California 4th of July Vacation

California

Head to California For an Independence Day Vacation to Remember

The Golden State certainly offers opportunities for golden vacations coinciding with the 4th of July. Why not head into the mountains to celebrate on the ski slopes? Or if a beach party is more your style, the Californian coastline provides plenty to choose from. Big cities throw extravagant fireworks displays to herald in the 4th, so join the crowds for a night you won't forget.

Best Places for Families to Spend 4th of July in California

Families have dozens of options for 4th of July vacations in California; from laid-back to adrenaline-filled. Why not head into the heart of the state to enjoy a relaxed vacation with just family? Or at the other end of the scale, join the crowds at one of the large city fireworks displays.

Best Places to Stay for 4th of July in California

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County, California
from $262
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4.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, California
from $100
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4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Joshua Tree, San Bernardino County, California
from $98
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4.9
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Best California Destinations to See 4th of July Fireworks

It wouldn't be July 4th without rounding off the celebrations at a fireworks display, and displays in California are among the nation's best. Many are free to attend so pack a picnic, get your spot early and enjoy a spectacular display in the night skies.

Recommended Accommodations for California 4th of July

House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Joshua Tree, San Bernardino County, California
from $98
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4.8
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Wrightwood, San Bernardino County, California
from $130
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4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Truckee, Nevada County, California
from $179
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4.3
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Best Big Cities in California for a 4th of July Vacation

California's major cities all offer something a bit different when it comes to 4th July celebrations. Los Angeles is all about glitz, glamor and a beach lifestyle, whereas San Francisco's celebrations are more family-focused, with an emphasis on superb local food and drink.

Top Offers for 4th of July in California

House ∙ 2 guests
Novato, Marin County, California
from $68
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4.5
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House ∙ 2 guests
Pacific Beach, San Diego, California
from $72
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests
Valley Glen, Los Angeles, California
from $63
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5.0
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Vacation Rental Availability in California