Tips for celebrating the 4th of July in Washington DC

Will you be in our nation's capital for Independence Day? We were there last year, and it was one of the memorable holidays we've celebrated while traveling! The number of activities, programs, and performances, as well as the sheer number of people, can be intimidating, so we've compiled our top tips for celebrating the 4th of July in Washington DC: 1. Book a hotel within walking distance of … [Read more...]

Five resort towns with 4th of July parades

Due to summer travel plans, we usually spend 4th of July away from home. Sometimes, missing our hometown 4th of July parades bums the kids out, so wherever we find ourselves, we try to seek out the local parade festivities. As a result, we've experienced new customs, enjoyed local culture and foods, and Toby, always outgoing, has always made new friends. Below, find details on the 4th of July … [Read more...]

A Boston 4th of July: Tips for Celebrating on the Esplanade

All people want to spend the Fourth of July in special fashion. If you’ve never been to Boston, heading there in the beginning of July is as good a time as any. Below, you’ll find tips regarding how to spend it right during the Esplanade celebration. Weather: New England weather is fickle, and natives know weather patterns change on a dime. In July, temperatures can range from the 60s and … [Read more...]

Top five cities for 4th of July fireworks

Where will you celebrate the 4th? If you'll be in the following top five cities for 4th of July fireworks, you're in for a treat! Here's the low-down on where to be this July 4th, how best to view the fireworks, and how to stay safe and sane in firework crowds. Washington, DC: We'll be in Washington, DC this 4th of July, experiencing the fireworks in America's capital. We even extended our … [Read more...]