Independence Day

Spectators line the National Mall from the US Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial to view the Fourth of July Independence Day fireworks display in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

How to Get Around D.C. for Fourth of July

If you’re heading down to D.C. for the Fourth of July holiday, here are the best way to avoid delays and traffic.

07/04/2015

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Music, Cultural Celebrations Mark July 4th Festivities in D.C.

A fife and drum corps, parade and concerts on the National Mall will open the Fourth of July festivities in Washington.

07/04/2015

Fireworks light up the sky over the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol on July 4. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Best Fireworks in Washington, D.C.

It’s not the Fourth of July if there are no fireworks. From nationally televised shows to local community events, Washington, DC has a number of fireworks displays during the holiday.

06/26/2015

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2015 GUIDE: July 4th Fireworks in D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia

A guide to July 4th fireworks displays in D.C., Maryland and northern Virginia.

06/26/2015

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mount Rushmore, July 4th,

America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

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US Embassy In Jakarta Moved July 4 Celebration Ahead One Month For Ramadan

The U.S. Embassy in Jakarta moved its Fourth of July celebrations up one month to June 4 – last Thursday – in order to avoid offending Muslims during the fasting month of Ramadan.

06/11/2015

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Several Independence Day Fireworks Displays Saturday Night

Several fireworks displays in Maryland will take place on Saturday, with Hurricane Arthur to blame for some local postponements.

07/05/2014

Fireworks burst in air behind the Capitol and Washington Monument as thousands enjoyed Independence Day celebrations on the National Mall. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Celebrate Fourth Of July On National Mall

Visitors enjoyed music performances from Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks and John Williams before the fireworks display under a clear sky.

07/04/2014

Fireworks explode over the White House January 19, 2004 as part of the 55th presidential inaugural 'Celebration of Freedom' event Washington, DC. Bush will be sworn into serve his second term as President of the United States January 20. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

5 Most American Things to Do on July 4th

There are many ways to celebrate our nation’s independence from British rule, established on July 4, 1776, but these are the five most American ways to celebrate this joyous date in American history.

07/04/2014

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Park Police Offer Public Alerts for July 4 in DC

Visitors to the National Mall for the Independence Day celebration can sign up for event information and emergency notifications from the National Park Service.

07/04/2014

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