As we’re finally approaching the summer months and the hopeful end to remaining in quarantine, many of us are getting ready to prepare for mid-summer getaways. Fourth of July is one of the most celebrated holidays in the country. Neighborhood bbq’s, family get-togethers, fireworks, and so much more! While you may be partial to celebrating Independence day at home, many Americans prepare for the fun summer holiday by booking a small weekend getaway. Here are a few of the top weekend getaways to celebrate the Fourth of July!

New York City, New York

The city that never sleeps. The city of lights. The Big Apple. New York City is the first one on our list and one of the most popular destinations for 4th of July celebrations. Although the city the typical beach destination you might think of, NYC serves residents and tourists with tons of 4th of July fun. Catch a spot along the East River to watch the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks for an unforgettable experience.

Charleston, South Carolina 

A travel favorite, Charleston, SC is a stunning destination for the 4th. With multiple festivals and parties, visitors will experience the patriotic holiday with a touch of authentic southern charm. Take a seat at the Patriots Point harbor to watch a memorable fireworks show. 

Key West, Florida

Probably one of the most tropical destinations in the U.S, Key West Florida hits the number three spot on our list. Paired with the islands five-day Key Lime Festival, Key West is a great place to celebrate Independence Day, with food, fun, sun, and of course, the Key West fireworks show. Enjoy your holiday here and extend your vacation to visit other islands in the Keys. 

San Diego, California

If you’re partial to the Pacific, consider spending your 4th of July holiday in the San Diego sun! San Diego’s firework show, the Big Bay Boom, is widely known as the state’s largest fireworks show. Enjoy the San Diego beaches, or take a seat at one of the other many locations that get a great sky-view.