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Tours, Festivals and Family-Friendly Fun from Home

1st May 2020 - 4:00pm

Washington DC

Washington DC


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Tourist boards around the world are bringing their destinations to you during these difficult times. Take a look and share a smile. We will get through this so take the time to view what your trade partners are doing all over the world to bring all they have to offer to your home.


This week, enjoy online offerings from three US states from the comfort of your home. Why not check out a 360-degree virtual tour of Washington DC, a virtual music festival from Portland, Oregon or a multitude of free content for families with Greater Palm Springs, California.


Washington DC Inspires - shares some inspirational content in which you can take a 360- degree virtual tour - see HERE.


Visit Greater Palm Springs is providing great online virtual family entertainment. The Living Desert and Zoo in Palm Desert is providing a multitude of free online resources for families during lockdown. Consistently rated as one of the top 10 Zoos in the US, this family-friendly zoo and botanical gardens specialises in the deserts of the world. To ensure children are kept entertained the animal care team has created a series of games, audiobooks, videos, magazines, newspapers and more made available to download via the website HERE.


Portland Together - OPB launches virtual music festival - Portland, Oregon. With large gatherings prohibited throughout the world, Oregon Public Broadcasting aims to give a digital voice to the music community, connecting Oregon and its neighbours with a virtual music festival. Watch a series of recorded music performances spanning the state of Oregon and taking music lovers on a tour through the lens of local musicians. Laura Gibson sings soulful songs on the Amtrak Empire as she rides from Portland to the Columbia River Gorge. See HERE.

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