It’s America’s 239th birthday this weekend, and from coast to coast, the skies will light up with some of the most brilliant fireworks displays ever seen. And there are some cities that have taken the art of throwing a patriotic celebration to a whole new level.
Below are our Top 3 picks for where to find the best 4th of July celebrations across the country. Read the entire list here.
New York City, New York
If you enjoy the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, you definitely want to check out Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show. Visible from Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, all you need is a good view of the East River to see this spectacular display of pyrotechnics.
National Mall, Washington, D.C.
Feeling truly patriotic? Head straight to the nation’s capital for a fireworks display that lights up some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, like the Washington Monument and Capitol building. There is also a Capital Fourth concert with big names like Barry Manilow and the National Symphony Orchestra.
Stop by the windy city, as their fireworks show over Lake Michigan lights up the Chicago skyline. The city also hosts Freedom Fest, a party on top of Navy Pier that can be enjoyed by family members of all ages. If you want to keep the celebrations going, there will also be bi-weekly fireworks shows all summer.
In addition to these being the sites of some of the most spectacular fireworks displays around, all three listed are also locations that you can fly to directly from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport so book your flight today!
Happy travels (and Happy Fourth of July!)
– The Terminal