Where To See The Northern Lights 10 Top Us Destinations

The most reliable spot with an 80% chance of witnessing aurora between September and March.

Fairbanks, Alaska

Witness the aurora borealis dancing over North America's tallest mountain peak.

Denali National Park, Alaska

See the reflection of the Northern Lights on the waters of Lake McDonald.

Glacier National Park, Montana

 Heavily forested with very low light pollution, offering excellent chances of seeing the Northern Lights.

Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, Maine

Escape the light pollution and witness the vibrant display of the Northern Lights.

Cook County, Minnesota

Look for clear skies for an unobstructed view of the Northern Lights.

Throughout North Dakota

A popular vacation spot that transforms into an aurora borealis viewing ground at night.

Door County, Wisconsin

The Upper Peninsula offers dark skies and a good chance of seeing the Northern Lights.


Northern Idaho provides clear skies for viewing the Northern Lights.


Head to the North Cascades for the best chance to see the Northern Lights.

Washington State