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Darkest & Best Spots To Enjoy Stargazing In North America

Have you ever wanted to leave the bright city lights behind and spend the night at the best stargazing domes or tents to experience what it's like to see our solar system's thousands of stars? Don't be concerned; you are not alone.

People have been fascinated by stars since the dawn of time, and there is still so much we don't know about them. There's something truly magical that helps us take a step back, relax, and put life into perspective.

Several places throughout the United States bring out the best in the stars and allow you to appreciate the beauty of the sky above truly.

Best Stargazing Places In North America

Bring your binoculars and start planning for your next stargazing adventure: Here are the darkest and clearest Terlingua, Texas, stargazing locations.

  1. Summit At Big Bend

The Summit at Big Bend provides over 1,000 acres of untouched desert terrain for your enjoyment. You can enjoy a one-of-a-kind, comfortable reconnection with nature at this stargazing paradise. You’ll also enjoy hiking, stargazing, off-roading, and relaxing.

2. McDonald Observatory

Astronomers must visit the McDonald Observatory in Fort Davis, two hours north of Big Bend National Park. Using some of the world's largest telescopes, observatory employees give daily tours, weekly star parties, and special viewing nights.

3. Matagorda Island

Matagorda Island, an hour north of Corpus Christi on the Gulf Coast, has 38 miles of rustic coastlines and bayside marshes accessible only by ferry or private boat. This isolated place is amazing for stargazing.

4. Enchanted Rock

Enchanted Rock, an International Dark Sky Park, is one of Central Texas' premier stargazing spots. Outdoor enthusiasts visit the park for climbing, hiking, picnicking, and stargazing under the big pink dome.

5. Texas State Parks

Stargazing activities in several Texas State Parks educate people about the importance of preserving the night skies that allow the observation of constellations, planets, stars, satellites, and other objects.


Have you ever visited and stargazed at any of these places? Do you want to enjoy stargazing in a luxury yurt? Visit The Summit at Big Bend and get the most out of your trip. You can book your trip from the website, get all the information, and become one of the big bend stargazers.


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