The Best Places to Stargaze in America
For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.
Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:
> Lake Powell (Utah)
The combination of a thin atmosphere and lack of artificial light for miles gives Natural Bridges National Monument a bright, clear sky. View the colorful Milky Way through the “window” of the massive Owachomo Bridge.
> Mackinaw City (Michigan)
> Sedona (Arizona)
Monika Joshi is a researcher at National Geographic Traveler magazine. Follow her adventures on Twitter @TweeterMJ.