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Four More Special Occasion Trips

The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas
Famous gals Gwyneth and Beyoncé have already partied at this glamorous, 50-story, 5-month-old hotel. A free Celebrations Coordinator can customize your party, arranging manipedis, in-room cocktails, or able service at a nightclub. The Cosmopolitan is situated right on the Strip and surrounded by entertainment options, but the resort's 13 restaurants, 12 shops, 3 pools, and spa should keep you plenty busy., from $195.

Postcard Inn on the Beach in St. Pete Beach, Fla.
The Postcard Inn's Girlfriends Getaway package puts a grown-up spin on spring break and includes a two-night stay, cocktails, a private cabana, and a beachfront picnic for two. Check out St. Petersburg's new Salvador Dalí museum and a Dale Chihuly glasswork collection. Then hit the beach at Caladesi Island State Park (ranked among America's best)., from $99, package from $399 including taxes.

Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Mexico
Splurging on a stay at this 3,000-acre spa gets you one of 87 private casitas, three gourmet meals a day, guided hikes, and more than 50 land- and water-based fitness classes daily. Also, if you book a stay between July 2 and August 27, three 50-minute massages are also included., from $2,835 per person per week, including transportation to and from the San Diego airport, about 90 minutes away.

Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, N.Y.
Set on Lake Mohonk, this 266-room Victorian castle in the Hudson Valley packs in the fresh-air fun with biking, boating, tennis, golf, swimming, and hiking (and all the necessary equipment is provided). There's also a solarium, stone fireplace, and heated outdoor mineral pool at the on-site spa., from $270 per person, including three meals and afternoon tea.

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