America's Most Patriotic Cities

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This Fourth of July, care to take a stab at which U.S. city is the most patriotic?

You might guess Boston, with its world-famous Boston Pops concert and impressive fireworks show.

Or maybe New York, with the spectacular Macy's fireworks display over the Hudson River.

Or how about San Diego, with its large military presence and beautiful miles of beaches, perfect for a Fourth of July barbeque?

They're all good guesses. But they're all wrong. (And so are these 10 places where history comes to life.)

This July 4, Foursquare ranked the nation's most patriotic cities that had the highest jump in check-ins at parks, firework and parades last July 4. Anyone interested in a last-minute trip to Knoxville, Tenn.?

Check out the best hotels in the nation for fireworks viewing! You can always start planning for next year.

The 10 most patriotic cities, according to Foursquare:

  1. Knoxville, Tenn.
  2. Oklahoma City
  3. Raleigh, N.C.
  4. San Antonio
  5. Houston
  6. Sarasota, Fla.
  7. Phoenix
  8. Baltimore
  9. Charlotte, N.C.
  10. Kansas City, Mo.

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