These 3 Places In The U.S. Have The Darkest Skies In The Country
The United States is full of breathtaking natural attractions. But none are quite so intriguing as the night sky itself. Fortunately, this country has a collection of designated Dark Sky Parks, where the light pollution from surrounding towns is so minimal that you can enjoy the stars in all of their dazzling glory. So without further ado, here are the top three places with some of the darkest skies in the U.S.:
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Have you checked any of these Dark Sky Park locations off of your stargazing bucket list? Where else have you ventured to see the incredible night sky? We’d love to hear about your experiences!
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.