Today bachelorette party planning basics aren’t as fundamental as they appear to be. Although bachelorette parties have been a wedding tradition since long ago, giving the bride and groom a chance to ‘sow their wild oats’ before the wedding bells chime. Shiki has partnered with an experienced travel agent, Carlie Finch, to accessorize and organize the most vivacious and sophisticated party of your dreams. Charged with arranging a crazy weekend getaway for the bride-to-be, here are some top quality spots for your bachelorette bash.
Whether you want to keep this bachelorette soirée sophisticated and classy, wild and adventurous, or electric and artsy throw on your cowgirl boots and head on over to Nashville to get down and dirty. Welcome to the heart and soul of country no matter where your little boots take you, you will always be surrounded by music. Southern charm lives on Broadway and 2nd Street lined with vintage shopping, pulled pork, cowboys, and honky tonk bars ideal for bar hopping. Over 60 bars each one containing charm and vivacious atmospheres, Nashville without a doubt will rock your weekend. Although Nashville is pilled high with recreation, there is time for a little R&R — head over to the Relâche Spa, a 25,000 square-foot European-styled Grapevine day spa that offers world class pampering for some tranquility and peace. If you are looking for a low key and laid back atmosphere tour the Yazoo Brewery. Learn how they make their crafted beers by grabbing a pint glass of their award winning Gold Medal, Hefeweizen. You’ll will be hootin’ and hollarin’ cheers and yee haw in no time! But just remember y’all come back now, ya here?
Where to stay: Gaylord Opryland Resort, although it is not located downtown, they offer FREE transportation to your downtown destinations
2. San Diego
When you envision your fantasy bachelorette bash partying like a rock star then recovering like a pro on the pacific coast, San Diego is your journey’s end. San Diego is known for its beaches, parks, and warm climate. When in Cali wine tasting is a must, La Jolla Wine Tours offers the best interactive party including ample tastes of the finest wines on the coast. Keeping a wine themed evening, Osteria Panevino, is a warm brick-lined refined Italian fare with a vast wine list, plus a patio located in the Gaslamp District. If you are looking to get nautical and naughty you will be spotted at Fluxx. This glitzy Gaslamp vegas-styled nightclub has an exclusive feel, a pulsing dance floor, big name DJs, and bottle service. For a dawn detox Lowes Coronado Bay Resort is an island getaway with beautiful ocean or city views from every room. The Pacific and South Sea inspired spa menu will release any prenuptial tension.
Where to stay: Hilton San Diego, set in the historic Gaslmap quarter with it’s lively bars and restaurants across the street | Hotel Indigo is a modern hotel, 4 minute walk from the Park and Market Trolley Station located in the Gaslamp Quarter | Hard Rock Hotel a rock ’n’ roll-themed chain with a high-energy vibe
3. New York
The city that never sleeps is the heart for hosted parties, nothing screams let’s celebrate quite like New York City. If you have an empire state of mind for a fast-paced, globally influential center of art, culture, fashion and finance, then this city is right up your alley. Home to the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Flatiron Building, the Chrysler Building, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Grand Central Station, the World Trade Center, the Statue of Liberty, and many more architectural icons. During the day, whether you are looking to wander the streets exploring this victorious city, sip mimosa’s with your favorite ladies at The Yard in Soho Grand, or relax in a spa at Aire Ancient Baths — New York City is your one stop shop. Get glommed up for a girl’s night, enjoy a dip in a rooftop pool at Le Bain a place that hosts world famous DJs and has a creperie on the roof that contains a heated pool with a stunning view of the Empire State Building. If you want to keep it classy at the clubs while getting the total VIP treatment — we’re talking tables, bottle service, cakes, you name it. BestBachelorette.com offers special packages for clubs around the city including a limo to say goodbye to the single life in style.
Where to stay: W New York, a stylish high-rise close to Midtown and Manhattan’s dining and shopping
4. Las Vegas
If you want to go out with a bang then Las Vegas is where you make your mark.This resort town famed for its buzzing energy, casinos and endless entertainment. The Strip, just over 4 miles long and lined with extravagant hotels, iconic dancing fountains, and countless casinos this is your bachelorette party playground. Elaborate themed hotels, such as; the pyramid-shaped Luxor or the lavish Italian-themed Venetian — Las Vegas is jacked with all the sites to see. Looking for some adventure and scandal? Omnia Nightclub is the biggest new interactive club, it’s HUGE even for Vegas. For a kicked back daytime club atmosphere, hit up the trendy Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub, happening casino club with global DJs, high-tech effects, multiple dance floors and pool deck. Knowing there is never a dull moment spent in Vegas always remember what happens in Vegas…stays in Vegas.
Where to stay: Nobu Hotel | Caesars Palace (#1 night clubs for Bachelorette Parties)| The Cromwell | The Cosmopolitan
5. New Orleans
With all the flavors the south bestows, they all seem to come alive in New Orleans. This enchanted city combines history of French, African and American cultures, reflected in their architecture and cuisine. Enjoy a morning full of beignets and coffee at Cafe Du Monde. During the day stroll the sidewalks of one of the oldest cities in America, Bourbon Street is rich with historic venues, social tables and iconic buildings that date back to 1798. Another famous luxury spot on Bourbon is Galatoire’s Restaurant, specializing in French Creole cuisine, it is the French Quarter’s hot spot for lunch. The ‘Big Easy’ is known for transforming from a laid-back atmosphere into a vibrant round-the-clock nightlife. A favorite stomping ground for both visitors and locals is Jean Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop, located on the corner of Bourbon Street and St. Phillip Street in a creole cottage. Containing spirited live music, carnival famed for thrilling costumed parades and public partying, New Orleans is a top favorite destination for an epic bachelorette party.
Where to stay: Hyatt French Quarter, a modern, stylish luxury hotel steps from Bourbon Street and the French Quarter | Hotel Monteleone Arts, a landmark and member of Historic Hotels in the French Quarter | Sheraton New Orleans, a recently renovated hotel on historic Cana Street across from the French Quarter
All you need to complete your exemplary Bachelorette Bash are these Shiki party accessories to really go out with a Bang!
Author : Brook Muoio
Contributor: Carlie Finch of 2TravelAnywhere
City Photos: Sand Diego New York Las Vegas Nashville New Orleans