She’s always there for you, so this Mother’s Day why not turn the tables and celebrate one of the most important women in your life? Skip the wilted blooms and the boring box of chocolates and instead make her the star of the show by treating her to a luxurious weekend getaway in the US or Canada.
Whether you make it a big cross-country trip or plan a staycation in your own city there are so many chic and stylish events happening right across the continent. Choose to share a traditional afternoon tea, an elegant special occasion brunch or indulge both of you with a pampering weekend at the spa.
These are the best Mother’s Day weekend getaways in the US and Canada.
1. A California Spa Experience
Treat your mom (and yourself) to a relaxing day at a Burke Williams Day Spa. With 10 locations around California, you can chill out in the relaxation lounges before having a treatment or enjoying the whirlpool and sauna. Especially for Mother’s Day, Burke Williams is offering three special gift card packages. Each one includes a collection of signature treatments to make her feel like a million dollars.
2. Beauty Treatments In Toronto
The InterContinental Toronto Centre wants to give you and your mom a weekend to remember. The downtown hotel’s on-site spa is offering a “Together Package” which includes a massage, manicure and pedicure, with a spa lunch for two. Pop into the restaurant during Mother’s Day for free chocolate!
3, A Luxury Cooking Lesson In Washington, DC
Chef Kwame Onwuachi of Kith/Kin restaurant at The InterContinental Washington, D.C. – The Wharf, presents a Mother’s Day package inspired by his own mom.
During a two-night stay over Mother’s Day weekend guests will receive a signed copy of Kwame’s 2019 memoir, and a 2-hour cooking lesson with the chef. You can also enjoy the rooftop pool, L’Occitane Spa and an outdoor bar.
4. A Luxury Mountain Retreat In British Columbia
The Josie Hotel in the mountain resort of Rossland, British Columbia wants to welcome you and your mom for an upscale luxury experience. Set in the West Kootenays this boutique hotel will be presenting a lavish Mother’s Day brunch featuring a salmon BBQ and dessert buffet. After brunch borrow some bikes and hit the trails for an afternoon of exhilarating adventure.
5. Cabana Relaxation In Boca Raton
For moms who love all things wellness-related the Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria hotel would like to present their “Goop Stay Package.” In conjunction with the lifestyle website, it includes accommodations at the Boca Beach Club, a Goop Skincare Discovery Set, rental of a luxury oceanfront Cabana, along with a $150 Spa Credit at the Waldorf Spa.
6. An Art And Garden Tour In Michigan
Stay the night at the charming Hotel Saugatuck in Michigan with your mom and then enjoy the Artz and Gardenz tour where you’ll have a chance to meet 19 local artists. You’ll be able to watch them work and catch demonstrations from a range of mediums, including painting, pottery, jewelry, sculpture and glass, metal and woodwork. The Hotel Saugatuck, which was built in 1865, has 18 rooms and offers stunning views over Lake Kalamazoo.
7. Brunch At Broadmoor, Colorado
Brunch isn’t really brunch without champagne. On the lake terrace of The Broadmoor hotel in Colorado, you and your mom will be served bubbles along with 150 choices on the massive brunch menu. Leave some space for The Broadmoor’s famous Bananas Foster dessert. After you eat, check out the on-site shopping, meander around the lake or visit the spa.
7. Stay In A Castle In California
8. Get Fit Together In Marina Del Rey
Stay at the elegant and upscale Ritz-Carlton in Southern California and enjoy a weekend of total relaxation. The next morning skip the fatty brunch and instead enjoy a fitness activity with your mother. The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey has a great waterside location right at the marina where you can wander down and take a yoga class with a difference. YOGAqua blends regular yoga moves with stand-up paddle boarding on the water.
9. A Round Of Golf In Carmel
Stay in a gorgeous, spacious suite at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California, for a rejuvenating weekend of golf with your mom. There’s even a golf academy if you both want to improve your game on the 18-hole Robert Muir Graves-designed golf course. You can then visit the wellness center for a sports massage to work out all those kinks or loosen up by completing a lap or two in the swimming pool.
10. Stretch Together At This Yoga Festival In Joshua Tree
11. Celebrate The New Mom In Quebec
Don’t forget about the moms who are about to celebrate their very first Mother’s Day this year. If someone special in your life is expecting a baby treat her to a mini vacation in historic Quebec City. The Auberge Saint-Antoine, is a charming family-owned hotel ready to celebrate moms at all stages in their journey. Their “Picture Perfect Package” combines a two-night stay and a maternity photo shoot with a professional photographer. Moms will get to keep 30-40 of the shots which will be staged in front of the city’s magnificent architecture.
12. Afternoon Tea In Canada’s Capital City
Take your mom to a traditional afternoon tea at a chateau in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa. The Fairmont Chateau Laurier hosts a mother’s day brunch which includes a huge selection of hot and cold entrees and desserts. While their elegant lounge, Zoe’s, serves a full tea service with dainty sandwiches, scones and cakes. This historic hotel is well paced in the downtown core and offers quick and easy access to all the major sights.
Whatever you decide to do this weekend make sure you treat your mom, she deserves it!