7 Jaw-Dropping Vacation Rentals to Ring in July 4
When it comes time to celebrate July 4, you could throw frozen burgers on a dusty Weber and call it a day. Or you could round up your family and friends, and head out of town for an extended weekend escape. From fireworks-friendly skyline views to enough space to accommodate friends of a friend, a holiday at one of these seven vacation rentals is sure to beat out staying home and watching that hot dog-eating contest on TV.
(San Diego, CA)
$456 a night
Located minutes from Downtown, this modern home has breathtaking views of the San Diego Harbor waiting to be enjoyed on the sprawling balcony (glass of rosé in hand).
$520 a night
There's no better place to celebrate America's birthday than in historic Beantown, especially if you're staying in this lavish Seaport condo, complete with floor-to-ceiling windows and a massive sky deck on which to watch the annual fireworks show in the distance.
$2,820 a night
You may not be able to make a flag cake as perfectly as Ina Garten can, but this wood-shingled Hamptons estate, which sleeps 15 and is biking distance to the beach, is perfect for Contessa-approved family summer entertaining.
$499 a night
Clear, unobstructed views of the Seattle cityscape and a fully tricked-out balcony make this upscale townhome perfect for an intimate get-together.
(South Lake Tahoe, CA)
$471 a night
Having a private dock for your kayaks is nice, but, more importantly, this enormous home has enough space for you to invite your in-laws without actually having to share a room with them.
$1,300 a night
Just a few Metro stops from the Capitol, this extra-swanky, 6,000-square-foot complex includes seven outdoor spaces, a 25-foot indoor waterfall and enough amenities that you might just forget there's a fireworks show happening over the National Mall.
$593 a night
An endless number of activities and one of the country's largest fireworks shows make Music City the July 4 destination you didn't know existed. This lavish loft penthouse is steps from the Country Music Hall of Fame and right by the Cumberland River, where the booming pyrotechnics take place.
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