We spoke to #Faithfullgirl Stephanie Arant about where to stay, what to see and where to eat in sunny southern California for #faithfulltravels
"My name is Stephanie Arant and I'm a blogger/content creator living in Southern California with my husband and french bulldog Kirby. I started out blogging about style and fashion as a hobby while I was working full time in Marketing for around 6 years. My hobby grew into a passion that eventually turned into my career. When I'm not styling outfits and creating imagery for my website or Instagram I'm usually at Disneyland, spending time at the beach or taking a drive to explore my neighboring cities and coffee shops."
"Southern California is unique in that you can travel to the beach, mountains, or desert within hours of each other. Spending time outdoors has been a small escape that has made these past few months bearable. There is so much to explore within a close vicinity and I've become more grateful of the accessibility I have by living here."
"For a wonderful beach escape I'd recommend Hotel Joaquin in Laguna Beach, for the mountains I'd check out Big Bear or Lake Arrowhead and for a desert trip you can't go wrong with Palm Springs or Joshua Tree where there are so many cute hotels and Airbnbs."
"Zinque in Newport Beach for a pretty outdoor waterfront experience and Sandfish Sushi and Whiskey in Palm Springs are two favorites."
"Laguna Beach has an entire coastline of beautiful rock formations, hidden caves and tidepools. Joshua Tree National Park is a beautiful drive through plus there are plenty of hikes and sunsets you'll want to check off on your bucket list."
"For the beach the Constantia Mini Dress is perfect for getting a little sun on my shoulders or slipping over a swimsuit. For the desert the Fontane Mini Dress and some heeled boots for grabbing a quick outdoor meal. Finally the Maeve Midi Dress with some sneakers for exploring around the mountain trails."