If you find yourself without a date this Valentine’s Day, it’s all the more reason to enjoy the holiday with friends and family. Even going solo doesn’t have to be boring-or pitiful–there are plenty of creative options for the happily single. If you need an excuse to party with the gang right before spring break, a Girlfriend’s getaway may be just what you need to boost your spirits! Wisconsin is home to a variety of destinations, resorts and hotels that are ideal for the occasion. From pampering packages at the spa, to a group excursion and banquet in the nearest inn, why not book a few days of relaxing and stress-free celebrations with the girls? Here’s where you need to pack up and just get going!
The Copperleaf Boutique Hotel is a classic hotel in Appleton, Wisconsin. Just outside of Green Bay, this hotel features luxury amenities and spacious suites that are perfect for parties of five or more. The regal atmosphere will transport your group into a taste of European charm and elegance. Don’t let that stop you from indulging in the famous SPA BenMarNico’s for some well-deserved pampering, followed by drinks and dinner at the Black & Tan Grille! You’ll all come back to reality revived, pampered, and well-rested. Call (920) 749-0303 for reservation information.
If you’re all outdoor mavens, book your retreat at Hiller’s Pine Haven in Little St. Germain Lake. The private and secluded setting in the Northwoods provides plenty of room for gossip and late night feasts; you’ll enjoy snowmobiling throughout the pine forest, and ice skating at midnight on the lakes nearby! Set up a campfire behind your private lodge, or cozy up at one of the cottages. Wherever you decide to stay at Hiller’s, you’ll find plenty of bonding time. Call (800) 445-5370 for reservations.
A formal Girlfriend’s Getaway package can be found at Red Forest Bed & Breakfast, a luxurious inn in Two Rivers that offers champagne upon arrival, and a delicious gourmet breakfast for the next morning. Enjoy the personal touch at this antique site, and take in the local state parks, hiking trails, and lakes for some outdoor fun. …indulge just a little more at the local restaurants, or set your sights on a shopping trip at the local boutiques! Call (920) 793-1794 for more information.
The Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is the ultimate destination for a complete weekend of spa-ing, golfing, shopping, and fantastic dining options. You and the group can pamper yourselves at the stylish Well Spa, with a complete line of services that include an invigorating AromaGlow body treatment, and Hot Stone massage. Or, book yourselves a facial that will refresh that skin and diminish any signs of weariness from those late night gossip sessions. The resort is filled with dining and entertainment options, including live music and theatre performances year round. This is the place to go for a weekend-long celebration, and Lake Geneva itself offers more outdoor activities if you venture beyond the resort grounds. Call (262) 249-4763 for more information.
From outdoor sports to cozy chats by the fire, there are a multitude of options for a fun and memorable Girlfriend’s Getaway this Valentine’s Day. Don’t settle for a dismal and lonely weekend just because you’re without a date this year! There are many ways to enjoy the February month of love with friends, family, or even solo. Book a stay at your favorite hotel or spa, and pamper yourself in some luxurious surroundings for a relaxing and refreshing break from the norm-Wisconsin awaits with plenty of choices.