Walk, bike, or drive onto the Santa Cruz Wharf to check out the enticing array of shops, eateries, and activities purveyors offering everything from whale-watching trips to kayaking tours.
A SoCal landmark for more than a century, no trip to LA is complete without some quality time on the Santa Monica Pier.
For classic seaside amusement with plenty of kitsch and character, it does get much better than Morey’s Piers.
The Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is the Gulf Coast’s answer to Coney Island, and this nostalgic Texas pier—rebuilt in 2012 after being destroyed by a hurricane in 1961—is an iconic attraction for Lone Star State families.
Dolphin-watch. Check out the street performers. And definitely, definitely go in the evening, when the pier is the perfect vantage point for taking in a southern sunset as beautiful as they come.
t’s had a storied past and it’s fair share of hurricane-related rebuilds, but the Naples Pier is just as much the heart of this Florida resort town as it ever was.
the grown-ups can kick back over oysters and craft brews while the gulls call, the sea lions bark, and the ferry shuttles back and forth from Alcatraz just outside the window.