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Was 20 Hours of Driving Worth it for Two Minutes of Totality? What it Was Really Like Chasing the Eclipse

About a year ago, I was on a walk with a friend who was planning her August 2017 vacation.  She mentioned that she was planning it around the eclipse?  “What?!?”  I asked.  Was it really that cool?  Was it really worth traveling for?  Fast forward to August 14th, when I was searching for a place to stay in the path of totality for our own eclipse experience.  So was it really worth 20 hours of driving for 2 minutes of totality?  Here’s what it was really like chasing the eclipse.

Chasing the 2017 Eclipse: What it was Really Like to Travel to the Path of Totality