Webcams - Watch People at Home and Around the World

Take a peek into different parts of the world, live!

Wireless webcam mounted on outside wall

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Webcams are a fascinating enigma of the internet. They are an intrusion into people's homes and personal lives initiated by the people themselves. They want to be watched and they want you to watch them, and lots of people do watch them.

Every day people log in to their favorite webcams and watch their favorite webcam people. To them, it's like watching an addictive soap opera. They sit and watch these people and places to see what will happen next or to take in the scenery in another part of the world.

Animal Cams

Who doesn't like watching animals? With these webcams, you can watch animals live on your computer from zoos, parks, and nature preserves around the world.

San Diego Zoo Panda Webcam
  • National Arboretum Eagle Cam: Watch the two famous American Bald Eagles, Mr. President and The First Lady, in their nest at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C.
  • San Diego Zoo Panda Cam: Who doesn't love pandas? You can get a live window into the lives of the pandas at the San Diego zoo any time with this live stream.
  • International Wolf Center: Want to watch the daily lives of a real pack of wolves? The International Wolf Center has you covered. These cams aren't on 24/7, but when they are, you'll get a front-row seat.
  • Katmai National Park Bear Cam: Everyone's seen videos of bears grabbing salmon out of a river, but you probably haven't seen it happen live. Watch massive Alaskan brown bears fishing out of a waterfall.
  • GoatsLive: Yeah, it's exactly what it sounds like. Watch two goats go about their business in the Florida sun.
  • NYU Hawk Cam: Watch a pair of Red-tailed Hawks nest in the unlikeliest of places, the heart of New York City. This live cam gives you a direct view of their nest on a window ledge of NYU's library.
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Kelp Forest: If the aquatic life is more your thing, the Monterey Bay Aquarium has a variety of live cams streaming all day. The kelp forest cam provides a window into a surreal underwater world with a variety of fish.

European Cams

Feel like a European vacation, but you just can't get away right now? Daydream that you're actually there by watching these live webcams from around Europe. Virtually visit historic sites, or just watch the goings-on from a crowded street or landmark.

Dublin Ireland Webcam
  • Big Ben and Houses of the Parliment: The webcam refreshes every 5 seconds and the camera angle changes every minute so you can see the people walking around and see the sites.
  • London Eye: Watch as people ride the giant eye of London. Refreshes every 5 seconds and re-positions every minute.
  • Trafalgar Square: See the people walk around this beautiful downtown area in London. Refreshes every 5 seconds and re-positions every minute.
  • Red Square: See Red Square from different angles. Refreshes frequently, you need to be able to read Russian to know how often it changes.
  • Eric el Viking - Andorra la Vella: This webcam is located in Andorra, a city nestled in the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain.
  • ​​​Dublin Cam: Watch the streets of Dublin from outside the Temple Bar Pub. This live stream runs day and night.
  • Eiffel Tower Cam: Get a real-time look at the Eiffel Tower from Paris. Watch the tower and the street below in the daylight, and see it illuminated at night.
  • Skyline of Rome: Take a bird's eye view of Rome day and night. Watch the streets below and life in one of the world's oldest cities.

U.S. and Canadian Cams

There's plenty to see in the U.S. and Canada, whether is a busy city or a natural wonder, you can find something closer to home for a virtual getaway. Watch some of the most famous or most scenic places in North America from your web browser.

Times Square NY Webcam
  • Kauai Cam: Need a tropical escape? Take a look at the Kauai cam straight out of Hawaii for a taste of a warmer climate.
  • Alaska Cam: Watch as the cars drive down the street and the people walk around Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Niagara Falls Cam: See the awesome scene of Niagara Falls from anywhere in real-time.
  • Times Square, New York City, New York: This webcam updates constantly so you can see what's going on in the center of the Big Apple.
  • Bourbon Street Cam: Take a peek into the heart of New Orleans on the most famous, or infamous, street.
  • Key West Cam: Glimpse another tropical destination at the southernmost point in the U.S., Key West. This live street view gives you a look just outside the famous Irish Kevin's Bar.

Asian and Australian Cams

With a webcam, you can see the other side of the world in real-time. These cams from around Asia and Australia give a glimpse of life and show some of Asia's most stunning natural attractions.

Sydney Harbor Webcam
  • Noriko's Cam: A view of the street from Yokohama, Japan.
  • Sydney Harbor Cam: Watch the daily happenings in the world-famous Sydney harbor any time, live.
  • Mt. Fuji Cam: Get a stunning view of Japan's Mt. Fuji. This wide view landscape is available night and day, though you may not see much at night.
  • Bali Elephant Cam: Most of the time, it's just a trail in Bali, but this particular trail is frequented by elephants and the people riding them.