Today, Americans are celebrating Independence Day!

Independence Day took place on July 4, 1776, when the country claimed its independence from Britain.

Around the country, many will be celebrating the National Day of the United States with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, carnivals, concerts and family gatherings.New York

In the meantime, others from around the world are packing up their belongings to begin their new life in the States and enjoy the American dream. For those of you, we have some really helpful tips on settling-in to cities across the country, just click here to read more.

Happy birthday, America!