The 8 Best States to Watch the Solar Eclipse

July 25, 2017

On August 21st, Americans across the nation will get to witness a rare total solar eclipse. Unfortunately, not everyone will get to see it as it will only pass through 12 states. Here are the 8 states that will get the best view of the solar eclipse.

Cities: Newport, Corvallis, Salem, Albany, Madras, John Day, Ontario

Cities: Horseshoe Bend, Cascade, Stanley, Sun Valley, Idaho Falls, Rexburg

Cities: Jackson, Dubois, Thermopolis, Lander, Riverton, Casper, Douglas, Glendo

Cities: Scottsbluff, Alliance, North Platte, Broken Bow, Kearney, Grand Island, Lincoln

Cities: St Joseph, Kansas City, Independence, Columbia, Jefferson City, Cape Girardeau

Cities: Paducah, Madisonville, Hopkinsville, Bowling Green

Cities: Clarksville, Nashville, Gallatin, Murfreesboro, Lebanon, Oak Ridge

Cities: Clemson, Anderson, Greenville, Columbia, Orangeburg, Sumter, Charleston


Honorable mentions: Kansas, Illinois, Georgia, North Carolina

Source: Great American Eclipse