Top 10 Spots To Stargaze In CVille


1. Observatory Hill

600 Mccormick Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia
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The McCormick Observatory has a public night every month.

2. Fan Mountain

Covesville Ln, Covesville, VA 22931
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The Fan Mountain Observatory has a pubic night only twice a year.

3. Skyline Drive

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Skyline Drive has many lovely outlooks for watching the stars.

4. Afton Mountain

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Afton Mountain has plenty of trails as well as a lovely bed and breakfast to watch the stars and relax.

5. Veritas Winery

151 Veritas Ln, Afton, Virginia 22920
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Veritas Winery hosts Starry Nights with live music and beautiful views of the stars.


6. Ivy Creek Natural Area

1776 Earlysville Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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The Ivy Creek Natural Area is a wonderful spot for star gazing. Every year there is a First Friday Under The Stars.

7. Monticello

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, Virginia
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What could be better than looking up at the heavens in such a historical place?

8. Misty Mountain Camp Resort

56 Misty Mountain Rd, Greenwood, Virginia
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Misty Mountain Camp Resort has open camping sites to view the stars and plenty of activities for the day.

9. Heavenly Acres

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2010 Madison Rd, Stanardsville, VA 22973
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Heavenly Acres has a great selection of cabins so you can star gaze all night and come back to a warm bed.

10. Charlottesville KOA

3825 Red Hill Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Enjoy a rustic night of stargazing at a Charlottesville KOA cabin.

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