Girlfriend Getaway

Whether it is a reunion of college girlfriends or a multi-generational girls’ trip, it’s always good to get away with other women to laugh, celebrate, and enjoy each other’s company.

Discover a few great reasons to plan your getaway in Fort Wayne below, and then search our calendar of events to discover other great activities taking place during your getaway.

Just Desserts

Start the weekend off right with a trip to one of our DeBrand Fine Chocolates locations. This world-renowned chocolatier offers small bites, decadent desserts, and several stores throughout the community. Be sure to take the tour to see behind-the-scenes, and enjoy the samples! 

Sip and Savor at Indiana Wineries

Northeast Indiana is home to many wineries that your girlfriends will love. Country Heritage Winery, Two EE's Winery, Hartland Winery, and Satek Winery are all just a short drive from the city.

Plan your trip using our Wineries map

Shopping in Fort Wayne

Of course, no Girlfriend Getaway would be complete without a healthy dose of retail therapy. Fort Wayne offers a wide variety of shopping experiences to delight young and young-at-heart, bargain-hunters and discriminating style-mavens.

Jefferson Pointe is more than just a shopping destination, it's a shopping experience. Jefferson Pointe is a outdoor lifestyle shopping center with upscale stores such as Williams Sonoma, Ann Taylor, Vera Bradley and Talbots. Come shop till you drop in a beautiful and relaxing setting. 

Glenbrook Square is the largest shopping mall in the state of Indiana. Come shop till you drop at Macy's, Banana Republic, Build-A-Bear, and so much more.

Fort Wayne is also home to dozens of specialty boutiques and antiques locations. For unique local shopping suggestions, check out our shopping page

Girlfriend Getaway Add-Ons

You may also want to add a visit to a fabulous Fort Wayne spa, unique boutique or perhaps a live performance. Then, top your evening off with a great dinner with the girls, and a comfortable overnight stay in one of our fantastic hotels.

Trying to decide which weekend to come? Check out our Calendar of Events for fun itinerary additions, or plan to come during the world-renowned Vera Bradley Annual Sale, where you'll find savings of 40%-75% off retail prices!

The Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale is "bucket list" event for most women - it's a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime shopping spree, and the bargains are tremendous. Check out this video to get a taste of the action:

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