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Top 10 Places to Celebrate the 4th of July

July 2nd, 2009

Here are the top 10 places to celebrate the 4th of July and some of their best events:

  1. Boston: Over 200 events including Boston Harborfest and the Boston Chowderfest
  2. Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard: Nantucket’s Independence Day Celebration, Hyannis Boat Parade and Old Whaling Church Barbecue.
  3. Chicago: Navy Pier Beer Garden, Music Shell and Millennium Park
  4. Mount Rushmore: Tons of events; see them all here
  5. Philadelphia: Visit the Liberty Bell and the historic sites in Independence Mall. Extended viewing hours over the holiday. Here’s a full list of events:
  6. Queen Mary 2: Board the Cunard line’s newest prestige cruise ship for a 5 day Independence Day Sampler.
  7. San Diego: Freedom Days Parade, San Diego Country Fair and Big Bay celebration. For more events visit:
  8. San Juan Islands: San Juan Island, Fourth of July Beach and Pig War Picnic. For more events visit:
  9. US Virgin Islands: Parade on St. John. For more events visit:
  10. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Folklife Festival and National Independence Day Parade. For more events visit:

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