Virtual Field Trips
When you can't make a trip somewhere for real, try developing a purposeful virtual field trip.

Create a Virtual Fieldtrip -

Here's a great list from the Utah Education Network: Choose your content area.
Another list:
Digital and Virtual Field Trips -

Here are some great places to visit. Don't forget to give your students assignments and goals for truly getting something from the experience.

White House 101 (for Kids) -
Inside the White House @ - Sign in as President and begin making decisions.
Official White House site -

Examples of Virtual Tours and Electronic Field Trips for teaching history -