The 4th of July weekend is one of the most popular weekends to go RV'ing. Almost every place has their own special events every year that is fun for the whole family. Whether you are headed to a campground or boon-docking, you're destined to have a great time during Independence Day weekend.
Here are some of the top must-see destinations in our book:
1.) Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe is a well known skiing destination in the winter but come summertime, travelers come for all over to enjoy the firework show over the lake known as "Lights on the Lake" and enjoy RV camping.
2.) San Diego, California
San Diego is full of firework shows. In fact, you’ll get to choose from a whole list of fireworks displays.
The largest of these is the annual “Big Bay Boom,” which can be seen just about anywhere in the city:
There are tons of campgrounds near the beaches in San Diego, but book your spot early because RV'ers come from all over for the 4th of July celebrations in this area.
Visit https://www.sandiego.org/ for a list of shows in the San Diego area,
3.) Prescott, Arizona
Prescott is a small town in Arizona that celebrates the 4th of July like no other! They have the Worlds Oldest Rodeo on the 4th of July, a parade, and firework displays all over the town. There are a handful of campgrounds in Prescott that you will enjoy or you can camp in the mountains in the area where you can see the fireworks.
4.) Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah
This surreal southwestern landscape is unbelievable — and the annual 4th of July fireworks show only adds to it. Enjoy the display from multiple viewpoints on both sides of the border.
5.) Salida, Colorado
Colorado is one of the most beautiful states in the USA for RV camping. The summer's here are perfect due to the weather and climate. Salida Colorado has the home-town feel and has incredible celebrations for the 4th of July. Enjoy watching the kayakers and rafters go down the Arkansas River and at night, enjoy the firework show about their local "S Mountain" in downtown Salida. This area has tons of boon-docking locations in the mountains or close by campgrounds.
6.) Newport, Oregon
South Beach State Park is a great place to set up camp before the show gets started, and at $29 per night including electrical hookups, you’ll have plenty of money left for food and beverages.
We hope this list can help you decide where to spend your holiday weekend over Independence Day. Where is your favorite place to spend the 4th of July?