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Best Rooftop Bars for the 4th of July

By Travel Savvy

Just saying the phrase "July 4th" conjurs up images of kids holding sparklers, fireworks in the distance, buckets of ice-cold beer, hotdogs and potato salad, and bowls of sliced watermelon on picnic tables. People across all of the US of A are starting to plan their festivities for this beloved national holiday, and it's not even summer yet! This year, if you're looking to celebrate the Fourth of July with a little less emphasis on the 'picnic' and a bit more on the 'drinks,' then check out these bars with fantastic views of the fireworks!

Acme Feed & Seed Rooftop Bar 1

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Acme Feed & Seed

101 Broadway, Nashville, TN

Music City knows how to throw a party! With live music and a huge fireworks show, Downtown Nashville transforms into one giant 4th of July celebration. While the festivities bring everyone together, you might find yourself wanting to escape from the crowds and gape at the fireworks from a higher altitude. If that’s the case, we recommend going to Acme Feed & Seed's rooftop patio. Choose from one of their many cocktails and enjoy the best scenic view in the city!

The Penthouse 2

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The Penthouse

107 Rivington Street, New York, NY

The Penthouse at the Hotel on Rivington in NYC is offering guests five hours of open bar, delectable food and panoramic views of Manhattan and Brooklyn this July 4th starting at 7:00PM. Recently named the 2016 Best Event Space in NYC by, this rooftop is an ideal space for watching the fireworks and sipping chilled drinks until the sun goes down! Get your tickets for this event here.


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515 15th Street Northwest, Washington DC

This year, Washington DC's most iconic rooftop bar and lounge -- POV -- is celebrating July 4th with Boom With A View starting at 6:30PM. This event is guaranteed to "wow" you with spectacular views of the National Mall and views of the White House that usually go unseen by the public eye. Grab a cocktail with your friends and watch the breathtaking firework display that begins at 9:15PM! For more information and tickets click here.

The Gale Rooftop 4

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The Gale Rooftop

1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL

Get ready to party high above Miami! The Gale Rooftop is hosting The IndepenDANCE Fireworks Watch Party starting at 4:00PM where you can make a splash in their infinity pool, and even try some delicious food while listening to the hottest hits of the year played by a live DJ. Catch a performance by Florida's very own band Patrick & The Swayzees, and sidle up to the bar for cocktail and beer specials. The venue also offers guests the best vantage points to watch the fireworks fill the night sky with vibrant colors! If you'll be in Miami for the 4th, get your tickets here.


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