How to Have the Best Girlfriend Getaway in North Carolina

Sometimes you need a weekend away with the girls. Whether you’re planning a birthday weekend, a bachelorette party, or just a relaxing girls’ weekend in the mountains, the western North Carolina mountains are the perfect spot for a girlfriend getaway in North Carolina. We’ve got everything you need to know about western North Carolina to have the best trip. Spend the weekend hiking through the many mountainous trails or exploring the small towns in the area. No matter what kind of trip you decide to take, you’re sure to have an unforgettable adventure in North Carolina when you follow our tips and recommendations. 

Although planning a big trip can be overwhelming, it won’t be when you request your copy of our complimentary Vacation Guide! To make your research and planning process easy, we’ve compiled a handy travel guide to provide local suggestions on the best places to dine, shop, and explore.  

Things to Do on Your Girlfriend Getaway in North Carolina  


A designated spa day is a must for every girlfriend getaway in North Carolina. And, when you’re staying at The Esmeralda, you’ll have easy access to our long list of spa treatments. Turn it into an entire day activity by signing up for one of our spa day packages, which consists of several treatments in one. Our Spa Weekend Getaway is just $330 per person and includes a 60-minute individual massage, 60-minute yoga class, chef-prepared breakfast, dinner, wine, and much more. 


To complete your girls’ getaway, spend a day shopping! There are plenty of one-of-a-kind shops and boutique stores to explore. Find something different to bring home as a souvenir or purchase a gift for loved ones. You’ll find unique items at Willow Creek or head to Bubba O’Leary’s General Store to peruse hundreds of fascinating things. Continue your shopping spree at one of the many shopping districts in Asheville; from the Asheville Mall to the Historic Biltmore Village, you’re sure to make some great purchases. 


The refreshing mountain air is one of the best parts about visiting the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. If you and your girlfriends are looking to get active on your vacation, there are plenty of outdoor activities to take advantage of. Plan a hike through the mountains, take a scenic drive through Blue Ridge Parkway, or get out on the water with a kayak on Lake Lure.  

Unwind at The Esmeralda

When planning a girlfriend getaway in North Carolina, your accommodations are one of the most important things to consider. You want to stay somewhere close to all the attractions and activities you’re interested in while also having top-notch amenities. At The Esmeralda, you’ll find everything you need. Dine in our restaurant or indulge in the many massages and body treatments at our inn’s private spa. Whether you’re looking to stay in one of our guest rooms or private cabins, you’re sure to find the perfect accommodation for you and your friends. So, what are you waiting for?  

Check our availability and book your stay today! 

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