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How to Plan an Acadia National Park Stargazing Trip

In Space Tourism, Stargazing Guide by Valerie StimacLeave a Comment

The wind whips up over the mountaintop. It’s the kind of night where you can’t help but shiver – except there are so many stars overhead that it’s distractingly beautiful. This is what it’s like stargazing in Acadia National Park. If you want this experience for yourself, you’re not alone. Acadia National Park is one of the best spots for …

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8 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in July 2019

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The July night sky brings many spectacles for us space tourists to discover and enjoy.  We get to see meteors from up to three different locations in July’s night sky, plus a handful of good opportunities to see some of our solar system neighbors. In particular, Jupiter is on display in the night sky in July. Jupiter is still relatively …

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29 Best Places to See the Northern Lights in Canada

In Aurora Guide by Kay Rodriguez2 Comments

Whether you’re planning a trip to see polar bears in Manitoba or city-hopping through the southeastern cities like Montreal and Toronto, Canada is a wonderland for cultural and outdoors experiences. It’s also the most popular northern lights destination in North America. With so much space, you might wonder: how and where can I see the northern lights in Canada? In …

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The 9 Best Places to Go Stargazing in Cincinnati

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The city of Cincinnati in Ohio is a city known for its nature trails, sports teams, and city skyline. Some of its attractions include the Cincinnati Zoo, Fountain Square, and the Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park. But did you know that one of the most popular tourist activities in the Queen City is stargazing? Cincinnati is actually one of …

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The 16 Best Places to Go Stargazing in Boston

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Boston is known for many things: history, sports, baked beans… and stargazing? Boston is actually a pretty good stargazing destination, as cities go. While you won’t have unincumbered Milky Way views from downtown Boston, it’s possible to do some stargazing in the city. You can also drive out of town to some nice dark sky locations without too much time …

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9 Amazing Ways to Experience Space in Huntsville, Alabama

In Space Tourism by Valerie Stimac

If you’re a space nerd at all, you know about Huntsville, Alabama. If you’re not, maybe you heard about it on The New York Times’ 52 Places list this year. It was selected because of the rising interest in astrotourism and space. It’s also the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing this July, and they’re planning a massive party …