Gal getaways: 6 women-only events and places

Would you and your girlfriends like to escape for a weekend or evening?

Head to the Mountain State for indulgent spa treatments and package deals, just you and the ladies.

Here’s where you can find that getaway:

1. Girls Night Out

Charleston, August

Dress up for an evening of entertainment and tasty dishes with all the gals! Every year has a unique theme. Bid on silent auction items and mingle with women from all walks of life at the YWCA’s “Party with a Purpose.”

Blennerhassett Hotel, WV

2. Women’s Weekend

Parkersburg, all year

Treat yourself to a mini vacation package at the luxurious Blennerhassett Hotel. Champagne, generous hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and shopping excursions galore! If you feel inspired, try a fitness class. You can also enjoy upscale breakfasts and elegant wine dinners. Don’t forget to book a spa treatment!

3. Girls’ Getaway

Charles Town, all year

Treat yourself and some friends to Hillbrook Inn! Start with facials, massages, cosmetic sessions, polarity therapy and body treatments. Maybe even try a wine tour and a hearty a 5-course dinner!

Woman getting a facial at a spa, West Virginia

4. Hey, Girlfriend!

Berkeley Springs, June

Retreat to this 18th-century spa town for a weekend of culture, music and therapy.

In addition to plenty of spa deals, Hey, Girlfriend! will load your getaway with tons of activities: art classes, shopping, cocktails and fortune telling. There’s more around town, too: stop by BlackCat Music Shop & Studio, Atasia Spa and more!

Manicure, WV

5. Girl’s Night Out! Cooking Class

Lansing, Monthly

Gourmet on the Gorge makes cooking sophisticated meals easy for you and the gals. A teacher will show you how to transform seasonal ingredients into classy dishes. Make stunners like zucchini-and-shrimp fritters, basil aioli sauce, shaved fruit and caramelized pears with vanilla cream sauce!

Female mountain bike riders, West Virginia

6. Women’s Weekend Mountain Bike Camp

Snowshoe, July

Professional female teachers at Snowshoe Mountain will help you and your cycling sisters with maneuvering, proper position and off-road skills. There are classes for beginners and experts, so no one’s left out. Your 2-day class includes yoga, massage and evening refreshments, too!

Which getaway are you and the gals going to?

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This post was last updated on March 17, 2022