Plan a Girls’ Weekend Getaway in Connecticut
Weekend trips with your close friends are a great way to relax, unwind, catch up and escape from the busy work life without traveling far from home. Planning a trip but not sure where to go? Here’s a list of few places right here in Connecticut perfect for a girl’s weekend away.
Weekend Getaway Locations in Connecticut
While we want you to relax and have fun, be sure to do it safely. COVID-19 is still a threat. Travel responsively, wear a mask, social distance before and after your trip, and get tested (if possible).
Located just a 40-minute ride on the Metro-North from New York City, Greenwich offers a rich history, architecture, historic neighborhoods, plenty of options for shopping, art, and food.
The historic Greenwich Avenue consists of shops and restaurants that are burrowed in buildings old and new. Some of the many shops and restaurants include Saks Fifth Avenue, J. Crew, Simon Pearce, Betteridge, Rag & Bone, and Zara.
Greenwich, CT is home to a wide selection of exceptional dining options, including Elm Street Oyster House, Mediterraneo, and of course our very own l’escale restaurant. Located within Delamar Greenwich Harbor, l’escale serves Provençal and Mediterranean cuisine in a waterfront setting.
Be sure to make a reservation for you and your girls to enjoy the luxurious treatments at the Delamar Spa, Greenwich Harbor. From facials with the unique Ionixlight treatment, to a variety of soothing massages, the Spa will help you unwind on your weekend getaway.
The Hartford capital region is home to vibrant nightlife, fine-dining, and great entertainment. The area is surrounded by numerous hiking trails and ski mountains, including Ski Sundown, Talcott Mountain Trail, and West Hartford Reservoirs and Reservoir 6. A short drive away from Hartford is New Britain Museum of American Art. The museum hosts 10,000 American works of art from 1740 to the present.
If shopping is more of your thing, head on over to the West Hartford Center. With the charm of a traditional main street shopping district, the West Hartford Center is a great place to shop, dine, and stroll. It is also home to Blue Back Square, which features upscale restaurants and retailers such as Bar Louie, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, West Elm, The Cheesecake Factory, and Crate & Barrel.
Stay the night at the Delamar West Hartford, only a 5-minute walk from the heart of West Hartford and a 20-minute drive to the capital city of Hartford, CT. Our award winning Artisan restaurant is open, offering New England-inspired cuisine with a European flair. Gather in you room for in-room cocktail service before heading out for a socially distanced dinner at the Artisan.
Delamar West Hartford Spa is also open, providing all facials, massages, body treatments, as well as manicure and pedicure service for you and your girlfriends.
If you’re looking to take a weekend shopping trip with your girlfriends, look no further than the Southport area, with neighboring Westport, CT. Located off of the Long Island Sound, Downtown Westport combines the quaint New England charm with architectural beauty and water-views. The Main Street area is home to mom-and-pop shops, historical landmarks, eateries, and a variety of retailers including Vineyard Vines, Tiffany’s, J. Crew, Lululemon, Anthropologie, and many more.
Sherwood Island State Park, Connecticut’s first state park, is located a short drive from Downtown Westport. Take a leisurely walk and enjoy the sunset views after a busy day of shopping. There are also several beaches nearby that are open year-round, including Sasco Beach, Jennings Beach, Southport Beach, and Penfield Beach.
This vibrant area is also just a short 10-minute drive from the Delamar Southport.