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story.lead_photo.caption The Rip Ride Rockit at Universal Studios climbs 167 feet and then dives at 65 mph in Orlando, Florida. (Marjie Lambert/Miami Herald/TNS)

ORLANDO, Fla. — The internet is chockful of theme park experiences via videos, storytelling, quizzes and discussion groups.

You can virtually stroll through the theme parks via the Visit Orlando Virtual Tour. Stops include Central Florida's theme parks, International Drive locations plus the Winter Park, Sand Lake Road and Lake Nona areas. The parks were photographed while mostly empty, giving them an almost-live look at this point. You can get visuals of the parks in other ways such as Google Earth, but one fun feature of the Visit Orlando version is that you scoot from spot to spot.

The Play Disney app is typically for in-park experiences, but trivia quizzes that can be played from any location have been added. Look for "Mickey & Minnie's Trivia Time — Mouse Rules Apply."

On the Apple Music app, there's a slew of Disney film soundtracks available, but if you search on "Disney Parks Music" you can listen to theme park favorites.

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment offers an option for "animal sounds." They will make you want to help a beluga whale and to back away slowly from a Florida panther. (Go to

Universal has started a #UniversalatHome series, which includes an onboard video of the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster at Universal Studios. I found it on Facebook, set it for a full screen experience.

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