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October 10, 2013 – 8:30 am

If asked which region of the state is marketed as “Wisconsin’s Shopping Place,” my first guess probably wouldn’t have been the Fox Cities. Once there, I quickly realized my preconceived notions were way off base. …

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Girlfriends Getaway to Appleton and the Fox Cities in Wisconsin

October 10, 2013 – 8:30 am
Vintique in Neenah

If asked which region of the state is marketed as “Wisconsin’s Shopping Place,” my first guess probably wouldn’t have been the Fox Cities. Once there, I quickly realized my preconceived notions were way off base. …

A Drive to Die For: Highway 89A Sedona to Flagstaff

June 10, 2013 – 4:16 pm

Guest Post: Bitten by the travel bug at an early age, Heather Schlichting loves to explore unique places and experience new adventures.  Whether it’s checking out a new restaurant, taking a day trip or planning the vacation of …

Grand Traverse Resort And Spa: A Grand Girlfriends Getaway in Traverse City, Michigan

November 26, 2012 – 6:55 pm
Traverse City Hwy sign

A Grand Getaway – Traverse City, Michigan
Traverse City, Michigan sits at the magical 45th Parallel, halfway between the North Pole and the Equator. Magical? You bet! From stunning scenic vistas along Sleeping Bear Dunes National …

Europeans Discover America

November 15, 2012 – 5:26 pm

For  many Europeans, a trip to the United States is a popular holiday vacation destination. Check out these deals from Thomas Cook for your next American holiday.

If you fancy something a bit special next year, …

Saving Money and Shopping Locally in Door County, Wisconsin

August 13, 2012 – 5:24 pm

Here’s another fabulous guest post submitted by Julie Ravely, the girlfriend who introduced us to The Plaid Squirrel in Fond du Lac. Julie recently joined up with her sister and grand nieces for a mini …

Just North of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin: Something for Every Nut!

May 12, 2012 – 5:12 pm

Traveling along a lonely stretch of US Hwy 151, just north of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, you spy an old white house. Intrigued by the unique artistry in the front yard, you pull in and …

College Road Trip: Spring Break in Florida with Destin Vacation Boat Rentals

April 16, 2012 – 1:55 pm

Today’s guest post is from Cassandra Coopman, college senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Cassie and her girlfriends connected with Destin Vacation Boat Rentals on their spring break road trip to Florida last month.
Destin Vacation …

Snow Skiing in North Carolina

January 4, 2012 – 6:00 am
Snowshoeing is a great alternative to skiing when it comes to exploring the slopes of Sugar Mountain. Photo by www.bushphoto.com.

When it comes to snow skiing, you automatically think of Vermont, Colorado or Utah, right? Well, push aside any preconceived notions you may have about the South, and re-think your answer. In the high country …

First in Glass: Seeing Toledo Clearly

September 21, 2011 – 9:49 am
Libbey Glass Showroom

The fourth largest city in the state of Ohio, Toledo is a water-loving town. Located at the western end of Lake Erie, downtown Toledo is built along the banks of the Maumee River that spills …

Grab the Girls and Head to Innisbrook

August 1, 2011 – 6:00 am
Innisbrook Osprey_Outdoor_Bar

Located near Tampa, Fla., Innisbrook, a Salamander® golf and spa resort, welcomes girlfriends to explore its 900 acres situated just a few miles from the Florida coastline and the Gulf of Mexico. From the top-notch …

Escape with the Girls to San Antonio

July 29, 2011 – 7:56 pm
The Westin La Cantera pools

Who doesn’t love getting away with the girls now and then? It’s a wonderful time to relax and recharge, and San Antonio offers a prime spot to do just that. Whether on the go or …

Women in Nature in Sioux Falls, SD

June 15, 2011 – 3:09 pm

Get your nature on at the The Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on June 25 for the 3rd Annual Women’s Try-It Day.

Top 5 Places to go with Girlfriends When You’re in Tulsa, Oklahoma

May 25, 2011 – 7:27 am

An affordable city to visit, Tulsa is old enough to be full of rich cultural history but modern enough to offer the conveniences of home. Known for Western Swing music, Tulsa is the birthplace of US Route 66. If that doesn’t get you in the mood to take a road trip, here are some Top 5 suggestions that will.

Guest Post: Key Largo to Key West

May 12, 2011 – 6:32 am

They Florida Keys are a 125-mile long string of islands, bordered on the west by Florida Bay and the Everglades National Park backcountry, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. An ideal escape from winter in the Midwest, this guest post explains how to have make the most of a Key Largo to Key West road trip.

Top 10 Spring Festivals for Girlfriend Getaways 2011

March 9, 2011 – 1:57 pm
Courtesy of Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau

Spring brings with it warmer temps, fragrant flowers and a renewal of the spirit. Road Trips for Girlfriends has sought out the top 10 spring festivals we think provide a wonderful getaway where you and your closest gal pals can get together and rejuvenate your souls.

Guest Post: Granlibakken – A Quiet Ski Gem for Girlfriends

February 14, 2011 – 6:45 pm

Granlibakken Conference Center and Lodge at Lake Tahoe offers a wonderful low-profile, relaxing way to experience a girlfriend skiing getaway in the beautiful Sierra Nevada, without crowds, lines and noise.

Top 10 Fall Festivals for Girlfriends

October 8, 2010 – 9:52 pm

With the arrival of colder temperatures and changing leaves, fall brings with a wealth of festivals and events that set the stage for an ideal girlfriend getaway. While nothing beats a road trip with your …

Rochester, Minnesota Sans Minivan

June 15, 2010 – 8:51 pm

Road Trips for Families traveled to Rochester, Minnesota on a girlfriends weekend. Sans minivans, four girlfriends enjoyed art, culture, history, relaxation, and even a trip down the hotel water slide.

Join the Bard for a fall road trip to Utah

October 2, 2009 – 5:28 pm

You may not have heard of Cedar City but it’s the gateway to many of the most beautiful national parks in country and a perfect destination for a spooky girlfriend getaway.

Phoenix to the Grand Canyon

September 28, 2009 – 10:33 pm

One of my favorite road trips of all time is the drive from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon. Phoenix is usually a pretty reasonable airfare from most cities and this drive takes you through some of the most scenic – and spiritual – places in the Southwest.

Shopping, scenery and a cozy setting in Connecticut

August 19, 2009 – 5:43 pm

Connecticut in the fall is probably one of the prettiest sights in the U.S. Shop, drink wine and enjoy your stay at one of RTFG’s fave B&B’s – the Captain Stannard House Bed and Breakfast Country Inn