Our picks for trips Mom would enjoy and, hey – you don’t have to travel on Mother’s Day weekend; just go whenever she wants. But sit up straight when you talk to her.
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So much gorgeous scenery, you may not want to do anything gawk but save time for the Buffalo Bill Center of the West (an affiliate of the Smithsonian). And just two hours down the road – Yellowstone National Park. See more here.
- Fly to Cody, Wyo. (Yellowstone Regional Airport – YRA) or West Yellowstone, Mont. (Yellowstone Airport – WYS) or Jackson, Wyo.
Visit a thoroughbred horse farm, try some of the world’s finest bourbons, see the nation’s largest urban forest (Jefferson Memorial Forest) and don’t forget the Hot Brown sandwich. See more here.
- Fly to Louisville
Napa Valley, California
What to do besides the obvious? Eat at exquisite restaurants, enjoy the view from a hot air balloon, hike or bike or play golf or tennis. Then relax – over a nice glass of wine. See more here.
This historic gem is older than the U.S. but Savannah also offers a thoroughly modern nightlife scene along with cutting edge dining. Walk the historic squares, head to the city market or catch the show at the nation’s oldest continuously operating theater site in America. See more here.
- Fly to Savannah
In the heart of the Berkshires, this lovely town is a center for art, recreation, historic inns and unique shops. Go to the Norman Rockwell Center, or take in a music festival. See more here.
- Fly into Hartford
Upstate New York’s Finger Lakes Region
If you like natural beauty and bed & breakfasts, wineries and waterfalls, and charming villages, this is one amazing getaway. See more here.