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These girls weekend ideas have something for all types of girlfriends to enjoy. There’s nothing quite like a girls’ trip to nourish the soul, no matter what you do. Head to Cancun or Isla Mujeres for a long weekend and spend your days at the beach with nothing to worry about. Or stay stateside and find the sunshine this winter with a visit to Marco Island or a 5-star resort in Florida. Choose your own adventure with these girls trip ideas for 2023.

Ready to plan your next girls weekend trip? Head over to Troupe where you can let your friends vote on their favorite destinations and accommodations, and share ideas for fun things to do.

Girls weekend ideas

Rent a beach house

Whether you’re in NYC and want to head down to the Jersey shore or you take a road trip from Atlanta to the Florida panhandle, a girls weekend by the water is perfect for cleansing the spirit. Leave everything else at home and enjoy your time with the girls by the sea. Rent a house to enjoy plenty of quality time together as a group. Pack some board games or a deck of cards and stock up on your favorite refreshments for evenings spent enjoying the ocean breeze on the patio.

Girls trip beach destination ideas:

Cozy cabin escape

If you and your girlfriends are skiers or snowboarders, a trip to the mountains is the perfect choice when it comes to girls weekend ideas. Even if you don’t want to spend time on the slopes, a cozy cabin escape can be the perfect stress relief weekend with the girls. Tune into your inner child and go sledding during the day before getting all cozied up in the evenings with boozy hot chocolate and a movie night.

Winter cabin escape destinations ideas:

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Explore a new city with the girls

A city escape for a weekend with girlfriends is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a vacation while also catching up with your pals. Exploring a new city is a great bonding experience. Use Troupe to suggest different activities and let your friends vote on their favorite accommodations at your destination. Do you want to go on a brewery tour in Portland? Or perhaps you want to explore the best shopping in Scottsdale.

A fun way to plan this girls weekend idea is to break the trip up into mornings, afternoons, and evenings and let each girl plan a different chunk of time.

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Take a staycation

It’s hard enough as you get older to take the time to get away with the girls. If planning a whole trip feels like too much of an endeavor, consider a staycation in your home city. You can still use Troupe to help you decide on where to stay and what to do. Let each girl suggest their new favorite restaurant or an activity they’ve been meaning to try but haven’t gotten around to.

Best staycation activities for a girls weekend ideas:

  • Try a new bar or restaurant
  • Wander around a new neighborhood
  • Have a spa day
  • Enjoy the tourist spots you typically avoid
  • Find an Airbnb Experience to do as a group

Take a nature-fueled respite

One of our favorite girls weekend ideas is to get out in nature with the crew. Head out to your nearest National Park or nature preserve. Spend the weekend hiking, biking, kayaking, or simply sitting in nature and enjoying the peace. A nature-filled weekend offers all the bonding time without any of the complicated logistics of planning a group trip.

Best ideas for a nature-filled girls weekend away:

  • Visit your nearest National Park
  • Find the top-rated hikes nearest you
  • Try a new adventure activity like kayaking or mountain biking
  • Go camping (or glamping!)

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