The National Mall in Washington, DC, typically draws around 700,000 people every year for fireworks and fanfare on the Fourth of July. But if the idea of such crowds leaves you claustrophobic, there are plenty of travel options for those who want to avoid packed patriotic spots to celebrate Independence Day at an off-the-grid destination.
You don't need to leave electric power and pavement behind to find a fun, undiscovered place to spend the summer holiday. Whether you want to stay stateside or spend America's Independence Day in an international locale, here are 10 inspirational ideas.
Scroll through to see off-the-grid travel ideas for Fourth of July: