The upcoming solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, presents a rare astronomical event that will be visible across North America, with Ohio poised as one of the prime locations for viewing. This event is eagerly anticipated by both the local community and visitors, as Ohio’s diverse landscapes—from rolling hills to scenic rivers—provide a picturesque backdrop for the eclipse. Whether you’re an Ohio resident or planning a visit for the eclipse, this event promises to be a memorable experience. For additional information on eclipse viewing opportunities in other states, make sure to explore our state-specific blogs and visit our main page.
What Time Is The 2024 Solar Eclipse In Ohio?
The totality of the solar eclipse will begin in Ohio around 3:08PM, which will vary slightly based on your specific location within the state. The moment of totality will offer a brief but unforgettable spectacle of daytime darkness. For the most exact timing in your exact area, check here.
Where To Camp In Ohio For The 2024 Eclipse?
Ohio offers a range of RV camping locations that are perfect for those wanting to experience the 2024 solar eclipse amidst nature. From serene state parks to private campgrounds, here are 5-10 featured spots that provide both excellent views of the eclipse and the amenities RV campers look for:
New Paris, OH
Today’s Harvest is one of Harvest Hosts’ most popular locations in Ohio, and for good reason! They’re known for their incredible farm store, their famous fall festival, and their flower shop and fresh donuts available year-round! Watch the eclipse from their wide open farm and then enjoy your day exploring all they have to offer!
Star City Brewing
Star City Brewing is a Western Ohio brewery that would also be a great place to watch the eclipse. Celebrate the magic of the eclipse with a drink brewed on-site. Choose from 15 beers, 20 wines, and 2 hard ciders, with meads and hard seltzers options too!
Messenger Century Farm
Chagrin Falls, OH
Messenger Century Farm is a 70-acre farm built on an almost 200-year homestead. On their farm, you’ll find 4 acres of blueberry bushes, fresh maple syrup produced on-site, a bakery, and their self-serve porch where you can purchase blueberries, maple syrups, eggs, jams, baking mixes, and more! Enjoy the eclipse from this beautiful farm.
Lincoln Way Vineyards
This small family-owned and operated vineyard offers quality local wines, live music, food trucks, and excellent ambiance. Grab a seat outside and watch the eclipse unfold right from their back patio. Lincoln Way Vineyards is planning to open extra spots in their lot for Harvest Hosts Members on the day of the Eclipse, so this is a great option to consider if you still need a RV-friendly spot to view the 2024 Solar Eclipse.
Head to Medway, OH and stay at this Seedstock Alpaca farm during the eclipse. This alpaca farm offers tours, an extensive gift shop of wool products, and they even have electric hookups available for a fee! Enjoy the view of the eclipse, and then meet some alpacas afterward!
RV Camping in the Path of Totality
Looking for more campgrounds in the path of totality for the 2024 solar eclipse? Check out our map here. We have over 500 locations in the path of totality. To verify if a Host location will have a good view of the eclipse, you can put the address here to see if it falls within the path of totality.
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Book Your Ohio Eclipse RV Camping Trip Today
Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the mesmerizing solar eclipse of 2024 from the beautiful state of Ohio. Secure your RV camping spot today with Harvest Hosts and use the promo code “ECLIPSE20” at checkout to get a 20% discount on your first year of membership. Whether you’re an avid eclipse chaser or seeking a unique adventure, Ohio is the ideal destination for experiencing the wonder of the solar eclipse.
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