Take the Train to these Top July 4 Destinations

According to Foursquare, the location-based mobile site, people really love visiting historic sites on July 4. And luckily Amtrak can take you to these top 10 July 4 destinations! So leave the driving to us and we’ll leave all the check-ins to you! Still need convincing to hit the rails this 4th? We’re even running special late trains to get you home in comfort from your Independence Day celebration!

These top 10 historic sites received the most check-ins across the country on July 4. Washington, DC’s Washington Monument took the No. 1 spot. Boston’s Faneuil Hall comes in second with Philadelphia’s Independence Hall and New York’s Statue of Liberty also hosting many revelers. Here’s the official Foursquare top ten!

Union Station

1. Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.
Route: Acela ExpressNortheast Regional and 6 others!

2. Quincy Market / Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston
Routes: Acela ExpressDowneasterNortheast Regional

3. Lincoln Memorial, Washington
Route: Acela ExpressNortheast Regional and 6 others!

4. The White House, Washington
Route: Acela ExpressNortheast Regional and 6 others!

5. Independence Hall, Philadelphiaindependence hall
Route: PennsylvanianCarolinian and 7 others!

6. Statue of Liberty, New York City
Routes: AcelaNortheast Regional and 12 others!

7. Jefferson Memorial, Washington
Route: Acela ExpressNortheast Regional and 6 others!

8. Liberty Bell Center, Philadelphia
Route: Pennsylvanian, Carolinian and 7 others!

9. Alcatraz Island, San Francisco
Route: California Zephyr

10. World War II Memorial, DC
Route:  Acela ExpressNortheast Regional and 6 others!