Where to go for your next Girlfriend’s Getaway

Thinking of an unforgettable girlfriend getaway but don’t know where to start? Here are some ideas to get you packing and enjoying the pampering and togetherness that traveling with your women friends and family provides.

So many interests can draw women together to travel: cuisine, shopping, spa getaways, a book-club weekend, bachelorette parties, reunions of high school or college buddies, meditation or exercise, escaping the daily grind, or celebrating a milestone. Whether or not your passport is up-to-date, there are gal-tastic options galore to get away to soon. 

Whether it’s surfing lessons on Oahu, cooking chicken gumbo at Langlois Culinary Crossroads in New Orleans, or touring the shops of Savannah Georgia with a local decorator, we can help. Check below for more great suggestions for your next girlfriend getaway! Whatever the reason, or the theme, these trips are ideal for bonding, relaxing, or learning something new. Let our travel professionals help you plan the perfect Girlfriends Getaway! 

Sue Shimkus, Lake Zurich Travel, 461 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich. 847 438-5551  www.LZtravel.com


Enchantment Resort

Sedona, Arizona

No passport needed for this sumptuous Arizona Desert Spa trip. The Enchantment Resort in Sedona, set in the dramatic red rocks, has access to the world-renowned destination spa services at Mii amo, with sumptuous cuisine, unique treatments and inspirational experiences.


Champs Elysees

Paris, France.

Stroll the Champs Elysees, regarded as the “Most Beautiful Street in the World”, for luxury brands such as Louis Vitton or Chanel, and explore the smaller local French markets and their regional specialties.


European Christmas Market River Cruises

Many cruise lines available; contact Lake Zurich Travel for details

Try a Christmas Market River cruise on the rivers of Europe (mid-November through the holidays). See fairy-tale-like villages, experience enticing aromas and flavors, holiday music, handmade gifts, and beautiful decorations in an intimate atmosphere (less than 180 passengers most ships).



Nothing beats yoga on a warm beach

Belize is fast becoming one of the top destinations for yoga enthusiasts. This beautiful Central American country (whose national language is English) offers the perfect environment for those seeking relaxation, wellness, and a connection with nature.