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Eclipse Brings Tourism Boost For Georgia's Mountains

Jul 28, 2017
total solar eclipse
Oleg Romanov / Associated Press

Georgia mountain communities are expecting a tourism rush for next month's solar eclipse. 

Rabun County is Georgia's most northeastern county and will see a total eclipse. Teka Earnhardt directs tourism there, and she said hotels and rental properties are fully booked.

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"We had one of our bed and breakfasts that booked up completely within two days of sending out an email to their folks 14 months ago,” Earnhardt said.