An Independence Day classic, Macy's has been putting on a spectacular firework show for 47 years now. Claiming the title for the largest in the nation, the quintessential firework celebration featuring top vocalists and bands will certainly not disappoint.
For those longing for a day of leisure, an NYC beach is the perfect destination to sink your toes in the sand and bask in the warm summer sun. For secluded spots to spend the day and delight in the sunset while escaping the metropolitan environment, visit Staten Island's Cedar Grove Beach.
Watch The Travis Fourth Of July Parade
Put on your red, white and blue, and head to Travis on Staten Island to watch the vibrant floats and energetic bands march by for a Fourth you won't forget.
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog-Eating Contest
Brunch is always a good idea, especially on July 4. NYC offers a host of hot spots to indulge in a delicious brunch, including at The Willaimsburg Hotel and The Kimoto Rooftop Bar & Lounge, or for a more casual affair, head over to The Flying Cock or The Dutch.