If you're in a Little Mermaid Mood, I have a feature up on art featuring the Sea Witch at my book blog.
Three days at the beach felt just about right. We stayed right on the beach, which I highly recommend if you have little kids. The Pleasure Pier is such a fun, retro addition to the skyline. The girls aren't old enough for most of the rides so we skipped it, but it was fun to watch the lights grow brighter as day faded to dusk and into night.