With Fourth of July coming up, it’s important to know where to take the family for the long weekend.
Every Fourth of July, Americans flock to the beach- with their Ray bans, Wilson volleyballs in hand, and florescent beach towels. These are our favorite beach towns in America, fit to spend your Fourth of July!
Manhattan Beach, California
Only in Manhattan Beach can you be 15 minutes from the hustle and bustle of LAX but feel like a continent away in your own private oasis. Manhattan beach is the trendiest and most foodie friendly of the South Bay beach cities, Hermosa and Redondo Beach. It’s high end boutiques, perfectly manicured lawns, and orange/yellow/pink sunsets attract thousands of people to explore Manhattan.
To eat: Little Sister
Address: 1131 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
South Beach, Florida
Miami has been a hotspot for decades, also known for sand so soft you don’t need shoes. South Beach is the most iconic place to celebrate Fourth of July. You’ll easily find celebrity run restaurants like the Matador Room at the Edition Hotel, glamorous nightlife at Hyde, as well as well preserved art deco architecture and outdoor cafes.
To eat: Matador Room at The Edition Hotel
Address: 2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Provincetown, or P-town, from what we call it, is a small coastal resort town at the Northern tip of Cape Cod, MA. This Colonial seaside town filled with tree-shaded streets, a laid back pace is perfect to bring the family to celebrate the Fourth. Have dinner at The Canteen, a beach-themed nook in a historic building with communal seating & casual seafood eats.
To eat: The Canteen
Address: 225 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657
Santa Cruz, California
With the summer temperature in the mid 80’s, kids are out of school, and new restaurants keep popping up, Santa Cruz is a great destination for the Fourth. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is open daily with its beloved seaside amusement park. People flock to SC to enjoy the sand, surf, and rides at the park. Also, don’t forget to check out Crow’s Nest Restaurant on Cliff Dr for some fresh lobster.
To eat: Crow’s Nest Restaurant
Address: 2218 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Simplicity meets rustic luxury in Malibu. Malibu is filled with a lot of places to get happy hour under the sun, take your next Instagram profile picture, and eat salmon belly sashimi by the shore. Visit the Malibu pier for breakfast and eat at Malibu Farm. Get the acai bowl, which is organic and gluten free! After visiting the Malibu pier, go to Nobu for 5 star sushi at LA’s top sushi restaurant owned by Nobu Matsuhisa. RSVP early at Nobu, it’s tough to get seats as a walk in.
To eat: Malibu Farm and Nobu
Address: 23000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265 and 22706 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265