Girlfriends Getaway

Grab your best girls and get ready for a weekend of fun in Sturbridge, MA! From spa days and shopping to wineries and cocktails, Sturbridge is the perfect destination for your next girls’ trip. Keep reading for the perfect girlfriend getaway in the heart of Massachusetts.

Day One

Arrive to town and grab lunch at 413 on Main

Once you get settled in town, start your girls’ trip with lunch at 413 on Main, a Cheese Shop specializing in New England-made and imported cheeses. Also serving lunch, their menu features seasonal ingredients supplied by some of the area’s farms. 413 On Main has both a small dining room upstairs as well as patio dining in the warmer months where you can enjoy a cheese board or lunch.

Take a scenic stroll

After lunch, enjoy a scenic stroll along one of Sturbridge’s many trails. No challenging hikes here, just fun and relaxing walks that you can do while you catch up with the girls.

Burgess Discovery Trail

The Trustees’ Tantiusques Reservation

Grand Trunk Trail

Eat dinner at Cedar Street Grille

End your night with dinner at Cedar Street Grille. The local favorite redefines the American Bistro concept. Their talented chefs have created an extraordinary menu that features an eclectic mix of small plates, sliders, and seasonal entrees. Make sure to try their delicious cocktails too.

Stay at the Sturbridge Host Hotel

Stay with your girls at the Sturbridge Host Hotel, right on Cedar Lake. Relax in rooms and suites with traditional New England furnishings, free Wi-Fi and modern essentials. Energize in their fitness room and refresh in the heated indoor pool. Savor traditional Massachusetts seafood and steaks at Oxhead Tavern, and cap a satisfying day with drinks at Sturbridge Bar & Lounge. Enjoy the private beach, paddle boats and water activities during the summer months.

Day Two

Start your day with breakfast at Sturbridge Coffee House

Start day two of your girls’ trip with breakfast at Sturbridge Coffee House. They serve delicious breakfast sandwiches, lunch and of course, coffee! The shop is a warm and welcoming place to sit and catch up with friends.

Go shopping at the Sturbridge Flea Market

Spend your morning shopping at the Sturbridge Flea Market. Check out three levels and over 150 dealers of unique products.

Spend the afternoon at Echo Hill Orchards & Winery

Spend the afternoon over in Monson doing a wine or distillery tasting at Echo Hill Orchards & Winery. They make delicious signature drinks with the fruit grown right on the farm. Depending on the time of year, you can also pick your own apples, peaches, pears, pumpkins and sunflowers.

Eat dinner at The Duck

After the winery, head over to Fiskdale for dinner at The Duck. The restaurant provides a barn loft dining experience like no other. Whether you are looking to indulge in one of their prime-cut steaks, enjoy a fantastic seafood special, bite into a mouth-watering cheeseburger, or enjoy an ice-cold local brew from their state-of-the-art 16-tap system at the now-famous sunken bar, the Duck has something for everyone in your group.

Indulge in dessert and cocktails at Saw Dust Coffee House

After dinner, enjoy live music, dessert and cocktails at Saw Dust Coffee House.

Day Three

Eat breakfast at Cedar Street Café

Cedar Street Café offers innovative and creative fare for breakfast. The café features indoor dining in the beautifully renovated Alpheus Wight farmhouse and outdoor dining on the patio, all centrally located at The Collection at Wight Farm.

Spend a morning at the spa

No girls’ trip is complete without a trip to the spa. Signature Touch Spa offers an array of services that will relax, pamper, and improve your outer beauty and inner well-being. 

Eat lunch at Baba Sushi

After a morning at the spa, grab lunch at Baba Sushi. Enjoy sushi and Chinese Hot Pot in the popular Sturbridge spot.

Take a painting class at Brush It Off

Before you head out of town, stop by Brush It Off in Fiskdale. Walk in to paint a canvas, ceramics, birdhouses, lighted wine bottles, or glassware or register for one of their step-by-step paint classes! They serve beer and wine and offer fun paint and sips!