4th of July
The Fourth of July is a popular travel weekend, and a new study shows that adult children prefer to go on a road trip with Mom.
Thousands of people sat along the Inner Harbor to see the nearly 20-minute long fireworks show, and it did not disappoint.
Authorities say a 9-year-old boy was severely burned in a fireworks accident in western Maryland.
Visitors to the National Mall for the Independence Day celebration can sign up for event information and emergency notifications from the National Park Service.
Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.
The United States marks 238 years as an independent nation as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights:
American composer and conductor John Williams is debuting a new arrangement of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” featuring choirs, trumpets, an orchestra and cannons on the National Mall for the nation’s birthday.
Despite initial concerns that Tropical Storm Arthur could compromise the July 4th fireworks in Washington on Friday, the National Mall and Memorial Parks Service says it won’t cancel the display, barring heavy wind or lightning.
Whether you need a little help hosting your own Fourth of July party or are just trying to be as patriotic as possible, this guide has got you covered.
With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.