Washington and Oregon – Summer 2017

A total solar eclipse is coming!  A total solar eclipse is coming!  August marks the first time since 1979 that a total solar eclipse will be totally visible in a 70 mile-wide path across the US.  Sounds like a good enough reason for a vacation to me!

We researched, looked at maps, did some more research, looked at some more maps… and finally decided to travel to Oregon for the big event.  While we’re on the other side of the country, we figured we’d stop in Washington as well.  This crosses two states off of our “seeing all 50 states” bucket list item.


We’re saving most of our leave for our big trip to Germany later this year, so it’s just going to be a quick four-day trip.  As usual, I have a lot planned!  We’ll see what actually gets checked off of this list when we get there…

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