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At least once every year, I go on a trip with my girls. We’ve all been friends since we were teenagers, and now in our 50’s, we’re still close. I think girls trips are a must! My mom is 79 years old and still goes on a girls beach trip every year with her friends. Usually we go to the beach too, but after seeing these ’12 Mountain Getaways to Take With Your Girlfriends This Fall’ on Southern Living, we may need to schedule a mountain trip.

Most of the locations on this list aren’t too far of a drive from the Charlotte area, and a few of the spots on the list are right here in North Carolina. All of the places look cozy and fun!