Fort Davis

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Travel Blogs from Fort Davis

Fort Davis Travel Blogs (35)
On Top Of The World, Fort Davis and Balmorhea, United States travel blog

On Top Of The World

A travel blog entry by patry

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... we couldn't see all of it.  We weren't sure how southwest we wanted to go but had read enough about McDonald Observatory in Fort Davis to know we wanted to go there. As we drove along the highway we saw lots of vultures circling overhead and more and ...

News Flash! Please Stand By., Fort Davis, United States travel blog

News Flash! Please Stand By.

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... . I had a big audience when I was getting ready to leave.   I wanted to be gone before 8 am for the drive to Fort Davis, Texas. The McDonald Observatory is located at the top of two peaks in the Davis Mountains. Check out the website at ...

The Darkest Place in The United States, Fort Davis, United States travel blog

The Darkest Place in The United States

A travel blog entry by jacobsims

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We went to the McDonald Obseratory, it was near Fort Davis, Texas.  It is on top of a big mountain.  We left at 11:30am and got there at 1:45 pm.  The tour started at 2pm and ended at 4:30pm.  We toured two big telescopes and watched ...

Where Ranchers Meet Astronomers!, Fort Davis, United States travel blog

Where Ranchers Meet Astronomers!

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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... and latitude provided a greater viewing spectrum but, most importantly, it happened to be the darkest place in the Continental United States (and still is!), because the area has the least amount of artificial light pollution. The observatory has several ...

Attractions in Fort Davis

Fort Davis Attractions (3)
Fort Davis National Historic Site

Fort Davis National Historic Site

4.50

Fort Davis, Texas, United States

A restored cavalry post that is open to the public.

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

4.50

Fort Davis, Texas, United States

University of Texas' observatory on Mount Locke.

Davis Mountains State Park

Davis Mountains State Park

4.50

Park Road 3, P.O. Box 1458 Fort Davis, Texas, United States

The scenic landscape is great for bird watching, biking and more.