Astronomy Travel Opportunities

Part of the fun of astronomy is going places to see something you can’t see from home. We at Sky & Telescope have a passion for astronomy, and we want to share it with you in as many ways as possible — including bringing you with us on adventures around the world!

Sometimes we board a ship or fly to Africa to see a solar eclipse. Other times we travel to Iceland or other polar countries to see the northern lights. “Exciting destinations” isn’t just a buzz word when it comes to astronomy travel, because our aim is to take you to destinations that are thrilling both above and below the sky line.

Here you’ll find information on our current vacation packages. And each trip has a Sky & Telescope editor traveling with you to answer your astronomy questions and make sure everything runs smoothly.

Solar Eclipse Tour in Indonesia (2016)

Indonesian coastlineSky & Telescope offers you a golden opportunity to witness the spectacular beauty of the March 9, 2016 total solar eclipse in the western Pacific aboard an Holland America cruise ship.

Attend fascinating science talks, get tips on how to view the eclipse, and tour the exotic islands of Indonesia before witnessing one of the most spectacular events nature has to offer!

The Great American Solar Eclipse (2017)

total solar eclipse

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Come with Sky & Telescope to Kentucky to see this long-anticipated eclipse!

Leading up to eclipse day, we'll visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, see Jack Daniel's Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee, and tour the Stones River National Battlefield. And on the day of totality, we'll travel to the Hopkinsville, Kentucky region for good viewing prospects at a site with all you'll need on a hot summer day.