Planning the perfect girls getaway can be hard – especially when there are so many opinions on what to do, where to eat, what to wear, the list goes on! This is why I wanted to share some of my experiences from my recent girls trip to Blue Mountain. With so much to do in Blue Mountain and so many places to stay, it can be hard to choose!
Planning Where to Stay
Once this step is out of the way – it’s almost smooth sailing! For a girls weekend (it was my friends Bachelorette) you’d think that Niagara would be the first choice. However, people tend to forget that Blue Moutain is almost the same distance away, especially if you’re leaving from the GTA area. While Blue Moutain offers a range of different accommodation options, I highly suggest staying right in the village. With 11 girls, we booked two suites right in the village that had multiple bedrooms. In each room, there were multiple bathrooms, a full kitchen, a balcony – what else do you need? The rooms were so spacious that even when the 11 of us were all in one room we still had SO much space. We also loved having the full kitchen handy to cook and prep some of our own meals. This definitely helped to save on cost.
Planning What to Do
The possibilities are endless! The Blue Mountain Village offers different activities such as paddle boating, rock climbing wall, gondola, mini golf, a beach and more. There are also free shows that happen during the day. The Saturday morning we were there, a live animal show was happening where you could get up and close with a fox, possum and more. This might be more tailored towards kids but a few of us girls still sat our butts down and watched the show.
Later that night, they had a Hypnotist that was AMAZING and had me laughing for hours. We’re still making jokes about the things the hypnotist was making the volunteers do.
Activities that I suggest trying is the Timber Challenge High Ropes – while attached to a harness you climb ladders, cross bridges, and cruise zip lines. With a ticket, you get up to 3 hours on the course. It’s a great way to try something new and be active at the same time! The second activity is the Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster – it may look small but is it ever fun!
Where to Eat / Drink
I’ve been to Blue Mountain a few times which has allowed me to try a few different restaurants. Below are some of my favourites.
Tholos Restaurant – This place is so cool! Offering a wide selection of Greek Meditarran food, it’s definitely the place to go if you’re looking for a cool vibe. As you eat dinner, belly dancers come around to all the tables and even encouraging guests to join in.
Firehall Pizza Co – Love pizza and something a little more casual for dinner? This is the PERFECT place.
Kaytoo Restaurant – This is the perfect spot to go if you want something super casual and laid back. If you’re in Blue Moutain during the summer, they have one of the best patios.
Twist Martini & Wine Lounge – If you’re looking for a place to go after dinner and a cocktail, this is the place. I really liked the coffee dessert cocktail.