While plenty of intangible factors make up a fantastic girls' getaway – spending time with friends, ability to relax and endless laughs – great food and exciting cuisine can be as important as well. If you're looking for a reason to get away, you may want to plan an escape and try out a culinary tour.
If you've been dying to experience the Big Apple, check out Sugar Tours, Inc. New York City Culinary Escape. This tour is an awesome way to see a different side of New York City! The tour allows you to see, smell and taste Manhattan as you visit the Lower East Side on an ethnic eating tour. You will spend an amazing afternoon in SoHo sampling top chocolate shops with the New Cuisine Chocolate Tour. Also, a culinary weekend wouldn't be complete without visiting the Chelsea Market/Meatpacking District. You'll explore two old industrial areas that are evolving into the hottest new destinations in New York City. These neighborhoods have quickly become known for gourmet food shops, ethnic restaurants, boutique shopping and nightlife. And don't worry, there will be plenty of time for tasting along the way!
If quiet countryside is more your speed, check out Sugar Tours' Ultimate Vermont Girlfriends Getaway. Completely customizable for your group, this tour allows for gourmet cooking classes with a pedigreed chef in a Food Network-type kitchen, relaxing at a resort spa and even unlimited sports in Vermont's great outdoors. Your group will also have time for exploring fine arts, shopping and entertainment along Lake Champlain's waterfront. With 4-diamond accommodations at The Essex, fitness classes, hands-on cooking courses and hanging out at the Tavern, you'll be booking your next culinary getaway by the time you return home!
Experience a tastier side of the nation's capital with Washington's DC Metro Food Tours. The tour company offers an amazing "foodie's" perspective on DC area cuisine with one of its most popular tours, the Old Town Alexandria Food Tour. During the narrated, walking tour, you will learn more about the 250 year old city, visit historic areas once home to George Washington and Robert Lee, and most importantly, sample dishes and special desserts from unique local restaurants. The tour company also offers DC Capital Hill tours and tickets for both adventures can be booked online @ www.dcmetrofoodtours.com