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August 07, 2017

As the United States gears up for the total solar eclipse on August 21, it may seem like it’s far too late to begin planning a last-minute trip. But procrastinators are in luck: There are still a few lodgings within the eclipse’s path of totality that remain available for booking.

Travelers who are looking to watch the eclipse at its most spectacular can still book a cabin in the woods with a group of friends or escape to a beachside retreat to be among the first to watch the eclipse as it enters U.S. skies.

Related: 25 Perfect Spots for Watching the Total Solar Eclipse Crossing the U.S.

But don't dawdle: Although these 18 Airbnb properties are still available for booking, they probably won’t be for long.

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This secluded four-person cabin sits right on the border of the Chattahoochee National Forest. It’s available from $144 per night.

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A free breakfast is included at this two-person private bedroom in a cabin in the Smoky Mountains from $58 per night.

Grab friends or family to rent out this 10-person home in Blue Ridge, Georgia from $175 per night.

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This private suite on Charleston marsh can sleep three people for $145 per night.

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Sleep in this private loft in downtown Franklin, Tennessee from $110 per night.

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This downtown St. Louis apartment is within walking distance of the St. Louis Zoo, ensuring there’s still plenty to do after the eclipse, from $99 per night.

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This seven-person condo in St. Louis is still available for $80 per night.

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For those who want to fly in for the eclipse and then fly right back out, this four-person studio is located near St. Louis’s Lambert Airport, from $95 per night.

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This modern townhouse is located only 100 miles away from Yellowstone National Park, for those who want to experience the eclipse in wilderness. It can sleep eight people and is available for $500 per night.

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Stay in a basement apartment in Rexburg, Idaho with seven other friends or family from $595 per night.

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Rent an Airbnb on the West Coast to be among the first to see the eclipse. This house in Oregon sleeps six people, is located three blocks from the beach and costs $300 per night.

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This English cottage in Knoxville, Tennessee dates back to the 1930s. The garden has a firepit, perfect for gathering around after watching the eclipse. It sleeps four people and is available from $100 per night.

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Stay in an America-themed Airbnb in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, just a few minutes away from Dolly Parton’s Dollywood. It’s available from $101 per night.

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Watch the eclipse as it passes over the Tetons from the windows of this mountainside Airbnb, available for $1,000 per night.

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Enjoy the eclipse from a farmhouse in Knoxville, Tennessee. There’s a private bedroom for two people available from $50 per night.

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This studio in Newport, Oregon has easy access to the west coast, where the total solar eclipse will make its American debut. The two-person space is available for $500 per night.

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The patio of this Oregon home — only one block from the beach — is an ideal place to watch the eclipse as it becomes visible over the Pacific Ocean. The rental is available for $900 per night.

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This family-friendly cottage in Charleston, South Carolina is a great choice for travelers looking to take their children to watch the total solar eclipse. It’s available for $130 per night.

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