Virtual Travel During COVID-19

by | Apr 22, 2020 | COVID-19, Travel and COVID-19, Travel Blog | 0 comments

OK folks, this ‘shelter-in-place’ is the real deal.  As we all Stay-in and Stay-Safe during this COVID 19 crisis, we at Meaningful Trips hope everyone is Staying-in and Staying-safe.  We have continued to share some wonderful resources to help you

‘Dream Now and Travel Later’. 

For this, COVID-19 Installment #2, we are pleased to share our Best Travel Movies of all time. (well, at least for us that is).

Smithsonian Travel Plus

Explore the U.S. From Above with Smithsonian Channel's Aerial America

Smithsonian Channel is currently making all 68 full-length episodes of “Aerial America” available for free and with no login requirement on Smithsonian Channel Plus. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 4 p.m. EST, Smithsonian Channel will also host a live “watch party” on their Facebook page to make the “Aerial America” viewing experience interactive despite social distancing.  “Take off on a thrilling flight across America. This epic series offers rare glimpses of our nation’s most treasured landmarks, all seen from breathtaking heights. From busy cityscapes to quiet landscapes, we capture the history and the pageantry of our amazing country, which is as diverse as the people who occupy it.”

New York Times 52 Places Virtually

52 Places, Virtually - The New York Times

“When the New York Times published their list of 52 places to visit in 2020 three months ago, no one could have guessed how much our world would change”.  Thank you New York Times and Paige McClanahan and Debra Kamin.

AAA Virtual Travel Events

AAA Virtual Travel Event Series

AAA Virtual Travel Event series is a free online program that gives travelers the online option to dream and explore the exciting places they want to visit one day. To participate, visit

You choose somewhere in world that interests you and sign up.

Destinations include Amsterdam, Iceland, the Northern Lights in Finland, the Alaskan glaciers and Splendors of Egypt and the Nile.  You can interact with travel professionals, ask questions and learn about the different types of travel.

If you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose?

Please share with us in the comments!

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Due to COVID-19, all 2020 tours were cancelled. We remain hopeful for a return to responsible adventure travel in 2021. Until then…

Be Healthy  

Be Kind

Dream Now 

Travel Later


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