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Best Winter Getaways for You and Your Girlfriends

The winter season is a beautiful time but trying to keep to a routine can be too much sometimes. So, while it is important to get out there and embrace the cold weather, it is also important to get away as well.
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What better way to relieve stress and tensions than with a few days away to have fun with your girlfriends? Plan some of these escapes today.

Getaways Close to Home

There are some lovely places for retreats nearby. Spending time outdoors in the cold is good for the body and the mind. Walks in the mountains and through forests is relaxing and a great way to get a little sunshine. It doesn’t have to be all cold and ice either. Alberta’s mountain resorts offer great food, great parties and hot springs for later. Take advantage of hikes and nature, skiing and tasty food. Jasper Park Lodge knows the importance of winter getaway weekends and offers fun packaged experiences all year round. This winter, check out their annual  PJ Party and have some fun in your pajamas.

Western Canada and the Rocky Mountains offer some great skiing weekends. Both Alberta and BC have some great skiing and hot spring spas that make for great escapes.

Winery Weekends

BC and Alberta have some beautiful wineries and while this might seem more of a summer thing, some are there for you in the winter as well. Check out some of these places and find some new tastes for Christmas. Here are some wineries that do stay open all winter offering tastings, shopping and great food.

Farther Afield

But what if it is not cold weather you are looking for? Head for the big city and stay indoors. Enjoy a few days shopping, see some shows, and enjoy the nightlife. There is a lot to do at West Edmonton Mall, and you can make a weekend out of it by staying in Fantasyland Hotel.

If you and your girls want to have a really warm weather winter getaway, and you want to do more than stay indoors and go shopping, head south. AMA Travel offers all-inclusive, full winter getaway packages to Cancun and the Mayan Riviera. Have a little beach time, see the sights, and be active on the beach.

If staying at home and coping with it all is getting tough this winter, then take a little trip with your best friends and see what’s out there. Have some fun and relax. That’s a big part of keeping life in balance.

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