From bachelorette parties to birthday celebrations and everything in between, Manhattan is a great place for a girls' getaway! Book a suite at the Bluemont Hotel, adjoining rooms at the Hilton, a scenic Airbnb or even book a cabin at Tuttle Creek Lake. Below we'll go over some of our best suggestions for getting the most out of your girls' weekend in MHK!
Coffee is a must on a girls' weekend. Start your day at Bluestem Bistro located in Aggieville. The Bistro offers a classy, laid-back atmosphere, with a wide variety of coffees and assorted breakfast items made fresh daily. Their Frangelica drip coffee is a must-try. Or if you're in the mood for an iced coffee try their famous toddy or milky way mocha. Once you have your morning fuel, take a stroll around the 'Ville. There are several murals located around the district that make the perfect photo op. Especially this "Manhappiness" one or the iconic "I Love You Little Apple"
Are you ready to have an afternoon of laughs and a workout? Book a class with Elevation Studios! Elevation Studios is a Pole fitness and Dance studio. Rally the girls for a 90-minute playing and partying session in the studio! They will start the party with a quick warmup, before learning a fun pole dance routine with the song of your choosing. Once you're done, take a cool-down walk up to Manhattan Hill. Here you'll find another great photo op and panoramic view of Manhattan. If you're looking to test out your artistic skills, book a workshop at Board & Brush. At Board & Brush, they marry the joy of wine and paint with the classic timelessness of wooden signs.
If you're ready to let loose for the evening head back to Aggieville for dinner and a night of bar hopping. Try having dinner at Taco Lucha. This funky taqueria features some of the best street tacos in Kansas and the world-famous Chipolte Rasberry Black Bean Dip. To drink, try their nancy. This is a perfect mix of pineapple juice and Busch light. You can even try a pirate nancy with an additional shot of rum or a dirty nancy with a shot of vodka. After dinner, walk out to Moro street where you'll find over 20 bars! From speakeasies, like Auntie Mae's, to beach getaways, like Mojo's Beach Bar, to the two-steppin' headquarters, Dirty Dawgs, there is something for everyone's taste in the group!
Is it really a girls' weekend without brunch and mimosas? The Chef Cafe has you covered! This charming cafe is located Downtown. They have both indoor and patio seating for the perfect experience no matter the weather. If you come in on the weekend, chances are you’ll have to wait a few for your seat. Don’t worry, though—there is plenty of “The Chef Blend” coffee, roasted and blended locally at Radina’s in Aggieville, as well as a variety of tasty cocktails and lots of friends to keep you occupied until your seat is ready.
While you're downtown, it's time to do some shopping! Downtown is home to several unique stores and boutiques. If you're looking for a new outfit try Bling Manhattan or The Boutique. If you want to spruce up your living space try out Gatherings at 3 Thirteen or The Winged Lion. There's also Rooted Fair Trade which offers all fair trade goods from artisans across the globe. Located right at the end of Poyntz is Manhattan Town Center. Featuring 50 different stores be sure to take a walk through our local mall. You just might find something you didn't know you needed. After your all shopped out, it's time to hit up a spa! Whether you're looking for manicures, pedicures, facials or more we have several locations ready to serve your needs like Glo Spa or Salon Essentials.
Another girls' weekend essential, a winery! Liquid Art in Manhattan is one of the best. Featuring gorgeous views of the flint hills it's the perfect place to sip on some wine and watch the sun go down. They also feature several specialty flatbreads for dinner. Or if you aren't a wine lover try their wide range of ciders. For your nightly entertainment, catch some live music at The Hat or McCain.
For even more entertainment check out our calendar of events for a complete list of upcoming local events. To view more itineraries like this one visit our The Manhappenings page.