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Travel Deals: Even More Last-Minute July 4 Savings

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The Fourth of July is next Wednesday, but the fireworks are already starting. We’ve already rounded up some of the hottest seasonal offers, but there are a few spontaneous deals that are too good to pass up. With $69 hotel rates for a downtown New York hotel stay to a $209-a-night Arizona weekend for a family of four, check out all of the last-minute fireworks, barbecues and celebrations.

Rooftop Fireworks

In the heart of New York City, The Bowery House is offering rooms for just $69 a night. This historic building features stunning views of Manhattan from the rooftop garden where guests can view New York’s Fourth of July fireworks show. To help you explore the city, this boutique hotel offers Dutch-style bicycle rentals, along with a number of other amenities. To make reservations, book online or call (212) 837-2373.

Bay Area Bonanza

From June 27 to July 4, The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco’s Union Square is offering rates starting at $165 a night, and from there, guests will have access to the festivals, parades, fireworks, and live music offered across the Bay Area celebrating the Fourth of July. In honor of the holiday, the hotel’s coffee shop Caruso’s will be serving red, white, and blue cupcakes. For reservations, call (415) 397-7000 or visit their website.

Cowboy-Style Fourth Celebrations

Tanque Verde Ranch in Arizona is a 60,000-acre ranch in Tucson situated between Saguaro National Park and the Coronado National Forest. Here, you can spend a family friendly summer in the traditional spirit of the Old West with the Fourth of July Cowboy Style package. The offer includes deluxe lodging, daily breakfast, pig roast and barbecue buffet, country fair games, and live music. Families can spend the summer in a number of other outdoor activities, including horseback riding, hiking, tennis, swimming, and mountain biking. With a two-night stay throughout July, children 10 and under stay and eat for free. Rates start at $169 per night for two people and $209 per night for a family of four. To make reservations, book online or call (800) 234-3833.

Wit and Wisdom on the Baltimore Harbor

The Four Seasons Baltimore has a special Fourth of July package which includes luxurious accommodations, valet parking, breakfast for two, and two tickets for the Fourth of July event in Wit and Wisdom, the hotel’s signature restaurant. This event will feature a pig roast, hot dogs, grilled corn, and excellent harbor views of Baltimore’s fireworks show. The event will also include live music and children’s activities. To reserve, click here or call (410) 576-5800.

Chebeague Chebang 

The Chebeague Island Inn in Maine’s Casco Bay is offering a Fourth of July weekend package which includes access to their all-day Independence Day party on June 30. The Chebeague Chebang Weekend package includes accommodations for two nights, either June 29-30 or June 30 to July 1, as well as daily breakfast, a lobster dinner, afternoon tea, and admission to the Independence Day party, which will feature food, drinks, games, live music, and, of course, fireworks. Package rates start at $265 a night. To make reservations, call (207) 846-5155 or visit their website.

Miami Beach Independence Day Rock!

For a hotter oceanfront experience, you can watch the fireworks show from a lounge chair on the beach at the luxurious National Hotel Miami Beach. This hotel is offering a Rock Your Independence Day Package which includes a daily breakfast for two, patriotic complimentary cocktails, and a complimentary lounge chair to watch Miami’s fireworks display. If you book four nights in a poolside Cabana Room or Suite, the fifth night is free. This package also waives the resort fee, which covers WIFI, beach chairs, umbrellas, and other amenities. Rates start at $299 a day. Book by July 1 for stays between July 1-8. To make reservations, visit them online or call (800) 327-8370.

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By Michelle Silverstein for PeterGreenberg.com

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