July Fourth is one of the biggest travel days of the summer. Last year, nearly 40 million people traveled more than 50 miles from home to celebrate our national holiday. And what better way to celebrate freedom and independence than with a wacky family getaway? If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate with your out-of-the-box family this summer, these 14 July 4th getaways will inspire you to hit the road.
1. Grand View Lodge Golf Resort & Spa • Nisswa, MN
Historic Grand View Lodge has been a family vacation destination since 1916. Stay at the resort lodge or reserve one of the unique lake front cabins. Adults can play golf, book a spa treatment or fish the lake. A full complement of activities ranging from drive-in movies (guests arrive in golf carts) to a July 4th party and fireworks. Occupancy rates are high during the summer, book early.