3. Most Explosive: Addison, Texas (Kaboom Town)
Any Fourth of July firework display dubbed “Kaboom Town” is sure not to disappoint. Addison’s famous firework show has been chosen as one of the best places to watch fireworks in the US by the American Pyrotechnics Association, Travel + Leisure, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. The 30-minute-long spectacle can be seen from anywhere in Addison and will follow musical performances by Zane Williams Band, Studio 54, and the Dallas Wind Symphony.
4. Most Country: Nashville, Tennessee
The Music City July 4th celebration, whose motto is “Let Freedom Sing!,” is the ultimate Independence Day destination for country music lovers. The show will feature live music performances by The Mavericks, Craig Morgan, Sarah Darling, and the Music City Hit-Makers. Nashville is also home to the largest fireworks show in the South, which will be set to music performed by the Nashville Symphony.
5. Most Historical: Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia [http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/]
Want to step right into living history on our nation’s birthday? Celebrate the Fourth in Colonial Williamsburg, where you can take a walking tour and see what our country was really like during the 18th century. Colonial Williamsburg’s Fourth of July celebration also includes a reading of the Declaration of Independence, a firework display, and concerts by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and the Heritage of America Band.