- Disney Magic Walking down Main Street, U.S.A., with Cinderella’s Castle straight ahead, you really will feel like you’re in one of the happiest places on Earth.
- Beautiful Beaches Surf, swim, paddleboard, or just relax on one of the state’s most breathtaking stretches of coastline. Keep in mind, the water may be colder than you expect.
- Island Getaways Just a short high-speed catamaran ride away, Catalina Island feels 1,000 miles away from the mainland. Wander around charming Avalon, or explore the unspoiled beauty of the island’s wild interior.
- The Fine Life Some of the state’s wealthiest communities are in coastal Orange County, so spend at least part of your stay here experiencing how the other half lives.
- Family Fun Spend some quality time with the kids riding roller coasters, eating ice cream, fishing off ocean piers, and bodysurfing.
FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More