The Best Places to See Fireworks on the 4th of July
Our Founding Fathers may not have been able to predict specifics about modern day society, but they knew our independence would always be something worth celebrating—and no celebration would ever be too loud, too bright or too grand.
Today, these larger-than-life shows attract tourists, bring communities together and, most importantly, commemorate our independence. From the peaks of Lake Tahoe to the shores of the East River, there will be thousands of fantastic fireworks displays around the country. We’ve outlined 15 of the best across the U.S. and dug up some insider tips on where to watch.