How to Best Enjoy the Solar Eclipse in Ocean Isle Beach
The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse is a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event that you don't want to miss. If you are thinking about making a trip to a great viewing destination, but don't want to be plagued by hot-spot crowds, then you should plan to visit us for an Ocean Isle Beach, NC beach vacation! Here on some of the southern most beaches of North Carolina, you will find partial eclipse views...plus amazing southern hospitality and a gorgeous Atlantic coastline.
While Ocean Isle Beach isn't in the path of totality for eclipse viewing, there is always the option of staying at the beach...and driving 45 minutes to 1 hour into South Carolina on August 21st. That will put you into the region that will boast the best and most total eclipse viewing! And then you can be back on the beach before it gets dark!
Education and vacation collide in Ocean Isle Beach, and here at Williamson Realty Vacations, we want to help you uncover how to best enjoy the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017. We have amazing vacation rental properties for you to choose from...along with eclipse event suggestions and additional ways to learn about the sky above us. It is as easy as 1, 2, 3!!
1. Book a Beach Vacation Rental
Unlike most hotel and vacation rentals is the total eclipse path, we have plenty of availability for the week of August 19th through August 26th. Also, we haven't raised our prices for that week in order to take advantage of the situation. We would like to propose a week-long vacation in Ocean Isle Beach, that just happens to coincide with an epic solar event...with optimal viewing area just 45 minutes away!
Your family could have the beach vacation of a lifetime. Our vacation rental properties come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from quaint condos to grand oceanfront villas. It would be our pleasure to help you find the perfect vacation home away from home for your loved ones. Click the link below to view all our our beach vacation rentals that are available during eclipse week.
2. Find Awesome Eclipse Events
Here in Ocean Isle Beach, we plenty of fun things to keep you busy during eclipse week! From Turtle Talks to Farmers Markets...there is something for everyone. To see all that is going on, simply click here, and then scroll down to August 19th and beyond. There are also several great FREE outdoor concerts happening during this time frame!
Ingram Planetarium will be hosting a special 1/2 price admission during eclipse week, featuring a half hour show with information about the 2017 great solar eclipse. This special event takes place at 11am each day. Be sure to make plans to attend this event! Weather permitting, you will even be able to view the sun through their glass telescope.
3. Discover More of the Sky Above
If you aren't familiar with the Ingram Planetarium in Ocean Isle Beach, it's time you gave them a chance to teach you a little more about the sky above. They offer various programs through-out the day that are great for children and adults.
Just to name a few, they have programs titled "The Sky Tonight (Live)", "Back to the Moon for Good", and "From Earth to the Universe". Be sure to check out their full calendar of events so that you don't miss a thing!
Ingram Planetarium also has Eclipse viewing glasses for sale...so be sure to pick some up!!