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Credit: Spirit of New York

The 4th of July is under a month away, and it pays to be in Manhattan as we have the best firework show in the country to celebrate our day of independence!  With so many options to view the fireworks, what are the best places to really get a good shot of the beauty that will happen that night?  We have you covered.

Take a look at the places we think you should go the night of the 4th.  Have a great night!

Credit: Bateaux New York
Credit: Bateaux New York

Along the East River: Set off from barges near Pier 17, New Yorkers can view Macy’s Fireworks over the East River on Spirit of New York’s rooftop deck or in the elegant Bateaux New York’s all glass-enclosed, European styled vessel as they cruise alongside the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade and the Brooklyn Bridge. Guests who book before June 19 can save 20 percent with promo code USA20. Weekend cruises start at $52.90 per person and Fourth of July cruises start at $359.90 per person.

Credit: Hotel Indigo
Credit: Hotel Indigo

Lower East Side: Hotel Indigo Lower East Side reaches 26 stories high and offers visitors a 360 degree unobstructed view of the entire NYC skyline. For $25, guests can enjoy an unobstructed 360 degree view of the show from the 15th floor Mr. Purple rooftop while sipping on specialty cocktails.  Tickets are officially on sale at mrpurplenyc.nightout.com.

Credit: Park South Hotel
Credit: Park South Hotel

Midtown East: Open for its third season, the Roof at Park South is an oasis located above the Park South Hotel – perfect for fireworks views from Macy’s four barges along the East River parallel with 27th St. The laidback bar and lounge provides a unique seasonal rooftop experience complete with impeccable cocktails and unobstructed views of the New York City skyline and Chrysler Building.

Credit to: Quinn PR
Credit to: Quinn PR

Central Park: New York Hilton Midtown, located only a few blocks from Central Park, launched picnic baskets from their gourmet market, Herb N’ Kitchen, for sightseers headed to the park for the celebration. For $68, the baskets include items from famed local vendors including Murray’s Cheese, two sandwiches, two signature salads, New York cheesecake and a bottle of sustainable wine along with a blanket, plates and glasses.

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