The 10 Girl Trip Location Ideas Near the University of Arizona


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When looking for a relaxing getaway with the girls, it has to include spas. Scottsdale, Arizona has you covered. It has more spas per capita than any other city in America. And with its stylish nightlight and other fun activities, like Odyseaand a wine trail, it will indeed be the escape that each one of you is looking for. 

Distance from the University of Arizona: 1 hour 53 minutes 


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Sedona, commonly described as one of America’s most beautiful places, will be a perfect location as an escape for you and your girlfriends. With stunning hiking trails and cute little dive bars, you and your friend will finally have a chance to relax and enjoy Arizona for its beautiful outdoor life.

Distance from the University of Arizona:  3 hours 45 minutes


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You and your friends will want to be a part of the two million people that visit Lake Powell each year. Rent a houseboat with you and your girlies and spend the night gossiping as you sip wine and stargaze. It will be an unforgettable and well-deserved girls’ trip.

Distance from the University of Arizona: 6 hours 3 minutes


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Free-spirited Bisbee will be perfect for you and your girlfriends that are ready to observe art and dance to music. Get a room at a local hotel and spend the day visiting museums and maybe even tour an old mining camp and spend the nights at bars with your girls and good music. You will fall in love with the charm of Bisbee by the end of it, I promise.

Distance from the University of Arizona: 1 hour 42 minutes


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El Paso highlights the true meaning behind America being a “Melting Pot.” The diversity of history is remarkable and will have you and your friends love your time there. Find restaurants serving authentic Mexicacuisine, Texas barbeque or both. After food, find yourself immersed in El Paso’s fun music bars. You and your girlfriends will be having fun together every second.

Distance from the University of Arizona: 4 hours 44 minutes


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Wanting to get away from the Tucson cold and go someplace even warmer than here? Well, Las Cruces enjoys an average of 350 days of clear blue skies per year. Doesn't that sound like a perfect place for you and your girlfriends? Las Cruces stands as an oasis in between two beautiful mountain ranges and will be an oasis for you and your friends.

Distance from the University of Arizona: 4 hours 10 minutes


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Whether you and some of your girlfriends know a pal or two from NAU or not, you guys will fall in love with Flagstaff’s outdoorsy charm. Locals make the city filled with life and craft beers will make you filled with good beer. And what more is there to ask for? 

Distance from the University of Arizona: 4 hours 2 minutes


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Even though Arizona doesn’t have the ocean, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a beach. Grab your girlfriends for a fun trip to Lake Havasu, Arizona. It lies like an oasis in the middle of Arizona desert, welcoming people who are looking to lay in the ocean with sand in the fear. There are tons of fun and relaxing activities for you and your friends to do, like renting ATVs at Sandbar Powersports and heading to the Desert Bar for a one-of-a-kind desert experience. 

Distance from the University of Arizona: 5 hours


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Popularly voted as the best travel destination, the Grand Canyon will be a fun escape for you and your girlies. You and your group may be wanting to venture out and be adventurous by renting a tent to camp out in the Grand Canyon or go for the view. Either way, the Grand Canyon leaves its approximately 6 million visitors awestruck each year, and I’m sure you and your friends will be a part of that number

Distance from the University of Arizona: 5 hours 23 minutes


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Jerome is commonly known for being the largest ghost town in the United States. This trip will be an unforgettable one with you and your girlfriends. Book a room in a charming bed and breakfast and bring it back to the campfire days and share creepy stories of ghosts. It’ll be the perfect mysterious escape from reality for you and your friends.

Distance from the University of Arizona: 3 hours 42 minutes