Best Way to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower offers one of the best meteor showers of the year as they're typically consistent and bright!


The Perseids occur every year between July 17 and August 24 and tend to peak around August 9-13 for observers with a clear dark sky. NASA recommends the best time to observe the Perseids is between 3AM and dawn, local time.


Guests at Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat will be enjoying the perfect view from their cabin porches. The rustic cabins at Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat provide a comfortable way to stay up late, stay cozy, and watch this amazing meteor shower. Located near the Big South Fork National Park, there are no street lights in sight and the nearest town is 15 miles away. The retreat is also located only 7 miles from Pickett State Park, a certified dark sky viewing location.

If you are looking for a place to escape the city lights, watch the beautiful Perseid meteor shower, and enjoy a quiet weekend getaway in the great outdoors then CHECK AVAILABILITY and reserve a cabin at Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat.