Gals on the Go: A Roundup of Alpharetta-Exclusive Spots for the Ultimate Girls Trip

In Events & Entertainment, Food + Drink, Shopping
Girl enjoying pastries at a tea house

Grab your closest girlfriends and pack your bags, because it’s time for the ultimate girls’ trip to Alpharetta! Everyone needs a getaway vacay with their besties every now and then, and luckily for you, this charming city offers a fabulous mix of trendy shopping boutiques, chic restaurants and cafes, and a vibrant nightlife scene. Depending on what you have in mind for your weekend staycation, Alpharetta has exclusive spots that cater to every whim. To make your stay that much easier, and help you explore as much of Awesome Alpharetta as possible, we’ve curated an itinerary that every group will want to keep on hand!

Ready to make some unforgettable memories? Check out these 5 Alpharetta destinations for a perfectly planned, Instagram worthy girls’ trip!

1. Southern Local

Nothing says ideal girls’ day quite like a shopping spree! Southern Local is just one of many fabulous boutiques found in Alpharetta, and this shop can be found right in Downtown Alpharetta. Spoil the Swiftie in your life by browsing their Swiftie collection, or surprise your partner with some new, stylish attire from their men’s Burlebo section. At Southern Local, the mission is for every customer to walk out with a bag in hand, filled with high-quality apparel, accessories, and gifts. You’ll definitely find an item that catches your eye in this local boutique!

Outdoor park to walk around Alpharetta

2. Alpha Loop

Let’s go girls! Grab your besties and take that *hot girl walk* on an Alpharetta staple, the Alpha Loop. The Alpha Loop is a network of urban, multi-use trails that links four of Alpharetta’s key activity centers – Avalon, Downtown, the North Point Eco District, and Northwinds. Use this loop that stretches 2 miles to explore scenic Alpharetta, soak in the sunshine, and become connected to the places and the community – which is the heart of the Alpha Loop. You can also take a walk on the new Alpha Loop section which opened on June 1, 2024 – this section resides from Old Milton parkway to Northwinds Parkway and includes a tunnel under Westside Parkway. You can even gossip with your girls to get your heart rate up!

3. The Ginger Room

This hidden Alpharetta gem will make for a perfect, posh afternoon with your girlfriends! The Ginger Room is a cozy tea house located in the oldest house in Alpharetta, Georgia. With natural light encapsulating the elegant environment, you and your group can enjoy some refreshing juice, a cup of locally roasted coffee, or an afternoon high tea with light bites. Spending an afternoon with your gals at The Ginger Room will leave you feeling as though you’ve been transported right into Bridgerton.

4. Branch & Barrel

Avalon is the Alpharetta mecca for shopping, dining, and exciting activities – which makes stopping for dinner at Branch & Barrel essential! This restaurant is all about the fine ingredients, the little details, and sizable portions. Embark on a culinary adventure with their featured dishes like the Southern Salad and B & B Burger, or toast to an unforgettable trip with their hand-crafted cocktail. One thing’s for sure: You’ll walk out of Branch and Barrel already planning your next visit.

5. Roaring Social

After a long day adventuring in Alpharetta with your group of girlfriends, close out the night at Roaring Social, a speakeasy that celebrates music throughout the ages. Prepare yourself to be transported into an atmosphere of endless laughs, entertainment, and good times! Roaring Social was created to make life memorable and have fun, and you can do just that with endless options of fun all in one place. From bowling lanes tucked away inside this awesome attraction, to specialty craft cocktails and exceptional live music, Roaring Social has activities for every itinerary.

Now that you can check finding an itinerary off the to-do list, all that’s left is deciding where to settle in for a girls’ night of cozy PJ’s, refreshing face masks, and lots of laughter! Alpharetta is home to 30 upscale and modern hotels, many of which are central to the heart of Alpharetta and all it has to offer. So, pack your bags, bring your besties, and let Alpharetta provide the fun-filled weekend you deserve for an epic getaway. Cheers to friendship, laughter, and a weekend to remember!