Virtual Travel: 48 Places You Can Visit Right Now
Adventurer & Photographer
So, if you need a quick escape, check in on some of these places. It’s a great way to do a little research for your next vacation, too!
Channel Islands National Park
Let the beautiful vibrant colors and gently-waving kelp of the Channel Islands kelp forest put you in a state of deep relaxation. This livestream also has audio so be sure to turn up the volume for some awesome underwater sounds.
Grand Teton National Park
You can always depend on the Grand Tetons for a scenic and serene view, no filter or Photoshop necessary. The Jackson Hole/GTNP area has a variety of webcams so you can check the views from multiple locations.
Yellowstone National Park
Is Old Faithful still as faithful when no one is there in person to watch it? As it turns out, it is. With this live view, you can keep tabs on it. Maybe you’ll even be lucky enough to catch it when it’s erupting. For a list of latest eruptions as well as the predicted next eruption, check here.
Yosemite National Park
While it’s not as striking as being there in person and seeing it towering above you, watching the tallest waterfall in North America on a screen is still pretty neat.
Beaches & Oceans
Cannon Beach, OR
See one of the most iconic beaches in Oregon, complete with a great view of Hackstack Rock.
Coney Island Beach, NY
Check in on one of the most popular beaches in the New York City area.
Deerfield Beach, FL
Beautiful turquoise water, a lovely sandy beach, and the sound of waves crashing and birds singing make this a near-perfect escape for a few minutes (or a few hours).
Another beautiful Hawaii beach view with the sound of waves crashing. If you’re lucky, you may even spot some marine life on this live stream.
This live stream takes you along the beach in Waimea Bay.
Outer Banks, NC
This serene beach scene from the Outer Banks will have you feeling more relaxed in no time.
Head to the coast of the Pacific Ocean for a virtual visit to Sharp Park in Pacifica, California.
Panama City Beach, FL
Check out the great beach views from Pineapple Willy’s in Panama City Beach, Florida!
Lakes, Mountains, Rivers & Waterfalls
Take in the views of the Saint Clair River, and be sure to keep an eye out for ships!
A calming view from Orcas Island.
Friday Harbor, WA
A peaceful view from another Washington island—San Juan Island.
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, CA
This live stream view offers a picture of tranquility as the Smith River gently flows through the Redwoods.
Lake Champlain, VT
Take a virtual visit to Burlington, VT and enjoy views of Lake Champlain and the surrounding area.
Lake Havasu, AZ
See what’s happening in Lake Havasu with this live stream of London Bridge and Bridgewater Channel.
Lake Michigan, MI
Head to the shores of Lake Michigan in St. Joseph, MI and see lake and beach views plus the historic St. Joseph lighthouse.
Take a virtual trip ‘Up North’ to Minnesota and see the Poplar River as it flows into Lake Superior.
Mad River Valley, VT
Covered bridges are so charming. Check out this live stream of the Waitsfield Covered Bridge that crosses the Mad River.
Mirror Lake, NY
This beautiful setting near Lake Placid, NY offers a view of Mirror Lake with the Adirondack Mountains in the background.
You won’t be able to feel the mist from the falls or get the full picture of their beauty and power, but there’s something satisfying about watching the live stream of Niagara Falls.
Enjoy the idyllic scene of the Salmon River and the Sawtooth Mountain Range.
Quaint Small Towns
See what’s happening in historic downtown Ashland, Oregon.
Check out the Old West storefronts along Burro Avenue in Cloudcroft, the highest elevation town in New Mexico.
La Grange, KY
Check out this unique Southern town where the train runs right down Main Street!
Park City, UT
Take a look at what’s going in Park City, UT with this view of historic Main Street.
Watch the traffic as it flows across the Charles River on the Zakim Bridge.
Las Vegas, NV
See what’s happening on the Las Vegas Strip!
It’s probably no surprise that one of the best views of Seattle and the surrounding area is from the Space Needle. Get a dose of those Pacific Northwest vibes with this pano cam view.
St. Louis, MO
See the St. Louis skyline including the iconic Gateway Arch.