Independence Day

Best Fourth Of July Events In ChicagoAdd another to the list of fun activities to take in during the Fourth of July with these Chicago events
Best Fireworks In ChicagoWhat are your plans for the Fourth of July? If you're looking for a place to watch fireworks in the Chicago area, then keep this list in mind.
America's Most Patriotic Summer Vacation SpotsThe U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.
Chicago Area Shows Its Patriotic Spirit For 4th Of JulyA sunny morning made the perfect start for the July 4th weekend; and an ideal day for parades, picnics, and barbecues before the night’s fireworks.
17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than YouThese World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:
Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To PrepareWith 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.
Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of JulyIn celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard PartyCraft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.
Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party GuideThis CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.
July 4th Fireworks, Concert Returning To ElginAfter going the past five years without a Fourth of July fireworks show for budget reasons, Elgin is bringing back the Independence Day tradition this summer, with help from the Grand Victoria Casino.
Pols Get Early Jump On 2014 Campaign At July 4th CelebrationsThere was more to this 4th of July than celebrating the country's independence. For candidates looking ahead to the governor’s race next year, it also was a chance to get out and meet voters.
Chicago Area Celebrates Nation's Independence With Parades, PicnicsDunton Avenue in Arlington Heights was awash in red, white, and blue; as families lined the street to cheer veterans, bands, and – sometimes – politicians marching in the village’s parade.