By now you all know my huge love of wildlife and adventure, so it should be no surprise to you that I decided to spend a little bit of my downtime finding National Parks, Zoos, Aquariums and other awesome places that offer live cams and virtual tours. Trust me, I was not disappointed! There are so many out there and it is a great way to experience these beautiful places and animals, without ever leaving your home. Enjoy this list of Live Cams of National Parks, Zoos & Aquariums that will make you want to be there when you’re not able to be. I’ve also sprinkled in a few of my Alaska Wild & Free stickers and coloring books throughout too. Oh, and I have free coloring printables at the bottom of this post.
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National Parks with Live Cameras
There are 3 webcams available to let you visit the country’s deepest lake.
Five webcams are available to view to see Denali National Park. You don’t want to miss these!
This Denali National Park has coloring pages of all the wonderful animals that called Denali National Park their home.
There are 15 different webcams are currently in service at Glacier National Park.
Seven webcams will give you a view of Grand Canyon National Park.
There is only one webcam here, but you can get an idea of the beauty of this park.
Katmai has several live webcams available for watching the bears.
The busiest of National Parks is a good one to avoid right now, but you can still watch it from home with their eight webcams.
Yellowstone National Park has nine webcams available to watch several areas of the park and the wildlife within it.
With eight webcams, you can keep an eye out on Yosemite National Park.
Aquariums with Live Cameras
The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta also has a number of 24-hour live steams on its African Pelicans, California Sea Lions, Jellyfish, Beluga Whales, plus the Ocean Voyager and Barrier Reef webcams and more.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium has 10 live cameras available for your viewing pleasure. You can watch the sharks, the jellyfish, open sea and more!
The Oregon Coast Aquarium offers a live view of sharks, otters, and seabirds.
This Chicago Aquarium is keeping an eye on the penguins via their Twitter page too.
Zoos with Live Cameras
The Cincinnati Zoo is bringing the zoo to you with Facebook lives every single day of the week!
Visit Giraffes, Gorillas, Elephants and more via webcam at the Houston Zoo.
Penguins, Polar Bears and Giraffes can all be viewed on the Kansas City Zoo webcams.
No need to leave the country to visit one of the most famous zoos in the world.
Penguins, Lions, Grizzly Bears, and more can be viewed through the webcam at the Maryland Zoo.
Watch Pandas, Hippos, and Elephants at the Memphis Zoo.
This Arizona Zoo allows you an inside view of the lives of the lions, giraffe, grizzly, and lemur.
This is one of the best and largest zoos in the world! They have so many Live Cams: Baboon, Penguin, Pandas, Polar Bears, Ape, Koalas, Giraffes, Tigers, Burrowing Owls, Elephants, and California Candor.
Did you know that the Smithsonian has a zoo? You can watch several of their live cams too! The Smithsonian National Zoo hosts a 24-hour live view of Giant Pandas Tian Tian and Mei Xiang. So cute!
I created this coloring book for Zoo Knoxville. It is filled with coloring pages with the Red Panda, Giraffes, African Lions, Black Bears, Desert Tortoise, and so many more fun animal illustrations. Purchase it on AlaskaWildandFree.com or on Amazon. Thank you for your support!
Live Cams Museums, Historical Sites, and other Virtual Tours & Film Festivals
The Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies are available to see on a virtual tour of this museum.
Mexican art icon Frida Kahlo is the focal point of two of the four available online exhibits.
Six virtual exhibits are available from this museum named for artist Georgia O’Keeffe, the Mother of American Modernism.
Have you always wanted to see the Great Wall of China? Here’s your chance!
This museum’s popular online exhibits include Civil Rights Photography. These photos capture moments of social protest of the Freedom Rides and Rosa Park’s arrest.
The entire 2019 International Fly Fishing Film Festival is available to watch for free! The stories are so beautiful and captivating.
Take a peak at the The Costume Institute Conversation Lab, which is just one of the institution’s 26 online exhibits.
The 16 virtual exhibits include a special section on 21st Century Designer Fashion. What is your favorite exhibit? Let us know in the comments.
New York’s extensive collection is available to view online. This is one you won’t want to miss!
Dive into the pre-Hispanic history of Mexico with 23 exhibit rooms full of Mayan artifacts. This one is at the top of my list!
Both Virginia’s Langley Research Center and Ohio’s Glenn Research Center offer online tours for free. Looking for something a little different then try the augmented reality experiences via The Space Center Houston’s app.
Check out Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidential airplane, plus many other military aircrafts, in the Air Force’s official museum.
The Golden Age of Dutch art includes the work of Vermeer and Rembrandt and is one of the exhibits in this museum.
No need to travel to the Smithsonian! It’s 360-degree room-by-room virtual tour brings the world-famous Natural History museum right to you!
The works of Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Jeff Koons, and Franz Marc are a few of the 625 artists whose works are a part of the Guggenheim’s Collection.
You can even visit Paris, France and view amazing works of art at The Louvre.
Madrid’s must-see art museum has the works of some of the Europe’s most celebrated artists like Rembrandt and Dali.
Get up close and personal with the impressionist painter’s most famous work thanks to Google Arts & Culture.
Free Coloring Printables
Do you enjoy coloring, too? I’ve created a few free coloring pages for you to enjoy. Simply print them and color them in with crayons, coloring pencils, or fine tip pens. These are not for commercial use.