History of Independence Day
Starting in 1776 and continuing since, the 4th of July has been celebrated as the birth of American independence. The most typical celebrations and festivities include fireworks, parades, concerts, and on the more casual side, family gatherings and barbecues. Perhaps even a pool party!
On July 4, many Americans head to a barbecue or a park, or watch a Main Street parade, capped by fireworks. But let’s suspend reality for a moment: Imagine what it would be like to stay home and have unparalleled access to sea and sky for fireworks. Oh, to nurse a glass of cold American beer by a rooftop fire pit overlooking the San Francisco Bay or sit in a deck chair in Virginia under the blue yonder.
Let’s enjoy our freedom to dream big and celebrate our beloved America with a jaunt through the country’s coolest places, in or right outside of the home, to watch a fireworks display. Continue reading