10 Great Dark Sky Parks in the U.S. and Europe

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Experience the spectacular sight of a night sky blazing with stars, planets, and nebulae at a dark sky park. At these facilities, officially designated by the International Dark Sky Association, you and your kids share a sense of amazement as you view the heavens without urban light pollution. Bring binoculars or your telescope for more detailed views. At select times, some parks set up high-powered scopes. But even without those aids, the vivid constellations and planets will bedazzle your family.

Visit Frommers.com Where To Stargaze: Dark Sky Parks In The U.S. And Europe to read the complete article about Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Florida; Copper Breaks State Park, Texas; Great Basin National Park, Nevada; Tomintoul and Glenlivet-Cairngorms International Dark Sky Park, Scotland; Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona; Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Idaho; Newport State Park, Wisconsin; Cherry Springs State Park, Pennsylvania;  James River State Park, Virginia; and Eifel National Park, Germany.