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NH Total Solar Eclipse 2024

Let the Countdown Begin.

On April 8, 2024, New Hampshire will be one of only 13 states to see totality of the Great North American Solar Eclipse. For 3 minutes and 15 seconds, skies will darken, temperatures will drop, and crowds will be mesmerized by a dramatic eruption of the sun’s corona in the afternoon sky.

Experienced astronomers say witnessing a total solar eclipse is one of the most incredible natural phenomena known to man. The eclipse will cross New Hampshire’s Great North Woods, where an abundance of beautiful wide-open spaces await eclipse viewers.

Don’t be left in the dark.

Plan ahead and book lodging now to secure your spot in the center of the action here in New Hampshire!

Eclipse Planning Tips

April in New Hampshire is the start of spring, a time when only Mother Nature knows whether we can expect snowy landscapes or budding blooms. In either case, there will be no shortage of things to do to complement your visit for the eclipse. Plan some extra stops in your itinerary to escape the traffic and explore the state on your way to or from your eclipse destination.

Learn more about the eclipse

map of eclipse in nh

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Eye Safety

While viewing a total solar eclipse is an awe-inspiring event, without the right knowledge and equipment it can also be a dangerous one. This video from the 2017 American Solar Eclipse explains how to safely view the Sun in and outside of the path of totality during a solar eclipse.

Credit: American Astronomical Society

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