Celebrating July 4 with the kids
Head to Mount Vernon, Va., George Washington’s home for the annual American Celebration

Celebrating July 4 with the kids

There are plenty of ways to celebrate, starting with your local parade. When my kids were small and we lived in Evanston, Illinois, that parade was a highlight of the summer

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Six new places for families to experience a special July 4th
Fireworks off the deck of the USS Midway

Six new places for families to experience a special July 4th

Maybe you will march in a local parade or watch the kids march, host a barbecue or gather the gang to see the fireworks. Here are six unique ways to celebrate July 4.

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Lady Liberty is reopening July 4 after cleanup from Hurricane Sandy
Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty is reopening July 4 after cleanup from Hurricane Sandy

Wow! Even the most jaded teen or tween can’t help but be impressed gazing up at The Statue of Liberty, reopening July 4 for the first time since Liberty Island was seriously damaged and closed last fall in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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