Girls Getaway Outer Banks Trip Planner
All fun. No stress. And more importantly, no guys.
"Girls night out" is all well and good, but for a real bonding experience, pack your bags for a girlfriend getaway on the Outer Banks. Here, you can put aside your cares about work, kids, and relationships toshare good times with your gal pals who are always there for you.
So grab your besties, pack a bag and head to the Outer Banks.
And be sure to check out our recommendations perfect for any type of girlfriend getaway.
DAY 1: BEACHIN' IT
Well known for our beautiful pristine beaches, it's only natural that a full day on the beach is part of the agenda. Start your Outer Banks girlfriend getaway right - with a little fun in the sun. (Did you really think we were going to keep you away from the beach on your first day?)
DAY 2: RETAIL THERAPY
Well known for locally-owned shops, boutique style shopping and inviting boardwalk shops, you won't be disappointed by the possibilities of Outer Banks shopping. You'll need more than just a day to explore our fine art galleries, souvenir shops, home decor stores, gourmet food and wine shops, pet stores, fudgeries, clothing and swimwear, books and toys, kites, jewelry and more.
Oh, and don't forget about the great bargains at the Tanger Outlet Center in Nags Head! Polo, J.Crew, Gap, Nine West and Coach are just a few of the name brand stores you'll find in this shopping plaza.
DAY 3: FIND YOUR INNER PEACE (& GET PAMPERED)
After a full day of Outer Banks shopping, you'll need a day of pampering.
You've come to the right place.
Start your day of relaxation with a full sunrise yoga session with Outer Banks Yoga& Pilates. These yoga classes follow the typical structure of a centering period, moving into an asana practice and finishing with a final relaxationand meditation period.
Once you've found your inner peace, immerse yourself in surroundings designed to comfort and relax by visiting an Outer Banks spa. From mani/pedis and facials to massages and body treatments, the spas of the Outer Banks restore inner balance and cleanse the spirit.
DAY 4: WINE
Or, if you prefer, the malted flavor of a local brew. Whatever your preference, your girlfriend getaway isn't complete without a sampling of our local wines and brews - and you can definitely get the best of both on the Outer Banks. Try a wine tasting at Trio or the brewery tour at the Outer Banks Brewing Station. Just make sure you call a cab.
DAY 5: DINE
Have a girlfriend whose idea of cooking is take-out? Craving the taste of fresh local seafood? Feed your inner foodie and get inspired by the unique flavor of the Outer Banks with a cooking class, restaurant tour, or simply by visiting one of our legendary restaurants. From raw bars and seafood joints, to upscale bistros and gourmetdelis, delight your taste buds with our unique cuisine and southern hospitality.
DAY 6: GET OUT & EXPLORE
Swap the heels for some sneakers and get outside and explore the Outer Banks' rustic and untamed side. From hang gliding to kayaking to a day on the links, your group will find a remarkable array of outdoor activities - by land, sea or air.
DAY 7: HIT THE BEACH (AGAIN)
After a week spent exploring the Outer Banks, enjoy your last day soaking up some more sun on our wide sandy beaches. And, start making plans for your nextOuter Banks getaway!