Best Places to Visit With Mom in 2021

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Whether your mom loves rolling hills of vineyards to explore, luxury spa destinations, adventurous treks, or a little broadway sparkle- we have selected some of the best destinations worldwide to enjoy some quality time together. Unwind at pristine beaches in Palm Springs beneath some much-needed sunlight, or enjoy delectable Mediterranean cuisine along the southern Amalfi Coast of Italy. These destinations will treat you and your mom to some unforgettable experiences. Bon Voyage!

Amalfi Coast, Iceland, New York, Mackinac Island, Charleston, Medellín, Tuscany, Napa Valley, Paris, Sedona, Palm Springs, Franschhoek

  • Amalfi Coast, Italy

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      Colorful fishing villages and fresh Mediterranean cooking, make lasting memories with your momma along the pristine Amalfi Coast this Mother's Day. The Amalfi Coast is perfect for moms who love cuisine- think fresh homemade pasta and wine from the local wineries daily. Resting upon the gorgeous and sunny southern coastline of Italy, fill up and explore the rugged shoreline, sandy beaches, iridescent waters, and charming seaside towns.

  • Iceland

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      For adventurous moms, take a trip to the vast and unique landscape of Iceland. Known as the land of Fire and Ice, Iceland is sculpted of volcanoes and tundra, witness towering waterfalls, luminescent ice caves, active glaciers, and exciting hiking trails. After busy days of adventuring out in the gorgeous country, unwind at one of the plentiful natural hot spring options which dot the country.

  • New York, United States

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      For any glamorous mother, NYC is the best metropolitan destination to get lost together in the busy city. It is no secret that New York has amazing food, exciting activities, and plenty of sites to see. We recommend booking a late morning brunch at Poco with bottomless mimosa to live like a *true* New Yorker, checking out some boutique galleries in Chelsea, and then hitting broadway to enjoy one of the countless world-class performances showing every day. If you haven't already, get tickets to one of the classics- Moulin Rouge, Chicago, or even Wicked for an unforgettable evening.

  • Mackinac Island, United States

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      Mackinac Island is a hidden treasure in Michigan lined with shimmering waters that is a perfect getaway for a mom who loves nature and fresh air. Accessible by ferry, Mackinac Island has an enchanting twist: it is void of any cars. This factor coupled with a State Historic Park that covers 80% of the island, makes for a refreshing retreat. The island is also a great golfing destination, complete with three pristine courses.

  • Charleston, United States

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      Experience southern hospitality with your mother in Charleston as the city comes alive beneath the glowing springtime sunlight. Charleston is perfect for a mom who loves some outdoorsy fun, with plenty of farmer's markets, picturesque trails, beaches, and outdoor activities. Charleston is an easily walkable city with plenty of sunny sites to see and delicious cuisine to sample. Check out Daniel Island for golf courses and well-kept parks just 20 minutes from downtown Charleston.

  • Medellín, Colombia

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      Enjoy a cosmopolitan getaway in the thriving city of Medellin. With vast botanical gardens, rich history, beautiful architecture, and incredibly friendly people- Medellin is the perfect sunny destination to enjoy with your mother. Enjoy the countless sites and activities of the city together, and make time for a day trip to Guatape, a vibrant and colorful village with a breathtaking natural landscape and gorgeous coast side views.

  • Tuscany, Italy

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      For mothers who love art, where better to explore than the center of all western renaissance creation? Tuscany is known worldwide as a destination soaked in history, with distinct ancient architecture, elaborate art galleries full of treasures, diverse landscape, and picturesque beaches. Visit the city of Florence to see Michelangelo's sculpture of "David", and spend a day getting lost in the Uffizi Gallery to witness Boticelli's famous work in person. Finish your day in one of the many cozy, authentically Italian restaurants for a heaping plate of pasta and delicious wine.

  • Napa Valley, United States

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      Endless amounts of world-famous hillside vineyards, gourmet cuisine, and exquisite spas, Napa Valley is perfect to treat your mother to some luxury experience. You and your mom will love sampling the tasty and fresh California wine and ending your wistful days indulging in CBD-infused hemp oil massages at our favorite spot, The Spa at Solange.

  • Paris in Paris, France

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      Whisk your mother away for a glamorous escapade to the gorgeous cobblestone paved streets of Paris. The City of Love and Light awaits complete with countless galleries, fashion boutiques, dreamy hotels, and historical experiences. Visit all the major sites including the iconic Eiffel Tower and the Musee du Louvre, or make your way to off-the-beaten-path spots like the art deco cafe where they filmed the famous movie Amelie- located at 15 rue Lepic at rue Cauchois.

  • Sedona, United States

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      Sedona, recognized as a haven for spiritual wellness amongst dynamic red rock formations and vast deserts. Treat your mom to a scenic meditation retreat at McLean’s Meditation Institute or a transformative spa day at Amara’s Resort and Spa. Let go of life’s worries together, be fully present, and enjoy an unforgettable Mother’s Day.

  • Palm Springs, United States

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      Palm Springs is a must destination to soak up some Socal sunshine with your mom. Known worldwide as a top tourist destination, the activities for this gorgeous destination are endless. Relax beachside with a fruity drink, unwind at one of the many luxury spas or shop 'til you drop at the countless boutiques lining Palm Canyon Drive.

  • Franschhoek, South Africa

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      For mommas who love wine, Franchoeck is a slice of Paradise nestled into South Africa's western cape with centuries-old vineyards to explore together. Along with a variety of boutique wineries and ancient cellars to sample some of the world's best wines, Franschhoek offers deluxe views of gorgeous rolling hills and traditional architecture. With plenty of exceptional spots to visit during your stay, we recommend the hidden gem of Glenwood Vineyards to get a taste of their sustainable and delicious natural wine, all while taking in the picturesque natural landscape surrounding this quaint winery.