Here Are The Best Times And Places To Watch The Perseid Meteor Shower In Idaho

One of the summer’s most highly anticipated events is occurring in the upcoming days and you’ll want to be sure not to miss it. The Perseid Meteor Shower is a favorite among astronomy enthusiasts and for good reason. This beloved annual event treats us to the stunning sight of hundreds of meteors soaring through the sky, and it’s simply a magical thing to behold. Although the meteor shower technically takes place all month long, it’s expected to be at its very best soon. Keep reading to check out the best times and places to view this astronomical event for yourself! This is one show that you don’t want to skip.

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Do you have plans to watch the Perseids this year? This is definitely one of our favorite parts of summer. Don’t worry if you can’t catch the meteors this year. There’s an Idaho state park with an observatory that’s perfect for stargazing all year long!