Of course it’s corny—replete with candy shops, T-shirt emporiums, stuffed animals, and fried food—but Pier 39 at the edge of Fisherman’s Wharf offers great views of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Perhaps the wooden pier’s biggest attraction is the noisy community of sea lions that bark and bask on the docks.
No. 30 Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Nothing says Hollywood like the (literally) star-studded Walk of Fame, with each star bearing the name of a celebrity with enough cachet to be immortalized on the street. That means stars from James Dean and Marilyn Monroe to, more recently, Tina Fey and Neil Patrick Harris.
Solvang, California - This picturesque destination, on the Central Coast of California, in scenic Santa Barbara County wine country is less than two hours up the coast from Los Angeles and offers plenty to see and do, or even not to do - it's up to you!
In Central Park, you can ride in one of the horse-drawn carriages, check out the modest-size zoo, climb to the top of 19th-century Belvedere Castle, or take a break from pounding the pavement to sprawl on the Great Lawn, gazing at the skyscrapers above.