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    Activities to Enjoy While Social Distancing

     

    In need of some entertainment while social distancing? We’ve got you covered! Check out our list of activities you can do from the comfort of your own home.

    1) Take a Virtual Tour of a Museum

    Craving some culture and education during self isolation? Did you know that many famous museums from all over the world offer virtual tours online? Browse a list of virtual museum tours here: https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

    2) Take a Virtual Tour of a National Park

    In additional, many national parks also offer digital tours. Whether you choose to use them as an educational tool or just want to take in the serene scenery, you can find a list of virtual park tours here: https://www.insider.com/national-parks-america-virtual-tours-3d-visit-2020-3

    3) Tour a Famous Landmark

    Missing a field trip or vacation? You can still visit some amazing places digitally. Check out a list here:

    https://freedomhomeschooling.com/virtual-field-trips/?fbclid=IwAR1XZ6YM5_xbIVu4WiCG-dwZvH8HSAhcU2Hk43K4Zm7X6Jbd-VmQhonVTsg

    https://www.vogue.fr/fashion-culture/article/palace-of-versailles-free-online-virtual-tour?amp&fbclid=IwAR3PGrgElJA-Y9shBbJuR6YZP1vCL3xovtP19gR5iVn3sL40veL0gQ0tEjM

    4) Watch a Broadway Musical

    Are you a fan of musical theatre? Well you are in luck! For a limited time, you can watch Broadway musicals for free from your home. Follow the link to learn how:

    https://www.unilad.co.uk/film-and-tv/you-can-watch-broadway-musicals-for-free-online-for-a-limited-time-only/?source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR1RVw8alNN9LWYylPHQ01tPMXrNbgoy1vOCPkjYe0KoLEudlWbN1sIZJZM

    5) Listen to an Opera

    Live opera may be off limits but you can still enjoy the music through live streaming the Metropolitan Opera from your home! Here’s how:

    https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/9335187/metropolitan-opera-to-offer-free-performance-streams-amid-coronavirus-shutdown

    6) Take a Virtual Ride at Disney Land

    Disneyland may be closed, but you can still experience the most magical place on earth! Take a virtual ride on some of Disney’s best attractions here:

    https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/disney-vacations/watch-disney-rides-on-youtube

    7) Listen to a Virtual Concert

    Though your live concert may have been cancelled, you can enjoy music from anywhere. Many famous musicians and singers are streaming live concerts. You can find a list of them below. Be sure to check out your local musicians as well.

    https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/9335531/coronavirus-quarantine-music-events-online-streams

    8) Watch Live Streams From a Zoo or Aquarium

    Zoos and aquariums are all closed, but many are offering live feeds or special digital segments of their animals. Get up close and personal with them here:

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-zoos-aquariums-live-stream-animals-isolation-quarantine/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab6i&linkId=84572750&fbclid=IwAR3jY9orUZbtDGE3eoPq28sRHXEP_J6kN_xBVPWX1gweGnQcUcldYoQ0xtw

    9) Learn a New Recipe

    With many restaurants closed, you are probably doing a lot of home cooking. What better time to learn a new recipe? Several celebrity chefs are taking to social media to offer quarantine-friendly cooking tips and recipes. Check them out here:

    https://www.insider.com/celebrity-chefs-quarantine-cooking-tips-coronavirus-pandemic#antoni-porowski-is-sharing-recipes-to-make-while-quarantined-in-a-series-on-instagram-hes-calling-quar-eye-3

    10) Download a Book

    Libraries may be closed, but you can still check out books to read! Many libraries offer free e-books and other media for free online. Heres how to get them:

    https://www.washingtonian.com/2020/03/13/heres-how-to-download-library-books-for-free-at-home/

    11) Workout

    Gyms may be closed but you can still work out from home even if you don’t have a home gym. Some fitness studios are live streaming fitness classes but you can also find instructional tutorials online.

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-free-online-workout-gyms-live-stream-classes-during-outbreak/

    12) Stream a Movie or TV Show

    In light of self quarantining, many streaming services have decide to waive fees or extend their free trial period. In addition many movies that were in the theatre are now available on demand for a fee. Check out the list of services offering deals here:

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/tv/2020/03/18/coronavirus-free-tv-movies-stream-you-quarantine-home/5074254002/

    https://www.vulture.com/article/movies-in-theaters-watch-on-demand-at-home.html

    13) Learn to Play an Instrument

    Always wanted to learn how to play an instrument? Need to brush up on your skills? You can watch digital instructional videos here:

    https://www.imusic-school.com/en/instruments/

    14) Learn a New Language

    Been interested in learning a new language but never had the time? Here are some great resources online to help: https://www.inc.com/larry-kim/9-places-to-learn-a-new-language-online-for-fre.html

    15) Take an Online Class

    Want to spend this time b rushing up on or learning new skills? Here is a list of Ivy League Courses you can take online right now for free: https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/ivy-league-free-online-courses-a0d7ae675869/

     

     

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