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.

4th of July in California: Top Accommodations

Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Winnetka, Los Angeles, California
from $37
VRBO
4.4
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Perris, Riverside County, California
from $33
VRBO
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California
from $189
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Joshua Tree, San Bernardino County, California
from $33
VRBO
4.6
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House ∙ 2 guests
Groveland, Tuolumne County, California
from $96
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3.4
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House ∙ 1 guest ∙ 1 bedroom
Petaluma, Sonoma County, California
from $33
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Kelseyville, Lake County, California
from $35
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House ∙ 1 guest ∙ 1 bedroom
Garden Grove, Orange County, California
from $32
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House ∙ 1 guest ∙ 1 bedroom
Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, California
from $33
Airbnb
5.0
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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

House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Murrieta, Riverside County, California
from $34
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 1 guest ∙ 1 bedroom
Pacific Beach, San Diego, California
from $34
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5.0
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House ∙ 1 guest
Groveland, Tuolumne County, California
from $39
Booking.com
3.4
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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 4th of July in California

Apartment ∙ 1 guest ∙ 1 bedroom
Altadena, Los Angeles County, California
from $47
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Blackstock South, Oxnard, California
from $31
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California
from $35
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5.0
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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 ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Merced, Merced County, California
from $33
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5.0
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Bungalow ∙ 1 guest ∙ 1 bedroom
Playa del Rey, Los Angeles, California
from $32
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Etna, Siskiyou County, California
from $20
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5.0
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