How America Celebrates the Fourth of July

How America Celebrates the Fourth of July

What does America like to do on the Fourth of July? (Hint: it involves a lot of ballgames and blackjack). We dug through 2016’s most popular Fourth of July destinations based on Lyft ride data to find out how you celebrate the nation’s birthday.

Take a look at the top travel trends from last year's holiday: 

  • Viva Las Vegas: 30% of the top 70 destinations last year were casinos in Vegas.
     
  • Play Ball: 8 major ballparks made the top 100 last Independence Day, including DC’s Nationals Park, San Francisco’s AT&T Park, and Seattle’s Safeco Field.
     
  • Hit the Road: Travel is big on the Fourth of July — airports and train stations made up 20 of the top 50 destinations.
     
  • Hit the Town: There were 6 bars and clubs in the top 50 Fourth of July destinations from last year, including Lyftie Award Winner The Abbey in LA and San Diego’s iconic PB Shore Club.
     
  • Face the Music: Live, outdoor music venues also topped the list — with Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver and the Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco both in the top 100 destinations.
     
  • Good Natured: There were 12 beaches, parks and piers (perfect for watching fireworks) in our top 100 destinations, including Hermosa Beach Pier in Los Angeles and Navy Pier in Chicago.

 

 

 


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