More than half a million people flock to Boston on the Fourth to watch the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular show blazing bright in the sky above the Charles River.
But not only does Boston light up the sky with a massive fireworks display, they are known for hosting Boston Harborfest, the largest Independence Day festival in the country.
If you’re a history buff, or simply want to learn more about just how great America really is, Harborfest is an incredible 7-day celebration highlighting the best of American history and the harbor.
Millions of people each year from all around the world flock to Boston to partake in the hundreds of Harborfest activities, including historical boat tours and Freedom Trail walks.
If you make it to Harborfest don’t forget to check out Chowderfest, where you can sample clam chowder from Boston’s best local restaurants while listening to live music.
It really doesn’t get any better than this.