Mother’s Day travel deals: from brunch to spas to chocolate
By Aimee Heckel
Whether you’re looking to fly out and surprise your mother in another state, or whisk her away on a special vacation, Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to show your mom how grateful you are for all she has done for you.
Whatever your Mother’s Day travel plans, many travel websites, such as Priceline.com, are offering Mother’s Day specials.
Here are some other Mother’s Day travel deals worth checking out right now:
1. Mother’s Day getaway in New York City. Starting at $443 per person for a two-night package, this weekend excursion includes a yacht brunch (complete with a rose, champagne and dessert), two nights in a midtown Manhattan hotel and admission to the Empire State Building Observatory, the Metropolitan Museum of Art or other exciting museums.
2. Mother’s Day bed and brunch treat at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Va. Book a weekend getaway with a relaxing spa treatment, golf, deluxe accommodations and brunch for two. The “mother of all brunches” is $75 per person. Make sure you check out the “Supermom Spa Retreat Package,” which includes overnight accommodations and a choice of two spa treatments, starting around $354 per night over Mother’s Day weekend.
3. Oregon getaway and spa retreat at the Skamania Lodge in Portland. This lodge offers a mother-daughter spa package, as well as a special Mother’s Day open house at the Waterleaf Spa from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy complimentary wine and snacks a raffle of spa treatments and brunch. Stay until Sunday and enjoy the Sunday special: a 25-minute massage or deep cleansing facial for just $50.
4. Plan an island vacation. Orbitz.com offers an island guide for Mother’s Day trips to Hawaii. Among the list of recommendations: a lavish brunch buffet at the Kahala Hotel and Resort on the island of Oahu. Kahala has a special Mother’s Day Memories event: dinner at one of the seaside restaurants, with preferred seating available upon reservation.
5. Indulge your tastebuds at the Colorado Chocolate Festival, oh so coincidentally planned for Mother’s Day weekend. According to the event’s website, the festival turns Mother’s Day weekend into “one long, miasmic cacao high,” featuring every type of chocolate you can imagine, contests, baking demos and even a Miss Chocolate contest.
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