Ways to Celebrate this Independence Day in Washington, DC

June 28, 2021

When it comes to the Fourth of July, there’s perhaps no greater celebration than the one held in Washington, DC. However, if you’ve never traveled to DC before for the celebrations, you might be wondering what to expect, which is why BestBus is here to shed some light on the matter. In addition to bus tours of Washington, DC, there are plenty of other activities to keep even the most active traveler busy.


For more about celebrating this Independence Day in the nation’s capital, take a look at some of the tips we offer here.


Getting There


To enjoy the festivities in DC, you’ll have to get there first, so BestBus offers luxury bus service to and from New York to DC. Additionally, for those who want to travel without any stops, we also have a direct luxury bus straight to the capitol.


Watching the Fireworks


One of the most popular things to do on Independence Day is to gather together and watch the spectacular fireworks display erupt against the DC skyline. There are many different locations to view the fireworks from, so do a bit of research and pick the best place for you.


Spending July 4th at George Washington’s Mount Vernon


Visiting the former home of the nation’s first president can be a great way to spend Independence Day. Mount Vernon offers a variety of things to do including several museums; you can also stroll the gardens on the grounds and visit the final resting place of George and Martha Washington.


Explore DC’s Parks & Monuments


For a more introspective and historic Independence Day, exploring the city’s parks and monuments can be an ideal experience. There’s no shortage of locations and landmarks to visit, like the Washington Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, the White House, the National Mall, the National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden, the U.S. National Arboretum, and many more.


Travel from New York to DC this July 4th with BestBus!


For those who want to visit DC this Fourth of July, traveling with BestBus is fast and affordable. We also offer a rewards program for travelers that features exclusive discounts and deals for members, easier booking and rescheduling, VIP options, and more.


Contact us today to book your Independence Day trip online or call (888) 888-3269.