Mix It Up This Fourth of July

Town parades, barbeques, and firework shows are usually a few of the activities that come to mind when thinking of the Fourth of July. It is a very busy travel time for many who are going to visit family or take their yearly vacation. Instead of the usual routine, how about mixing it up this year? Here are some Fourth of July destinations to consider this year that are sure to please everyone.

Addison, Texas
Addison Kaboom Town is rated one of the top places to watch fireworks in the country with a 30-minute fireworks show that is choreographed to music and broadcasted live on a local radio station. Watch the Addison Airport Air Show featuring the Cavanaugh Historic Warbird Flyover or take the kiddo’s to the Family Fun Zone for face painting and inflatable obstacle courses. Not only are there activities for people of all ages to enjoy, but admission is free!

Boston, Massachusetts
The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular is an annual free outdoor Fourth of July Concert held at the Hatch Shell, Boston’s epicenter for large outdoor performances. Catch two days’ worth of concerts, ending with the Boston holiday tradition of Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture,” which features cannons, live ringing of church bells, and fireworks.

Chicago, Illinois
Navy Pier is breathtaking any day, but add fireworks to the mix and it makes for one of the best locations in the country to spend Fourth of July. No matter what your interests, there is a festival around the city to accommodate you. Visit the Chicago History Museum for its annual Fourth of July celebration or head over to Ribfest for – you guessed it – ribs!

San Francisco, California
Join thousands of San Francisco locals and visitors at the Fourth of July Celebration at The PIER. There is fun for the whole family featuring musical entertainment and a variety of activities. PIER 39 boasts many restaurants, shops, and attractions to keep you busy all weekend long. You’ll have the best seat in the house for fireworks that light up the Bay.

Do something different this Fourth of July and celebrate at one of these fine locations. Don’t stress about the trip details – leave the planning up to us here at AurTravel. We’ll make sure your Fourth of July holiday is flawless!


BrookeKoehlerBefore joining the C&A Industries team, Brooke Koehler lived and worked in her hometown of St. Louis, MO. She relocated to Omaha, NE and began working as Marketing Coordinator for C&A Industries, Inc. in January 2014. She holds a B.S. in Business Management and Marketing from Northwest Missouri State University. In her free time, Brooke enjoys outdoor activities, traveling and road-tripping, attending concerts, and spending time with friends and family.

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