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Escape the Holiday Stress with a Girls Trip


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Holidays can be really stressful especially for those of us with an empty nest. The time from mid-November to just after the new year means one of two things for me.  Either I’m spending this time running from house to house and state to state to visit my children or I’m making preparations for them all to come to our house and stay with their families.


I’m not the only one running around doing all this, many of my friends are in the same boat with grown children who want to be home for the holidays.  It seems that when they come home, they revert back to being children and create even more work for you.  So after the Thanksgiving Holiday and all that cooking, there is a little pocket of time before we have to do it all over again.  Why not take this time to treat yourself to a girl’s weekend?



With offseason, holiday rates and great deals on CheapOair, you and your friends can head to the Carolina’s for a beach weekend for almost nothing.  If you plan your trip for the middle of the week, it’s even cheaper.  In addition to the requested dates you enter, the search results on CheapOair include money saving options for alternative travel dates so you can find the cheapest price on the day that works best for you. I just found a flight from Cincinnati to Myrtle Beach on a Wednesday for less than $200. Combine that with hotel rates for as low as $50 a night and you’ve got a nice inexpensive, relaxing few days with your friends.  I love going to the beach in the winter, no tourists, beautiful views, and if the weather is nice enough you can even take a dip in the ocean.


Want to blow off some steam and kick up your heels, how about Vegas.  Las Vegas aways has great inexpensive hotel rates, if you look around, you can often find rooms for less then $20 a night and I just found a flight to Vegas from Cincinnati on a weekend in December for less than $100. I just found an entire vacation package on to Las Vegas including hotel and flight for the first weekend in December for less than $200 and the hotel is Circus Circus not some hole in the wall dive.



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Go ahead be cheap save on flights and spend the money on what counts, the fun.

Where will you go?


(65) Comments

  1. Natalie says:

    I would love to go on a weekend getaway to Duluth MN!

  2. Sandy Klocinski says:

    Chicago In addition to having deep-dish pizza slices bigger than your face, I would cruise on a riverboat architectural tour, take a “Bean” selfie at Millenium Park and catchi an improv comedy show at Second City.

  3. Calvin says:

    Would likke to go to Chicago or maybe hawaii.

  4. Dorothy Boucher says:

    I would love to go to India, have always wanted to visit the people there.

  5. Debbie P says:

    I would go to Las Vegas because I have never been there.

  6. Tracie Cooper says:

    I would love to go to Waco, TX

  7. Piroska says:

    I’d love to go for a weekend to Toronto.

  8. Marisela Zuniga says:

    I would like to visit San Antonio, Tx

  9. Sarah L says:

    I’d like to go to Las Vegas. That would be fun.

  10. Mya Murphy says:

    I would go visit my family in Alabama..

  11. Sandy Klocinski says:

    Las Vegas. Pool party. Visit the Neon Museum. Stay at the Cosmo

  12. Dorothy Boucher says:

    I want to go to India, I want to sit and eat with them and feel the energy over there.

  13. Crystal M says:

    I’d like to spend a weekend in Hot Springs, AR.

  14. Tracie Cooper says:

    I would love to go to New Orleans!

  15. Sandy Klocinski says:

    New York City. Maybe stay in Manhattan and check iconic sights like Central Park off the Bucket List. Or stay in Brooklyn and check out the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Nosh on fresh-made bagels

  16. I’d go to nashville 🙂

  17. Sandy Klocinski says:

    Atlanta to visit the Atlanta Aquarium

  18. Barrie says:

    I would go to Montana and rent a cabin with my sister. The cabin would need a hot tub and a great view!

  19. Sandy Klocinski says:

    Nashville. For the roaring bars on Broadway. Rock, country, karaoke, dueling pianos. Visit Jack White’s Third Man Records

    1. Nashville is definitely a fun girl’s weekend.

  20. Dorothy Boucher says:

    If I could go any where I would definitely go to India, maybe Hawaii because it was always my moms dream.

  21. Darlene Owen says:

    I would go to Hawaii

  22. Marisela Zuniga says:

    I would like to visit Austin, Tx

  23. I have always wanted to visit Greece.

    1. Santorini is on my bucket list.

  24. I’d love to check out New York one day over a weekend.

    1. New York is beautiful during the holidays

  25. Tracie Cooper says:

    I would love to do a girls trip yo NYC!

  26. Dorothy Boucher says:

    I wish I could take a trip and I know you want to be able to go some where to escape the holiday hustle, I would be in India.

  27. Sandy Klocinski says:

    Asheville, North Carolina to visit the Biltmore Estate

  28. Piroska says:

    I’d love to go to Duluth! Lots of fun, stuff to see, and shopping!

  29. Dana Rodriguez says:

    Edisto Island SC sounds like a perfect weekend getaway!

  30. Jeanette Jackson says:

    I would go to St. Andrews NB for a weekend getaway

  31. Jeanette Jackson says:

    I would go to Halifax NS

  32. Dana Rodriguez says:

    I haven’t been back home to TN in a long time so Nashville would be fun.

  33. Sandy Klocinski says:

    Always wanted to visit Austin, Texas

  34. Susan Smith says:

    I’d love to go to Las Vegas for the weekend.

  35. Marisela Zuniga says:

    I would love to visit New Orleans

  36. Jeanette Jackson says:

    I would go to Moncton NB for a getaway

  37. B.J. Bernal says:

    I’d go to London England!

  38. Dana Rodriguez says:

    I have never been to Vegas so I think that would be a fun weekend getaway!

  39. I’d like to go back to Savannah, GA. My kids have never been there.

    1. I have always wanted to go to Savannah.

  40. Beth McC -- Midwest Redhead says:

    New York City would be a great weekend getaway for me! I’m a city girl 🙂

  41. I would love to go to Chicago.

  42. Jeanette Jackson says:

    I would go to Quebec City for a weekend

  43. Sandy Klocinski says:

    New Orleans. Eat at Felix’s for my creole favorites. Sunday jazz brunch at The Court of Two Sisters

  44. Dana Rodriguez says:

    hmm I am thinking somewhere nice nice and toasty with the ocean..

  45. Jeanette Jackson says:

    I wouldn’t mind going to Las Vegas for a weekend.

  46. Cynthia C says:

    I just took a girlfriend trip to NYC and we had a very good time.

  47. Sandy Klocinski says:

    Denver to shop on 16th Street.

  48. Barrie says:

    For a weekend getaway, I would go to Chicago.

  49. LeAnn Harbert says:

    I would like to go to Charleston SC.

  50. Jeanette Jackson says:

    I’d go to St.Stephen NB for the weekend.

  51. Dana Rodriguez says:

    Right now I would love to go to Long Island to see our grandson for his 3rd birthday.

  52. Sandy Klocinski says:

    Santa Barbara for its picturesque beaches and to visit the Old Mission

  53. Carolyn D says:

    I would go to Orlando.

  54. Tiana Senn says:

    I would love to take my kids back to my native California to meet all of their relatives there and show them my home state. All of the amazing things there that I miss so much! I’d also love to be able to take my youngest to Disneyland since she’s never been there yet! =)

  55. Dana Rodriguez says:

    I have some friends in NC I would like to go visit.

  56. Jeanette Jackson says:

    I would go to Toronto for a weekend.

  57. Tracie Cooper says:

    I would love to do a girl’s trip to Austin, TX!

  58. I would like to go to Vegas.

  59. shelly peterson says:

    I would go to Seattle for a weekend getaway.

  60. Laurie Nykaza says:

    Las Vegas for a weekend would be so much fun its such a great place to visit.

  61. Rochelle Haynes says:

    Love to go here looking good

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