Places to stay
The nearest towns to St. Clair are Pacific, Stanton, Union, Washington, Sullivan, Labadie, Bourbon and St. James on one side, and to the east, Eureka, Fenton, Sunset Hills and further towards St. Louis.
Below is a list of hotels and motels in the immediate area. St. Clair is 40 miles from the St. Louis Gateway Arch (which will NOT be in totality) and there are numerous places to stay along I-44 in St. Louis and St. Louis County all the way to Rolla (the latter also not in totality.) If you choose to stay in downtown St. Louis, it takes an hour to travel to St. Clair; if you are in western St. Louis County, it is about 30 minutes.
There will be directional signs on our exits to get you to our events and viewing stations.
We also invite you to check AirBNB.com, TripAdvisor.com and VRBO.com for bed and breakfasts in the area. Below this list is a list of canoe rentals, campgrounds and parks with camping in the area.
This is not an exhaustive list of lodging, nor is it an endorsement of these properties.
There are also some smaller motels in the area. We suggest a Facebook search or YP.com search.
If you know of some place with availability please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add them to the list. Ditto if you find a property which is booked for the event.
Budget Lodging- (636) 629-1000 Full for the night of August 20-21.
Call for other availability.
Super 8 St. Clair- (636) 629-8080
Booked for August 20-21
Call for other availability.
Other nearby hotels:
1400 West Osage St.,Pacific, MO, 63069
Comfort Inn Six Flags
1320 Thornton St, Pacific, MO 63069
Meramec Caverns Motel
44 Highway W, Stanton, MO 63080
Meramec Caverns also has camping:
Super 8 Motel
1015 E Main St, Union, MO 63084
Best Western Plus
2621 E Fifth St, Washington, MO 63090
Super 8 Washington
2081 Eckelkamp Ct, Washington, MO 63090
St. Clair Saddle Club opens their grounds for traveling visitors. The Saddle Club will have trained Solar Ambassadors on site on Monday.
Get Your Eclipse at the Saddle Club
Aaron Click 6747 Pond Ford Road St. Clair Mo. 45 acres on the Meramec River. 636-262-3052
River Rats/Shady Beach Canoe Rental
136 Shady Beach Ln, St Clair, MO 63077
Old Cove Canoe Rental
1316 Old Cove Rd, St. Clair Mo. 63077
Old Cove is looking for group campers: schools, RV club, Camping clubs
Robertsville State Park
902 State Park Rd. Robertsville, MO 63072
74 Hwy W, Stanton, MO 63079
Pin Oak RV Park
1302 State Hwy AT, Villa Ridge, MO 63089
More Lodging and Camping
Baymont Inn & Suites
275 N Service Rd W, Sullivan, MO 63080
736 S Service Rd W, Sullivan, MO 63080
Super 8 – Sullivan
601 N Service Rd W, Sullivan, MO 63080
Family Motor Inn
209 N Service Rd W, Sullivan, MO 63080
America’s Best Value Inn
307 N Service Rd W, Sullivan, MO 63080
Meramec State Park
Cabins and Motel
670 Fisher Cave Drive, Sullivan, MO 63080
573-468-6519, 888-Meramec (637-2632)
55 State Hwy C, Bourbon, MO 65441
Onondaga Cave State Park Camping
7556 Hwy. H, Leasburg, MO 65535-9136
Ozark Outdoors Riverfront Park
200 Ozark Outdoor Ln, Leasburg, MO 65535
Camping, cabins and lodging.
Cuba Super 8
28 State Hwy P, Cuba, MO 65453
Super 8 St. James
1210 Heckman Court, Saint James, MN 56081
110 N Outer Rd, St James, MO 65559
Check back for more information on camping or possible B&Bs for the event.
Lost Hill Lakes Solar Eclipse Event
10 a.m. to 4:30 PM August 21 only. No overnight camping.
Parking, Food Trucks. Vendors.
Admission: $15 – $100 for the day.
Lost Hill Lake Eclipse Event