Where to stay in Florida for more July 4th celebrations!

Hilton on the beach (credit: Hilton Sandestin)

Hilton on the beach (credit: Hilton Sandestin)

Florida Vacation Guide: Accommodations to book for the July 4 holiday

If the Fourth of July holiday is about more than fireworks to you, why not make a real vacation out of it at one of these accommodations offering all kinds of fun for the 4th.

1. Hawks Cay Resort, Florida Keys

Celebrate Independence Day at Hawks Cay Resort in the Keys where July 4th fun is being stretched out until the end of that first week of July with lots of special activities happening throughout the Red, White and Brew Special promotion. Enjoy a sunset bike tour. Save 20% off of treatments at the Calm Waters Spa. Sip on a free Key West Ale on your evening of arrival! If you book before June 30, you’ll save 15% on your four to six night stay. If you book for seven nights, save 25%! Celebrate the birth of the USA from July 1-7 with a big old fashioned barbeque, fireworks, “Dive-In” movies, the Rock the Docks festival and lots more.

2. The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

Relax on the 4th of July with a Private Cabana Experience at The Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale. The $500 cabana accommodates up to four guests, with every additional guest adding $125 to the total cost. Feast on fresh-baked bread with fondue, fresh seafood, tapas-style desserts and there’s even a special children’s menu available. On the evening of the Fourth, from 7pm to 10pm, it’s a pool side BBQ with a full dinner buffet, live entertainment, fireworks and more. $50/person and $22/kids.

3. Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Destin

Stay for three consecutive nights at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa between June 29 and July 8 and for $419 per night, enjoy complimentary breakfast for two at Sandcastles Restaurant, access to resort events and entertainment. The “Independence Day Getaway” package includes such fun as hula-hoop contests, face-painting, water games, an inflatable waterside (from July 2-4), a July 4 pool side cookout and a fireworks display.

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Which of these July 4th holidays would you most like to enjoy with your family?