Great Suggestions for Things to do While You are at Home

Great Suggestions for Things to do While You are at Home

April 13, 2020

Visit a host of virtual museum tours and exhibits

Famed museums like the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, American Museum of National History, New York, and London's British Museum are offering online experiences, allowing viewers to learn about the exhibits in the museums from the comfort of their homes.

View national parks from the comfort of the couch

Access national parks online - at least 32 of the United States' national parks are available online.

Aquariums and zoos across the country are livestreaming their animals:

Although both are physically closed, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is livestreaming and the San Diego Zoo and Bronx Zoo has both pre-recorded and live footage of its animals.

Take an online university course

Take advantage of free online courses or online certificates with nominal fees offered by most colleges and universities. Classes on the platforms are free to audit, and there are hundreds of courses in a variety of subject matters available from top universities, including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale.

Take a tour of a castle

Take a tour of the Blarney Castle in Ireland or Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany. 

You can take virtual tours of landmarks from far corners of the world


Search Google Arts and Culture for a multitude of places to visit such as the Palace of Versailles, France and the Pyramids of Giza, Eygpt. 

Play games online with friends or find new  friends with Words With Friends, Scrabble, Mah Jongg and Canasta

 It is relatively easy to "Google" search and compare online games and apps such as Mah Jongg or Scrabble.   

 Take free exercise classes online or on public television

Search for free exercise and yoga classes and commit to a fitness class every morning to start your day off to a good start – search for YouTube videos online or take a Stand and Be Fit class.