The time of year has almost arrived when kids across the country have a chance to show mom just how appreciated she is. Give mom a Mother’s Day to remember this May by arranging a fantastic NYC Mother’s Day getaway. NYCtourist.com is here to help with the planning process by narrowing down the top ways to spend Mother’s Day in NYC for 2013.
Sightseeing Brunch Cruise in NYC
Start mom’s special day out right by embarking on a Mother’s Day brunch cruise in New York City. The Around Manhattan Mother’s Day Cruise offered by Classic Harbor Line will be the epitome of elegance, and will make mom feel as special as she deserves to. Guests will feel like they’ve been transported back to the roaring 1920’s on this Great Gatsby-style yacht on this tour that will last for almost three hours. A delicious brunch will be provided consisting of waffles, frittatas, ham, a complimentary alcoholic beverage and more! All of the popular sightseeing cruises in NYC offer stunning panoramic views of the Big Apple and such top NYC attractions as the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge, and popular New York City neighborhoods like Brooklyn, Williamsburg and the Upper West Side. Every mother deserves a special experience this Mother’s Day, and this is the perfect opportunity to give that treat to her!
Afterwards, be sure to go for a stroll through this famous NYC landmark for a great bonding activity. Along the same lines would be heading to one of the Botanical Gardens like the New York Botanical Gardens, or the ones in Brooklyn or Queen. During the Spring, these NYC attractions are filled with blossoming flowers and lovely greenery that mom will love seeing during a serene afternoon.
Broadway Shows for Mother’s Day
Seeing a Broadway Show is one of the most popular things to do in NYC, and catching a matinee performance on the Sunday of Mother’s Day will make for a memorable holiday. Nothing quite says New York City like seeing a Broadway musical, and some wonderful musicals playing Spring 2013 that are enjoyable for all ages.
- Newsies is a popular show that tells the story of an 1899 Newsboy strike in Manhattan set to catchy song and dance numbers.
- Mamma Mia is a wonderful show to see this Mother’s Day in NYC, as what could be better than a daughter and her relationship with her mother (and father).
- Families celebrating mom together will love seeing Wicked or Annie on Broadway.
- Grownups treating mom to a show should definitely consider Chicago The Musical.
DiscountedBroadway tickets make seeing a show in NYC a must, and even last minute Broadway shows tickets are available through NYCTourist.com, so definitely keep an eye out for NYC show deals on the most coveted show tickets.
Sightseeing Tours in NYC
Everyone loves sightseeing in New York City, so why not incorporate some into the Mother’s Day itinerary by going on a fascinating New York City tour? A NYC walking tour would be a wonderful way to revel in the pleasant Spring weather, take in top NYC attractions and spend some quality time with mom. For a unique spin on the traditional Mother’s Day brunch, go on a food tour of one of the culinary hotspot neighborhoods like Greenwich Village or Chelsea. Commemorate this Mother’s Day with a photo tour to capture the whole family together in front of some of New York’s famous sights. Self-guided walking tours like Urban Quest NYC Urban Quest can turn an afternoon into a thrilling scavenger hunt which is completed by visiting and learning about some of the most famous New York City attractions.
NYC Hotels for Mother’s Day in NYC
There are plenty New York City hotels to select from when planning an NYC Mother’s Day getaway, and narrowing down which one to stay at just depends on which would be the best fit for mom and her family. Treat mom to a stay at the beautiful InterContinental New York Barclay. This fabulous four star hotel in Midtown Manhattan is close to Madison and Park Avenue for those who will be treating mom to a shopping spree this Mother’s Day in NYC. Onsite, the Barclay Bar & Grill is an elegant fine-dining restaurant where families can treat mom to a meal nearby, or have a drink at the fabulous Barclay Bar. Park Central New York is another great Midtown Manhattan Hotel close to some of the world’s best shopping, Broadway Theatres, Central Park and Times Square. Find all of the NYC hotel deals so there’s no hesitation in taking a trip with mom this Mother’s Day.
There are so many great things to do in New York City this Mother’s Day, so treat the mom, wife, grandmother or the mothers of the future, your daughters, to a fabulous trip to NYC. Find a limo in New York City so mom can travel in luxury the whole time. A limo from the airport to the hotel is not much more than a cab ride, and far more worth the money, so book one from the airport, around town or maybe even a sightseeing limo tour of NYC. Happy Mother's Day to all the moms, those who make it out to New York City, and those that don't.