A few tips for getting the best view include stargazing in the winter, when the skies tend to be dry and clear. The absence of moonlight also tends to help when viewing the stars, so try to spot stars during new moons and crescent moons. And finding a mountain or otherwise open space, away from artificial light is a big help too.
Now that you know when to go, check out these 10 amazing places to see stars in the east. From Florida to Maine, these spots provide jaw-dropping views of the world above.