With the national holiday falling on a Saturday this year, workers across the country will be starting their holiday weekends early to extend the festivities (markets are closed on Friday). But are you travelling to a city where our nation's birth is not given its rightful celebration?
WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities based on how well they balance holiday cost and fun. The analysis took into consideration 14 different metrics such as the duration of fireworks shows, average gas prices, the number of festivals and performances, weather forecasts, hotel costs, and more.
Plenty of big cities ranked low on WalletHub's list. Check out the 10 worst ranked cities for July 4 celebrations.
10. Indianapolis, Indiana
Entertainment and Food Rank: 15
Attractions and Activities Rank: 89
Fourth of July Weather Forecast Rank: 82
Indianapolis ranked tenth worst city to experience July 4 on WalletHub's list.
Going to Indianapolis for July 4? There's plenty to do. WalletHub counts 16 different Fourth of July festivals and performances, among the attractions, happening around the city to celebrate. See The Rolling Stones on July 4 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On Sunday, July 5, check out the annual Taste of Indy festival.