As Alexandrians and people around the world are staying at home and practicing social distancing, local attractions are coming up with some creative ways to bring their attractions to you. Here are some places you can explore from the comfort of your living room.
- Alexandria Colonial Tours: Virtual Tour Experience–This virtual tour allows you to enjoy the sights, sounds, and stories of Old Town from your computer, tablet, or virtual reality headsets. You can rent this special version of Alexandria’s Original Ghost & Graveyard Tour through Vimeo for $4.99.
- Carlyle House: “Discover Through Trash” Video Series— This is a special video series available on Carlyle House’s social media channel. Based on the site’s program for school groups, each video reveals fragments of a centuries-old artifacts found in the house’s trash pit and viewers can try to guess the entire artifact before it is revealed.
- Escape Room Live: Weekly Mind Bender, 30% Off Gift Cards & Q&A Sessions–Join Escape Room Live on Instagram as they post brain teaser every week and DM your answer. You can also purchase gift cards to use on a future Escape Room Live. Use the code TOGETHER30 to enjoy a 30% discount.
- Manumission Tour Company: Black History Scavenger Hunt–Manumission Tour Company has designed a scavenger hunt of several African American sites. Visit their website for more information.