When you’re neck-deep in work, it’s easy to overstress yourself and become exhausted. Vacation weekends with friends are an essential escape from these everyday stresses and work routines.

These trips help you sit back, relax, and enjoy spending time with the people you love. For a guide to planning the perfect girls’ trip this summer, continue reading the blog below.

Pick Your Location

Location can be as important or as unimportant as you want it to be. Being surrounded by your best friends will make any destination fun and exciting. If controlling the budget of your trip is a priority, consider staying closer to home.

However, if you decide to take a more luxurious vacation, consider writing a pros and cons list for each potential destination until you find one that fits everyone’s preferences. Once you know where you’ll spend your girls’ trip, you can prepare your itinerary.

Splurge on Self-Care

If there’s one element that’s worth investing in during your girls’ trip, it’s self-care. Book a day filled with activities entirely centered around pampering yourself and your friends. Facials, manicures, pedicures, and massages are luxuries that most of us avoid indulging in regularly. However, girls’ trips are all about taking a break from everyday stress and taking care of ourselves. So, let yourself splurge on a few luxurious activities. You and your friends will finish the day glowing!

Don’t Forget the Menu

There are so many benefits to cooking instead of dining out during a girls’ trip. Not only will you and your friends save money, but you’ll have more fun following recipes together.

And don’t forget the drinks! There are plenty of alcoholic and non-alcoholic summer drink recipes to craft for your perfect girls’ night cocktail. Spend your time together cooking and concocting experimental drinks. You’ll make memories you’ll never forget.

Plan a Relaxing Day and an Activity Day

The key to any girls’ trip is balance. If your friend group has a mix of highly active go-getters and more laid-back introverts, it can be challenging to create a schedule for your getaway weekend. The key is to designate one day of relaxation and one day of activities.

Save low energy tasks like watching movies, going to the spa, and cooking for relaxation days. Then, during your activity day, go out and explore! Check out our list below for ideas of where to go and what to do.

Places To Explore on a Girls’ Trip

  • Museum
  • Art gallery
  • Nature Hike
  • Arcade
  • Botanical gardens
  • Mall
  • Winery

Give yourself a break from your everyday responsibilities and plan a getaway with your closest friends! Planning a vacation will give you something to look forward to, and you can refer to our ultimate guide to planning the perfect girls’ trip!

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