Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks - Slideshow

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Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks - Slideshow

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

You can catch the Independence Day fireworks show from a number of locales, including the National Mall and the Kennedy Center's rooftop. But this epic photo was taken from the Mount Vernon trail on the Virginia side of the Potomac River.
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Chicago, Ill.

Chicago, Ill.

Chicago's Navy Pier is famous for its Fourth of July fireworks display, although you're guaranteed a spectacular show at many different areas throughout the city.
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Washington, D.C.

You can catch the Independence Day fireworks show from a number of locales, including the National Mall and the Kennedy Center's rooftop. But this epic photo was taken from the Mount Vernon trail on the Virginia side of the Potomac River.
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Chicago, Ill.

Chicago's Navy Pier is famous for its Fourth of July fireworks display, although you're guaranteed a spectacular show at many different areas throughout the city.
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Boston, Mass.

Along with fireworks on July 4, Boston hosts a star-studded concert near the banks of the Charles River.
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San Diego, Calif.

San Diego's stunning fireworks are shot off from barges in the San Diego Bay and can be seen all along the shoreline.
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New York City, N.Y.

These fireworks burst into the night over the Hudson and East rivers every Independence Day as part of the Macy's Fourth of July celebration.
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Lake Tahoe, Calif. and Nev.

You can view Lights on the Lake from several superb vantage points, including Nevada, Regan and El Dorado beaches or the paddle-wheeler boats on the water.
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Philadelphia, Pa.

Every July 4, spectators turn their eyes to the sky to witness colorful fireworks whiz up into the air above the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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New Orleans, La.

New Orleans sure knows how to have a good time. And Independence Day is no different. You can watch these fireworks burst over the Mississippi across from the French Quarter at the Historic Algiers Point.
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