Moms are more than just moms – they’re our hero, someone who always has an open ear for us, and the person we learn from the most. Here are 10 things to do in LA with your mom for Mother’s Day to give her a memorable day that she deserves and to treat her like the queen that she truly is!
A Day at The Grove
There are so many wonderful things to do at The Grove, which makes it a perfect place to celebrate Mother’s Day. Whether you want to take your mom out for some tea and macaroons at Ladurée, enjoy a nice brunch at one of the many excellent restaurants there such as La Piazza or Marmalade Cafe, or go on a shopping spree, a day spent at The Grove is definitely a day well spent for Mother’s Day. If you want to explore more of LA after the Grove, Here are the Best Places to Shop in LA.
Get Pampered at a Spa
Taking some time to relax and indulging in a great spa day is always a fantastic choice for a Mother’s Day celebration. There are many renowned spas in Los Angeles including Burke Williams, Raven Spa, Wi Spa, The Now, and The Complexion Apothecary (located in Burbank) amongst many others, so you have an endless amount of places to choose from for you and your mom to bond over getting a massage, facial, and beyond.
Get a Yoga Session
Another fabulous way to spend Mother’s Day is to schedule a yoga session. If your mom loves yoga or is all about fitness, then a Yoga session is a perfect gift. There are so many yoga studios in Los Angeles including Hot 8 Yoga, Fire Hot Yoga, and Kinship. The best part is that it gives you the rest of the day to do more fun activities with your mom.
Spend the Day At Catalina Island
Have you ever wanted to visit Catalina Island? Now is the perfect time to go! You and your mom can have a terrific Mother’s Day spent at Catalina Island and all you have to do is take a 60 minute ferry ride or 15 minute helicopter ride from the Los Angeles area to the island. Once you’re there, the options are limitless – you can visit the Catalina Casino, the Catalina Island Museum, or maybe even go snorkeling! Finding the best places to stay, eat, or searching fun activities can be difficult and time consuming. To save time, here is the Ultimate Catalina Island Getaway Travel Guide.
Get Some Brunch
A lovely brunch with your mom is definitely one of the greatest ways to celebrate Mother’s Day. Some places you might want to try out include Redbird, Margot, Bianca, and H&H Brazillian Steakhouse. Those are just some of the many places that will have you and your mom leaving with happy and full stomachs.
Have A Museum Day
LA is known for all of its fascinating museums. A marvelous way to celebrate Mother’s Day is by visiting a couple of museums such as The Broad, LACMA, or even the Getty Villa in Malibu. It’s a brilliant way to bond with your mom over some breathtaking works of art. If you are looking for more options, here are 10 LA museums to visit.
If you’re looking for a unique and magical way to celebrate Mother’s Day, then you should definitely think about spending Mother’s Day at MOMentum Place. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum is hosting its 19th annual ‘MOMentum Place’ where you will be able to see an exceptional performance from circus performers, dancers, and musicians. This show will definitely take you and your mom to another mystical world. You can even purchase a great brunch for you and your mom to enjoy before the show.
Go on a Hike
What’s a better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than by enjoying the outdoors and overlooking all of the incredible scenery that LA has to offer?! For Mother’s Day, you and your mom can head out on some of everyone’s favorite hikes including the Hollywood Sign, the Wisdom Tree, or the hike to the Griffith Observatory.
Enjoy Some Time at a Botanical Garden
One of the most relaxing and mesmerizing ways to celebrate Mother’s Day is by visiting a botanical garden. There are so many botanical gardens in LA that offer some of the most beautiful flowers, gardens, and waterfalls. Some places to think about visiting are the Huntington Library – Art Collections & Botanical Gardens, the Decanso Gardens, and the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
Go On A Brunch Cruise
Talk about an amazing way to celebrate Mother’s Day! Hornblower Cruises is making Mother’s Day even more phenomenal with an opportunity to take your mom on a brunch cruise or even a dinner cruise. The cruises set sail out of Marina Del Rey and Newport Beach and it will definitely be an extraordinary experience filled with tons of picture-worthy moments for you and your mom to capture.
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