Roughly 1.6 Million traveled in South Carolina to view the eclipse, leaving $269 million impact

September 20, 2017 (Columbia, S.C.) – Roughly 1.6 million people traveled to or within South Carolina to view the total solar eclipse last month, according to research released today by the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism.  Their hotel bookings and other travel expenditures left an estimated $269 million economic impact across the state, making the eclipse the