Celebrate the Eclipse!


Ready to catch a glimpse of the eclipse from Delaware’s seashore? Here’s the timing you’ll need to know:

  • 1:22 p.m.: Partial Eclipse begins
  • 2:46 p.m.: Maximum Eclipse
  • 4:03 p.m.: Partial Eclipse ends
  • More details here

Expect many viewing areas around the Delaware beaches including, the Lewes Library. They will be celebrating with a special viewing event from 2 – 4p.m. (all glasses are reserved).

At Massey’s Landing, we are pretty excited about today’s eclipse! Here are a few ways our fellow campers can celebrate:

  • Make Your Own Eclipse Glasses

This simple DIY eclipse glasses video from Fox 35 News will have you ready to watch the moon’s shadow in under 20 minutes.


  • Homemade Moon Pies
Moon Pie Recipe via The Cooking Bride

Something about the moon taking center-stage during the middle of the day has us craving Moon Pies! This easy recipe from The Cooking Bride will be the perfect treat as you watch the moon cast a shadow on America!

For the cookie dough:

  • 6 ounces unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • ¼ cup cane syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1¼ cups (about 1 sleeve) graham cracker crumbs, ground fine
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • 2 tablespoon whole milk

For the marshmallow center:

  • 1 (12 ounce) container marshmallow crème

For the chocolate Coating:

  • 1 (16 ounces) bag bittersweet chocolate (I used Ghirardelli)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or canola oil

Full recipe and directions here.

  • Get Your Camera Ready
How to take pictures during the eclipse

According to NBC News, you don't need a fancy camera set-up in order to take Instagram-worthy photos of the solar eclipse.

Just make sure you follow these tips:

  • Clean your lens
  • Do NOT zoom
  • Take advantage of exposure control
  • Try video
  • Use your apps
  • More tips here

Learn more about the Massey's Landing located at 20628 Long Beach Drive, Millsboro, DE 19966.

From the Guestbook

Loved fishing and watching sunrise and sunsets. Pool was perfect and met so many new friends.
Armand Benincasa, Tillson, New York

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