3 Virtual Local Attractions You Can Enjoy at Home

man watching virtual local attractions on his tablet

Looking for ways to enjoy some of your favorite local attractions without leaving our Glenview apartments? We know just how you can broaden your horizons. Don’t count out trips to the museum or aquarium. Here are a few virtual local attractions featuring tours and stay-at-home educational programs for everyone.

The Shedd Aquarium

The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago is offering Walking Rounds on YouTube. On May 7, 2020, Dr. Matt shared his knowledge of the Fly River Turtle. What makes these turtles unique? Follow Dr. Matt as he explores the rest of the aquarium. Keep up with the Shedd Aquarium by following them on Instagram. The aquarium regularly posts videos about their wildlife. Enjoy close-ups of the penguins and jellyfish. Challenge friends or family to draw their favorite animal from the tour.

Kohl Children’s Museum

The Kohl Children’s Museum in Glenview is “the place where awesome lives.” There are several fun tutorial videos for people of all ages to enjoy online at home. Here are a few of the current offerings. Cool Tool Creations teaches kids how to make a useful tool that performs a job more effectively. The Wheel Deal explores how wheels move and reduce friction. Drying It Out shows how you can turn used paper into recycled paper. There are also educational videos offered in Spanish.

Glenview Public Library

Do you miss events at the Glenview Public Library? Sign up at the library website and check out the current schedule of online events hosted through the library. 

These three virtual local attractions will offer something for everyone. If you’d like to learn more about our area or community, then contact us. We’d love to hear from you.

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