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Must-See Attractions in Philadelphia

February 19, 2012 – 10:36 pm
rocky statue

Philadelphia is one of the most historic cities in the country, and there are plenty of fun, exciting (and even educational) attractions that will make your road trip complete.

Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebrations

July 4, 2011 – 5:54 am
Providence Rhode Island Independence Day Celebration 4th of July

Family-friendly, old-fashioned 4th of July celebrations never go out of style. Here are some of our recommendations this year — where does your family love to celebrate America’s Birthday?

Top 10 4th of July Fireworks 2011

June 2, 2011 – 7:21 am
Clearwater Fireworks

America’s Birthday just isn’t complete without fireworks. Every year, we pick the top 10 places we’d like to see some fireworks. Here are this year’s picks. (Don’t forget to see previous year’s winners as well.)

4th of July in Jackson Hole, Wyoming — Day 4 Rockies or Bust 2010

July 17, 2010 – 10:12 am
Alpine Slide Snow King Jackson Hole Wyoming

What’s not to like about the 4th of July? Fireworks and watermelon, parades and picnics. This year the Rockies or Bust tour stopped to celebrate Independence Day in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Best 4th of July Hometown Celebrations & Trips

June 17, 2010 – 6:30 am
Fireworks Capital of America -- credit Lawrence County CVB

Independence Day. Whether it means a weekend getaway to eat watermelon, watch a small town parade and wave a flag or a week-long dirt bike excursion like Sandfest, it’s all about family and making memories. Here are our picks for this year’s best hometown celebrations and trips for the 4th of July.

Top 10: Best 4th of July Fireworks 2010

June 15, 2010 – 6:25 am
Music City July 4th Portrait of American 2006 by Gary Layda

Whether you’re going out of state, leaving the country or just packing a picnic and watching the fireworks, the weekend revolves around founding father President John Adams’ call for ‘pomp and parade, bonfires and illuminations” in celebrating Independence Day. Here are our top picks for this year’s pyrotechnics.

Best Fireworks & 4th of July Celebrations 2009

June 22, 2009 – 10:23 am
Fireworks at Stone Mountain Park, Georgia

The Best Fireworks and 4th of July celebrations — all over the nation.

Top 10: 4th of July Road Trips

June 21, 2009 – 1:21 pm

It’s called The Great American Road Trip for a reason. There’s no better way to celebrate Independence Day than to hit the road and experience history. The fireworks are an added bonus.