EXCLUSIVE: Missouri has lots of hotel rooms for the eclipse and they cost from just $116
Of all the 12 US states the Path of Totality crosses, the Show-Me State has significant availability and affordability
New figures, provided to www.WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com exclusively by www.Trivago.com, show that as of today there is plenty of availability in key eclipse-viewing locations including Kansas City (53%), Columbia (51%), St. Louis (59%) and Perryville (40%), Missouri.
Totality will last two minutes and forty seconds – just two seconds short of the maximum anywhere along the Path.
Average nightly prices for Kansas City ($192), Columbia ($198), St. Louis ($177) and Perryville ($116) are also among the lowest of the entire Path of Totality through the USA.
An exception is Saint Joseph, Missouri, which is staging a huge, free, public eclipse-watching event (www.stjosepheclipse.com) at Rosecrans Memorial Airport. In Saint Joseph the availability of hotel rooms is down to just 13%, with the average nightly rate around the eclipse at $278 – and with prices as high as $473 on ‘Eclipse Eve’, August 20.
Photo credit: VisitMO.co