From California to Texas, families and friends around the country will gather to celebrate Independence Day. What better way to celebrate than with stunning views and a spacious backyard?

By Alyssa Gautieri

Turn on the grill, slip into your swim suit and grab your sunglasses — it’s the Fourth of July. Independence Day is more than a day off from work. It is a great time to celebrate the summer, gather with friends and family and show off your beautiful backyard. Here are only a few stunning luxury homes with backyards perfect for summer barbecues and social gatherings:

Corpus Christi, Texas

Represented by: Jodi Schultz

This unique Mediterranean-style waterfront home is a prime location for a fourth of July celebration. Stunning views, a luxurious swimming pool and comfortable outdoor seating — all the essentials to make your holiday special.

Tucson, Arizona

Photos courtesy of Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

With designs that reflect the High Desert — Pueblo, Spanish Colonial or Arizona Ranch — The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain offers an outdoor living area perfect for entertaining guests. Its unique patio and beautiful fire pit make this yard a perfect location to commemorate Independence Day.


Austin, Texas

Represented by: Mary Lynn Gibbs

This Texan home creates an outdoor paradise with its 2,000-square-foot patio, a cabana, luxurious pool with a fountain and outdoor see-through fireplace.

Malibu, California

This modern rustic farmhouse with stunning ocean views features a vegetable garden, fruit trees and a professionally designed tennis court — making it the ideal property to accommodate visitors and guests. It is also surrounded by lush gardens and situated in a private, secluded location.

Bel-Air, California

Represented by: Ron de Salvo & Chris Cortazzo

This dramatic Tuscan villa sits on nearly 1 acre of land. With panoramic city-to-ocean views, total privacy, 6 fireplaces and a pool, the Palazzo della Figlia creates a great space for an outdoor gathering.

Miami Beach, Florida

Represented by: The Jills, Danny & Hillary Hertzberg

Miami Beach is a great place to spend the holiday, and these two Miami Beach homes each offer exceptional views and ample space to relax.

Sandy, Utah

Represented by: Shelly Tripp

Constructed with entertaining in mind, this backyard features a saltwater pool, hot tub, fire pit, sports court, a gas grill and tiki lights that achieve the ideal ambiance.