GIRLFRIEND GETAWAYS

When was the last time you set aside your routine and did something just for you? We say it’s time to give your day-to-day schedule a much-needed break with a girlfriend getaway to Dunwoody. Located just 10 miles above Atlanta, Dunwoody is among the best areas in Greater Atlanta for shopping, dining and relaxing—making it a perfect destination for some much needed girl time.

Step 1: A Great Place to Stay

Book your rooms at one of Dunwoody’s plush hotels, within walking distance to great shopping, dining and entertainment. Looking to explore Atlanta? The MARTA transit is the easiest way to get to and from the capital city in a snap. Better yet, all of Dunwoody's hotels offer shuttle service to the transit stations and around Perimeter Center for easy exploration and reliable transportation. Make the most of your stay with hotel packages and offers specifically catered to Girlfriends Getaways.  

Step 2: Shopping, Shopping, Shopping!

Whether you are a mall maven or a boutique browser, Dunwoody is a perfect fit. Home to Perimeter Mall, the second largest mall in the Southeast, you’ll find plenty of brand names, department stores and boutiques to fill your day and your closet. Looking for something with local flare? Venture to the Dunwoody Village, Park Place and Perimeter Place shopping centers for even more fabulous finds. You’ll get lost among the pretties at Under the Pecan Tree and find irresistible keepsakes at Enchanted Forest. For that special souvenir to remind you of your weekend away, Spruill Gallery Gift Shop where local artistry is yours to take home. Shopping really is a modern-day treasure hunt and you'll find souvenirs as good as gold at Dunwoody's various shopping establishments. 

Step 3: Wine & Dine

Pair an evening of great company, live entertainment and great wine at d'Vine Wine Bar & Shop in Dunwoody Village. Sip a glass or share a bottle from among top wine selections, paired with small plates and live music on the weekends. Wine lovers may also be inspired to experience expert pairings, wine tastings and weekly events at Vino Venue.

Step 4: Lingering Later

Sip, salsa and share appetizers at Eclipse de Luna, a favorite for Dunwoody nightlife, or satisfy your sweet tooth with decadent desserts and specialty craft coffees at Café Intermezzo and Alon's Bakery and Market for a late night treat. Then shake off that weekday stress to the sound of live music at Wild Wing Café, Seasons 52 or Sage Woodfire Tavern. Whether you want to get dressed up for a night on the town or keep it casual, dine at a number of Atlanta's best restaurants located right here in Dunwoody.

Step 5: Pampered Perfect

Chances are, you are overdue for a little rest and relaxation. Dunwoody has plenty of award-winning spas that specialize in treatments to invigorate you from head to toe. Revitalize those tired feet with Heavenly Foot Massage or reveal a fresh and vibrant face with the transformative treatments at Face Haven. Experience over 70 treatments at Dunwoody’s newest spa Woodhouse Day Spa where relaxation and rejuvenation are top priority. Enter a world of soft sounds, warm touches, wellness and renewal at Angela Michael Skincare and Spa, where beauty embraces science. Whether for an afternoon treatment or all day escape, Dunwoody spas offer services fit for everyone.

“You time” doesn’t have to end at the spa. If your preferred escape takes place outdoors, center yourself with Yoga on the Deck at the Dunwoody Nature Center or venture to Brook Run Park for green space and trails to give you plenty of time to catch up in a serene setting. Stay on track during your getaway with fun fitness options like taking a class at Dunwoody Pure Barre or scheduling a Hot Box Detox Session at Planet Beach.

Step 6: Awe-Filled Artistry

Add some culture and conversation to your trip by stopping in at the Spruill Gallery. From whimsical pottery to statement-making pieces of jewelry and much more you're sure to fall in love with something that's uniquely you and locally made. Provide the perfect theatrical accent to your Dunwoody visit with an unforgettable performance by Stage Door Players. This professional theater produces a full season of comedies, thrillers and heart-warming stories that will leave you captivated long after your trip ends.

In Dunwoody, girl time is all about making up for lost time and picking up right where you left off. Just 10 miles above Atlanta, Dunwoody is far beyond your happy place.

 

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