Planning a Girls’ Weekend? These Cities Should Be at the Top of Your List

Who doesn’t love a girls’ weekend away? After all, we’ve experienced the past two years, and it’s only normal to be daydreaming about a great escape. Whether it’s the beach or mountains, desert or tropics, East Coast or West Coast, there are so many incredible cities to explore with your girls. Here are just a few of our favorite cities in the U.S. for the ultimate girls’ weekend. Bon voyage!

 

1. New Orleans

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Laissez les bon temps rouler (Let the good times roll—in Cajun French)! New Orleans is home to incredible food, music, history, culture, and, of course, partying. Whether you prefer staying in the heart of the French Quarter or somewhere in the hip warehouse district, there’s definitely something for everyone in New Orleans. For a historic hotel with charm and class, check out the Bourbon Orleans Hotel. It has a courtyard pool (NOLA can get hot hot hot!) and live entertainment at the bar, too.

 

2. Washington, D.C.

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Where better than the nation’s capital to gather with your girls? Rich in history and all things Americana, Washington, D.C. is easily accessible by car, train, or plane and has endless options. For some intellectual stimulation, check out a tour of the Capitol before you go bar hopping downtown. Take a double-decker bus tour through the city, and in the springtime, bask in the gorgeousness of the famous cherry blossom trees. While visiting, stay at Conrad Washington DC. With luxe, modern amenities and a prime location, you and your girls can book a suite to indulge in some R&R, cocktails, and fine dining—all without even having to leave the property.

 

3. The Hamptons

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Summer House fans, this one is for you! Amagansett in Suffolk County, Long Island (AKA “The Hamptons”) is a hotspot in the summer and equally as gorgeous (and much more peaceful) in the off season. Known for boutiques, restaurants, golf, and storybook charm, Amagansett is home to The Roundtree Amagansett, a luxe, picturesque property with rooms, suites, and cottages that are perfect for a girls’ weekend away. With shuttles to the beaches in the summer, nightly s’mores around the firepit, and a gorgeous green yard with cozy spots to unwind, it’s an ideal getaway spot for your girl squad.

 

4. Miami

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“Party in the city where the heat is on…” Miami has everything: beaches, clubs, pool parties, and incredible weather. It’s pretty much the hottest hot spot for party people in the U.S. Year round, it’s an escape from the cold weather and the 9-5 lifestyle and offers an oasis that’s perfect for a girls’ trip (it’s also a super popular bachelorette spot, too!). While visiting the coastal metropolis with your girls, stay at The Setai Miami Beach, voted #1 on Travel + Leisure’s 2021 Greater Miami Beach Resort Hotels. Indulge at the Valmont Spa, drink and dine at the open-air, oceanfront The Ocean Grill, and rest up after a long day of girl time in the gorgeous and luxe Asian-inspired guest suites.

 

5. Dallas

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Grab your cowboy boots and head on down to Dallas, Texas for a southern weekend filled with incredible food, drinks, live music, and more. The Omni Dallas offers perfect packages to take the guesswork out of your girls’ weekend, with the Sunday Funday package that includes $100 credit to use at any food & beverage outlet or the Mokara Spa when you check in on a Sunday, or the Mokara Spa Package, which includes a $100 spa credit for only $80 to be used in the gorgeous spa with stunning downtown Dallas views. Oh, and be sure to check out a rodeo while you’re there!

 

6. Philadelphia

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If cobblestone streets, quaint pubs, incredible American history, and even a world-class zoo sound like your group’s idea of fun, then Philly is the best destination for your girls’ weekend! For a real treat, stay at the one-of-a-kind Four Seasons Philadelphia located downtown, which offers incredible sky-high views of the city and a stunning indoor pool and spa with healing crystals encased in the structure of the walls! Indulge, rest, relax, have fun, and repeat!

 

7. NYC

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The city that never sleeps is back, baby! Grab your besties and take in a Broadway show, enjoy some of the most incredible shopping (even if you just window shop!) on Fifth Avenue, dine at some of the best restaurants in the country, and explore to your heart’s content in New York City. Stay in the heart of the city with a hotel in Midtown or, for a more unique experience, head to the West Village and Soho for more of a “vibe.” The boutique hotel The Broome is a true hidden gem. With an open-air courtyard and a variety of cozy, chic rooms to choose from, it’s a great place to stay in one of NYC’s best neighborhoods.

 

8. Vegas

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Viva, Las Vegas, baby! What else is there to say, really? World-class dining and entertainment, gaming and gambling, shopping and music—your options are endless in Vegas! There are so many places to stay, but one of our favorites has to be the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas if you’re looking for a truly luxurious escape with your girls. A nice reprieve from the large hotel-casino-type resorts, the Waldorf Astoria boasts an incredible spa, pool, Skybar, tea lounge, and more, all with the luxurious touches you’d expect from the brand. Oh, and their luxury house car is available for drop-off service within a 2-mile range on the strip!

 

9. Park City

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Just east of Salt Lake City, Utah is Park City, known for its Olympic Park, incredible ski slopes, and gorgeous Main Street. Perfect for winter-sports lovers or those who just like to enjoy the winter weather in style, Park City is also home to the famous Sundance Film Festival that draws celebrities from across the world. While staying in Park City, check in to the Pendry Park City, a boutique, contemporary ski-in/ski-out mountain hotel nestled in the center of Canyons Village.

 

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