National Geographic Magazine has declared Niagara Falls as the best place in the world to watch the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8th. The ranking is a huge honor for the city.
Astronomers have deduced that the greatest impact of the solar eclipse will be visible in Niagara Falls. During the event, the city will be engulfed in darkness for about three minutes. The eclipse is expected to start unfolding shortly after 2 pm and should conclude by roughly 4:30 pm.
Viewing the solar eclipse has emerged as one of the must-do activities of the year. In fact, it's listed at #11 in the top 100 things people should aim to do this year. Given its location in Niagara Falls, it adds to the allure of the event.