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:
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
You can take virtual tours of landmarks from far corners of the world
Play games online with friends or find new friends with Words With Friends, Scrabble, Mah Jongg and Canasta
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.