Fourth of July 2010 happens to fall on a weekend this year, meaning the obvious long holiday weekend is a no-go. That doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate 4th of July close to home to honor what Independence Day is all about: celebrating the three F’s (Freedom, Family and of course, Fireworks). The following 4th of July destinations all offer free fireworks shows that will make a family outing that much more fun.
4th of July Weekend 2010 Destinations n’ Deals*:
*We found the below deals available for 4th of July weekend (July 3-5)
4th of July 2010 in New York City
Average High Temp, July: 79°F
4th of July in New York City: Macys is once again hosting Macy’s 4th of July Spectacular fireworks show (start time: 9.00pm) above the Hudson River. Tweens and teens will particularly celebrate parents this year for trekking them to Independence day in NYC as [gasp!] Justin Bieber, himself, will be playing at the show (start time: 7.30pm).
4th of July New York City Deal: July 4th Fireworks On the Harbor Package at St Giles Hotel – The Tuscany Rate: $359/night, Deal Savings: 28%
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4th of July 2010 in San Francisco
Average High Temp, July: 68°F
4th of July in San Francisco: Locals and tourists alike head to Pier 39 in Fisherman’s Wharf for the Fourth of July Waterfront Celebration with free live band performances (including San Francisco favorite, 80′s cover band, Tainted Love) and a spectacular fireworks show that is impressively long.
4th of July San Francisco Deal: Special GoodBuy Rates at The Best Western Tuscan Inn, a Kimpton Hotel Rate: $143/night, Savings: 30%
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4th of July in Disneyworld/Orlando
Average High Temp, July: 92°F
4th of July in Orlando: What kid wouldn’t enjoy 4th of July at Disneyworld: not only are all the regular rides and parades going on, but there’s a slew of Independence Day-themed extras, including their annual Fourth of July “Concert in the Sky” fireworks show—all included in the parks regular entrance admission.
4th of July Orlando Deal: Family Summer Fun Package at Marriott Orlando World Center Rate: $159/night, Savings: 60%
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4th of July in Kansas City, MO
Average High Temp, July: 90°F
4th of July in Kansas City, MO: Known as “Kansas City’s Riverfront Tradition, the KC Riverfest 2010 offers fun for the whole family: musical performances, the Radio Disney Rockin’ Road Crew stage and fireworks both nights (July 3 and 4).
4th of July Kansas City, MO Deal: Fourth of July KC Riverfest Package at Kansas City Marriott Downtown Rate: $119/night, Savings: 44%
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