Americans are preparing to gather on the National Mall to celebrate the 237th anniversary of the nation’s independence.
Gasoline prices are on a summer slide, giving U.S. drivers a break as they set out for the beach and other vacation spots for the Fourth of July.
Temporary highway lane closures will be suspended across Virginia to help Independence Day travelers reach their holiday destinations.
The estimated 1.1 million 4th of July travelers in Virginia will be under the watchful eye of Virginia State Police.
Liberty is loud and a lot of dogs have problems with those Fourth of July sounds of freedom.
A complete guide to July 4th events in and around the Washington area.
Metro says it will operate extra trains during the evening of the July Fourth holiday to help passengers get to and from the National Mall for the fireworks display.
The Fourth of July won’t have a patriotic boom in the sky over some military bases because budget cuts and furloughed workers also mean furloughed fireworks.
From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.
Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!