You may want to take the day off on August 21st...

According to USA Today, August 21st is the day of the "Big One"; a total solar eclipse! A total solar eclipse is when the Moon completely blocks the sun, and August 21st is going to be the first time since 1979 that "the mainland U.S." has seen one. But, you gotta be in the right place at the right time to see it...

If you want to experience the full epic-ness of this total solar eclipse, you have to be somewhere on a 75 mile wide path that stretches from South Carolina to Oregon. CLICK HERE for the full map of the eclipse.

From Michigan, some of the closer places to travel to in order to see the eclipse would be Illinois or Kentucky. I just might need to plan a mini road trip! A total solar eclipse hasn't happened in my lifetime, and I feel like it would be such an amazing sight to behold... I don't want to miss it. If you want to get more details on where to find the best vantage point, find more details HERE

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