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This Florida Resort Now Has a ‘Constellation Concierge’ to Help Guide Your Stargazing

Florida Epic Stays Astronomy
by Olivia Harden Jul 7, 2022

Florida’s beaches are well loved during the day, but some might say it’s even more wonderful to visit at night. To see why, all you have to do is look up and partake in some Florida stargazing.

The Hillsboro Beach Resort in South Florida recently announced the addition of a “constellation concierge” to help guests better understand the stars. The resort is on a private beach far from high-traffic areas, making it a great place to do some stargazing. With a clear night sky, guests can get a better view with one of the property’s Zhumell telescopes — a brand known for making telescopes that can help people see even faint constellations. If a guest opts for going with a constellation concierge, they will provide a Sky Map that will help locate stars and planets from the hotel’s beach, as well as a guide of activities based on your zodiac sign.

The addition comes at a good time for astrotourism. Basing trips around the night sky has become big at many luxury hotels worldwide, everywhere from Texas to South Africa.

It’s also, of course, booming at campgrounds that have dark skies perfect for stargazing, like the Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida, Death Valley National Park in California and Nevada, and James River State Park in Virginia. But there’s nothing like seeing the stars while listening to waves crash behind you as you sit on a blanket in the sand.

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