Last minute shopping: What you need for the long July 4th weekend


The July 4th holiday falls on a Tuesday this year, and that means (if you're lucky) you might be getting a 4-day weekend.

So whether you're headed to the beach or plan to hang out poolside, are heading to a barbecue or taking in your town's fireworks, you want to make sure you have plenty of cute, USA-inspired clothes to wear all weekend long.

Below, our picks for what to pack for your long weekend -- and don't worry, it's not all stars and stripes. Well, just a few.