Constellations are really cool. We’ve put together several guides to help you be able to identify some of these constellations on your own. It’s so easy, even kids can do it!

Christa McAuliffe Space Center

There's a new planetarium in town, and the Christa McAuliffe Space Center belongs to Alpine School District. Many people from Utah Valley remember attending field trips at Central Elementary. Fighting off an alien attack became a right of passage for fifth and sixth graders! The new building is very nice. Now,…

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Lowell Observatory | Flagstaff, Arizona

Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, is famous for being the place where Pluto was discovered. They have programs that run throughout the day and stargazing with large telescopes at night. If you're in the Flagstaff area, this is the best way to spend a half day. At Utah's Adventure Family, we…

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Meteor Crater | Arizona

Fifty thousand years ago a large meteor struck Arizona in the middle of the desert. Some folks in our tour group asked if this was the meteor that killed the dinosaurs, but that was 65 million years ago, a big difference from 50,000 years ago. This meteor, which was around 150…

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Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center

The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum has split into two different museums. The main museum is still on the National Mall. Now there is a second museum called the Udvar-Hazy Center. This branch of the museum is near Dulles International Airport outside the city, and we liked it even better than…

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Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral

We are huge space junkies here at Utah's Adventure Family. We love the sky and the stars. Just check out our Constellations tab! So when we traveled to Florida, Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral was on the top of list. We had such an amazing time there. We highly recommend…

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