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I would recommend the Juwangsan National Park, where you can visit the Jusanji Pond. This is where Kim Ki-duk shot his famous movie Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring, hence on top of finding dark skies to watch the stars, you can enjoy the breath-taking atmosphere of the pond during day time.
Fortunately there's a website for this! Lightpollutionmap.info visually shows you the most light polluted areas. Naturally it tends to be around cities. The area along roads east of Chech'on and Andong look to be your best bets, that I can see, but a bit of panning around the areas you're visiting, you may have a chance. A car is likely going to be ...
Google Maps shows your two proposed routes as having a less than 5 mile and less than 10 minute difference. Which one is "faster" becomes almost entirely irrelevant at that point. So we're left with "more scenic." Of the two routes, one (via Payson) runs almost entirely through Tonto National Forest and Sitgreaves National Forest, while the other (via ...
Personally once you get past Dallas/Fort Worth area the scenery will consist of a whole lot of nothing. So if you're looking to take in West Texas life your choices are: Wichita falls - Amarillo or Abilene - Lubbock To me the choice is equally dreary though the Abiline - Lubbock Route using US-84 is likely to provide easier access to little towns ...
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