Virtual Travel to Help You Avoid Cabin Fever

by Michael Satterfield

We are all stuck at home because of the COVID-19 crisis, while working from home may seem like a dream for many the prospect of staying home for weeks on end can be overwhelming. As someone who loves to travel and had to cancel several trips due to the travel restrictions. I reached out to some of my favorite travel destinations to see what unique online experiences they had to offer once we have all collectively finished watching Tiger King on Netflix. From recordings of performances from live theater to virtual tours of art galleries and museums, there are some amazing ways to stay connected while we all are stuck at home.

Woodstock, Georgia:

One of our favorite cities Jennifer and I have ever visited, this small town just outside of Atlanta has a lot to offer and should be your shortlist for an actual visit once travel restrictions are lifted. Check out more from our trip HERE and see some ways you can visit Woodstock virtually below:

Elm Street Arts:
Helvetica: The Digital Experience
Helvetica is a new work written by Will Coleman and is a dramatic “play about stories.” Helvetica is introduced in three different times and how her experiences tell her story. 

Available Digitally: March 20 – May 10, 2020
Cost: FREE
Run Time: 98 Minutes
Rating: Recommended for ages 16+ (Strong Language, Mature Themes)

Woodstock's Guide to Social Distancing:
Includes Live Musical Performance, Theater, Local Shops & Restaurants offering online shopping and delivery.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:

Oklahoma City offers a unique mix of big-city excitement and rugged western history, from its working stockyards to its thriving art community OKC has something for everyone and is often one of my favorite stops along Route 66. Until we can get back on "the mother road" we will just have to make do with their virtual offerings.

Oklahoma City Zoo:
The OKC Zoon is offering a new digital series called OKC Zoo at Two, the series allows viewers to take a safari from home with caretaker chats, wellness exams, behind-the-scenes animal encounters, and unexpected adventures.

The world-famous Ponyboy OKC is streaming live music each night at 8pm featuring local musicians, with past live streams up for viewing at any time. Visit for more info.

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum: 
Take a virtual tour of exhibits at the National Cowboy & Westen Heritage Museum thanks to Google's Art & Culture program. The Art of the American West tour is worth your time. CLICK HERE to see all virtual tours.

Beaufort, South Carolina:

Kazoobie Kazoo Factory:
If you have ever wondered where Kazoos are made, the Kazoobie Kazoo factory is live streaming tours on Facebook at The museum houses one of the largest collections of kazoos in the world.  

Phoenix, Arizona:

Heard Museum: 
The internationally acclaimed Heard Museum is one of the best places to experience the myriad cultures and art of American Indians of the Southwest is offering virtual field trips. CLICK HERE.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West: 
Scottsdale's only National Historic Landmark and on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Take a virtual tour through its terraces and buildings created by America's greatest architect. CLICK HERE.

Montezuma Castle:
Take a virtual tour of Montezuma Castle, declared by President Theodore Roosevelt “of the greatest ethnological value and scientific interest,” when he celebrated the passage of the Antiquities Act by declaring four sites of historic and cultural significance and establishing the nation’s first National Monuments. CLICK HERE.