Fourth of July 2013: Four Best Yacht Parties in Miami

So you're gearing up for this Independence Day and you want to live it up as only a true Miamian can do. You better take this party from red and white to blue and hit the ocean, because there are some top-notch cruise parties, just perfect for the occasion.

Whether you're looking for something with family fun or maybe an afterhours adult-only vibe, we've got the details on all the maritime mayhem. And trust us, there's no better way to appreciate fireworks than a Biscayne Bay view.

See also:

-Fourth of July 2013: Five Best Pool Parties in Miami

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.