Interest In Traveling To Solar Eclipse Destinations Up Significantly

by Richard D'Ambrosio

Interest in traveling to destinations in the path of the August 21 solar eclipse is skyrocketing, as travelers look to book commercial flights to dozens of American cities and smaller towns.

According to Cheapflights.com, searches for seats to Casper, WY, are up 1,064%. Searches for flights to Redmond, OR are up 271%, and to Columbia, SC, are up 245%. Searches for flights to Wyoming capital Cheyenne are up 183%, and are up 153% to Boise, ID.

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1. Musée du Louvre, Paris

2. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

3. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.

4. British Museum, London 

5. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City 

Source: Travel + Leisure 

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