Where can I take a vacation for epic stargazing?
March 2, 2008 3:31 PM Subscribe
Where can I go for the awesomest stargazing possible?
posted by BuddhaInABucket to travel & transportation (39 answers total) 44 users marked this as a favorite
I randomly had the idea to take a vacation for the purpose of going stargazing. I understand that I'm asking for something contradictory, but what are the darkest places on earth that are not extremely difficult to get to? I want to see the milky way like our ancestors saw it before electricity. I've only ever seen the milky way in the sky once, in 1989, and when I visited the same spot in 2003, there wasn't a star in the sky (outer Tehran, for those curious).
Are there tours that cater to this desire? I'm based in Southern California and would prefer to stay in the western hemisphere if possible, but don't let that stop you from making your other suggestions.