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NYC Girlfriend Getaways, From $219

Live a little like the gals from Sex and the City—or those other fab Manhattanites from Gossip Girl—with these indulgent hotel packages that include shopping discounts, massages, city tours, and, of course, Cosmos.

Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel, from $219 per room per night
Book the Shoppers' Package, and you'll get a bag with coupons and discounts for Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Saks, Sephora, Kenneth Cole, and more city shops. Grab the included snack and bottle of water and begin your expedition. The hotel is conveniently located in Midtown East, a short walk from Grand Central, shop-lined Fifth Avenue, and the Museum of Modern Art; accommodations and continental breakfast are included. Rates start at $219 per room per night. When Ongoing, based on availability. Details Does not include taxes of 13 percent or local fees of $4 per room per night. Based on double occupancy. Contact 800/367-7701, fitzpatrickhotels.com/manhattan/.

The Carlton, from $474 per room per night
If you're a bride-to-be, you can treat yourself (and even the bridesmaids) to the Get Fit Bridal Party Weekend. Stay two nights at the 316-room hotel in Gramercy, and enjoy the choice of an antioxidant and omega-3 charged dinner at Country restaurant, hosted by chef/owner Geoffrey Zakarian, or a morning bridal boot camp session with a personal trainer in nearby Madison Square Park. You also get a bridal lingerie consultation and an amenity basket that includes two Pilates mats and a $100 gift certificate to Oasis Day Spa on Park Avenue for a double massage. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi access, and some have views of the Empire State Building. Rates start at $474 per room per night, or $948 for the required two-night stay. When Through Sept. 1, 2008. Details Does not include taxes of 13 percent or local fees of $4 per room per night. Based on double occupancy; no single bookings. Friday-night stay required. Contact 800/601-8500, carltonhotelny.com.

The Franklin, from $500 per room per night
Celebrate the Gossip Girl crew with the Franklin's Live Like Gossip Girl package, which includes two nights in a king room, breakfast daily, $100 gift certificates to Henri Bendel and the Mansfield Hotel's M Bar (one each per booking), and admission for two into the Metropolitan Museum of Art (suggested donation is normally $20 per person). You'll also get the benefit of a luxury car service for one hour and a Gossip Girl guide to NYC. The hotel is in the heart of Serena's 'hood—the Upper East Side—and a short walk from Central Park, Museum Mile, and Madison Avenue. Rates start at $500 per room per night, or $1,000 for the required two-night stay. When Through Oct. 31, 2008. Details Does not include taxes of 13 percent or local fees of $4 per room per night. There is also a $12 service charge per room per night. Double and single bookings are available. Requires a minimum two-night stay and seven days' advance booking. Contact 800/607-4009, franklinhotel.com.

The Muse New York, from $950 per room per night
In honor of the fabulous foursome, the Muse in Times Square is offering the Sex and the City Suite package. You'll be treated to a spa suite or a private balcony suite for one night (with free Wi-Fi, an iPod docking station, lighted makeup mirrors, and complimentary newspapers; some feature city views), two Cosmopolitans, and a personal driver for a two-hour tour of the girls' favorite locations, such as Magnolia Bakery and Jimmy Choo. A concierge will help you customize your tour. Plus, you'll receive one-hour in-room massages for two, a supply of hair products, breakfast in bed daily, and a gift that depends on which SATC lady you most identify with: a one-year subscription to Vogue, if you're a Carrie; a copy of How to Marry a Multi-Millionaire, if you're a Charlotte; a stock of Dirty Girl bath products, if you're a Samantha; and Suze Orman's Women & Money, if you're a Miranda. Rates start at $475 per person per night. Consider that the included private driver alone is worth $195 and that a spa suite normally costs $340 per person per night. When Through Dec. 31, 2008. Details Does not include taxes of 13 percent or local fees of $4 per room per night. Based on double occupancy; no single bookings. Requires a Friday or Saturday stay . Contact 877/692-6873, themusehotel.com.

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And if you'd prefer to skip a complete hotel package in favor of a great room rate—say, $109 per night—check out our hotel coverage: New York at a Price That's Right (BudgetTravel.com).

Getting There None of the hotel packages include airfare. A recent Kayak search for round-trip flights to New York City in late June yielded fares of $179 from Boston (JetBlue), $239 from Miami (American), $270 from Atlanta (Northwest), $299 from Chicago (American), and $476 from L.A. (Northwest).

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