Winter Virtual Vacations for Social Distancers

Looking for a dreamy Winter wonderland trip without risking your health? A vacation, or rather “staycation” that’ll justify curling up next to your fireplace with hot cocoa in hand?

All that and more is totally possible. Covid19 may have snuck in and stole most of our vacations over these past months, but fortunately, we still have a digital world at our fingertips.

Winter sightseeing can be your reality through just a few clicks around the web. You, your partner, and even the kiddos can snuggle up around the screen to gaze at frosty destinations from around the world.

For year-round virtual sightseeing, check out Pingster. The only social network with geotagged photos of beautiful places both near and far from you.

That way you’ll get your daily dose of digital travel and travel inspiration. It’s the only social platform guaranteed to boost you out of a “homebody slump.” 

Now on to those 2020 Winter destinations offering virtual tours.

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Winter Virtual Tours for you and the family

Though not your typical Winter destination, Camp Tulahead is a beautiful year-round camp with wholesome activities for youth campers. Their school retreats are loved by Canadian families and their virtual tours offer a glimpse into the one-of-a-kind experience.

winter virtual vacation
winter virtual vacation

Though not the most ideal physical experience for everyone, Mount Everest offers a luxuriant Winter virtual vacation.

A groundbreaking VR experience of the Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The China–Nepal border runs across its summit point.

Discover an experience like no other through Diamond Peak’s Aerial hub. Located in picturesque Inline Village, this is a place with miles of welcoming, uncrowded runs. The most breathtaking views in Tahoe.

Location highlights include their:

  • Crystal Express Top
  • Snowflake Lodge
  • Ticket Windows
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  • Shared by traveler, Tim Lewis, this Google Maps based Winter virtual tour features the glorious Maverick Mountains Ski Area.

  • This alpine ski area is located in the Beaverhead National Forest in southwestern Montana.

winter virtual vacation

These YouTube based panorama view virtual tours offer the best VR experience for viewing the northern lights in Abisko National park. This gorgeous park is located in the Swedish province of Lapland near the Norwegian border.

winter virtual vacation
  • The Jigokudani Yaen-koen is located in the Valley of Yokoyu River sourced from Shiga-Kogen of the Joshinetsu-Kogen National Park in the northern part of Nagano prefecture.

  • It is buried in snow for almost one third of the year and is home to troops of wild Japanese macaque, also known as snow monkeys.

  • The virtual tour linked above is to the 24/7 streaming footage offered by the park’s officials.

winter virtual vacation

St. Moritz is a luxury alpine resort town in Switzerland’s Engadin valley. It has hosted the Winter Olympics twice, had the Cresta Run, a world-championship bobsled run made of natural ice, and an outdoor Olympic ice rink.

winter virtual vacation

Grand Teton is the highest mountain in Grand Teton National Park, in Northwest Wyoming, and a classic destination in American mountaineering.

Whistler Blackcomb is a ski resort located in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. By many measures it is the largest ski resort in North America and has the greatest uphill lift capacity.

  • The Pocono Mountains, or Poconos, encompass forested peaks, lakes and valleys in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

  • On the eastern edge is the bird-rich Delaware Water Gap, with river beaches and recreation facilities.

  • Use the link above to see live camera views of different areas within the Pocono Mountains.

Final Thoughts

Whether or not your taking Winter virtual vacations or in-person vacations, don’t forget to share your snaps with the world-wide travel community on Pingster!

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