At Pack Up + Go, we promote travel across the nation focused on the amazing places that the US has to offer! We are so excited to celebrate the 4th of July with all of our Pack Up + Go travelers. Whether you are headed to the lake or watching fireworks over the city, 4th of July is a time to find your favorite US spots to come together with friends + family! We found the best events in your area so you can enjoy the holiday all over the country.




Heinz Stadium holds a free event every year featuring country music stars, food tents, + fun for all ages before ending the night with a fireworks display!


Macy’s Fourth of July will host the famous Fireworks show for another incredible year! The show is also televised across the nation for everyone to watch from home. Many famous guest will be making an appearance that you won’t want to miss.


What better place to watch fireworks than our nation’s capital? Most people will be crowded around the national mall but you can truly see the big + loud display all over the area. These fireworks can even be seen from Virginia!



No surprise as the birthplace of America that Philadelphia celebrates 4th of July all week long! The city plans to have one of the largest free concerts to date with many other free activities for any history, art + music lover.


The Boston Pops Orchestra is accompanied by HUGE fireworks. Many familiar faces will be making an appearance to this event to make it one to remember!



Calling all country lovers to Nashville! After a free concert from popular country stars the sky will light up with fireworks from all angles. More than 100,000 people have been in attendance at past events.

Watch fireworks from four different locations along the bay at the annual boom on the bay! Fireworks are shot from boats in the middle of the bay.

Image Courtesy of  Thrilist

Image Courtesy of Thrilist

The fireworks over the bay can be seen from many hotspots around the city. Check out this article to find the best place for you to enjoy the spectacle.

Image Courtesy of  Seattle Pipeline

Image Courtesy of Seattle Pipeline

Take a cruise or watch by land around the Lake Union for the weekend long 4th of July celebration! Seattle is famous for the many houseboats that circle the bay area. That would be a perfect spot to watch the fireworks, huh!


Nothing says America more than watching fireworks over the Mississippi River! New Orleans is usually filled with live music + fun but this celebration will be louder than ever. Enjoy flea markets, picnics + fun all day long.

Enjoy your midweek break this 4th of July + head on over to one of these fun celebrations! What are your favorite traditions for Independence day?