These Are the Best Stargazing Spots in North America

This summer is slated to be a stellar one for stargazing. Saturn’s rings will be at nearly full tilt, providing quite a show if you have even a small telescope. In July, Mars will be about as close as it ever gets to Earth, meaning it’ll shine even brighter. Add to that the usual smattering of planets, constellations, and meteor showers, and you stand a good chance of seeing something spectacular in the night sky. But with light pollution threatening our view of the stars in many urban and suburban areas, the best way to get a good glimpse is to travel somewhere really, really dark. Here are some spots that won’t disappoint.

Read the full story on