Whats a girl to do? In November. In Summit County? Shop I tell you! Its a perfect time for a girls weekend getaway. Key to the Rockies can hook you up in a cozy condo where you can gossip and giggle with your girlfriends, drink wine, sleep in, go out to eat, and of course, shop. Heck its almost Christmas. Get it done early and beat the crowds. Come to think of it, I might have to book a condo myself.

Summit Countys home to great outlet shopping. If a bargain is what youre after (and lets admit it, who isnt?), youll find many this time of year. A free shuttle runs between four sections of outlets. Choose from Banana Republic, The Loft, Claires, Nike, J.Crew, Gymboree, and the Sunglass Hut to score a deal. If you book a condo for the weekend of November 23rd, youll benefit from the outlets annual shopping extravaganza. For a $20 ticket you get breakfast, free goodie bags, and bonus discounts. Located in Silverthorne, the outlets are surrounded by beautiful mountains and a gorgeous riverperfect for a photo op with your homies.

You might want to browse the boutiques by spending an afternoon strolling through Frisco. Its a great little town filled with unique shops. Check out Rivers Clothing, the Apothecary, and the Emporium (where youll find almost everything). Finish with a cup of tea and a book at The Next Page Bookstore.

Of course, Breckenridge has a host of its own treasure chests. Goods (as well as the Goods outlet across the street) has a fantastic shoe selection and upscale designer clothing. There are plenty of t-shirt shops if you need to bring home something for the hubby. And if a specialty item is what you needcheck out the spice shop on Main Street. Sample fusion blends and flavored salt. In fact, buy some for the margaritas youll be sharing with your girlfriends that very eve!

If youre a guy reading this blog, dont roll your eyes. Score some BIG bonus points by calling Key to the Rockies and booking a condo for your girlfriend or wife and their friends. Its a perfect gift. Promise. Youll score big.