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Road trip! Hit the open road and head towards something fun and exciting to do for a weekend getaway or vacation out of the La Crosse area. Gas up the car, grab a snack for the drive, and check out this weekend getaway idea within driving distance!
Stargazing In Minnesota: The Best Locations For True Dark Skies & Celestial Wonders
Minnesota is one state that is home to some of the few true dark skies left in the US. This makes it a must-visit destination for stargazers, astrology fanatics, and those who simply wish to see an untarnished view of the night sky. With thousands of glimmering stars, visible constellations, and stunning views of the northern lights, these Minnesota destinations are perfect for seeing crisp, clear starry night skies. Far away from the light pollution that surrounds cities, these destinations, which include Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness, are a great place to start for a star filled, dark skies Minnesota vacation.
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