While Bora Bora, Belize, and Rio may be calling — okay, screaming — our names right now, we'd rather avoid the trials and tribulations of the TSA (and the scary hit to our bank statement), this spring. Lucky for us, we have oodles of amazing vacay destination options right at our locals-only fingertips.
Just think of how many tourists are landing at LAX this very moment to enjoy what we get to take advantage of, year-round! From luscious La Jolla down south to earthy Ojai inland, here are five unforgettable-and-easy journeys to soothe your weary souls. And because no matter where you're going, packing can be such a beast, we've styled a striking outfit that will blend right into every chic setting. So, start your engines, and hit the highway with the SoCal sun on your face.