Mark America’s birthday with patriotic celebrations in Chicago. Navy Pier on Lake Michigan is the hub of Chicago’s 4th of July events in 2022, ending Independence Day with gigantic fireworks. Head to Millennium Park for live music and fantastic firework views.
Be dazzled by the Big Bay Boom extravaganza and find your spot on Mission Bay waterfront for beach games and picnics. Some of San Diego’s hotels have rooftop bars and restaurants with incredible views of the fireworks.
Take a 4th of July family getaway at Boston Harborfest—the largest Independence Day festival in the United States. Marking Boston’s revolutionary history, the week-long celebrations include Freedom Trail guides, a boat parade, and live music. Pick a classic hotel in Boston’s Historic Downtown District to bring Boston’s past to life.
Head to South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach for one of the best places to go for 4th of July beach fun. Watch the Annual Salute from the Shore to see vintage aircraft and F-16 fighter jets power overhead and rally that patriotic spirit. The Grand Strand has day parades and impressive pyrotechnics at night, too. Enjoy the show from your vacation rental in Myrtle Beach
The Las Vegas strip is spectacular for the 4th of July fireworks over that iconic skyline. With so many hotels, you can find some great last-minute 4th of July getaways to Las Vegas. Don’t forget to take in a live show while you’re there!
Enjoy a weekend-long celebration, Texas-style, at Austin’s waterparks in the northeast—or hit the Colorado River for wanders or some Auditorium Shores park life. Rise early for the giant inflatables at the May Street parade. Maybe catch a movie at the Blue Starlite mini drive-in before chilling at your Downtown Austin hotel.
Take the family to the biggest parade west of Mississippi, where a two-hour procession of vintage vehicles, floats, bands, and celebrity guests whip the crowd in a frenzy of fun. Book an ocean view hotel room for impressive views of the big event: the fireworks.
Looking for a 4th of July cabin rental? Check out the log cabins in the Smokies, close to cookouts, concerts, and fireworks. Hire a rubber duck to float along in the River Raft Regatta downtown, then see the light show over the city.
Watch Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island, take a Revolutionary New York tour, or dive into a Central Park picnic—all some of the best places to visit for 4th of July in NYC. Macy’s 4th of July fireworks illuminate the skyline with massive pop stars bringing the party.
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