A Total Solar Eclipse Will Be Visible Above Texas This Spring
By Katie Lawrence|Published January 10, 2024
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
Get excited, Texas! A rare total solar eclipse will move across parts of the U.S. on Monday, April 8, 2024, with the path of totality spanning 120 miles. Our state is one of the lucky 15 in this path, so we have the opportunity to watch day turn to night before our eyes. From the best viewing areas to practical tips to where to stay for the event, here’s everything you need to know about the total solar eclipse 2024 Texas.
Will you be watching the eclipse this year? If so, where from? Tell us your plans in the comments! If you’ll be road-tripping for the big event, check out our road trip snack guide for 50 on-the-go food ideas. This is especially important for the eclipse, as traffic delays are likely due to the large influx of visitors anticipated.
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