Arizona’s Dark Sky Corridor

Arizona’s Dark Sky Corridor

If you want to plan a road trip filled with tremendous dark skies and great activities along the way, you should put Arizona on your travel list. While large areas of the state have spectacular dark skies, there is a corridor that runs right down the state’s center...
Tonto National Monument: International Dark Sky Park

Tonto National Monument: International Dark Sky Park

On May 7, 2019, Tonto National Monument in Arizona was designated an International Dark Sky Park. On January 25, 2020, before the pandemic, I had the wonderful opportunity to participate in their Dark Sky Designation Celebration and share about Night Sky Tourist with...
Fountain Hills, Arizona: A Dark Sky Community

Fountain Hills, Arizona: A Dark Sky Community

Fountain Hills, Arizona is more than an International Dark Sky Community, although it is that. It is also the place I have called home for twenty-three years. The first time I visited Fountain Hills was three years before I moved here. We drove down Shea Boulevard...
Asteroid Headed Toward Earth…Will It Hit?

Asteroid Headed Toward Earth…Will It Hit?

You might have seen it in the news lately: “Asteroid Headed Toward Earth One Day Before November Election.” Are we in danger of the next mass extinction? Should we sell all we have and run up our credit cards because the end of the world is weeks away? Let’s all take...
6 Multi-Generational Stargazing Experiences

6 Multi-Generational Stargazing Experiences

One of the greatest memories extended families can create together is a special travel experience. Multi-generational travels makes up about 33-40% of the $270 billion leisure travel industry. With astrotourism on the rise, how can stargazing experiences enhance  your...