Trips for Your Spa Squad – Weekend Getaway

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  • Vermont

  • Atlanta

  • Chicago

  • Wellness Travel

  • All-Inclusive Travel

  • Luxury Travel

  • Girls Getaway

  • Spa

  • Relaxation

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Curator’s statement

A spa weekend with friends can be a great way to relax, recharge and reconnect with your loved ones. You can enjoy a variety of spa treatments, such as massages, facials, body scrubs and more, that can help you relieve stress, improve your mood and enhance your well-being. Exploring a city during a spa weekend with friends can be a memorable and rewarding experience that can enrich your life and your relationships.

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The Lodge at Woodloch

The Lodge at Woodloch is a luxurious destination spa resort located in the serene Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. This award-winning retreat is renowned for its focus on wellness, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Guests can enjoy a wide range of activities, from spa treatments and outdoor adventures to fitness classes and culinary experiences.

Surrounded by pristine woodlands and offering a tranquil atmosphere, The Lodge at Woodloch is the perfect place to unwind and reconnect with nature. With gourmet dining options, a world-class spa, and a variety of wellness programs, it's an ideal escape for individuals, couples, and groups looking to de-stress and recharge.

The Woodstock Inn & Resort

Quaint and charming resort nestled in the heart of Woodstock, Vermont, offering a perfect blend of classic New England charm and modern comforts.


Fora Perks
  • $100 resort / hotel credit.

  • Welcome amenity.

  • Breakfast daily.

  • Upgrade & guaranteed late check-out.

The Langham, Chicago

A Chicago icon set apart by its Mies van der Rohe-designed building, Chicago River and city views, and sleek mid-century style.

Fora Perks
  • When you book Langham with a Fora Advisor, you will enjoy exclusive Preferred Partner amenities. Reach out to your Fora Advisor to learn more.

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Best Spa Resorts

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Some spa resorts are the destinations. For example, the Woodstock Inn & Resort invites you to wander along a welcoming main street, browse restaurants and charming boutiques, and relish in an area rich in recreation and abundant in adventure in the surrounding Green Mountains of Vermont.

The Lodge at Woodloch is a sanctuary for the senses. This all-inclusive luxury adult-only Poconos spa offers a unique selection of expert body treatments, massages, facials and salon services designed to create heightened levels of relaxation and well-being.

If you prefer to explore the city, restaurants, and theaters as well as indulging in a spa treatment, Chicago, Atlanta and the DC area have all you need!

  • Get tickets to see Hamilton at the James M Nederlander theater if you choose.

  • The Langham Resort & Spa property in Chicago.

Atlanta has three major downtown neighborhoods: Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead. Here you will find the highest concentrations of hotels, shops, restaurants and nightlife.

Buckhead is home to The Spa At The Whitley within a newly renovated hotel steeped in gracious southern charm.

Just an hour outside of Washington DC is Salamander Middleburg is the first destination resort in the D.C. area to receive the Forbes Five-Star Award and the only Forbes Five-Star spa in Virginia.

Best places to eat at Spa Resorts

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Savor the art of fine dining at Tree Restaurant, at the Lodge at Woodloch in the Poconos. Indoor dining is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Alternatively, all of their artfully crafted gourmet meals can be ordered in advance, at no extra charge, and packaged as take-out to enjoy on your guest room veranda, on the FireCircle Patio or in the many surrounding picnic areas.

The Woodstock Inn & Resort in Vermont includes a range of culinary experiences on the property from the award-winning Red Rooster, Richardson Tavern and afternoon tea at the Conservatory.

If you want to blend city and spa experience, you can enjoy all Michelin Star-awarded restaurants such as BOKA in Chicago, Chastain set on the edge of Chastain Park in Atlanta, or in Washington, DC. Enjoy classic Southern cooking at Georgia Brown’s the revered dining fixture which draws a diverse crowd—from locals and politicos to celebrities and tourists.

Need to Know

One of the recommendations in this guide to luxury spa weekends, The Langham Resort & Spa is recommended by the hotel experts at the MICHELIN Guide. The remaining four options in this guide are FORA Preferred Partners. Fora’s Preferred Partner programs can include perks like daily breakfast, hotel credits that can be used for spa services and other VIP amenities.

For more travel tips, check out Fora Advisor Jen Perrone’s guide, Best Things to do in Milan, Italy for Fashion & Spas.

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