Fireworks may not have originated in the United States, but they're certainly a longstanding American tradition. The first Fourth of July fireworks display dates back nearly 250 years, and fireworks have long been a mainstay for a wide variety of other holidays and festivities as well.

Beyond being such a feast for the eyes, public fireworks displays are a shared experience that can bring a community together. Here are the 10 best places to see fireworks this summer.