There is nothing like getting away with your girlfriends. Every once in a while we need some R&R with our squad. No one knows you like your crew and whether you’re fitness freaks or beach babes, we have some getaways for you.
1. Miami, Florida
Will Smith said it best. "Party in the city where the heat is on!" Grab your girlfriends and head to Miami! There really is no place like it. From the booming arts and cultural happenings in the theater district to the unrivaled club scene and the scene that is South Beach, there is something for everyone in your crew here!
2. Napa Valley, California
There’s nothing like splitting a bottle of wine and having a gabfest with your bestie, right? Why not invite the whole group along and spend picturesque days biking between tastings at vineyards in the US’s most well-known wine country with your group. While wine takes the center stage in this region, be sure to make some time to explore the great art on display in downtown Napa curated by the Arts Council Napa Valley. Or, incorporate wine and art at the Di Rosa Preserve. Film buffs? Head to Napa in November for the Napa Valley Film Festival.
3. Niantic, Connecticut
OK, you and your ladies can quote Mystic Pizza word for word. Between that and Practical Magic you romanticize old colonial houses in New England seaside towns. Head for a girls weekend in the charming town of Niantic, Connecticut. Nearby to Mystic (but without the crowds) this fishing village has tons of character, a super cute Main Street and marina, fresh seafood and quaint inns to make for a fun and affordable weekend.
4. Kauai, Hawaii
Off the beaten path of the typical tourist haunts of Waikiki and Maui, when you ask Hawaiians what’s they’re favorite island, you’ll often hear Kauai. Go off the grid with your girls while still being in the US on this island who’s wild chickens out number people! If your crew is into the outdoors, spend your days chasing waterfalls and hiking the beautiful dramatic landscape that you might remember from films like The Descendants or Jurassic World. With a new Hilton Garden Inn opening this summer in Kauai Wailua Bay you have affordable accommodations right on a state park!
5. Tulum, Mexico
Sandwiched between blue Caribbean waters and lush green jungle, Tulum seems to be on every jet setter’s list lately. The laid-back vibes here make it the perfect escape for a yoga treat with your girls and there are plenty of Mayan ruins for the Lara Croft in your group! Open yourselves up to mother nature and have some feel-good moments!
6. Amangiri Resort and Spa, Utah
Treat yourself and your body with a girls spa weekend! Head to one of the best places in the US to indulge, the Amangiri Resort and Spa in Southern Utah. The epitome of luxury there is a nod to tradition at this five-star resort. Navajo principles inspire the treatments at the Aman Spa. Guests are offered Navajo Greenthread tea before undergoing the purification ritual of smudging, where sage is burned and the smoke fanned over the body.
7. New Orleans, Louisiana
With food so delicious, Kim Kardashian booked a private jet with her squad to indulge during her pregnancy this city is a must on girlfriend getaway bucket lists. If you and your friends can’t make it to Paris, head to the French Quarter of New Orleans and delight in this lively city’s jazz, food, and joie de vivre.
8. Cavallo Point Lodge, Sausalito, California
Want to book that perfect place that has something for everyone? Head to Sausalito, right over the Golden Gate Bridge and into the Marin Headlands to Cavallo Point Lodge. This historic property has stunning grounds, cooking classes, spa treatments and hiking so there is something for everyone! Want a girls night out? Sausalito’s downtown is a quick uber ride away!
9. Turks & Caicos
There’s nothing like a Carribbean getaway with your girls sunny weather, beautiful beaches, amazing diving and so much variety in accommodation you and your girls will never want to leave. Take a boat out and explore the coves around the islands one day. Take in the sun and some girl talk on white sand beaches. Take a dip in the bright blue water and just luxuriate in each other!
10. Rio, Brazil
Inspired by the summer Olympics? Take a girls trip down to Rio and see what Ella Fitzgerald was really singing about in The Boy from Ipanema ;). The people, food and culture rivals most nations in the world. See what everyone’s raving about!