A Getaway for the Girls

Relax and recharge as you catch up and enjoy some much needed friend time.

Grab your friends for a fun filled weekend in Lancaster, PA, jam packed with shopping, arts & crafts, the great outdoors, and even a trip to the spa.


Zipling at Refreshing Mountain

Wake up and enjoy the fresh air when you stay in Amish Country at Olde Homestead Suites. Stroll down the streets to the quaint town of Intercourse, shop nearby at local businesses, and sit back and relax to the rhythmic sounds of a horse and buggy hooves clacking.

Let the girl's getaway begin! Catch up over brunch to kick off your morning at one of these great spots: Gracie's on West Main (comforting breakfast and brunch options with BYOB drink options), On Orange (fresh, tasty brunch options including Swedish pancakes and unique omelets), or Tomato Pie Cafe (charming cafe with delicious breakfast options and famous tomato pie).

After breakfast it's time for adventure. Below are options for groups with a variety of interests - from shopping to the outdoors.

Catch up over brunch to kick off your morning at one of the many great spots in Lancaster, PA.

After the Tomato Pie Cafe, a quick walk down the street leads you to Calkin's Vine & The Branches. You'll find this shop filled with unique and local decor.From vintage toys, tools and books. To beautiful wall décor, refurbished furniture and handmade items. Vine and the branches is definitely worth a visit!
Estimated Time: 1 hour

The Zipline at Refreshing Mountain gives guests a chance to fly from tree-to-tree and test their balance. Featuring three zipline courses plus their new aerial obstacle course, this wooded retreat will give your group the chance to refresh and bond over the adrenaline rush.
Estimated Time: 2+ hours

The Pottery Works provides creative minds with the space and supplies to paint the perfect piece of pottery in Downtown Lancaster. Select your item - from ring dishes and vases to bowls, plates, and mugs - and paint it to your liking. If beading jewelry is more your style, neighboring BeadWorks and Gem Den features a beautiful array of beads and gems to inspire even more crafting fun.
Estimated Time: 1-2 hours

Tanger Outlets is newly expanded and features over 70 stores from notable brands including Under Armour, Calvin Klein, Gap, J. Crew, and so many more. Parking is plentiful, so find a spot then shop away! Close by is The Shops @ Rockvale where the Alfred Dunner Outlet is located. It is a great place to pick up some new clothes before you make your way to a fancy evening.
Estimated Time: 1+ hours'


Vineyard at Grandview

If you're in the mood for lunch, grab a quick bite at one of these locations, depending where you spent your morning: Courtyard Cafe on Main (high-quality coffee drinks, sandwiches, soups, and salads made with local ingredients), Bistro Barberet (classic French cuisine and beautifully crafted desserts and chocolates), or Miller's Restaurant, Smorgasbord & Bakery (traditional PA Dutch and classic American dishes served buffet-style or ordered from an ala carte menu).

What does your afternoon have in store for you? Maybe a little wine on a deck overlooking the vineyards or a trip to the spa?

What does your afternoon have in store for you?

Chiques Rock Outfitters offers groups the chance to paddle along the Susquehanna River or bike along the nearby trail with their kayak, canoe, and bike rentals, conviently located at the Columbia Crossings River Center. Stop by and choose your adventure! The staff at Chiques Rock Outfitters will assist with equipment, plus plenty of local guidance.
Estimated Time: 3-5 hours

The Vineyard at Grandview is located in the rolling hills of Lancaster County near Mount Joy, and offers guests beautifully crafted wine in their warm, friendly tasting room. Sample their merlot, chardonnay, cab sauv, and more, then grab a glass to enjoy on their deck overlooking the lush rows of glistening grapes.
Estimated Time: 1-2 hours

Serenity Day Spa will leave you refreshed and recharged. Stop by for an afternoon at the spa, and enjoy a massage, facial, manicure, or pedicure. The indulgence and pampering will be appreciated by all in your group.
Estimated Time: 1+ hour


American Music Theatre

Ready for dinner? Head out on the town for a meal to remember at one of these locations: Cork & Cap Restaurant (fresh local flavors with an upscale twist), or Bube's Brewery (fine dining in the historic catacombs of the brewery).

Want to catch a show to top off your night?

American Music Theatre hosts unforgettable concerts and original shows that are sure to please any music lover.
Click here for the show schedule.

Catch a show in Lancaster, PA to top off your night.

Prima Theatre offers a more intimate approach to theatre, holding performance at various locations across the county. Click here for the show schedule

When you're ready to retire to a nice comfy bed, these options, ranging from vacation house to full-service hotel, provide the amenities for the restful night sleep you're craving.

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