Here’s How Much a Last-minute Trip to Watch the Eclipse Will Cost You
The total solar eclipse is only a few days away. Do you know where you’ll be on August 21?
Procrastinators who put off booking accommodations may still be able to make a last-minute reservation within the eclipse’s path of totality — if they’re willing to pony up some cash.
In Nashville, there are still a few rooms left at The Mansion at Fontanel, starting at $2,000 for a suite on Booking.com. Most direct flights between New York City and Nashville around the eclipse are sold out. With a connection, the price is about $1,000, according to Google Flights. Round-trip flights from Los Angeles with a connection start at about $1,300.
Rooms at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center for the eclipse start at $300 per night. A round-trip flight from New York City with one stop will cost about $1,400. Flying from Los Angeles and making a connection will start at about $1,000.
And in Idaho, there are a few tents left for a luxury glamping experience in Monteview, starting at $599 per night. The campsite is 40 miles from the closest airport, so travelers should plan on renting a car. Flying in from New York City will cost at least $1,700, according to Google Flights. Travelers coming in from Los Angeles can expect to spend at least $1,800 to fly round-trip to Idaho Falls.