The 4th of July is for most Americans, one of the most important holidays of the year. Families gather, make barbecues and then, they go to the shows that are held in all cities of USA and they watch the fireworks eagerly. Viator.com have made a selection of the best places to celebrate the 4th of July.
What better place to start a tour of excellent places to celebrate July 4th than in the city where the country was born? The events will take place from 5 to 11 pm and will be parades and a concert at the Parkaway. Also, you can visit a number of national monuments such the Independence Hall.
Fireworks over the Charles River, orchestras and a number of shows will take place on the Independece day of the United States.
The nation’s capital is planning an extensive program of events will begin with a parade on the National Mall, continues with performances by the National Symphony Orchestra and end with a bang with fireworks illuminating the sky over the monuments of the city.
Macy not only organizes the famous Thanksgiving parade, it is also behind the celebrations of the 4th of July in the Big Apple, with an incredible fireworks display over the Hudson River.
It is the scene of the oldest celebration of the 4th of July in the country, the first festival was held in 1785 and year after year, has become more popular, because they have added leisure activities such as baseball games, concerts and fun runs.
6. Las Vegas
The ideal city to celebrate: fireworks, swimming parties and special events to this special day.
The celebration will be held at the Fisherman’s Wharf, with free concerts beginning at 4 pm and fireworks will be launched near Pier 39.
It is the seat of the first Independence Day parade in the country each year. The parade begins at midnight, as it has done since 1976, and this small town attracts lots of people.
You can enjoy the typical fireworks from an amazing scenery and an excellent atmosphere.
10. St. Louis
In St. Louis, the celebrations are extended for several days after the 4th. The party lasts for several days with activities like racing, concerts, exhibitions and fireworks every night during three days.
11. Mount Rushmore
With the founding fathers of the nation as a backdrop, you can assist to several ceremonies to honor U.S. military veterans and prisoners of war, and cultural events of American Heritage. However, due to the risk of forest fires, there are no fireworks in Mount Rushmore.