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Where to RV Camp for the 2024 Solar Eclipse in Southern Ontario

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Allison Smith
February 6, 2024

On April 8th, 2024, a spectacular solar eclipse will grace the skies, casting its shadow over various parts of North America. Southern Ontario is poised to be a prime viewing location for this celestial event, offering a unique opportunity for both locals and visitors to witness the awe-inspiring phenomenon. This region, known for its picturesque landscapes and friendly communities, will offer an unobstructed view of the eclipse, making it a sought-after destination for eclipse chasers. For those looking to experience the eclipse in different states or regions, be sure to explore our other state blogs and visit our main page for comprehensive coverage and tips on making the most out of this astronomical event.

Where to RV Camp for the 2024 Solar Eclipse in Southern Ontario

What Time Is The 2024 Solar Eclipse In Southern Ontario?

The solar eclipse in Southern Ontario is expected to occur on April 8, 2024. The partial phase of the eclipse will begin in the late morning, with the totality phase—the moment when the moon completely covers the sun—happening throughout Canada between 3:12 p.m. EDT and 5:16 p.m. NDT. This rare event will provide a brief period of darkness during daylight hours, offering a unique and unforgettable experience. Exact times will vary slightly depending on your specific location within Southern Ontario, so be sure to check local guides for precise timing.

Where To Camp In Southern Ontario For The 2024 Eclipse?

Camping is one of the best ways to experience the 2024 solar eclipse, and Southern Ontario boasts numerous RV camping locations where you can enjoy the eclipse. For those looking for last-minute camping options, Harvest Hosts has plenty of RV camping locations within the path of totality in Southern Ontario. Here are 5 featured locations to consider:

33 Vines Winery - Napanee, ON

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Request a Stay at 33 Vines

3 Acres Farm - Pelham, ON

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Stay just a short way away from Niagara Falls during the solar eclipse at 3 Acres Farm. Get a great view of the Eclipse from the large vegetable garden or flower garden, and afterward, you'll have your pick of an extensive list of handmade items to bring home: fresh produce, farm-fresh eggs, baked goods, handmade soaps, handmade candles, wood furniture and boards, cheese trays, and more!

Request to Stay at 3 Acres Farm Here

Doner Studio at the Mill - South Frontenac, ON

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Book a Stay at Doner Studio at the Mill

Railway City Brewing - St. Thomas, ON

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Stop by this quaint small Craft brewery to enjoy incentive craft beers, delicious food, and the impressive taproom after you catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse.

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White Meadow Farms

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Request a Stay at White Meadows Farm

RV Camping in the Path of Totality

Looking for more campgrounds in the path of totality for the 2024 solar eclipse? Check out our map here. We have over 500 locations in the path of totality. To verify if a Host location will have a good view of the eclipse, you can put the addresshere to see if it falls within the path of totality.

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Book Your Southern Ontario Eclipse Camping Trip Today

Don't miss the chance to witness one of nature's most awe-inspiring spectacles. Book your Southern Ontario eclipse camping trip today with Harvest Hosts. If you aren't a Member yet, you can join using the promo code ECLIPSE24 to save 20%. Whether you're an avid astronomer, a nature enthusiast, or simply looking for a unique adventure, the 2024 solar eclipse in Southern Ontario is an event you won't want to miss.

About Harvest Hosts
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Allison Smith
Hi, I'm Allison Smith, Harvest Hosts content writer.