How to Spend the 4th of July in Style, 4 Ways

No matter where you’re headed for the Fourth of July — to the beach to catch the fireworks, the lake for a little R&R, the park for a picnic feast, or right outside your own door for a backyard BBQ — Yahoo Style has you covered. We’ve rounded up the four most common places to spend the holiday, with tips on how to look chic while you’re there.

Click through the gallery above for four stylish ways to celebrate our nation’s birthday.

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Beachside Fireworks

Spend the Fourth of July hugging onto your loved ones while basking in firework beauty. Ahead, what to wear and pack… (Photo: Getty)

Everlane

The Cotton Box-Cut Tee, $20, everlane.com

Cuyana

Oversized Straw Beach Hat, $85, cuyana.com

Summersalt

The Freestyle, $95, gosummersalt.com

Cos

Large Canvas Bag, $49, cossstores.com

Krewe

Orleans Titanium + Blue Steel, $295, krewe.com

PH5

Sorrel Ribbed Shorts with Side Pockets, $195, ph5.com

‘Same Beach, Next Year’

A novel by Dorothea Benton Frank, $17, amazon.com

Suntegrity

Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30, $36, follain.com

Backyard BBQ

Is there anything better than eating a perfectly grilled burger on the 4th of July? We suggest pairing it with a romper, skinny neck-tie and cool shades to keep you comfortable for the afternoon. (Photo: Getty)

Pretty Little Thing

Red Stripe Wrap Front Playsuit, $44, prettylittlething.com

Paravel

Crossbody Capsule, $245, paravel.com

Toms

Barron Amber Tortoise Polarized, $189, toms.com

Ann Taylor

Gretel Suede Slides, $98, anntaylor.com

Rockins

Printed Silk Scarf, $99, farfetch.com

Jennifer Fisher

JF Universal Salt, $12, jenniferfisherjewelry.com

Kate Spade

Set of 3 Kitchen Tools, $35, katespade.com

Sunnylife

Portable Barbecue Navy & White, $55, sunnylife.com

Draper James

Watermelon Tumblr Set with Pitcher, $48, draperjames.com

Timbuk2

Muttmover Backpack, $118, timbuk2.com

Lake Leisure

The lake is another perfect place to relax and take a dip in your red, white, and blue one-piece. If you don’t have one yet, don’t worry — we have you covered ahead… (Photo: Getty)

H&M

H&M Short Printed T-Shirt, $13, hm.com

Frame

Rigid Re-Release Le High Mini, $225, frame-store.com

Sonoma Goods for Life

Crocheted Straw Floppy Hat, $19, kohls.com

Rumba x Otis & Eleanor

Speaker, $125, rumbatime.com

Mystique

Star Slides, $163, shopbop.com

Muun

Caba P Basket Bag, $230, barneys.com

Solid and Striped

The Ballerina, $158, solidandstriped.com

Dior

So Real Pop Sunglasses, $450, dior.com

Topshop

Paisley Print Bandana, $10, topshop.com

Park Picnic

It’s time to lay out a blanket, pack a basket of finger sandwiches, and toast off Independence Day with a striped maxi dress and an ice cold lemonade at the park. (Photo: Getty)

Rebecca Taylor

La Vie Variegated Stripe Dress, $350, rebeccataylor.com

Opening Ceremony

Large Plaid Tote Bag, $35, openingceremony.com

EiR

Surf Mud Pro Stick, $30, follain.com

Saint Laurent

Sunglasses, $360, ysl.com

The 5th

Tokyo Aki, $95, the5th.co

Sunnylife

Basket Montauk, $140, sunnylife.com

Stella McCartney

White Sneak-Elyse, $695, stellamccartney.com

Sunnylife

Picnic Kit Montauk, $28, sunnylife.com