Fourth of July is arguably America’s favorite holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, which also scores highly on the patriotic scale, Independence Day brings people together with America-themed cocktails, hotdogs and fireworks. It’s one of the few days where it’s socially acceptable and even encouraged to day drink, making it easy to put politics aside and join in on the national pride.
Below are 12 patriotic places to celebrate America’s birthday. Go forth and make Uncle Sam proud.
Note: Venues are listed in geographical order from north to south.