A once in a lifetime celestial event is headed for the United States. Of course, you want to be sure to experience it in style. A luxury tour that offers amenities and a view is just what you need. We have found our five favorite experiences below. Try one of ours or find another luxury trip. Just be sure to head to the total eclipse area for the best view possible.
Mt Jefferson Summit Solar Eclipse
Imagine viewing the solar eclipse from the summit of Mount Jefferson. Now imagine a luxury glamping trip and helicopter ride to get there. That is just what you can have with Big Mountain Heli Tours. They have an exclusive permit to land on the eastern flank of the second tallest peak in Oregon which is in the line of totality. They will then set up an overnight eco camp complete with a local mountain wilderness guide, medic, and chef. The summit at Mt Jefferson is the perfect site for those who want something truly unique.
Stay in an award winning resort with access to an amazing golf course, spa, and of course stunning views. The bonus? Madras, Oregon, just fifty miles north of Pronghorn Resort, is hailed as one of the best places in the United States to view the solar eclipse. This memorable resort has everything to offer and a great viewing location is just a short drive away. Take a luxury vacation and witness this once in a lifetime event.
Four Seasons Jackson Hole
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole, together with their dedicated astronomy team Teton Skies, is having an exclusive viewing of the 2017 total solar eclipse from one of the world’s best vantages. Take a gondola ride up to Rendezvous Lodge, near the top of the Teton Range in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Enjoy an open bar as well as a catered culinary experience. Astrophysicist Ryan Hennessy will also lead a discussion of the science behind each stage of the eclipse. He states:
This is the first total solar eclipse visible in the United States in 38 years and Jackson Hole will be the most spectacular location to experience it. An eclipse like this cannot be fully captured or described; it must be experienced. It’s one of the only times when we can see the sun’s corona and it is truly magical.
The Westin Hotel Nashville
Nashville’s premiere hotel, The Westin, will have a solar eclipse party on their roof that you do not want to miss. Book the Solar Eclipse 2017 Package for a two night stay at the hotel starting Sunday, August 20th. The luxury amenities include an in-room breakfast for two the morning of the eclipse as well as a Rhapsody Spa welcome gift. You will then head to the roof and enjoy the eclipse at Nashville’s highest rooftop bar. Party attendees will be treated to live entertainment and complimentary solar glasses for viewing.
Total Eclipse Cruise
The Royal Caribbean cruise line is hosting a seven-night eastern Caribbean cruise which will cruise to an optimal spot at sea for guests to witness the total solar eclipse. The seven-night Total Eclipse Cruise will set sail on August 20, 2017 from Orlando, Florida. You will also visit eastern Caribbean destinations including: Phillipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; and Nassau, Bahamas. If you love the ocean, this is the only way to view this event!
Which of these luxury viewing experiences sounds the best to you? Will you view the eclipse from a mountain top or from the sea? Wherever you are, the event is sure to be spectacular so book your trip today!