Many are going to see the solar ecipse. Tourists are very excited for it and are going to places where it can be seen more clearly. Oregon and Idaho are good places but wildfires and weather may become a hindrance. If you are planning to go see it you should make sure you are going to a safe area. Weather maps could help you figure this out.
- The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States since 1918 is expected to draw up to a million people to Oregon
- Traffic in central Oregon started picking up Wednesday as 30,000 people poured in for a large festival near the town of Prineville
- Some experts have estimated Idaho could see as many as 370,000 visitors for the eclipse.
“The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States since 1918 is expected to draw up to a million people to Oregon — where the moon’s shadow will first make landfall – and crowds have already begun clogging roadways, campgrounds and hotels for hundreds of miles.”