Four Vacations Mom Will Love

No matter what kind of traveller she is, these "mom"-cations deliver


 

Call up your girlfriends and book a tripyou deserve it. In honour of Mother’s Day, here are four gal getaways for active, spa-loving, young-at-heart or foodie moms.

For moms who are fitness fans: Kelowna

With hiking trails, a paddle-worthy lake and more than 30 wineries to cycle between, this city in B.C’s Okanagan has adventures that’ll get your heart pumping.

Stay The charming Hotel Eldorado has history and lake access—you can rent a kayak, stand-up paddleboard or Waverunner right from

the dock.

Eat Refuel with wild boar meatballs or chicken leg confit poutine at RauDZ Regional Table, a downtown restaurant committed to serving the region’s bounty. 

Do Book a custom “Ladies Only” tour with Monashee Adventure Tours to cycle between wineries or to hike the region’s famous Myra Canyon.

Splurge Dive into and out of the water like Ogopogo (Okanagan Lake’s mythical monster) on a hydro-powered flyboard, which is like a hoverboard’s aquatic cousin, with Okanagan Flyboard

For moms in need of TLC: Palm Springs

This relaxing and rejuvenating desert city is an ideal destination if you’re looking to unwind by a pool or inside a luxurious treatment room.

Stay Bliss out at The Junipero Palm Springs, a boutique hotel with Mediterranean architecture, palm-fringed mountain views and a therapeutic pool and hot tub.

Eat Don’t miss truffle tater tots, carrot waffles or a flight of bacon at popular brunch spot Cheeky’s, located in the city’s revitalized Uptown district.

Do Book a unique spa treatment like the Palm Springs Peel (with natural acids and locally grown dates) at the Colony Palms Hotel Spa.

Splurge Spend a day revitalizing at Two Bunch Palms, a luxurious wellness resort in Greater Palm Springs that offers mud baths, Watsu immersion therapy and shamanic healing.

For moms who are young at heart: Las Vegas

It’s the other city that never sleeps … because girlfriends are busy hanging out poolside by day and hitting the hottest clubs by night.

Stay The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has well-appointed rooms plus three pools, each with its own distinct experience, for daytime relaxing (or revelry). 

Eat Savour Italian cuisine with California influences at Giada at The Cromwell, the first and only restaurant by celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis. 

Do Take a Bright Lights City evening tour with Pink Jeep Tours. Stop at Wedding Chapel Row before boarding a chopper to see the Strip in all its neon glory.

Splurge Toast friendship at Hyde Bellagio, where The Hyde at Play experience includes two bottles of premium vodka, one bottle of Champagne and a VIP table for up to 12 women. 

For moms who love food: Montreal

Whether you’re inside one of Montreal’s historic buildings or on a perfect patio, this is the city where food and history come together to wow the senses.

Stay Slumber in the heart of Old Montreal at Auberge du Vieux-Port. Don’t miss the terrace at the hotel’s Taverne Gaspar, with pub-inspired delicacies.

Eat Rabbit from regional farms and arctic char caught off the Gaspésie Peninsula are some of the local ingredients on offer at Les 400 Coups in Old Montreal.

Do Explore the delectable tastes and aromas of Montreal’s hip Mile End district on a walking culinary tour with Local Montreal Food Tours.

Splurge Spoil your taste buds with a wine-pairing dinner at Toqué!, a celebrated Relais & Chateaux restaurant in downtown Montreal.

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