It’s only fitting that our nation’s birth is synonymous with celebratory fireworks, since the Fourth of July ushers in the season many of us wait for all year. After what feels like a never-ending hiatus, summer has finally returned, and the salt air once again mingles with the scent of barbecues and beach roses. Coming to Woods Hole for the Fourth? Get the most out of your visit with the following tips. These streets were made for walking, so start your holiday by learning more about the unassuming village making waves in global science. Woods Hole Historical Museum’s 10 AM one-hour walking tour highlights the world-renowned research conducted by local laboratories, and ends at the Woods Hole Science Aquarium, just in time for the seal feeding. Experience the unpretentious charm at a leisurely pace, and be sure to bring your camera.