Here’s what it’s like to spend July 4th in the most expensive vacation town in America

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Fourth of July in America’s most expensive vacation town — Southampton, New York — can be extravagant.
Pool parties and fancy backyard dinners, anyone?
These Instagram photos show how it’s done.

Good company, delicious food, and plenty of sunshine: That’s the winning formula for any summer vacation.

But in certain corners of the country, the summer soirées seem a bit more extravagant.

We turned to Instagram to find out how the most expensive vacation town in America — Southampton, New York — celebrates the Fourth of July.

The occasion is filled with pool parties, fancy backyard dinners, and beautiful views.

Scroll through the photos below to see for yourself.

Southampton, New York, is located on the East End of Long Island in the Hamptons.

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At least 5% of the homes in Southampton are occupied seasonally, and it doesn’t come cheap. The median listing price for a home in the area is just over $1.5 million, making it the most expensive vacation town in America, according to Trulia.

 

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The seaside town is a hotspot for travelers during the summer, especially for those looking to escape New York City for a long weekend.

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See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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