Audio Tour Guide: Samples from Our Favorite Cultural Venues
Not traveling until 2021? Take a virtual visit to some fascinating cultural venues! As coronavirus restrictions continue to impact visitors and venues, mobile technology is the one constant that facilitates audio tours, smartphone tours and virtual visitor engagement.
In this blog we highlight some of our favorite audio clips from museums, cemeteries, botanical gardens, and recreation areas all over the country. Join our virtual tour as you dial up and listen in!
Where did the latest pickleball craze come from? Dial up the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum just west of Seattle, Washington, and listen to local resident Bill Bell tell the story of the special day in 1965 when pickleball was invented.
Dial 206-408-2726 and press 50#.
Dial 860-760-9979 and press 20#.
Discover Jamestown North Dakota by listening to the Talking Trail, a collection of historical people, places, and legends from the heart of the North Dakota prairie. Hear major league baseball player Darin Erstad share his childhood memories of playing baseball in Jamestown’s Jack Brown Stadium.
Dial 701-712-9329 and press 502#
Dial 415-375-8281 and press 35#.
Tour Stop #5: Head outdoors for a 2.5-mile walk along a streambed trail to see the Red Rocks of Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park, one of Irvine Ranch’s Natural Landmarks in Orange County, California. Keep your eyes open as you may see mule deer, bobcats and coyotes grazing in the canyon.
Dial 949-743-5943 and press 11#.
While COVID-19 has placed a halt on so many things in our lives, audio tours can include enough details to make you feel like you’re really visiting a new place.