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As RVers, we have a deep appreciation and connection to all the beauty found in our nation. We’ve traveled hundreds of miles across the U.S. and many of us have seen the entire country on four wheels. From national parks to monuments to museums, we love having the freedom to roam, and many of us travel to our nation’s greatest cities during the Fourth of July weekend. 

If you’re looking for inspiration on where to celebrate the red, white, and blue this upcoming holiday, we’ve got you covered. While many of these destinations are in larger cities, we’ve included nearby RV campgrounds where you can park your motorhome and head out for a night on the town. Check out our list of top Fourth of July RV destinations and start planning your trip today.

1. Boston, Massachusetts

One of America’s most historical cities had to top our list as an iconic Fourth of July destination. If Boston, Massachusetts is on your travel list, you’ll want to make the trip for the celebratory festivities. People come from all over the world to take in the fireworks spectacular and pops concert during the city’s multi-day Harborfest including amazing food, live music, and so much more. The spectacular is one of the largest Independence Day celebrations in the country and you won’t want to miss it. 

Nearby RV Parks:

  • Boston/Cape Cod KOA Holiday 
  • Pine Lake RV Resort and Cottages
  • Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort

2. Washington, D.C.

Celebrating the independence of our country in our nation’s capital is a bucket list experience for many RVers. With amazing fireworks shows, historical displays, music, museums, and more, you’ll never be bored during the Fourth of July weekend. Enjoy the incredible fireworks show at the National Mall or take time to show respect to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom at Arlington National Cemetery. 

Nearby RV Parks:

  • Cherry Hill RV Park
  • Capitol KOA
  • Greenbelt Park

3. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

It doesn’t get more patriotic than visiting the city where independence began. So, grab a cheesesteak or hot dog (it is Fourth of July after all) and explore the city where the Declaration of Independence was officially signed. Philly goes all out for the July Fourth holiday and is planning for a 16-day festival, The Wawa Welcome America Festival, that will commemorate both Juneteenth and the Fourth of July. The festival will include free admission to museums, concerts, fireworks, and so much more.

Nearby RV Parks:

  • Campus Park and Ride
  • Timberlane Campground
  • West Chester KOA

4. Huntington Beach, California 

Head on over to Surf City U.S.A to celebrate the red, white, and blue this Fourth of July. Huntington Beach has the largest Independence Day celebration west of the Mississippi! The festivities have been going strong for 117 years and attracts more than 500,000 visitors annually. The Surf City Dreamin’ festival has it all including parades, a 5k race, decorating contents, and, of course, an amazing fireworks display over the ocean. If you’re looking for a Fourth of July beach getaway, make your way to Huntington Beach! 

Nearby RV Parks:

  • Waterfront RV Park
  • Sunset Vista RV Park
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach RV Camping

5.Nashville, Tennessee

Music City is the place to be on Fourth of July where you can expect amazing performances, world-class fireworks, and an all-around great time. This year’s fireworks show will be the largest show in Nashville’s history with pyrotechnics synchronized to a performance by the Grammy-winning Nashville Symphony. You won’t want to miss it! While you’re there, check out the Country Music Hall of Fame or dance your way down Music Row. 

Nearby RV Parks:

  • Nashville KOA Resort
  • Two Rivers Campground
  • Elm Hill RV Resort

 

Are you ready to pack up the RV and head to one of these patriotic destinations this Fourth of July? Already have your trip planned? Let us know where you’re headed in the comments below.

If you’re looking for an RV of your own this Fourth of July, check out RVTrader.com for the latest and greatest models. 

*Due to COVID-19 concerns, please check updated event-status before traveling to these destinations. If you do travel, we encourage you to follow CDC guidelines, and if you’re unvaccinated, please wear a mask when required.

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Emily Sullivan
Emily Sullivan
Emily Sullivan is a Content Curator for Trader Interactive, serving the recreational brands RV Trader and Cycle Trader. Her mission is to provide thoughtful, practical content to those who are always on the hunt for their next adventure.

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