Mar 25, 2024 - News

What you're saying: Solar eclipse

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Here's where some of our Axios Des Moines readers will be on April 8 for the total solar eclipse.

  • "We are leaving Saturday, hitting Crystal Bridges in Bentonville Sunday and driving toward Russellville on Monday to watch the eclipse." — Sara T., Des Moines
  • "I'm flying out to Syracuse where my sister is having an eclipse party. They are right on the path for a total eclipse." — Rosemarie W., Des Moines
  • "I plan to take my two teenagers down to see it (I can't let them miss it). We are going to stay just outside of St. Louis then drive another hour to Carbondale, Illinois, to get in the path of totality." — Jen S., Windsor Heights
  • "Me and my two boys are headed to Dallas to see the eclipse. We skipped a spring break trip for this!" — Tiffany B., Oskaloosa

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