Whether you need to “wine down” or schedule some “shopping therapy,” A sweet escape with the girls is the perfect excuse to unplug and enjoy some time together! Keep scrolling to read about all the fun and fabulous goodness you and your best gals can look forward to in Shawnee, Oklahoma, when you visit for a day or a weekend.
Shawnee shopping boasts unique boutiques and the big brands you know. Stroll Downtown Shawnee for arts, fashion, home décor, and gifts. A few can’t miss include Wystle the ultimate gift shop and exclusive boutique carrier for unique and sensational lines such as Tyler Candle Company, BareMinerals, Lampe Berger, Antica Farmacista and many others; Savvy Bites has kitchen equipment and gadgets; Okie Dokie Mercantile features Made In Oklahoma and Native American made items. The Shawnee Mall features the national brands you love.
If you plan the trips on the right weekends, you can enjoy one of the markets or craft fairs. Two Sisters hosts markets regularly at the expo center and the Shawnee Trading Post is open seasonally.
More active activities could include art classes at one of Shawnee’s many galleries, exploring the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art and the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center, or the outdoors. Parks and trails are a plenty in Shawnee. The Wes Watkins Reservoir and Shawnee Twin Lakes lets you get out on the water.
Breaks from the fun include dining on the local flavor. The Lunch Box serves gourmet sandwiches, soups, and salads. Owl Shoppe also has gourmet sandwiches, soups, and salads. The Owl’s seafood lunch specials are unlike any other. Comfort food? Benton’s Café. Italian? Frateli’s. More upscale dining can be found at Theopolis Social Club. Their executive chef provides a fresh, weekly-rotating menu of thoughtfully-constructed meals and appetizers.
Theopolis is also one of the night-life spots. Live music is performed at the Club. Additional live music spots include the BrickHouse Saloon and the Guitar Vault. Vibes has DJs mixing the perfect dance mix.
You and your besties won’t even miss the boys during your chick’s trip in Shawnee. Book your rooms and start planning your weekend.