chef out of you yet. And once you’ve finished reading through those, start knocking out this list of virtual cooking classes.

Get (arts and) cultured

๐ŸŽถ Sing along with the cast of Hamilton from Boston

๐ŸŽญ Watch a number of free musicals and plays including “The Importance of Being Earnest”, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, and Cirque du Soliel

Slow it down and read (or be read) a book

๐Ÿ’ค Actor and beloved voice of Olaf, Josh Gad, is reading books to kids every night during the coronavirus

๐Ÿ’ค Dolly Parton is reading bedtime stories in her new YouTube series, Goodnight with Dolly

๐Ÿ“š Or if it’s you who needs a new read, Audible is offering hundreds of titles completely free

Are we missing your favorite virtual activity? Send us an email, [email protected], subject line: Add this to your virtual list and we’ll add it to the mix.ย