There's nothing more all-American than a small town's Independence Day celebration, and the only thing better than that is when you celebrate on the beach. These 10 beach towns really do it up right for our nation's birthday. Happy Fourth!
Read more about Bristol's Fourth of July, here.
Why it's amazing: Let us count the ways. It's the nation's oldest Fourth of July celebration, and Bristol is so Fourth-fierce that the center line on its main street is painted red, white, and blue. In Rhode Island, everyone knows that having a house on the Bristol parade route is an automatic increase in its resale value.