4th of July Budget Travel Ideas

4th of July








The Fourth of July might just be the most popular getaway day of the year in the United States. But after years of barbecues and ill-advised homemade fireworks, many people are aching for something new. If you’re looking to spice up the US’ birthday, why not get to know the country a little better?

TakeTours has some great Fourth of July deals that can get you out to some of the country’s most famous sights on the day we remember how we made it here in the first place. Below, we highlighted some of our favorite options, but you can click here to see all of the Fourth of July tours from our vendors!


Niagara Falls 2-3 Day Tours trips start at $108 per person

Journey to one of the most famous attractions in the Northeast– the roaring Niagara Falls! These two- and three-day tours are perfect for the long weekend, and often include other fun stops, such as the Corning Glass Museum or the Thousand Islands. They depart from New York, New Jersey, Boston, Charlton, and Montreal, so they fit into many different schedules.

Washington DC 2 Day Tourstrips start at $76 per person

What better way to celebrate America’s birthday than to visit its capital? Tours of DC will take you past all of the famous monuments, from the Jefferson to the Washington, and may also stop at the Smithsonian museums. Many of these tours will stop in Philadelphia as well, giving you a glimpse into government both past and present.

3-Day Sequoia, Reno, Lake Tahoe Tour from Los Angeles Only $168

The beauty of the West Coast can’t be forgotten when talking about seeing the US. Some of the most gorgeous and unique national parks are located here, and the one-of-a-kind Sequoia National Park offers sights that literally can’t be seen anywhere else. Guests will also stop in (in)famous Reno, Nevada, visit pristine Lake Tahoe, and explore vibrant Yosemite National Park.

Grand Canyon 4 Day Tours trips start at $238 per person

The Grand Canyon embodies the splendor of the American Southwest. These tours will take you to either the South Rim of the Canyon, which is home to Grand Canyon National Park; or the West Rim, the location of the Hualapai Reservation and the Skywalk Glass Bridge. In addition, you will be sent on a tour of other favorite spots, such as Las Vegas, Yosemite National Park, or even Death Valley.


Is there a better way to celebrate July 4th falling on a Friday, other than going on a long-weekend trip? We don’t think so! Visit TakeTours.com and book your trip today, there is still time! We know July 4th is still a couple weeks away – to hold you over until then, check out this video of Boston’s 2013 4th of July fireworks display!