Gallery: 6 Spectacular Places to See 4th of July Fireworks In and Aroun...

If you’re not too keen on doing the tango with thousands of strangers crowding the pier to watch the show, try heading uptown to the more spacious Riverside Park. You’ll be able to see a view of the fireworks that aren’t as intense as those in Midtown but with a little more elbow room. Riverside Park’s opening is accessible on 72nd street and the Hudson River near the West Side Highway.

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