independence day

Good Question: Why Do We Celebrate Independence Day On July 4?The Fourth of July is the celebration of America's independence, but here’s a little known fact: We didn't actually declare our independence on that day.
Survey: Mpls. Is The Best Place To Celebrate Fourth Of JulyThe Twin Cities is the place to be if you want the best bang for your buck this Fourth of July weekend. Finance website, Wallet Hub, ranks Minneapolis the number one city in the U.S. to celebrate the Fourth!
Best Fourth Of July Events In MinnesotaWe tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.
America's Most Patriotic Summer Vacation SpotsThe U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.
Best Restaurants With A View Of July 4th's Fireworks In MinnesotaStop fighting the crowd for a blanket on the grass and a spot to wait for the fireworks to begin. Since Minnesota is home to 10,000 plus lakes, and fireworks tend to be set off over a lake, there are a lot of options for viewing the fireworks that don't involve waiting a long time for it to get dark and being pretty far from a bathroom.
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.
Wander Minnesota: Fourth Of July FestivitiesYes, it seems like just yesterday we were all being beaten down by the long winter and polar vortex. Believe it or not, Independence Day is only three weeks away, and it falls on a Friday this year, making for a nice long weekend.
WWII Vets, Politicians & 'CCO Faces Shine In Minnesotan ParadesThe winter and spring may have been cold and wet, but Independence Day has proven worth the wait for many Minnesotans. It has been a beautiful Fourth of July already, and the great weather weekend is just beginning.