We know what you're thinking — the 4th of July is the perfect excuse to book a weekend getaway and break up the summer. If you're not in the mood for the same old, same old this year (because even backyard barbecues get old after a while), the odds are that there's a fun Independence Day destination a short drive or plane ride away.
You can make this 4th of July memorable by visiting one of these top fireworks-viewing spots with the family, girlfriends or even as a solo trip. Because someone had to say it, we predict it'll be a "blast:"
Ah, who doesn't love the beach during summer? It seriously doesn't get much better then being steps away from the sand, looking off the patio into a picture perfect view of the Pacific Ocean. This July 4, head to San Diego's Imperial Beach where you can reserve a beachfront rental for $1,000 per week — perfect for a family of four or two couples. Not only can you have fun at the beach, but with Coronado just 10 minutes away, you can also enjoy the awe-inspiring fireworks display over Glorietta Bay.
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