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These will all require you to drive the morning of the eclipse, since these cities are between 50 and 200 miles from the path of the eclipse. But at this time, these appear to be the best options if you want to stay in a hotel and view the eclipse.
I do have a link to my list of campsites from coast to coast, many of which are reasonably priced. At this point, camping is the best option in many areas, and I also have helpful information for first-time campers.