A total solar eclipse is coming to parts of the U.S. very soon and here is the closest city to the Southcoast to see it from.

If you're thinking about traveling to see the solar eclipse, you'll have a bit of driving to do from New Bedford.

The eclipse will happen on August 21 and will only be visible from certain cities across the country. The path is expected to be a diagonal one from South Carolina to Oregon hitting about 11 states along the way.

So where can you get a glimpse with the least amount of travel?

The trip to Turbeville is about 13 hours 2 mins and is basically a straight shot down I-95.

According to Wikipedia, Turbeville has a population of about 766 and about 1.3 square miles of land. In other words...it's really, really small.

Still, it's the closest city driving distance wise to see the total solar eclipse this month.

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