4 Best Hotels for Watching Fourth of July Fireworks
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Fireworks and travel are synonymous with the Fourth of July and for travelers looking to celebrate the anniversary of U.S. independence in one of the country's premier destinations this summer, finding the right hotel will be key.
With AAA projecting that nearly 43 million Americans will take to the road and sky this Fourth of July weekend, demand for hotels is way up.
But assuming money is no object, here are four hotels guaranteed to provide the perfect setting for an epic Fourth of July fireworks display this year.
Where: Washington, D.C.
There's arguably no better destination in the U.S. to experience the Fourth of July than the nation's capital. And unless you're able to stay the night inside the White House, you won't find a better view of this year's fireworks anywhere outside of the Hay-Adams.
This five-star hotel boasts tremendous views of the White House and the Washington Monument and will put guests in ideal position to take in the annual firework display over the National Mall.
Windsor Court Hotel
Where: New Orleans, Louisiana
The Fourth of July fireworks over the Mississippi River in New Orleans are sure to blow travelers away this year. But why not kill two birds with one stone?
Travelers can experience the fireworks up close and stay the night in one of the world's most unique hotels all at the same time by booking a stay at the Windsor Court Hotel. This five-star hotel isn't far from the riverfront and features plenty of amenities, including a rooftop pool, a full-service spa and a lounge with live jazz.
Royal Sonesta Boston
Where: Boston, Massachusetts
Few destinations in the U.S. epitomize American independence quite like Boston and if you're passing through Beantown this Fourth of July, the Royal Sonesta Boston is where you'll want to stay July 4.
The annual firework display over the Charles River is among the most impressive in the country, and this four-star hotel should provide you with easy access to some of the best views, whether from your room or the nearby waterfront.
The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
Where: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
It was Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. Two hundred and forty years later the Logan Philadelphia will be the place to be to take in one of the country's top firework displays.
The hotel's Assembly Rooftop Lounge features stellar views of the city. And if you book a room as part of the Liberty and Libations package, you'll gain access to an open-bar fireworks viewing party July 4.
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