Family-Friendly Activities To Do At Home
If you’re looking for ways to keep your kids entertained throughout the day and make some family memories along the way, there are many great tools and activities at your fingertips. Check out some of my favorite ways to pass the time with my family while we’re waiting to be able to explore Westlake and enjoy all of the amenities our Austin neighborhood has to offer.
Visit a Zoo Virtually
While you may not be able to check up on the animals in person, you can still watch what they get up to in their habitats by virtual live-streamed webcams from several zoos. Here are some of the best zoos to have bookmarked:
Check Out the Aquariums Virtually
If the little ones in your family are more interested in what life is like for the animals that live beneath the water, there are tons of ways to learn about and watch what the underwater creatures are up to. Here are some great aquariums to visit:
- Georgia Aquarium
- Monterey Aquarium
- National Aquarium in Baltimore
- Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
- Vancouver Aquarium
- Tennessee Aquarium
- Aquarium of the Pacific
Learn About Culture and Art Around the World
With schools closed for the remainder of the academic year, it’s more important now than ever to find new ways to keep your students engaged and learning. Luckily, there are all kinds of museums open virtually, allowing your family to see and learn all about the history, art, and culture of the world around them. Check out all of these virtual museums:
- The British Museum in London
- The Louvre in Paris
- The National Women’s History Museum in Virginia
- Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
- Guggenheim Museum in New York City
- National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul
Take a Virtual Field Trip
You can travel thousands of miles away without leaving the comfort of your home! Explore some of the most beautiful and historical cities and sites in the world. These destinations are a must-visit:
- Machu Picchu in Peru
- Pyramids of Giza in Egypt
- Taj Mahal in India
- Stonehenge in the U.K.
- Barcelona, Spain
- The Grand Canyon
- Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany
If there’s anything I can do for you and your family during this time or if you have questions about the Westlake real estate market, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at (512) 653-3398.