High Point is the perfect place to get away with your besties. Between the photo ops, delicious eats, and one-of-a-kind shopping, you are sure to make memories with your best girls. Here are six tips to ensure your weekend in High Point is one you will never forget!
1. Eat & Drink like a Local
If you’re looking for unique eats and to-die-for drinks, go where the locals go. You and your girlfriends will be talking about Lulu & Blu’s lobster dip, 98 Asian’s Lemon Drops, and the vibes at Southern Roots for a long, long time.
The locals know that ambiance matters just as much for a girls’ weekend and our restaurants have just that. Whether you’re sipping mimosas on Magnolia Blue’s rooftop or enjoying tomato bisque soup at the impeccably designed Alexandria’s Bistro 1605, the foods, drinks, and aesthetic will be unmatched.
Also, check out High Point’s Food Mob Facebook page for recommendations directly from the locals.
2. Shop like a Local
Small businesses are the heart and soul of High Point. Many of our boutiques are locally owned and shopping at them guarantees you’ll leave with unique finds.
High Point is known as the Home Furnishings Capital of the World!™ and there is truly nowhere better to shop for furniture and home decor. But the fun doesn’t stop there! High Point’s boutiques offer unique fashion, stationery, and gifts for every style. Enjoy browsing the curated clothing selections at Boho Blu, Blue Hydrangea, Cindy Lou’s, and Monkee’s of High Point, and then head to Pen + Pillar, where you will find beautifully designed stationery that is produced right here in High Point!
3. Treat Yourself!
Start the spoiling with facials at Mahaly Spa. You can’t go wrong with any of there offerings, including their HydraFacial, Natural Glow Facial, and chemical peel. You can even take a quiz on their website to figure out what treatment is best suited to your skin! From there head to one of the most iconic High Point locations: the Pink House (cue all the heart eyes). Serenity Salon & Wellness has great vibes and even better stylists. You are sure to leave feeling like a million bucks and ready to take on your packed day.
4. Get Grounded
A girls’ getaway is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with your best friends and yourself! High Point has multiple yoga studios to help you re-align and leave the weekend feeling zen. Humbled Warriors, High Point Yoga School, Pure Light, and Soulstice Wellness Lounge have a wide range of classes and offerings that cater to beginners and seasoned yogis alike.
Another way to center yourselves is to get outside and explore our many parks and trails. Go kayaking, canoeing, or standup paddle boarding on City Lake Park or catch a sunset at Oak Hollow Lake.
5. Stay off the Beaten Path
High Point’s unique hotels, inns, and bed and breakfasts are sure to enhance your stay. Find a place that fits your tribes’ vibe and enjoy staying in luxury!
Whether you’re staying at Pandora’s Manor, a luxury B & B where each room was designed by a high-profile interior designer, Seven Oaks Bed and Breakfast, located on an incredibly picturesque 4.9 acres, or the iconic J.H. Adams Inn | Trademark Collection by Wyndham, conveniently situated in the heart of Uptowne High Point, you will have the perfect place to return to after a day of shopping, dining, and adventuring with your besties.
High Point also has many short-term rental options that allow you and your girls to enjoy the convenience a home-away-from-home offers.
6. Stay Caffeinated
High Point’s coffee shops are a must when you have a packed weekend. You and your girls won’t regret checking out what might be the most instagrammable place in High Point: 83 Custom Coffee. Grab an Oat Milk Latte and start your photoshoot. You won’t regret it (see photo evidence).