LA GRANDE, Ore. (AP) — People traveling to northeastern Oregon to see next month's solar eclipse now have another lodging option.

The Observer newspaper reports ( ) that Eastern Oregon University in La Grande is offering its residential dorms to tourists.

The rooms are available for rental from Aug. 19 through Aug. 22 for $500 total, which must be paid in full at the time of reservation.

The rooms hold up to five people and include kitchenettes, with a full refrigerator and microwave.

The university will also provide brochures about what there is to see and do in La Grande.


Information from: The (La Grande) Observer,