The July 4th holiday is always eventful no matter where you go or what you do. It is also the unofficial start of summer even though official summer begins on June 23. This holiday also celebrating our countries independence, greatly effects this countries travel industry. Hotels actually use the date as a benchmark for peak rates that remain high until Labor day , especially in seasonal areas. The ideal thing to do book right before or right after whether booking in The Hamptons, Myrtle Beach, Virginia Beach around this holiday, can get better hotel, and airfare. These are just a few but any seasonal beach area would apply to this tip on traveling around the holiday weekend.