There are icy sidewalks and overheated buildings, won't blame you for choosing option two. For American travelers, the mitts don't even need to leave the country to drop off.
About two hours northwest of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara is the perfect place for beach strolls and canyon hikes. They can stroll to Stearns Wharf.
Key West, at the farthest end of the Florida Keys, has its own culture that is distinctly more edgy and eclectic than its neighbors to the south.