Traveling this year seems to be quite difficult as the world deal with coronavirus pandemic. We all are stuck at home and wish to go out. So here is a virtual tour of Orlando for the travel junkies stuck at home.
“We recognize that now, more than ever, we all want to escape from reality, even if it’s just for a moment. Whether you like floating down a lazy river in one of our resort pools or immersing yourself into The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, we hope these experiences provide a much-needed break from everyday life,” said George Aguel, President and CEO of Visit Orlando.
By sitting at home, the “virtual visitor” can now soar down a 200 feet roller coaster watch fireworks over the famous Cinderella Castle, zipline over alligators and even learn from experts how to draw Mickey Mouse, on Visit Orlando’s blog.
Walt Disney World
Watch a sneak peek of new rides like ‘Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway’ and ‘Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance’, enjoy character meet-and-greets and more on the Disney Parks YouTube channel.
Universal Orlando Resort
You can travel to different worlds virtually such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley and experience the parks with 360-degree videos of some of the most popular roller coasters, explore holiday events and take a closer look into the restaurants that make up Universal CityWalk, on the Universal Orlando Resort’s YouTube channel.
You can relax and virtually go through by yourself down the winding lazy river that is part of the 5-acre waterpark located on the luxurious grounds of the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort.
Through virtual action, you can float down the river with gushing geysers at Aquatica’s Roa’s rapids at the Aquatica Orlando water park,
Gatorland’s School of Croc goes online on FaceBook every day at 10 a.m. and showcases animals and adventures. In the afternoon, their YouTube channel shares live-action encounters with animals including Burmese pythons, crocodiles, alligators and monitor lizards.
Virtually experience the indoor skydiving at iFLY Orlando. Get in the driver’s seat for a virtual race through Andretti Indoor Karting and Games’ indoor track of turns and high-speed chases.
You can now stream educational IMAX films that are shown in the cine dome of the Orlando Science Center. Enjoy MacGillivray Freeman IMAX films by streaming, America’s Musical Journey on YouTube, and Dream Big, Hum back Whale and National Parks Adventure on Vimeo on Demand.
learn real-world case studies and even design a theme park experience through interactive activities by Disney Imagineers.
Music, Movies, and Museums
Listen to intimate musical performances at the Timucua Arts Foundation, set in the home grounds of the former music director for Cirque du Soleil. The foundation will post daily videos of previously recorded live performances on its Facebook page, also host a Digital Music Flea Market to help local musical artists.
Would you like to experience this virtual tour?