Girlfriend Getaways Around Indianapolis

by Ian Farquharson
Girlfriend getaways enable women to relax in feminine company.

Girlfriend getaways enable women to relax in feminine company.

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Girlfriend getaways provide the opportunity for women to let their hair down and have some fun with their female friends. Choosing Indianapolis, Indiana, as a destination for this provides options to enjoy some of the city's attractions. From the entertainment and culture at Massachusetts Avenue, to the shopping fun in the Fashion Mall at Keystone, women have plenty to keep them entertained on a visit to Indianapolis.


Women can relax with some spa pampering at the Villa Inn ( The packages on offer include in-room services, such as a deep tissue massage or an aromatherapy session. The hotel spa offers guests a variety of treatments, including face and body skin care, massages, manicures and pedicures. Beauty treatments include make-up and waxing, and the Ruby Room Hair Salon offers cutting, styling and coloring. The hotel has six rooms to choose from, each decorated in a different style, including Art Deco and Japanese themes.


The Fashion Mall in Indianapolis ( offers upscale shopping, with 100 plus stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Louis Vuitton and L'Occitane. Shoppers can stay at the Sheraton at Keystone Crossing ( This hotel has a sky walk linking directly to the mall, providing convenient access to shopping and entertainment. The hotel also has a club lounge, heated indoor pool and indoor whirlpool.

Art and Theater

Culture fans looking to enjoy a trip to Indianapolis can stay in the Massachusetts Avenue area. Locally know as Mass Ave, the area has entertainment, including the IDADA Art Pavilion (, Theater on the Square ( and Chatterbox Jazz Club ( The Nestle Inn (, in Chatham Arch, provides easy access to the culture, shows, and entertainment of Massachusetts Avenue, with this bed and breakfast offering a choice of four rooms or a suite.


Women who want to relax in a country setting within easy reach of the attractions of Indianapolis can visit Sycamore Knoll ( This bed and breakfast is around 15 miles northeast of Indianapolis, with guests having the choice of two suites. The four acres of land around the property feature landscaped gardens and an orchard, and a porch, patio and gazebo provide relaxing spots from which to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. With Indianapolis only a 15-minute drive away, visitors can also take the time to explore the city and enjoy its attractions.

About the Author

Ian Farquharson has worked as a freelance writer since 2008. He has written for individual clients, as well as various online publications, and brings sports and travel expertise to eHow. He has a Bachelor of Engineering in civil engineering from Dundee College of Technology.

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