6 Amazing Dark Sky Destinations for Stargazing With Your Kids

My kids don’t really care about stars yet, although my almost 5yo is getting there! But I can’t wait until I can try to inspire their interest in astronomy and plan trips around meteor showers and solar eclipses. I feel lucky that I now live in a place where on good nights, I can make out the Milky Way in the night sky right from our backyard. Growing up in DC, we had a pinkish sky with maybe half a dozen visible stars on a good night.

For The Expedition, I rounded up a few of the best spots in the country for seeing constellations and other astronomical phenomena with kids (or without). Check out the story here—Happy stargazing!


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