Patriotic Destinations: Top Places for 4th of July Fireworks Displays

Boom! Bang! Summertime excitement. Do these phrases encapsulate the feeling you experience as you turn your head to the sky and watch fireworks explode? As the 4th of July holiday nears and you begin to think of cookouts and gatherings, your thoughts may wander to determining the most important detail of the day: where will we see the best fireworks? With so many places to choose from, we’ve outlined a few top destinations for some of...

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A Capital Fourth Turns 30! Celebrate America’s Birthday with Music, Fun and Fireworks!!!

2010 marks the 30th year of the broadcast of our nation’s premier Independence Day celebration. This year “A Capital Fourth” will be hosted by Jimmy Smits. The all-star line-up features performances from the likes of Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, Lang Lang and the National Symphony Orchestra. One of my favorite childhood memories is camping out near the Washington Monument to see the firework show in person. All day...

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