How to Plan the Ultimate Girlfriend Getaway to New England

Grab a cup of coffee, a bottle of wine, and your best gal pals and pack up for the perfect girlfriend getaway to New England. Coastal Maine is the ideal spot to spend your days relaxing on the beach, kayaking the inlets, or enjoying the tiny seaside towns. Get away from the hustle and bustle with a trip to New England this year!   

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Everything You Need to Know About Planning a Girlfriend Getaway to New England

From kayaking to cocktail classes, it’s easy to plan a trip for everyone to enjoy in Maine. We made a list of all of the places in Downeast Maine that you’ll want to hit during your girlfriend getaway to New England. What are you waiting for? It’s time to start the group chat. 

  • Cocktail Class in Downeast MaineTake a Cocktail Class

Join Mixologist Sadie Poland from Edible Island for an artesian cocktail crafting experience. The class offers one-of-a-kind recipes using fresh, local ingredients. Go home with a custom-crafted bottle of mixer and impress your family and friends. Find out more about Edible Island and all that they have to offer!

  • Acadia National Park

Get out and breath in the fresh ocean air. Acadia National Park supplies over 120 miles of pristine hiking trails, the best bird-watching spots, boat cruises, bike trails, mountain climbing, and an array of seasonal activities. Explore one of the most diverse parks in the nation with your best gal pals during your Coastal Maine getaway.

  • Awaken Day Spa

No girls’ trip would be complete without a day at the spa. Make your plans for relaxation at Awaken Day Spa. The Blue Hill spa offers everything from seasonal facials to therapeutic massage to sugar foot scrubs. Pamper yourself in Downeast Maine with a visit to Awaken Day Spa. 

  • Wine tasting at Bar Harbor CellarsBar Harbor Cellars

Bask in the beauty of Bar Harbor Cellars. With wine tastings starting at six bucks and vinos crafted from the freshest wild blueberries and apples, you can’t go wrong at this vineyard. Grab a charcuterie board from Sweet Pea Cafe and a bottle of Cabernet Franc and spend the day enjoying Maine’s best scenery.

Unwind With the Girls at the Cozy Pilgrim’s Inn

Rugosa Rose CottageAfter a day of exploring Downeast Maine with your best girlfriends, you’ll be ready to open a bottle of wine and enjoy the stillness of Deer Isle. Book your stay at Pilgrim’s Inn. Our spacious, two-story Rugosa Rose Cottage is ready to house all of the wonderful memories your girlfriend getaway is sure to provide. The cottage is complete with a queen-size bed in an upstairs loft, a sleeper sofa in the living space, a private deck overlooking the pond, and a well-equipped kitchenette. 

Celebrate your arrival with a bottle of bubbly! Surprise your girlfriends with tickling toast before heading out on the town. We can’t wait to welcome you to Downeast Maine!