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Ride share offers discount to get to eclipse watch parties

DENVER -- The solar eclipse on Monday has everyone excited. Getting an extreme  view of the phenomenon means heading north.

The Colorado State Patrol is preparing for an  increase in traffic on Interstate 25 and U.S. 36. There are many options for getting to prized viewing areas if you don't take your vehicle.

Some rental car agencies are seeing a number of reservations from customers planning to travel to get a better view of the eclipse, but the demand is not causing any shortage.

Lyft is offering 30 percent off rides to select eclipse watch parties in several areas around Colorado, the company said.

Customers can enter the discount code DENECLIPSE.

Locations where the code applies include:

  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • Declaration Brewing (Denver)
  • Blue Moon RiNo (Denver)
  • Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa in Avon
  • Fiske Planetarium solar telescopes in Boulder
  • Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs
  • Regis University (northwest Denver campus)

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