4th of July in NYC // FLASHBACK FRIDAY

Happy 4th of July!

I’m missing 4th of July in NYC for the second consecutive year (last year I was in London, this year I’m in Cape Cod), but still wanted to pay a little homage on the blog here because I’ve had so many great 4th’s in New York!

4th of July in NYC 

In 2011, I spent the 4th of July in NYC at Coney Island with two of my favorite people. We didn’t plan it, but we ended up being on top of the Wonder Wheel as the Macy’s fireworks were going off behind Manhattan. We could see teeny tiny bursts of fireworks just above the skyline all the way from Coney Island, some 13 or so miles away. It was the perfect offbeat but still appropriate way to celebrate Independence Day!

Lindsay Buckley is the photographer and travel blogger behind Frugal Frolicker. She's a New Yorker currently based in Sydney, Australia, documenting outdoor travel experiences Down Under and beyond. Follow along with Lindsay's travel photography on Facebook and Instagram, and be sure to sign up for the monthly Frugal Frolicker newsletter!

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  • I too missed the fourth in NYC this year as I’m out of town too. Hope you had a great time in the Cape… I loved it out there :)

    • lindsaypunk

      Thanks, lady! I did indeed. Hope you had a blast on Long Island! I’ll have to try celebrating the 4th out there one of these years :)