If you’re still undecided on what to do for this Mothers Day, why not surprise her with one of these weekend getaway ideas? Mothers Day 2012 falls on May 13 so this is the best time to plan for a nice weekend getaway for her. There are about 85 million mothers in the USA and they all deserve some extra special pampering on Mothers Day. You could be looking for weekend getaway ideas for your mother, grandmother, wife or friend. No matter for whom to it is for, these five mothers day weekend getaway ideas will have you covered. So read on to see how you can make this Mothers Day extra special for her.
5 Weekend Getaway Ideas For Mothers Day
Jazz Weekend In Pennsylvania
This is one of those weekend getaway ideas that you simply can’t pass on. Book your mom a nice room at this family oriented Skytop Lodge, set amidst in the Pocono Mountains. It sure will be an escape for her from the busy life. It will be extra special this year as the resort celebrates its 84th anniversary. So it will be a double whammy for the celebrations for Mothers Day weekend of May 11th to 13th. This is probably one of the best Mothers Day weekend getaway ideas you will discover, and even want to share with your friends. Your mom will be spoiled with Mothers Day activities like Mothers Day Jazz brunch with a 16 piece orchestra and a complementary orchid. If you feel like joining your mom because such weekend getaways ideas won’t come often, you will also be in for a surprise as there will be white-glove outdoor picnic, butler-catered wine and seafood reception, family photo sessions with classic cars, and a special five-course dinner. If your mom is adventurous, the resort will please her with canoeing, rock climbing, archery, tennis and guided nature walks. You sure don’t want to miss this as it’s one of the perfect weekend getaway ideas for Mothers Day 2012.
Steamboat River Cruise On The Mississippi River
Does your mom love to sail on a boat with a glass of wine in her hand? Almost all moms like that. So if you’re seriously looking for Mothers Day weekend getaway ideas, you are in luck. The Steamboat River Cruise will take her from Cincinnati to Memphis. There will be live performances by 60’s pop sensations Paul Revere & The Raiders and Gary Lewis & The Playboys in the Grand Saloon. Southern inspired dining as the ship sails along the Mississippi river is another plus. While disembarking in Memphis, passengers will be taken on a tour of all the sights, from an antique machine factory in small-town Indiana to Kentucky Museum of Arts and Crafts. To end the perfect Mothers Day weekend, she will be enjoying dinner at Charles Vergo’s famous Rendezvous barbecue restaurant. Does weekend getaway ideas get any better?
VIP Pampering In The British West Indies
How about a luxury Caribbean trip, if you want more Mothers Day weekend getaway ideas? Not just your mom but the whole family can join to The Sands at Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos to celebrate this special day. This is probably one of those Mothers Day weekend getaway ideas that you will have your mom remember for a lifetime. The Sands at Grace Bay has a ‘Mom’s a VIP in Paradise‘ package which includes $50 worth of spa and restaurant vouchers, a gift basket with bottle of vino, wine glasses engraved with your mom’s name, yummy rum cake, and a couple of those oh-so-comfy hotel robes. Free kayak, sailboard and bike rentals are also available. Don’t you think your weekend getaway ideas keep getting better for Mothers Day 2012?
Wine Country Getaway In Napa
If you’re running out of time with activities and weekend getaway ideas, Hilton Garden Inn Napa, California is the best place you can send her. Best part is, she won’t even suspect you did this in a hurry. This also includes gourmet dining on the Napa Wine Train, while taking in panoramas of rolling vineyards. The comfortable Hilton Garden Inn itself sits in the heart of California Wine county and offers flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, fitness center and Neutrogena toiletries. What’s more, she can even spend time sampling famous sparkling wines at a winery. Come to think of it, any weekend getaway ideas that involve a glass of wine should be perfect for Mothers Day.
Mother-Daughter Weekend Getaway Ideas In New York
Could Mothers Day get any better, if you’re already in Manhattan, New York? Well, the rest of us who are not in Manhattan also need some Mothers Day weekend getaway ideas right? If you are a daughter and looking for weekend getaway ideas for Mothers Day 2012, you are in luck. Mother-daughter duos shouldn’t miss out on the New York’s live reading event called, Listen To Your Mother. This is an event that has readings by local writers. This event celebrates Mother’s Day by sharing original short stories on the humorous, poignant, painful and joyful aspects of motherhood.
That’s not all. Mothers Day weekend getaway ideas in New York extend to mother-daughter flower workshop at The Peninsula NYC. At this workshop, you can spend some quality time with your mom by creating your own take-home spring floral arrangements. Afterwards, both of you can relax on a retreat with massages mani-pedi, champagne, a day pass to the pool and fitness facilities.
To end the perfect weekend getaway in New York, embark on a NYC harbor cruise at the new Hornblower Hybrid. Mothers Day two-hour brunch is only $57.50! They feature live entertainment, free-range foods, complimentary champagne upon boarding and expansive sundecks that are perfect for soaking in that beautiful Big Apple skyline.
Remember, a special day like this is dedicated to moms to appreciate their hard work in upbringing us to who we are today. So make this day about her, and let her know how special she is by planning ahead with these top Mothers Day weekend getaway ideas.