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3 of the nation’s Best 4th of July Firework Shows

As the wonderful nation of the United States of America get ready to celebrate it 241st birthday, we will be showing you the top three cities that has the best fireworks displays that will bring out your patriotism ten-fold.

3. San Francisco, California

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The fireworks show on the San Francisco Bay is complimented by some dramatic backdrops, such as the city skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge. The huge bay provides plenty great views of the fireworks, but one of the best views is from the water itself.

The fireworks are launched from a barge in front of Pier 39 and on the end of Municipal Pier.

2. Washington, DC

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One of the most patriotic fireworks display in the nation right in the nation’s capital. According to The District tourist guide, about 700,000 people travel to the National Mall to watch the fireworks burst and boom in the night sky with the Washington monument and the U.S. Capitol in the background.

This is an all-day event for the city, with celebrations going on in just about every neighborhood and beginning with a parade down Constitution Avenue.

1. New York

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Recognized as the nation’s largest Independence Day celebration, the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks display attracts more than 3 million spectators live and over 10 million TV viewers, according to NBC’s website. This year is the celebration’s 41st anniversary and is the largest Macy’s fireworks display in more than a decade with 56,000 pyrotechnic effects.

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