29 Epic Places to view the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

This August 21, 2017, something amazing will happen. A total solar eclipse will sweep over the nation from Oregon to South Carolina. For a few short minutes, the regions along the eclipse path will witness totality; a phenomenal experience in which the moon’s shadow temporarily blocks out the sun, making it appear like twilight in the middle of the day—planets, stars, and all.

Traveling diagonally from the West to East Coast, the celestial wonder, known as the Great American Eclipse, will transcend 12 states, with visibility on the outskirts of Montana and Iowa as well. Areas that fall outside of the totality zone will get a show, too, as they experience a partial eclipse, where only portions of the sun will go black.

Click HERE for a state by state list of the best viewing areas!