Courtesy of HotelsCombined.com
The fine folks over at HotelsCombined.com, a search engine and price aggregator for hotels, put together this list based on what women like to do on vacation from spa retreats and shopping trips to wine tasting tours and nightlife escapes. All are within the continental U.S. so it's likely that you can find one within driving distance so you can save on airfare. See the results below and their explanations:
1. The Four Seasons Las Vegas, Nevada Sin City is a favorite destination for women looking for a little self-indulgence. The Four Seasons tempts its female guests with a Girlfriends Getaway package that includes in-room cocktails and immediate access to world-class gaming.
Palm Beach, Florida
This iconic beach town that inspired the whimsical fashions of Lily Pulitzer welcomes trendsetters to the new Omphoy Ocean Resort, which features yoga sessions on the beach and private spa treatments on oceanfront terraces.
San Francisco, California
From trendy bistros to exemplar seafood, San Francisco offers foodies the chance to experience culinary masterpieces and chocolate delights found all around this Ghirardelli Square hotel.
Shopaholics in need of retail therapy appreciate this central location next to three upscale malls in this emerging shopping haven. A little further south, girlfriends discover Austin's distinguished SoCo district, full of bohemian shops and hip boutiques.
For wine connoisseurs, the Hotel Vintage Plaza private wine room and nightly wine hour perfectly complement a relaxing outing in Oregon's renowned wine country.
Home of "fruit caviar" cocktails and the hottest local DJs, the Hotel Victor brings the vibrancy of Miami nightlife right to its doorstep. With Friday night Ice Bar Chill-Outs and Saturday night Sunset Sessions, girlfriends can dance the night away.
Asheville, North Carolina
This luxurious inn located on the historic, 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate, is the ultimate secluded escape. Surrounded by beautiful wooded scenery in the heart of the Great Smokey Mountains, women in need of rejuvenation will leave feeling refreshed and revitalized.
New York, New York
After exploring the Guggenheim Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, art lovers staying at this historic hotel take advantage of a special Opera package that includes tickets to Broadway's longest running musical, the Phantom of the Opera.
Women of all ages will fall in love with New England's premier spa/resort destination, which treats mind, body, and soul via Sound Therapy body tuning and the ancient art of Ayurvedic herbal oil treatments.
10. River Street Inn
Experience the charm of Savannah's southern hospitality with the River Street Inn Eat & Sleep Southern Package. Located alongside the country's best antique shops, the Inn provides antique lovers direct access to hundred-year-old armoires and other old-world treasures.