Google Earth’s tourism applications go beyond making pre-travel arrangements by providing tools for tourists that have already begun their travels. While traveling, there are several ways a tourist can refer to Google Earth in order to enhance his or her traveling experience. Google Earth layers and tourist information centers that offer Google programs help tourists to explore the areas of the travel destination relevant to his or her travel plans for the purpose of more easily planning daily trips, activities and transportation. The pages below describe in further detail how Google Earth is an excellent tool for travelers that have already begun their trip. The “New York City Official Tourism Office Page,” discusses how Google tools have influenced the travel experience for tourists in the Big Apple.
Below are some online Webcam portals that are not all part of the Google Earth program. However, these websites offer live camera and video streams for tourists looking to make their daily travels easier.