This year July 4th is a Friday and there will be a weekend of celebrations in New York and other cities around the US.
Independence Day in NYC is a feast of BBQs, hot dogs picnics and fireworks. Its one of the favourite festivals on the american calendar for many, so below are some particular activities/things to do that you may want to take a look at.
Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular
Pier 40 W Houston St, at the Hudson River
4th of July Endless Summer BBQ at YOTEL 2014
Yotel New York 570 Tenth Ave, at 42nd St
Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks
Macy’s put on a free 25 minutre display
Independence Day Festival in Queens Village
Takes place along Sanford Avenue between Main and Union Streets.
Fourth of July Pig Roast
The Iron Horse 32 Cliff St, between Fulton and John Sts, 10038 and other Fourth of July events that make this summer holiday one of our favourites.
Lots to see and do, if you don’t have flights booked yet, Virgin Atlantic have some great fares at the moment
As always, pre-order your currency before you travel and order online for the best rates. As of 25th June you can get upto $1.68 / £1, this is a fantastic rate, see whats available here.