37 RV Hacks That Will Make You A Happy Camper--Some ideas are great for around the house as well.

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37 RV Hacks That Will Make You A Happy Camper--Some ideas are great for around the house as well.

Seattle, WA This techy city has plenty of culture—the Seattle Art Museum and the whimsical Chihuly Garden and Glass, for starters—but also a relaxed dress code that happily allows for your favorite jeans, flats, and windbreaker. (If you want to upgrade, make a pilgrimage to the Nordstrom flagship downtown.) Stay at downtown’s Hotel Vintage to get a primer on Washington wine country during nightly tastings in the lobby.

No. 19 Kansas City, MO (tie)

Seattle, WA This techy city has plenty of culture—the Seattle Art Museum and the whimsical Chihuly Garden and Glass, for starters—but also a relaxed dress code that happily allows for your favorite jeans, flats, and windbreaker. (If you want to upgrade, make a pilgrimage to the Nordstrom flagship downtown.) Stay at downtown’s Hotel Vintage to get a primer on Washington wine country during nightly tastings in the lobby.

New Orleans, LA It’s the ultimate party destination, with distinctive shopping and no shortage of beignets; the Crescent City won the girlfriend getaway contest for hitting every necessary indulgence. By day, you can browse boutiques on Magazine Street or antiques on Royal Street. Or sign up your gang for a crash course in chicken gumbo and other down-home cooking at Langlois Culinary Crossroads...

No. 2 San Francisco

New Orleans, LA It’s the ultimate party destination, with distinctive shopping and no shortage of beignets; the Crescent City won the girlfriend getaway contest for hitting every necessary indulgence. By day, you can browse boutiques on Magazine Street or antiques on Royal Street. Or sign up your gang for a crash course in chicken gumbo and other down-home cooking at Langlois Culinary Crossroads...

Nashville, TN Whether your group still loves Patsy and Loretta—or binge-watches the TV series Nashville—Music City makes the top three for its mix of wild-weekend fun and down-home easy access. It also ranked in the top five for live music, barbecue, and free things to do. To glimpse future stars, hit venues like Robert’s Western World and Bluebird Café.

No. 4 Honolulu

Nashville, TN Whether your group still loves Patsy and Loretta—or binge-watches the TV series Nashville—Music City makes the top three for its mix of wild-weekend fun and down-home easy access. It also ranked in the top five for live music, barbecue, and free things to do. To glimpse future stars, hit venues like Robert’s Western World and Bluebird Café.

Charleston, SC With its air of civility, plus a dense selection of ooh-and-aah-inspiring shops and eateries, the South Carolina city easily charmed its way into the top five (the locals’ lilting accents probably helped, too). A prime place to stay these days is the Zero George Hotel, which has just 18 rooms but offers small cooking classes as well as shopping excursions with local interior decorators. The delights of King Street help the city rank near the top for both antiques and home ...

No. 6 Savannah, GA

Charleston, SC With its air of civility, plus a dense selection of ooh-and-aah-inspiring shops and eateries, the South Carolina city easily charmed its way into the top five (the locals’ lilting accents probably helped, too). A prime place to stay these days is the Zero George Hotel, which has just 18 rooms but offers small cooking classes as well as shopping excursions with local interior decorators. The delights of King Street help the city rank near the top for both antiques and home ...

Savannah, GA This Georgia city filled with historic squares and parks gets high marks for being like the ideal party girl—fun-loving, but polite enough that she never spills her drink. If your dream ladies-night-out is spent on a massage table, The Westin in the Savannah River Street District offers monthly spa evenings, where it stays open late and offers discounts on treatments (like the oh-so-southern mint julep body soufflé). If you can’t decide between cocktails and dessert afterward…

No. 7 Miami

Savannah, GA This Georgia city filled with historic squares and parks gets high marks for being like the ideal party girl—fun-loving, but polite enough that she never spills her drink. If your dream ladies-night-out is spent on a massage table, The Westin in the Savannah River Street District offers monthly spa evenings, where it stays open late and offers discounts on treatments (like the oh-so-southern mint julep body soufflé). If you can’t decide between cocktails and dessert afterward…

Miami, FL When booking a girlfriend getaway, it can pay to look for hotel packages: at The Sagamore in South Beach, for instance, the Spring Chicks package includes spa credits, yoga classes, and nightclub VIP passes. Two of the hottest nightclubs in town these days are Bâoli, modeled after the version in Cannes, and LIV at the Fontainebleau, which features skyboxes overlooking the dance floor. Work on your tan by day, and bring your A game when dressing for a night out: Miami locals rank as…

No. 8 San Diego

Miami, FL When booking a girlfriend getaway, it can pay to look for hotel packages: at The Sagamore in South Beach, for instance, the Spring Chicks package includes spa credits, yoga classes, and nightclub VIP passes. Two of the hottest nightclubs in town these days are Bâoli, modeled after the version in Cannes, and LIV at the Fontainebleau, which features skyboxes overlooking the dance floor. Work on your tan by day, and bring your A game when dressing for a night out: Miami locals rank as…

San Diego, CA Only on a girlfriends’ getaway can you risk no flack for booking a stay at an unabashedly pink hotel. We’re talking about La Valencia, the 1920s-era hotel in La Jolla that once regularly hosted Cary Grant. It’s walking distance from some of the city’s hottest restaurants like Nine-Ten and Herringbone...

No. 9 New York City

San Diego, CA Only on a girlfriends’ getaway can you risk no flack for booking a stay at an unabashedly pink hotel. We’re talking about La Valencia, the 1920s-era hotel in La Jolla that once regularly hosted Cary Grant. It’s walking distance from some of the city’s hottest restaurants like Nine-Ten and Herringbone...

New York City New York’s top-rated theater, luxury stores, and indie boutiques appealed to readers looking for that great girlfriend getaway. Book-group gals can set up at the ultimate literary hotel, The Algonquin, or go out for cocktails at the Library bar in the NoMad Hotel. Retail-therapy types, meanwhile, can easily fill a weekend between Barneys, the bargain-rich Century 21, the artsy stalls of Brooklyn Flea, and the near-mythic décor haven ABC Carpet and Home. And make your ...

No. 10 Las Vegas

New York City New York’s top-rated theater, luxury stores, and indie boutiques appealed to readers looking for that great girlfriend getaway. Book-group gals can set up at the ultimate literary hotel, The Algonquin, or go out for cocktails at the Library bar in the NoMad Hotel. Retail-therapy types, meanwhile, can easily fill a weekend between Barneys, the bargain-rich Century 21, the artsy stalls of Brooklyn Flea, and the near-mythic décor haven ABC Carpet and Home. And make your ...

Providence, RI This artsy capital city ranks well for features like classical music, performance art, and galleries. But it also attracts girlfriends whose idea of weekend fun tends toward grilled pizza and craft brews, notably from Revival Brewing. The place to stay at the moment is The Dean Hotel—on the site of a former strip club—whose quirky room options include sleepover-style bunk beds and whose amenities include a coffee bar in the lobby and a “Let It Go”–friendly karaoke bar with ...

No. 12 Chicago

Providence, RI This artsy capital city ranks well for features like classical music, performance art, and galleries. But it also attracts girlfriends whose idea of weekend fun tends toward grilled pizza and craft brews, notably from Revival Brewing. The place to stay at the moment is The Dean Hotel—on the site of a former strip club—whose quirky room options include sleepover-style bunk beds and whose amenities include a coffee bar in the lobby and a “Let It Go”–friendly karaoke bar with ...

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