You’ve done Disney at least 10 times, and it’s not the season for snowboarding. Your teens–or tweens–are a hard-to-impress bunch and used to a certain level of stimulation. Remember: This is the generation growing up with the words iPod Touch and Wii in its lexicon.
This year, wow them with a vacation to Tinseltown.
After all, what’s cooler than Hollywood?
From Studio City rentals like the one pictured to Santa Monica beach houses, California vacation rentals strut with style. While in La La Land, you could try to …
Attend a TV show taping
Walk along Robertson Boulevard to stalk celebrities
Have your picture taken by your fave it-girl’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Taste fro-yo from Pinkberry
Hike up to the Hollywood sign
And most important: Pick up cool back-to-school tees at Ed Hardy
The kids will be the envy of all of their friends and get to say they went to L.A. instead of Concord, Vt. No offense to Vermont of course.
Valerie Moloney is your resident blogger and the Expansion Markets Editor for Citysearch.com, who oddly enough, feels panicked when asked, "What's the best place to eat in Chicago?" or her favorite, "It's my birthday. Where should we go with a party of six?" No stranger to travel--and traveling with kids--she is a young mom who ODs on the Internet when it comes to planning family trips or buying clothes. Here's hoping she finds you the vacation you deserve.