This Iconic U.S. Destination Is The Newest Dark Sky Park And You’ll Want To Go Stargaze
When considering a trip to Arizona’s biggest claim to fame, you’ve probably wondered, “what are the best activities to do in the Grand Canyon?” There’s a new one that should now top everyone’s list: stargazing. The Grand Canyon was recently recognized as an International Dark Sky Park, meaning next to no light pollution makes for some of the most incredible star gazing you can imagine.
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.