Did you know that Rochester MN has many exciting options for whatever kind of Girlfriend’s Getaway you and your friends to enjoy? Whether the purpose of your getaway needs to be based on adventure, leisure or nightlife, be sure to look at the exciting opportunities our city has in store for you!

One of the best-kept secrets can be found at Rejuvenate Spa at the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center on Rochester’s Mayo Clinic Campus. Rejuvenate Spa offers a wide variety of esthetic treatments and integrative therapies designed to improve your quality of life by combining luxury and wellness. We have taken some of the guesswork out of planning by creating sample itineraries to help alleviate the stress so that you and your girlfriends can intentionally spend time focusing on yourselves and the fun you’re about to have! 

 

 

Adventure Getaway

Interior of Bleu Duck Restaurant in Rochester, MNBleu Duck Kitchen // Credit TJ Turner

Day 1

10:00am — Moka | South

You had me at Drive-Thru.

Address: 306 12th Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904

10:30am — Shopping at Scheels 

Splurge on yourself by picking up *new* workout gear for a fun-filled afternoon of rock climbing. 

Address: 1001 Apache Mall, 1201 12th Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Noon — Lunch at Nupa | South

Nupa has a wide variety of healthy Mediterranean foods featuring bold flavors, fresh ingredients, and homemade recipes.

Address: 412 Crossroads Drive SW, Rochester, MN 55902

1:30pm — Roca Climbing & Fitness

Climb + take a class + enjoy yoga

Address: 6071 Rome Circle NW, Rochester, MN 55901

5:00pm —  Check-in at Hilton Garden Inn – Downtown Rochester

Unpack, settle in, sip a glass of sparkling water, and get ready for dinner.

Address: 225 S Broadway, Rochester, MN 55902

6:00pm — Dinner at Bleu Duck Kitchen

Locally grown produce and meats and will feature prime in-season fare prepared in an exhibition kitchen. One word…DELICIOUS!

Address: 14 4th Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902

8:00pm — Lights Out

Trust us, you need this!

Day 2

8:00am — Breakfast at Newt’s | North |

Address: 5231 E Frontage Road, Rochester, MN 55901

10:00am — Escape Room

The Escape Challenge | Unraveled Escape Room

Noon — Old Abe Coffee Co.

Featuring locally roasted coffee and a fully vegan menu. Your taste buds will thank us!

Address: 832 7th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901

1:30 — Rejuvenate Spa

Toward the end of day two, you may need a little relaxation before heading home. So, head to Rejuvenate Spa and experience something new through community acupuncture, a cosmetic service, or waxing. Rejuvenate specialists do not accept tips, and to us, this is an added bonus to the adventurous offerings available. 

Address: 565 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Depart

 

 

Leisure Getaway

photo above courtesy of Rejuvenate Spa

Day 1

7:30am — Nutrition Experience at Rejuvenate Spa

A hands-on exploration of healthy eating concepts and cooking techniques with Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionists and our Executive Wellness Chef.

Address: 565 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902

1:30pm — Rejuvenate Spa Amenities

Make use of the 4th-floor workout space, the 7th-floor lounge, and outdoor patio and the 5th-floor locker rooms, which include whirlpools, steam rooms, individual showers and more.

4:00pm — Rejuvenate Pedicure

Enjoy a self-heating, bubbling marine mud on your feet, followed by a sea mineral scrub and moisturizing foot and lower leg massage to soften the skin. The ultimate relaxation pedicure!

5:30pm — Check-in at Hilton Rochester – Mayo Clinic Area

Unpack, settle in, sip a glass of sparkling water, and get ready for dinner.

Address: 10 East Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904

Pittsburgh Blue // photo by: ab-photography.us

7:00pm — Dinner at Pittsburgh Blue

Enjoy one of the city’s newest restaurants! 

Address: 10 East Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904

8:30pm — Lights Out

Day 2

8:00am — Wake up, enjoy a HOT coffee from MOKA, and relax!

MOKA Peace Plaza // photo by: ab-photography.us

Catch up on your favorite book, TV show or extra rest!

10:00am — Hilton Rochester – Mayo Clinic Area

Take advantage of the infinity pool and whirlpool before heading to lunch. 

Address: 10 East Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904

Noon — Victoria’s Ristorante & Wine Bar

The menu features a wonderful selection of beautiful salads or classic Italian fare. 

Address: 7 1st Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902

2:00pm — Shop Downtown Rochester

TangerineLasker JewelersChocolaterie StamThe Nordic ShopCounterpoint I + II

Depart

 

 

Night on the Town

Day 1

3:00pm — Check into Staybridge Suites

Address: 2350 Commerce Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901

4:30pm — Lash Extensions at Swoon

Enhance your existing lashes by adding length, curl, and thickness before you hit the town!

Address: 565 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902

6:30pm — Dinner at Porch & Cellar

Address: 20 4th Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Two unique restaurants in one convenient location! Grab dinner at Porch |family style| and then enjoy cocktails at Cellar. 

9:30pm — Goonie’s Comedy Club

Address: 2723 Commerce Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901

11:30pm — Roosters Barn & Grill

Address: 2280 Superior Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901

One last stop for a late-night happy hour!

12:30am — Lights Out | Staybridge Suites |

Address: 2350 Commerce Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Day 2

Mimosas Coffee and Brunch Menu at Five + West Kitchen and Bar

Five West Kitchen + Bar // Credit AB-PHOTOGRAPHY.US

10:00am — Brunch at 5 West Kitchen + Bar

Address: 1991 Commerce Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Depart

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