I am soooo with you on the Alcott thing. Most people think I'm a freak for holding out on that for the past... 20 years or so but I'm not giving in! That's not the way it was supposed to go!!
#1 Avonlea. (we /almost/ went to PEI for our vacation.)
#2 Valdemar. (from wiki The fictional country of Valdemar in the world of Velgarth via Mercedes Lackey)