Fourth of July celebrations are not complete without a showcase of beautiful fireworks. Here are our picks for the best July 4th fireworks across America:
New York City: Macy’s takes the cake for the biggest Fourth of July fireworks show in the country. With over 50,000 effects packed in to a 25-minute show, this fireworks extravaganza over the East River draws nearly three million people annually.
Washington, D.C.: The nation’s capital is an exciting and patriotic place to celebrate America’s independence. If you find yourself in the D.C. area, you can watch an incredible fireworks show over the reflecting pool in front of the Washington Monument, with great views from all over the city, including the National Mall and the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.
Dallas, TX: The saying “everything is bigger in Texas” holds true when it comes to Fourth of July fireworks in Dallas. Following an airshow at the Cavanaugh Flight Museum, the city uses over 3,500 pounds of fireworks during its 25-minute display! Those celebrating in Dallas have great views from just about anywhere in the city during this celebratory day.
Lake Tahoe, NV: The “Lights on the Lake” celebration occurs just above the crystal-clear water of Lake Tahoe, which straddles the borders of California and Nevada. With the stunning backdrop of the Sierra Nevada mountains, this 25-minute show is claimed to be one of the most visually pleasing in the country.
Nashville, TN: “Let Freedom Sing!” is perfect for those that want to spend their Fourth of July listening to a variety of live music while watching an over-the-top fireworks display that has supposedly set off more fireworks than New York City. With fireworks choreographed to a live set from the Nashville Symphony, this exciting show and can be seen throughout the city of Nashville.