Best places for a mother-daughter getaway

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Mother’s Day is just one month away. These six destinations will set the scene for the ultimate mother-daughter getaway.

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to plan a trip to show that special lady just how much you care. Whether mom is into lounging on beaches or sipping through wine country, these six destinations will set the scene for the ultimate mother-daughter getaway. While it may be too late to plan for this year’s Mother’s Day celebration, it’s never to early to start thinking about next year (or simply inspire you to plan a mother-daughter trip just because).


Santorini, Greece (Image: BluEyedA73)

Mom won’t soon forget the ocean views and sunsets from the Greek isle of Santorini, where it seems like every room and restaurant comes with a view. Whether your trip involves days by the beach or evenings out on the town, you’ll find plenty to bond over in Santorini. While you’re there, don’t miss the the chance to hop over to Naxos, the largest island in the area and one of the most picturesque.


Tour the art and architecture in Rome, enjoy a gondola ride through Venice or take a cooking class in Tuscany – we won’t force you to choose. One thing’s for sure: you’ll both be talking about your mother-daughter trip to Italy for years to come.

Sedona, Arizona

Sedona, AZ (Image: eoz_15)

If a spiritual retreat would do Mom good, Sedona is a wellness-oriented destination where you can get back to basics. Sedona sits atop positive energy vortexes, and the entire city oozes good juju. You can have your chakras cleansed and your spirits healed on your mother-daughter getaway.

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Relax Jamaican-style at an all-inclusive resort in Montego Bay, where you can lay on the white sand with a cocktail in hand. You and Mom can personalize your Jamaican getaway, whether you want to dive in the coral reef, zip-line through a jungle or swim with dolphins. But hey, if you end up spending your days laying on the beach in front of the pristine Caribbean Sea, we don’t blame you.

Napa Valley, California

Red wine (Image: quinn.anya)

If Mom’s a wine-lover, Napa Valley is calling your names. Spend a few days in California‘s wine country, where you can spend a girls’ weekend touring wineries, indulging in spa treatments and riding a wine train.

Charleston, South Caroina

Soak in Charleston‘s southern charm. You can ride a horse-drawn carriage through this nostalgic town and spend an afternoon shopping along King Street. The city is also brimming with historical museums and architecture, as well as mansions and plantations.

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Best places for a mother-daughter getaway was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Marissa Willman
Author: Marissa Willman (786 posts)

Marissa Willman earned a bachelor's degree in journalism before downsizing her life into two suitcases for a teaching gig in South Korea. Seoul was her home base for two years of wanderlusting throughout six countries in Asia. In 2011, Marissa swapped teaching for travel writing and now calls Southern California home.