Best July 4th Vacations Across America (PHOTOS)

by ShermansTravel Subscribe to ShermansTravel's posts Posted Jun 24th 2011 03:30 PM



With its day-long beach parties, afternoon parades, nightly concerts, and dazzling fireworks, July 4th isn't an everyday holiday – it's the birthday of the good ol' U.S. of A., and everyone's invited to the countrywide party.

Whether paying tribute to American history or just enjoying traditional summer pastimes is the name of the game, our compatriots at put together a list of top places to celebrate July 4th. 's list is solely domestic, for obvious reasons, and includes some blatant picks (Washington, D.C.) but some surprises as well (Virgin Islands).

For those Americans who want to get down with the patriotism, check out these 10 places across the country and let us know what you think.

Have other plans for July 4th? Let us know about those, too.

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