Great Girls’ Getaways

Sometimes all you need is a weekend with the girls to put the pep back in your step. These domestic destinations are just a flight away and exactly what you need to reinvigorate your routine. So whether you like to ski, snorkle or pamper yourself at a spa, we have the right trip for you

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Culture Connoisseurs

Appreciate the arts? Merge your love for culture and relaxation at La Fonda on the Plaza, located in the heart of Santa Fe, New Mexico. This historic hotel, based in the booming Santa Fe Plaza, gives you acesss to hundreds of local art galleries, a plethora of museums and shops, along with world-renowed dining. When you're ready to wind down, take the hotel's shuttle to award-winning Body of Santa Fe spa for relaxing treatments and an energizing group class.

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Wine Lovers

If your version of relaxation involves good company and a glass of vino, head straight to The Meritage in picturesque Napa Valley. Round up your girls for their renowed Saturday Wine Tour, designed exclusively for Meritage guests, which includes a winery tour along with a wine and artisan cheese pairing at Grgich Hills; a wine tasting and picnic lunch at Pine Ridge Vineyards; a chocolate and wine pairing at Trinitas Cellars. A shuttle is also on hand to transport guests from the hotel to Downtown Napa for an evening of shopping, dining, and theatre.

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Island Dreamers

If a tropical setting sounds ideal, head to Lumeria Maui for a scenic experience combining Hawaiian culture, nature, and self-discovery. This beachfront resort will offer your group the opportunity to connect through physical activities including a variety of yoga and meditation classes and water-sport lessons. Meals are organic, nutritious, and mostly sourced from Lumeria's organic gardens and other local farms. You will leave feeling revived both inside and out. Aloha!

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Spa Seekers

Recharge your body, mind, and spirit in the award-winning Miraval Resort and Spa, dedicated to transforming you both physically and emotionally. In addition to an extensive list of life-enhancing spa treatments, Miraval offers an array of dynamic fitness and wellness programs designed to bring out the best in you and your girlfriends. Their affordable Girls Getaway Package is currently featuring a Mother's Day special.

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History Buffs

Charleston, South Carolina has gained a reputation for its cobblestone streets, friendly residents, and rich historical heritage. Zero George, a premier boutique hotel located in the centries-old Ansonborough district, caters to small groups looking to explore the beauty of Charleston. Gather the girls for a weekend of intimate cooking classes, antique shopping excursions, beach trips and picnic lunches.

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Adventure Chasers

Experience invigorating recreation and relaxing activities amidst Vermont's natural beauty at the Stowe Mountain Lodge. This year-round resort is filled with options for every season including golf, tennis, hiking, fishing, skiing, and snowboarding. In the evenings, experience the Lodge's fine-dining restaurant and enjoy scrumptous American rustic cuisine featuring Vermont's world-renowned artisan cheeses, locally-grown fresh produce, heirloom grains, and quality locally-raised meats.

 

 

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First Published Tue, 2014-03-04 17:18

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