Use the facilities before things get going.

Yes, take care of business beforehand. This tip, above and beyond any other on this list, could be the most important one for you. If you wait until a few minutes before totality to start searching for a bathroom, you will likely find a long line. Make a preemptive strike 45 minutes prior.

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1. Besides totality, what should I look for?
2. View the 360 degree sunset.
3. Get a filter or eclipse glasses in advance.
4. No filter? Here is how you can still watch.
5. Use the facilities before things get going.
6. Come prepared to enjoy the day.
7. Schedule an after-eclipse party or meal where you are!