The Wanderlust Wonderlist: Top Fourth of July Destinations

Today’s wanderlust wonderlist is all about American History! Here are the top places where you can easily get into the Fourth of July excitement, whether you’re American born-and-bred or just visiting!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The second largest city on the East Coast and known for its arts and culture, Philadelphia is where the Founding Fathers of the United States signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776, as well as the United States Constitution in 1787.

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Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Party, anyone? This great city in the state of Massachusetts is one of the oldest cities in the United States and was the backdrop of several key events of the American Revolution. It has since served as a center of education (particularly higher education) and a leader in innovation.

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Mount Rushmore, South Dakota

Celebrating the independence of the United States seems apt with the likeness of four of the most influential presidents standing in the background, right?

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Washington, D.C.

Of course.

written by geegraphy on 2013-07-04 in #world #locations #lomography #destinations #travel #fourth-of-july #locations #wanderlust-wonderlist

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