Over the last few months, all of our lives have been flipped upside down. You may have become a teacher and a babysitter at the same time, while also working from home during a time of quarantine. Don’t you deserve a girls’ getaway full of shopping, spa treatment and fine dining? It’s time to leave the men at home and pick up your girlfriends for an unforgettable escape in Greenwood, and we have the itinerary of events ready for you!
Viking Cooking School
One thing that is a must on your visit is booking a class at the original Viking Cooking School in Viking’s hometown of Greenwood. To go along with all of the different menus and workshops, Viking Cooking School has specific classes that are perfect to enjoy with your girlfriends. Girls’ Night Out has incredible menus from all over the world, including Dinner in Paris and Dinner in Rome. Don’t worry, champagne or wine will be provided to make sure the fun never stops while cooking. If you can’t wait for dinner, there’s also the elegant Champagne Brunch workshop, which includes recipes for smoked salmon cheesecake, Shirley’s feather-light biscuits and the bonus recipes of basil balsamic bloody mary’s and celebration champagne cocktails. Make sure to book your workshop ahead of time here.
We all know that no matter where you go with your girlfriends the urge to shop for matchless treasures will always be on the itinerary. Greenwood has many unique and diverse merchants offering a variety of shopping opportunities from antiques to boutique items and one-of-a-kind gifts. Downtown and all around, our shops are brimming with beautiful home decor, artisan crafted items unique to Mississippi, and the trendiest fashions hot off the runways. A list and map of our merchants around town can be found here.
There’s only one solution after a day of walking and shopping: spa day! Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Greenwood, the Alluvian Spa offers a complete menu of treatments including face and body care, massage therapy, therapeutic baths, hand and foot care, and cosmetic and hair services. Have those nails buffed and polished and don’t forget to pick up some goodies for a new outlook on life before you leave. Click here to view the full menu of specials and packages or book your visit.
Whether you come for a day or plan a full trip, Greenwood has everything you need to enjoy your getaway with the girls. For recommendations on fine dining while on your trip, read our food blog to eat your way through Greenwood. Visit our experiences page for more attractions like the “The Help” tour or Mississippi Blues Trail markers.