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Sleep under the stars 2 hours from DC 

Sleep in a a dwelling unit inspired by the stars.

As low as $95 Per Night for a limited time.
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Hand Selected Location for Stargazing

Moonbase is located on the Appalachian Mountains offering one of the best views of the night sky in the area, while still being close to your city.

A One of a Kind Camping Experience

You can now explore the stars at night and the parks during the day without sacrificing your comfort.

Space for New Experiences with Loved Ones

Our units have enough space for a couple’s getaway, a cozy trip with a friend, or a family getaway.

Furnished & Amenity Ready

Leave your bulky camping gear at home, and bring the bare essentials. We've got everything covered for you.

And of course we have showers and bathrooms on-site that we clean daily.

A Place to Explore Your Headspace

Moonbase was founded to create an approachable space to see the stars, create experiences, and to destimulate from our busy lives.

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Photo from Northern California

What to Expect

Craft-fully Designed

Made in LA by a team from SpaceX and Tesla, these units quality is out of this world and built to last. Luxurious Baltic birch interiors, it’s wrapped in the highest-quality weather resistant canvas, and the aluminum masts are milled to perfection.

Plenty of space for you and your special someone.

Amazing Accomodations

Each unit includes a queen mattress, butcher board end tables and stools, dimmable LED track lighting, a continuous double-battery system, bedside USB charge stations and outlets integrated throughout.

And most importantly firewood and an outdoor fire-pit for making s'mores.

A Space for Community

With communal space to mingle and meet other travelers, Moonbase provides a space for you to meet other star gazers.

It’s your choice if you want to socially distance or meet fellow travelers.

Dark Enough for the Milky Way

With a Bortle Scale Rating of 3 out of 9, the location has dark skies for views of the Milky Way, planets, and hard-to-see astronomical objects and phenomena.

Light Pollution Scale with Moonbase Deep Creek rated as a 3 out of 9.
Photo by Skyglow Project

Our First Location

Moonbase is located 120 minutes away from Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD.

Light pollution map near Moonbase

Activities in the Area




Visit the historic Berkeley Springs, WV
25 mins


Hike, fish, kayak, or horseback ride at Cacapon Resort State Park
30 mins



Get lost on a drive through scenic West Virginia



Ski or snowboard at Whitetail Resort
50 mins


Go on a geocaching adventure at Green Ridge State Forest
20 mins




Stargaze Anywhere at Moonbase

Explore in Every Season

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Open 24/7/365.

Shop Local.

We know that during COVID-19, a lot of folks around the city and state are feeling uneasy about the future - we’re not sure what the future holds either.

That said: we know that we love making sure you have the gear you need for your adventures, and we’re going to keep doing that - with our team - until the city tells us we can’t.

But as long as folks like yourself support small businesses around the city, then we’ll be here — every day, making sure your orders arrive on time.

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Jane & John Doe
Acme Outdoors