Every 4th of July, cities across the country celebrate the birth of American independence with vibrant festivals and dazzling fireworks. Many families decide to celebrate the holiday from home, but AvantStay invites you to spend Independence Day with us this year and have a getaway at one of our special destinations. Whether you want to watch firework displays from Florida beaches or on the cobblestone streets of historic Charleston, AvantStay offers premier vacation homes in 35 destinations throughout the country. There are hundreds of places to go for the Fourth of July, so we are here to help you narrow down the list to five cities that offer classic Independence Day celebrations in good old-fashioned American style!

San Diego, CA

San Diego offers a fantastic 4th of July celebration for the entire family in sunny California. The city comes alive with a festive Fourth of July parade and the largest fireworks display on the West Coast. Families can also celebrate together at famous family attractions like Legoland with live music, games, and food.

AvantStay offers a five-bedroom vacation home in the heart of Little Italy, where you can watch the Big Bay Boom fireworks from a private rooftop deck!

Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina, is a Southern city entrenched in history, so what better place to celebrate American independence? Join the party of live music, delicious BBQ dishes, and spectacular fireworks at beautiful Riverfront Park. Or celebrate at the most patriotic location in South Carolina at the historic USS Yorktown aircraft carrier. For the ultimate family fun, checkout some of the beautiful beaches that Charleston offers.

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Nashville, TN

If you are searching for other places to go on the 4th of July in the South besides Charleston, we recommend Nashville. The world-class Music City, it only makes sense that Independence Day is celebrated with live music at the Let Freedom Sing festival. There is plenty of fun for the family here, with kid-friendly activities, games, and music. Nashville will conclude its celebration with the city’s largest July fireworks show ever!

AvantStay makes it easy to walk to the festivities with our collection of downtown Nashville vacation homes

Panama City Beach, FL

If you want to spend your 4th of July basking in the Florida sunshine, consider taking a road trip to Panama City Beach. This charming beach town celebrates Independence Day all week long with four incredible fireworks shows during the Real Fun Fourth. In addition to the fireworks, you can find plenty of family-friendly dining, shopping, live music, and entertainment to share your Fourth of July celebration together.

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Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale, Arizona, offers the perfect 4th of July celebration for families away from the hustle and bustle of Phoenix. The biggest event is the 4th of July celebration at Westworld which offers the ultimate all-American experience. You can watch live performances, feast on barbeque buffets, try bull riding, get your face painted, and play exciting games. The night ends with spectacular fireworks against the picturesque McDowell Mountains.

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Looking for Places to Go for the 4th of July? AvantStay Has You Covered!

No matter where you decide to take your family this 4th of July, AvantStay offers the perfect vacation homes for every group. Our properties are designed for large groups and families, fully equipped with anything you might need, including in-app upgrades and experiences like fridge stocking via the AvantStay app. The places to go for the 4th of July are endless when you choose to vacation with AvantStay!

Published by Eliza Nimmich

Raised in Charleston, SC, Eliza is an avid traveler and understanding great hospitality experiences is in her DNA. Eliza is especially keen on developing content that enriches readers' lives.

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