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Sun Country wants you to see the total solar eclipse

The airline is offering a day trip from Minnesota to Nebraska to see the rare event.
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All the tickets on Sun Country's total solar eclipse viewing experience sold out Tuesday afternoon. 

For more information on what the airline had planned, you can read the original story from Tuesday below. 

Sun County Airlines wants you to be able to see the rare total solar eclipse later this month. 

The Aug. 21 solar eclipse will be visible (at least in some form) for basically the entire continental United States. But only some people will get the full, total solar eclipse experience – and that doesn't include people living in Minnesota.

But Sun Country wants to help. The Minnesota-based airline is flying to Grand Island, Nebraska, on Aug. 21, for the "ultimate total solar eclipse viewing experience."

It will include round-trip airfare between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Nebraska, as well as transportation to and from the viewing site at Stuhr Museum for their eclipse event. (Viewing glasses not included, but will be available – as supplies last – at the museum for a $2 donation.)

The package is $349 a person for a seat in coach (the $499 first class seats are sold out). You'll leave MSP at 8 a.m., and arrive in Nebraska at 9:25 a.m. After that, it's off to the museum for the total solar eclipse, and then you'll be back in the Twin Cities at 6:30 p.m. 

You can't book your trip online, though. You've got to call 800-359-6786. For more information on the package, click here

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