‘Independent’ Summer Travels

In celebration of Independence Day, get into these patriotic summer destinations
In celebration of Independence Day, get into these patriotic summer destinations.

The Capella (Washington D.C.)

What better way to celebrate our day of independence than in the nation’s capitol? With the Capella hotel’s “Fourth of July” package you’ll be treated to premiere views of the annual July 4th parade, a two-night stay, four-course dinner and wine pairing for two as well as exclusive access to their rooftop bar. The bar offers awesome views of the Potomac River and is the perfect spot to view the fireworks along with light snacks, a three-hour open bar and live music.

Price: Room rates start at $1990

Contact: Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown
1050 31st St Nw 
Washington, D.C. 20007 Phone: 202.617.2400 Website: www.capellawashingtondc.com

 

The Maryland Historical Society (Baltimore, MD)

From August 3-11 , you can join the Maryland Historical Society (MDHS) as they recreate the original American flag. Once completed, the flag will fly over Fort McHenry National Monument and will be a part of the 2014 Flag Day celebration at the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.

Price: General admission to the Maryland Historical Society is $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students and children ages 3-18 and free for children under 3

Contact: The Maryland Historical Society
201 West Monument Street
 Baltimore, MD 21201 Phone: 410-685-3750 Website: http://www.mdhs.org

 

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess (Scottsdale, AZ)

Head southwest at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess with a resort featuring rides, a spa and nightly fireworks. For the Independence Day the resort will hold their Fourth of July Freedom Fest, July 4-7, with all-American picnics, concerts, Uncle Sam and salutes to the military.

Price: Room rates start at $125 per night

Contact: 7575 East Princess Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States 
85255 Phone: (480) 585-4848 Website: http://www.fairmont.com/scottsdale/

 

Turnberry Isle (Miami, FL)

There’s always a party in Miami and the Fourth of July is no exception. Celebrate at the Turnberry Isle hotel with fireworks, live entertainment from the renowned DJ Smiley, patriotic kids activities, spa and dinning specials and delicious barbecues.

Price: Room rates start at $259

Contact: ‪19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura, FL 33180 Phone: (305) 932-6200 Website: http://www.turnberryislemiami.com


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