So, you’re done with work for the day and have no more shows to binge watch. What now?
This is the question many people are asking themselves as they inevitably run out of things to do while social distancing, and settle into boredom. Lucky for us, there’s a plethora of virtual things to do that will lift us out of self-isolation blues. Whether you’re taking a work break or finished for the day, keep reading for our favorites so far.
We’re two weeks into self-isolation, which means it’s time for a change of scenery. Instead of risking exposure at your local walking trail, virtually horseback ride through the sun-swathed vistas of Bryce Canyon or dive through a 1907 shipwreck in the Dry Tortugas. Five national parks and Google Arts & Culture teamed up so that you can discover the beauty of our national parks from the safety and comfort of your couch.
Explore all 160 rooms of the Winchester Mystery House and learn about its dark and puzzling history. We recommend watching the virtual tour at night for the most authentic (spooky) experience. The Winchester Mystery House is also offering discounted ticket vouchers valid through May 1st, so you can visit the historic estate for yourself when it’s safe to do so.
In the time it takes for you to choose a TV show on Netflix, you could have already become an expert at a new skill. From mixology to foreign languages to UX design, Skillshare is an online community that has courses for just about anything you can imagine. Basic memberships are free, but try the the 2-month free trial of Skillshare Premium to take advantage of all the courses available.
Choose from an extensive library of musicals and plays, from timeless classics to critically acclaimed trailblazers. BroadwayHD offers ad-free streaming available on iOS, AppleTV, Android, Roku, Amazon Firestick and Web. The best part? There’s a 7-day free trial.