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12 Incredible Locations for Stargazing

Slow down and just look up for a little while.

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The best thing about a late night spent outside is staring up into the night sky and tapping into that “feeling small” sensation that nature gives you. Plus, once you know how to take epic photos of the stars, stargazing becomes that much more interesting. 

Below are some of the best Adventures on The Outbound with dark skies and beautiful landscapes. Check them out and make your plans to get outside this weekend!

Photo: Kenton Steryous

Photo: Kyle Szegedi

Photo: Shane Black

Photo: Moe Lauchert

Photo: Korey Taylor

Photo: Prajit Ravindran

Photo: Warren Behymer

Photo: Zach Rogers

Photo: Jason Hatfield

Photo: Jason Hatfield

Photo: Eric Bennet

Photo: David Voyevoda


Cover photo: Prajit Ravindran

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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