For Americans and those travellers fortunate enough to be enjoying the US summer season 4th of July celebrations are nearly upon us.

It is the National Holiday of the United States and is celebrated in style all over the country. Celebrations include barbecues, parades, fireworks and various other ceremonies and public events. The 1st week of July is the most popular travel time on the US calendar.

It is a very busy time at all the airports and on all of the roads as Americans enjoy their vacation time. If you haven’t already organised your travels then take this as your official reminder to do so. We can find you the car you need with the extras you need now. But remember some popular cars, extras and pick up locations will sell out fast as this is their peak season!

In terms of some of the ideal places to see the fireworks and experience some 4th of July American culture here is a list of just some of the places to be.

If you are visiting New York City experience the famous Macy’s Fireworks over the stunning Hudson River. Other great displays of pyrotechnics include Lake Michigan in Chicago, Mission Bay in San Diego, The Mississippi River in St Louis and San Francisco Bay in San Francisco.

Capitol Hill in Washington also holds a massive concert and fireworks display that is second to none.

Boston celebrates with Harborfest, which takes place over 4 days and includes spectacular fireworks across The Charles River.

Rest assured wherever you plan to be in the United States around the 4th of July there will be a celebration nearby. Be reminded that as it is a National Holiday there will be many closures including banks and post offices. Most tourist attractions, shops, restaurants and bars will still be open during the festivities.

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