Assuming there will be clear weather on the coast this coming August 21st at around 9am, there will be many local business-types who are going to see what profits they can glean from the throngs of tourists that are expected to line the coast from Newport to Lincoln City to witness a once in a lifetime event – a full Moon eclipse of the Sun.
On the Coast, it’s mostly about finding any hotel or motel room that isn’t already booked for that week, enough food to eat (restaurants will be overflowing) and a strategy for not only getting to your observation spot, but finding your way home as well.
The situation in Central Oregon is a little different – the path passes primarily over wildlands from Madras to Ontario but still encompassing Redmond and points north and pretty much due east.
Here’s more from The Oregonian. Click here.