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11 Amazing Places to See The Solar Eclipse in August

Fodor's Logo By Carrie Kirby of Fodor's | Slide 1 of 12: Where: South CarolinaWhen: 2:46 p.m. Eastern Time.This will be the last bit of the United States darkened by the eclipse. Are you brave enough to view the event from a stand-up paddle board? More importantly, are you coordinated enough to keep your protective lenses on while you balance? If so, you might find yourself viewing the eclipse alongside a pod of dolphins off Bull Island.There is plenty of lodging in Charleston, at the southern edge of the eclipse area, and since the interlude of darkness won’t occur until afternoon, you’d have time to drive to a better spot after a leisurely breakfast. If you want to wake up right under the path of totality, the Francis Marion National Forest has a number of first-come, first-served campsites.Plan Your Trip: Visit Fodor’s Guide to South Carolina

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the moon will pass between the sun and Earth, casting a 170-mile arc of darkness across the continental United States from Oregon to South Carolina.

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