“What Women Want” Weekend Retreat

From Itineraries Minnesota Winter/Spring Issue 2006

This sample itinerary is best throughout late summer and fall.


3:00 pm
Check into Caribou Highlands Lodge, luxury with the conveniences of home – comfortable, cozy, and warm, a perfect place to relax.

4 – 5:00 pm
Treat yourself to a full one-hour therapeutic massage using LaStone Therapy. Stretch out on hot stones, while the therapist also massages you with hot stones.

5 – 6:30 pm
Relax in the lounge or enjoy one of 3 whirlpools.

6:30 – 8:00 pm
Dinner in Tracks Restaurant located in the main lodge. Take in the mountains as a living mural through the restaurant’s expansive floor-to-ceiling windows.

8:00 pm
Join in the lodge for a gourmet cup of coffee. Be sure to step outside to view the stars.


7:30 – 9:00 am
Gather your friends for breakfast and get ready for your day.

9 – 12:00 pm
Shopping Alert! Take the drive north on Hwy 61 to the quaint harbor village of Grand Marais. Discover handcrafted treasures like textiles, original jewelry, antiques, Scandinavian gifts, original art prints and photographs.

12 – 1:00 pm
Orchestrate lunch anyway you like. Lots of choices for lots of tastes.

1 – 3:00 pm
Fall Color Drive Alert! Start in Grand Marais; take a left at Cty Rd 7. When you get to Cty Rd 45, take a right and continue up to Pike Lake. Return to Grand Marais.

3 – 4:00 pm
Stop at Beth’s Fudge and relax (forget the calories). Then head back to Caribou Highlands.

4 – 6:00 pm
Pamper Time! Manicure and a pedicure.

6 – 10:00 pm
Bonfire and outdoor barbecue. Someone else is cooking!

It’s been a great weekend and you’ve been pampered…

For more information or to customize this sample retreat for your group, call your tour operator or Caribou Highlands, 800-642-6036.

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