April 15, 2020
Adventures From Home: Virtual Tours At Your Fingertips
While Visit Mesa is sharing these virtual tours for our visitors unable to travel during this time, they are no replacement for the authentic, curated experiences one can enjoy when visiting Mesa, Arizona.
Plan your travel using the many resources throughout this online site including our Trip Planning section, Things to Do area featuring our many attractions and activities, and when you’re ready to book travel to Mesa be sure to learn more about our hotels here.
During their temporary shutdown, they will be sharing all kinds of educational content for kids (and adults!) who are at home learning, keeping you updated on what the animals are doing, and live footage of the animals!
Medieval Times is providing fun and educational materials like worksheets, games, coloring pages, crowns, and shields to help their junior royal fans stay entertained and educated while learning from home! Check back every week for new content!
MIM has video interviews for adults and fun activities for kids at home. If we can’t travel, MIM is bringing the world to us.
Now you can take a tour of the AzMNH right from your own computer with their brand new Google 360 tour!
Take flight without leaving your couch! Hot Air Expeditions has a virtual reality hot air balloon tour. See the Sonoran Desert from above in the video below!
Take a tour of the farm at Goat Yoga AZ. See what the Goats, Alpacas, and chickens have been up to! You can catch them snoozing, grazing, and playing! They have also been doing FREE "Zoom Field Trips" with teachers, taking them around the farm and showing them all the animals. Teachers can use this as an educational tool, and do something the kids will LOVE!
You might not be able to stop and smell the roses, but you can still see them on the MCC Rose Garden's virtual tour of the Veterans Gardens! Click here for the tour.
Butterfly Wonderland will be sharing all kinds of educational content for kids (and adults!) who are at home learning, keeping you updated on what our animals are doing, and asking for your help to keep the butterflies, our butterfly farmers, and all the rainforest animals at Butterfly Wonderland healthy and strong through our “2 Tickets To Go” program.
Yoga Party Live
They are offering FREE yoga classes on their Facebook Page and will be starting some yoga classes on Zoom next week. Anyone who is interested can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the information.
Carnival of Illusion
Carnival of Illusion is sharing the gift of magic with you, by providing online tutorials for the top 10 magic card tricks! This is a fun way to impress your family (or cat!) while we are stick inside. Click here for magic.
The i.d.e.a. museum has posted a collection of fun activities to do at home to spark creativity! check it out here.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum is producing short videos on various topics on their Facebook page. Check out this one that takes viewers on a walk along the high trail!
No need to leave home to check out all the classic cars at Streetside Classics - Phoenix! Watch the video below to browse their collection!
Take a digital safari at the Phoenix Zoo! You can watch videos of the animals, learn some cool facts, play games, and make crafts! Click here to explore the zoo from home!
Get a glimpse of what a tour at the Commemorative Airforce Museum entails on the video below!
The Mesa Public Library is offering online activities, read-a-longs, lessons, and ways to keep the kiddos busy while they are learning from home!