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Oregon has a range of interesting towns and cities, but a lot of the state is actually low in light pollution. This means that there is an abundance of Dark Sky areas from which the stars seem just a short distance away. Bend is a developing exciting city with breweries, trendy shops and restaurants. However, the city is able to maintain an extremely gorgeous display of stars. You can find a lot of night excursions centered around astronomy. But the entire state has its gems, and the Airbnbs below are amazing for basing out along your stargazing vacation.
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A yurt is a tent-like structure, that tends to be more permanent. Just outside of Bend, this one sits on many acres of stretching land. Mountains can be seen in the distance, and a small pond is right outside the door. With more furnishings then some yurts, this one is particularly comfortable and homey. Step outside to take in the night sky.
Guests will be in view of stunning Mount Hood when staying at the tiny home in Sandy. Wood and stone come together to create a forest feel, and a window wall completely opens for expansive glimpses of the night sky. Also with 23 private acres, staying here can feel secluded and even less light-polluted.
Yurts this elaborate are few and far between. Many amenities and luxuries, like a clawfoot bathtub, are nestled within the circular tent structure. A river rushes down below, and mountains are off in the distance. A large deck allows guests to drink in the landscape while experiencing bright stars at night.
Accented with an overall elegant aesthetic, this small yurt allows guests to experience the countryside of Oregon. The homestead houses sweet horses and two of the most majestic rivers are nearby. There is such a sense of peace being in this quiet area a little bit outside of Eugene.
The beach and the stars – does it get any better? With kind of a beach cottage vibe, this yurt displays two major aesthetics represented in Oregon. Pristine beaches sit a short walk away and also can be enjoyed from the expansive deck. You will be nestled away from the buzz, so keep your eyes open for various constellations.
The Umpqua National Forest is lush and full of majestic waterfalls. This natural area is a glorious representation of the state of Oregon. And what could be better than staying in a pioneer-style tent, with wooden framing, canvas coverings, and a sturdy wood platform? This site is well-maintained but still features many of the natural attributes.
This really is a tiny cabin in the woods and is all one would need for that serene retreat. After a 20-yard meandering walk through the woods, you will reach the precious shingle sided dwelling. Solar power provides all the modern convenience one could need, and the rest of the time can be spent focusing on hikes and stargazing.
Get ready to really immerse into the outdoors, because this dome is basically the equivalent of tent camping but with a comfy bed. Guests can bring along an additional tent if they have more than a couple of people. But the dome allows you to lie in bed at night while gazing up at Oregon’s bright night sky.
Set near Sunriver and a quick drive from Bend, this two-bedroom cabin offers a cozy getaway. So you know the night sky is going to be nearly equally as vibrant. Stay in the charming log home that exudes so much warmth and ambiance. All the amenities at home, from a spacious living room to a kitchen are included. And we think guests will truly love the colorful outdoor space for nights under the stars.
With a unique and unusual exterior, it can be a lot of fun staying at this riverside cabin. Inside has many updated and sleek features, but still some super cool older attributes. Aside from this being a totally gorgeous rustic getaway, a national forest sits right across the street. This means that when either venturing into the woods or sitting on the large back deck, you’ll be in for an astronomical treat.
Retreat to this private canvas tent that also happens to be nestled in a region known for great wine! How perfect does a night under the stars with a local glass of white or red sound? The tent is far more luxurious than any basic campsite, but it’s still quite connected to nature.
Staying in an RV is truly a pampering experience for those who have mostly tent camped. This is a modern unit, with traditional furnishings, bunk beds for the kids, and a lovely kitchen. Basically, it’s like being in a little house while also being proximal to exciting outdoor spaces.