Virtual Passport Cancellations
Stay connected and get stamped! Passport To Your National Parks® is helping Extend the Experience with free downloadable cancellations to go with fun virtual park experiences and activities that can be enjoyed at home. We’ll continue to add more virtual experiences and cancellations to this page, so check back often and follow Passport To Your National Parks® on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to keep up with your collection.
Getting your virtual cancellations is easy! Once you’ve completed the tour, program, or activity, click the “Download” button to view a saveable PDF or click the cancellation image for a digital PNG file.
Looking for ways to organize your digital collection? Venture over to the Virtual Cancellation Collector’s Guide to browse inspiration for new enthusiasts and Passport pros alike!
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Virtual Junior Ranger ProgramHelp preserve history with Abraham Lincoln Birthplace NHP! Join the park in building a time capsule to share with future generations. You have until April 1, 2021 to submit items!
Adams NHP Virtual TourTake a virtual tour from the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn’s Hill to the gentleman’s country estate at Peace field! Adams National Historical Park is the story of “heroes, statesman, philosophers … and learned women” whose ideas and actions helped to transform thirteen disparate colonies into one united nation.
Alibates Flint Quarries NM Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour 13,000 years ago to Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument! This site was already well-known by mammoth hunters as a place to get the best stone for their primitive tools. Centuries have passed but the colorful flint found right here in the Texas panhandle never lost its value and usefulness. Visit and gain a sense of how integral this site was to the survival, commerce, and culture of the High Plains. What a trip!
Andrew Johnson NHS Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of Andrew Johnson National Historic Site! This park preserves Johnson’s historic Tailor Shop, two beautiful homes, and burial site of the 17th president of the United States. The Homestead, a larger home on Main Street, is the home where Johnson lived both before and after his presidency. It is filled with 85% of President Johnson’s original belongings!
Apostle Islands NL Virtual TourTake a breathtaking virtual tour of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore! Just imagine that moment, being in that perfect spot as the sun rises, and everything comes into focus. A rocky shoreline suddenly reflects the world around you. Waiting for you among the water, land, forests, and history is that moment. How will the islands inspire you?
Arches NP Virtual VisitTake a virtual tour of Arches National Park – one of the most breathtaking parks in our country! Discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world! Natural stone arches, hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. It’s a red-rock wonderland!
Assateague Island NS Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of beautiful Assateague Island National Seashore – a 37-mile long barrier island located off the eastern coast of the Delmarva peninsula facing the Atlantic Ocean. The northern two-thirds of the island is in Maryland while the southern third is in Virginia. Experience the beautiful wildlife on the island – from the large populations of birds that inhabit the island, to the amazing (and adorable!) wild Assateague ponies!
Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality NM
Virtually step back in history to visit the home of the National Woman’s Party for nearly 90 years. Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, which was designated a national monument in 2016 by President Obama, was the epicenter of the struggle for women’s rights. From this house, Alice Paul and the NWP developed innovative strategies and tactics to advocate for the Equal Rights Amendment and equality for women! This is where it all started!
Big Bend NP Virtual TourTake a virtual tour to a magical place in Far West Texas where night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-like canyons in ancient limestone: Big Bend National Park. Here, at the end of the road, hundreds of bird species take refuge in a solitary mountain range surrounded by weather-beaten desert. Tenacious cactus bloom in sublime southwestern sun, and diversity of species is the best in the country!
Big Cypress N PRES Virtual Tour
Big Cypress National Preserve is an amazing and diverse landscape! Virtually explore the majestic cypress and mangroves, alligators, and panther tracks all in one day!
Blue Ridge Parkway Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of the Blue Ridge Parkway! It’s an experience unlike any other: a slow-paced and relaxing drive revealing stunning long-range vistas and close-up views of the rugged mountains and pastoral landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands. The Parkway meanders for 469 miles, protecting a diversity of plants and animals, and providing opportunities for enjoying all that makes this region of the country so special. Enjoy the scenery from the comfort of your home!
Boston NHP Virtual TourGet ready to take a virtual climb up Bunker Hill Monument! This monument was erected to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill, which was among the first major battles between British and Patriot forces in the American Revolutionary War, fought there June 17, 1775. The 221-foot (67 m) granite obelisk was erected between 1825 and 1843 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, with granite from nearby Quincy conveyed to the site via the purpose-built Granite Railway, followed by a trip by barge. There are 294 steps to the top! On your marks, get set. Go!
Canaveral NS Virtual TourSince ancient times, this barrier island has provided sanctuary to both people and wildlife. Take a virtual tour and like first natives and early settlers, you too can find tranquility!
Cane River Creole NHPExperience the history of Oakland Plantation from your own home. Get to know the men and women of the plantation with the park’s audio tour and web app, then download your official virtual cancellation.
Canyonlands NP Virtual Visit
Virtually explore beautiful Canyonlands National Park! Explore a wilderness of canyons and fantastically formed buttes carved by the Colorado River. With names like Island in the Sky, The Needles, The Maze, you are sure to remember this adventure for many years to come!
Castillo de San Marcos NM
Take a virtual tour of Castillo de San Marcos NM, the oldest masonry fort and the best-preserved example of Spanish colonial fortification in the continental United States. Check out 3D models inside the fort, or just enjoy the surrounding scenic landscape.
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP Virtual TourFrom Backcountry to Breadbasket to Battlefield — and Beyond, take this virtual tour of Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park! The Shenandoah Valley invites you to learn about its rich heritage, from Native Americans who first shaped the land, to pioneers of this frontier; this fertile area became one of the most important wheat producing regions of the entire South. The Valley also witnessed some of the most dramatic events of the Civil War, including the Battle of Cedar Creek!
Cesar E. Chavez Virtual Tour¡Si, se puede! Learn about workers rights icon César E. Chávez with a virtual tour of his California home, which also served as the headquarters of the United Farm Workers.
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Virtual TourLearn about and explore the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal with the virtual experiences that C&O Canal NHP has to offer. The park preserves nearly 100 years of early American industrial and transportation history along the 184.5 miles between Washington, DC and Cumberland, MD. Add it to your virtual Passport collection today!
Chesapeake Bay Virtual Tour
Come take a beautiful virtual tour of the Chesapeake Bay! Choose which river you want to explore and learn about and enjoy North America’s largest estuary—a place where fresh and saltwater mix to create a vast and diverse ecosystem. The Bay’s 64,000-square-mile watershed will lead you on all kinds of adventures! Here you can visit major league cities, colonial towns, American Indian landscapes, farms and fishing villages. You can learn to kayak, pick crabs, go fishing, tour a lighthouse, slurp oysters, and slow down to enjoy the natural beauty of the Chesapeake!
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National NMP Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour back in history of Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. This park, located in northern Georgia and southeastern Tennessee, preserves the sites of two major battles of the American Civil War: The Battle of Chickamauga and the Siege of Chattanooga. In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, known as the “Gateway to the Deep South.” The Confederates were victorious at nearby Chickamauga in September. However, renewed fighting in Chattanooga that November provided Union troops victory and control of the city.
Clara Barton NHS Virtual TourClara Barton was a remarkable person who dedicated her life and energies to help others in times of need – both at home and abroad, in peacetime and during military emergencies. Take a virtual tour and learn all about this amazing woman!
Colorado NM Virtual TourVirtually experience Colorado NM – one of the grand landscapes of the American West. More than a monument, its sheer-walled, red rock canyons along the twists and turns of Rim Rock Drive, where you may spy bighorn sheep and soaring eagles.
Congaree NP Virtual TourCome take a virtual tour and discover the vast wilderness of Congaree National Park, just 20 miles from the state capital of Columbia, South Carolina. From canoeing under the towering hardwoods to exploring the untouched wilderness, Congaree National Park is breathtaking. This park is the largest intact expanse of old growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the southeastern United States. Waters from the Congaree and Wateree Rivers sweep through the floodplain, carrying nutrients and sediments that nourish and rejuvenate this ecosystem and support the growth of national and state champion trees.
Cumberland Gap Virtual Tour
Take this virtual tour of the Hensley Settlement, one of the most beloved destinations at Cumberland Gap NHP. You’ll be transported to this peaceful haven of homestead log cabins, a one-room schoolhouse, and a blacksmith shop – all from your couch!
National Cherry Blossom Festival Virtual Tour
Since we couldn’t celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival in person this year, let’s take a virtual tour together! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the breathtaking virtual tour National Mall and Memorial Parks created AND keep up your stamping streak.
El Malpais NM Virtual Visit
Come discover the land of fire and ice! Take a virtual tour of the diverse volcanic landscape of El Malpais – explore cinder cones, lava tube caves, sandstone bluffs, and hiking trails. Wildlife abounds in the open grasslands and forests. Extraordinary!
El Morro NM Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of El Morro National Monument where Ancestral Puebloans, Spanish, and American travelers carved over 2,000 signatures, dates, messages, and petroglyphs. El Morro National Monument’s archeological and historical treasures weave a colorful tapestry of the peopling of New Mexico!
Eugene O’Neill NHS Virtual VisitTake a virtual hike on the grounds of Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site, the California home of American playwrite and Nobel laureate Eugene O’Neill.
First State NHP Virtual Tour
Learn all about Delaware – the First State to ratify the Constitution. First State National Historical Park was initially created as First State National Monument by President Barack Obama under the Antiquities Act in 2013, then later redesignated as First State National Historical Park by Congress.
Fort Matanzas NM Virtual Tour
Take a virtual ferry boat to Fort Matanzas National Monument. The crossing takes a few minutes, but the views of the fort and the surrounding wildlife is magnificent! The fort was built in 1742 to defend the city of St. Augustine from British attack. Located just 15 miles south of St. Augustine, it has stood in the Matanzas Inlet for well over 250 years.
Fort McHenry NM & HS Virtual Visit
Take a virtual tour of where The Star-Spangled Banner was born! Fort McHenry still stands as it did when “the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.” Experience the beautifully preserved fort and get a glimpse back in history. Tour the fortifications, buildings, and artillery ranging from the War of 1812 to World War I.
Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie NHP Virtual Tour
Explore two historical forts in one at Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie NHP. The Confederacy fired on the US garrison of Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, opening the Civil War, which redefined American freedom. Fort Moultrie’s history covers more than 220 years of seacoast defense, from the first decisive victory in the American Revolution, to protecting the coast from U-boats during World War II!
Frederick Douglass NHS Virtual Tour
Experience Frederick Douglass NHS from anywhere with these two virtual tours. Explore the museum that tells the story of the famous abolitionist leader’s life, and take a virtual reality tour of his historic home, Cedar Hill.
Glacier NP Virtual VisitVirtually experience “The Crown of the Continent” Glacier National Park. Explore 700 miles of pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes! Relive the days of old through historic chalets, lodges, and the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road.
Grand Teton NP Virtual VisitTake a virtual tour of the Teton Range rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain! The Teton Range stands as a monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River, and enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Guilford Courthouse NMP Virtual VisitWalk in the footsteps of Nathaniel Greene and Lord Cornwallis at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in the heart of Greensboro, NC. This series of park videos will take you on a virtual stroll through serene, protected urban forest as a ranger tells the detailed story of one of the most significant battles of the American Revolution.
Gulf Islands NS Virtual TourWhat is it that entices people to the sea? Poet John Masefield wrote, “I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied.” Take a virtual tour of Gulf Islands National Seashore, where millions of visitors are drawn to the islands in the northern Gulf of Mexico for the white sandy beaches, the aquamarine waters, a boat ride, a camping spot, a tour of an old fort, or a place to fish. It’s breathtaking!
Hampton NHS Virtual Tour
Choose from four virtual experiences at Hampton NHS, or complete all four! Take a 3D virtual tour, the Google Arts and Culture tour, visit the virtual museum, or tour the Lower Farm.
Homestead NM of America Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour through Homestead National Monument! It is a wonderful memorial to the hardships and the pioneer life through which the early settlers passed in the settlement, cultivation and civilization of the Great West.
Hopewell Furnace NHS Virtual TourCome take a virtual tour of Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site! The history of this park spans two centuries—from its untouched natural state as a part of the great eastern American forests, to its rebirth as a recreational and cultural historical area. In between are the stories of industrial development, technology, community, craftsmanship, and natural resources that together changed America. Take a fascinating glimpse into that time in history.
Hovenweep NM Virtual VisitVirtually go back in time to Hovenweep National Monument, home of six prehistoric villages built by the Puebla Indians. Explore these amazing structures, including multistory towers perched on canyon rims and balanced on boulders. Marveling at the skill and motivation of these skilled ancient builders.
Independence NHP Virtual Tour
Have your national park plans been delayed? Stuck at home wondering what to do? Worried about the gap in your Passport? We’ve got you covered! Take this awesome virtual reality tour of Philadelphia and visit Independence National Historical Park right from the comfort of home. Collect the virtual cancellation for your Passport book by downloading the cancellation image pictured here.
Independence NHP Virtual Junior Ranger Program
Download Independence NHP’s Junior Ranger app to explore fun activities like creating your own Declaration of Independence, ringing the Liberty Bell, and taking a Colonial-style portrait. Then download the virtual Junior Ranger cancellation to add to your collection!
Indiana Dunes Virtual Visit
Take a virtual visit to Indiana Dunes National Park! On the southern shore of Lake Michigan, enjoy scouting for rare species of birds or marveling at the beautiful sandy beaches. The park’s 15,000 acres will continually enchant you! The rugged dunes, mysterious wetlands, sunny prairies, meandering rivers, and peaceful forests will leave you enchanted!
James A. Garfield NHS Virtual Tour
Join an interpretive tour of James A. Garfield’s home in Mentor, Ohio! This 30 minute experience was created by students from Perry High School in Lake County, Ohio.
Jamestown Glasshouse Virtual TourTake a virtual visit to Jamestown Glasshouse. America’s first English industrial manufacture began here with a “trial of glass.“ Jamestown was established by the Virginia Company of London in May 1607. Their 1606 charter, granted by King James I, outlined the many purposes and goals of the Company.
Jewel Cave NM Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of Jewel Cave National Monument! This video tour offers a scenic glimpse at some of the underground beauty that awaits visitors. With over 208 miles of mapped and surveyed passages, this underground wilderness appeals to human curiosity. Its splendor is revealed through fragile formations and glimpses of brilliant color. Its maze of passages lure explorers, and its scientific wealth remains a mystery. This resource is truly a jewel in the National Park Service!
Keweenaw NHP Virtual VisitDid you know that The Keweenaw National Historic Park is the only site in the country where prehistoric aboriginal mining of copper occurred? Take a virtual tour to the oldest and largest lava flow known on Earth where volcanic activity produced the only place on the planet where large scale economically recoverable 97 percent pure native copper is found!
Lincoln Boyhood Home N MEM Virtual VisitVirtually explore where Abraham Lincoln grew from youth to manhood on this southern Indiana soil. Many character and moral traits of one of the world’s most respected leaders was formed and nurtured here. Explore Lincoln’s boyhood and learn about the boy who would one day lead the nation.
Longfellow House – Washington’s Headquarters NHS Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site! This site preserves the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the world’s foremost 19th century poets. Visit a historical garden, period furniture, and beautiful artwork in the comfort of your home. The house at 105 Brattle Street in Cambridge was witness to many significant events. It was here that George Washington took command of the Continental Army during the American Revolution. The first use in the United States of anesthesia for childbirth was administered to Fanny Longfellow at the house. Famous literary figures such as Charles Dickens and Nathaniel Hawthorne were visitors, as were politicians, actors, musicians, and others!
Lowell NHP Virtual Tour
Discover the Continuing Revolution at Lowell NHP! Get an up-close look at the history of industry with the official Lowell Junior Ranger Activity Book, the park film “Lowell: The Continuing Revolution,” or do both!
Mammoth Cave NP Virtual TourTake a fantastical virtual tour of Mammoth Cave National Park! The park preserves not only the longest known cave system on earth (400+ miles), but also 53,000 acres of beautiful forest. With nearly a dozen miles of cave trail below ground, and a surface boasting nearly 70 miles of nature trail, 13 backcountry campsites, three campgrounds, and over 20 miles of navigable river to explore and enjoy, it really is two worlds in one!
Moores Creek Virtual Junior Ranger Program
Are you up for the challenge of becoming an official Moores Creek Junior Ranger? Use resources on the park’s website to complete the official Junior Ranger Activity Book and earn your virtual badge! Don’t forget to watch the swearing-in video when you’re done.
Google Arts & Culture Hidden Worlds of the National Parks
Discover the hidden worlds of some of our country’s most beautiful parks with the help of National Park Service rangers in this stunning immersive tour of Kenai Fjords, Hawai’i Volcanoes, Carlsbad Caverns, Bryce Canyon, and Dry Tortugas, courtesy of Google Arts and Culture. And yes, we have a virtual stamp for each of these experiences!
Natural Bridges NM Virtual VisitGo on a virtual adventure to beautiful Natural Bridges National Monument! Marvel at the three huge, stream-carved natural bridges as well as the Puebloans ruins that honor the ancestral Puebloans who once made this place their home.
New River Gorge NR Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of New River Gorge National River which encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along 53 miles of the New River from Bluestone Dam to Hawk’s Nest Lake. Marvel at this globally significant forest containing the most diverse flora of any river gorge in the south and central Appalachian Mountains! Raft the river or bike along an old railroad grade! You will be confronted with spectacular scenery that certainly makes this place worthy of being included in our national park system. A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep and spectacular canyons, the New River is actually among the oldest rivers on Earth. Here in southern West Virginia, the New River has carved and continues to carve the deepest and longest river gorge in the Appalachian Mountains.
NPS – Junior Ranger DayNothing can stop a young park lover from celebrating Junior Ranger Day on April 18! There are plenty of ways to find your virtual park this year – pick your park, participate in an activity or virtual tour, and download your official 2020 Junior Ranger Day virtual cancellation.
NPS – National Park WeekNational Park Week is April 18-26! Find your virtual park and get your official 2020 National Park Week virtual cancellation.
Earth Day 50th Anniversary
This Earth Day, join the National Park Service to learn about our planet and we can work together to take care of it. Participate in any Earth Day activity on April 22 to earn your official virtual cancellations!
Outer Banks Forever
Visit Outer Banks Forever to receive your virtual cancellations for Cape Hatteras, Fort Raleigh, and Wright Brothers NM! Outer Banks Forever, a fellow member of the Eastern National family of brands, is the official nonprofit fundraising partner of your Outer Banks national parks.
Paterson Great Falls NHS Virtual Tour
Learn all about America’s first planned industrial city with Paterson Great Falls National Historic Site! Founded by Alexander Hamilton and centered around the Great Falls of the Passaic River, the humble mills gave rise to the manufacturing of cotton and silk fabrics; steam locomotives; continuous rolls of paper; and even airplane engines!
Pea Ridge NMP Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of Pea Ridge National Military Park – Experience the 4,300-acre battlefield which honors those who fought in one of the most pivotal battles in the Civil War. Pea Ridge is the most intact Civil War battlefield in the United States. The story is not just about generals, and tactics. It is about the volunteer soldiers who fought here, from both sides. It is about the civilians who saw a battle rage in their fields and bravely brought wounded men to their homes.
Petrified Forest NP Virtual TourTake a virtual visit back in time! Visit the Petrified Forest! Known for its fossils, especially fallen trees that lived in the Late Triassic Epoch, about 225 million years ago, it has many new adventures and discoveries to share! Come rediscover Petrified Forest!
Port Chicago Naval Magazine N MEM
The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is a memorial recognizing the dead of the Port Chicago disaster, and the critical role played by Port Chicago, California during World War II. This year’s commemoration was held virtually and underscores the relevance of sites like this one that tell all Americans’ stories.
Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau NHP Virtual Tour
Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park is located on the west coast of the breathtakingly beautiful island of Hawaiʻi . This park is steeped in Hawaiian tradition and folklore. The grounds just outside the Great Wall that encloses the puʻuhonua were home to several generations of powerful Hawaiian chiefs. Take a magical, virtual journey to this sacred place!
Roger Williams NM Virtual Tour
Explore the life of Roger Williams, a man of vision, who is best known for founding the state of Rhode Island and advocating for the separation of church and state in Colonial America. His views on religious freedom and tolerance, his disapproval of confiscating land from Native Americans forced him and his followers to settle a new colony governed by the principles of religious liberty and separation of church and state. As a haven for religious minorities, Rhode Island became home to many Baptist, Quaker, and Jewish populations. Nearly a century after his death, Williams’s notion of a “wall of separation” between church and state-inspired the founders of the United States, who incorporated it into the US Constitution and Bill of Rights.
Sagamore Hill NHS Virtual Tour
Explore Theodore Roosevelt’s “Summer White House” at Sagamore Hill with a 360-degree virtual tour. This is a virtual cancellation opportunity you won’t want to miss!
Salem Maritime NHS Virtual TourDid you know that the Salem Maritime National Historic Site was the first National Historic Site in the United States? Take a virtual tour of the nine acres of land and twelve historic structures along the beautiful Salem waterfront.
San Juan NHS Virtual VisitWalk into 500 years of history at San Juan NHS! Enjoy the beauty, architecture, and culture of this World Heritage Site from home.
Saratoga NHP Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of Saratoga National Historical Park. The park preserves the site of the Battles of Saratoga, the first significant American military victory of the American Revolutionary War.
Shenandoah NP Virtual VisitGet away from it all, and take a virtual tour of Shenandoah National Park. It’s bursting with cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, fields of wildflowers, and quiet wooded hollows. 200,000+ acres of protected lands with wildlife galore! Your journey begins right here!
Sleeping Bear Dunes NL Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and experience the wonder of the immense dunes, high bluffs, and dune plateaus that are the remarkable landmarks that run along the shoreline of the park. Breathtaking!
Springfield Armory NHS Virtual VisitFounded by George Washington in 1794, the Springfield Armory provided weapons to the US military from the War of 1812 to the War in Vietnam in 1968. Become a Virtual Junior Ranger at Springfield Armory National Historic Site and explore this fascinating perspective on American history.
Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks GroupAre you ready for an epic virtual tour where battles were fought and heroes were forged? Take these virtual adventures to historic sites like the Battle of Cowpens—the turning point in the Revolutionary War—or discover the 18th century history of South Carolina at Ninety Six National Historic Site! Make your way to Kings Mountain National Military Park, the site of a critical battle of the Southern Campaign that Jefferson called “The turn of the tide of success.” Of course, you won’t want to miss a virtual tour of the beautiful Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, which traces the route used by patriot militia during the pivotal Kings Mountain campaign of 1780. All these amazing parks are must-sees for any Revolutionary War enthusiast!
Star-Spangled Banner NHT Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail. This 560-mile land and water route tells the story of the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake Bay region. The trail traces American and British troop movements, introduces visitors to communities affected by the war, and highlights the Chesapeake region’s distinctive landscapes and waterways. It connects historic sites in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia and commemorates the events leading up to the Battle for Baltimore, the aftermath of which inspired Francis Scott Key to write our national anthem!
Statue of Liberty NM Virtual Tour“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” Take a virtual tour of this beautiful monument – a gift of friendship from the people of France to the US, which went on to be recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy forever!
Stones River NB Virtual Tour
The virtual tour of Stones River National Battlefield is a must-see for Civil War enthusiasts! The battle began on the last day of 1862 and was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War. It produced important military and political gains for the Union, and it changed forever the people who lived and fought here. This battle helped legitimize the Emancipation Proclamation that had gone into effect on January 1, 1863. President Lincoln called the win at Stones River, “a hard-earned victory, which had there been a defeat instead, the country scarcely could have lived over.”
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural NHS Virtual VisitThe presidency of Theodore Roosevelt was unique from its very first moment. Take a virtual trip to the historic house of Ansley Wilcox in Buffalo, New York, where our 26th President was quietly sworn-in on a mid-September afternoon.
Thomas Edison NHP Virtual TourCome take an amazing virtual tour of Thomas Edison’s home and laboratory! Step back to a time when machines were run by belts and pulleys and music was played on phonographs. Where, to the passerby, the buildings betray little evidence of the industries they once started. Discover where America’s greatest inventor changed our world forever.
Timucuan E & H PRES Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of where the waters meet! Visit one of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast. Discover 6,000 years of human history and experience the beauty of salt marshes, coastal dunes, and hardwood hammocks. The Timucuan Preserve includes Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation!
Tuskegee Airmen NHS Virtual Tour
Discover the stories of America’s legendary Tuskegee Airmen at the virtual Tuskegee Airmen NHS museum.
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River Virtual TourTake your pick of numerous virtual tours of the beautiful Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River! Canoe through rapids and quiet pools as the Delaware River winds its way through a valley of swiftly changing scenery or fish amid rolling hills and riverfront villages in one of the finest fishing rivers in the northeastern United States. The clean water of the Delaware, the last major undammed river in the eastern United States, supports a healthy ecosystem and offers tranquility and excitement.
Ulysses S. Grant NHS Virtual TourLearn about Ulysses S. Grant’s pre-Civil War life in Missouri with a virtual tour of his home at White Haven, just outside of St. Louis, MO.
War in the Pacific Virtual TourTake a virtual tour of War in the Pacific National Historical Park. This beautiful park was established to commemorate the bravery, courage, and sacrifice of those participating in the campaigns of the Pacific Theater of World War II. You will see the former battlefields, gun emplacements, trenches, and historic structures that all serve as silent reminders of the intense World War II battles fought there.
Weir Farm NHS Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour and experience Weir Farm National Historic Site. Learn about Julian Alden Weir‘s artistic transformation from an academically trained portrait/still-life painter to one of the pioneers of American Impressionism, and how the landscape of Weir Farm National Historic Site was integral to that process. Relax, sit back, and enjoy the beauty and calm.
Western Pennsylvania National Parks
What do the Johnstown Flood, Flight 93, Fort Necessity, Friendship Hill, and Allegheny Portage National Parks and Monuments have in common? Freedom. Patriotism. Bravery. Fighting for what is right. They teach us that we must leave nothing undone for the preservation and protection of our world. Tune in to the live streams every week on each of the park’s Facebook pages to learn more about these amazing places!
Women’s Rights NHP – Virtual Convention Days 2020
Convention Days at Women’s Rights National Historical Park is an annual commemoration of the historic Women’s Rights Convention of 1848 at Seneca Falls, New York. This year’s convention explores the “Legacies of Our Foremothers” with living historians and engaging presentations from scholars, artists, and park rangers. Sojourner Truth and Susan B. Anthony will be there—will you?
Wrangell-St. Elias NP and Preserve Virtual Tour
Take a breathtaking virtual tour of the largest national park – Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, which has glaciers, peaks, and breathtaking views! It contains the marks the junction of the Chugach, Wrangell, and St. Elias mountain ranges and is just a day’s drive east of Anchorage. At 13.2 million acres, the park is the same size as Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, and Switzerland combined! Within this wild landscape, people continue to live off the land as they have done for centuries.
Yosemite NP Virtual Visit
To quote the artist Ansel Adams, “Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.” Take a virtual tour of Yosemite – it’s not just a great valley, but a shrine to human foresight, the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquility of the High Sierra. Breathtaking!