Camping for Meteor Showers, 2019

Published on, March 19, 2019

Camping is the perfect way to watch meteor showers. For one, many meteor showers occur in the very early or very late hours of the night and being outside already is half the battle. Another advantage of camping is that campgrounds generally have less light pollution and less noise, are quiet and peaceful, and many offer an uninterrupted view of the sky, provided you’re not in a forest with too much tree cover. Plus, staying warm in a sleeping bag while watching the sky sparkle is a fantastic balance of natural majesty and creature comfort.

For some avid sky-watchers, camping out for meteor showers in 2019 will be like following a band on tour. These meteor fanatics will research the details of each event, look at long-term weather predictions for different areas, and estimate light pollution from nearby urban centers.

Then they will research campgrounds that fall within the best parameters and make a reservation early. But we’ve done the hard part for you…



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