7 Unforgettable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

A Mother's Day High Tea makes the perfect gift

This Mother’s Day, treat Mom to an experience she’ll cherish for years.


Dates below are for 2018. Check each site for updated 2019 deals. 


1. High Tea at Silver Fountain Inn

Order “The Duchess” at this beautiful Victorian inn in Dover, NH for a taste of royalty. Served on a 3-tiered cake stand, this afternoon tea comes with house-made sandwiches, scones, a sampling of desserts and a large pot of tea. Silver Fountain Inn offers over 30 delicious tea blends to choose from (we recommend the Lavender Lady Grey).


2. Global Cooking with Local Ingredients Class at Colby Hill Inn

Treat Mom to a hands-on cooking class followed by a three-course dinner party with wine pairings selected by the Chef. Make it a getaway, and receive a 15% discount on lodging for the night before or the night of the class. Upcoming classes feature cuisine from North Africa, New Zealand, and more.


3. Cruise the M/S Mount Washington

Bring a camera to capture the memories of a Mother’s Day cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington. The scenic outing includes a buffet with Apple Almond French Toast, made-to-order Belgium Waffles,  a Roasted Sirloin carving station, a seafood station, and more. Tickets are only $49 for adults and includes a complimentary mimosa, and $24 for children.

Cruise Lake Winnipesaukee with Mom
Cruise with Mom on the M/S Mount Washington to make unforgettable memories and capture incredible views of Lake Winnipesaukee.

4. Mom’s the Word at Mill Falls at the Lake

It’s all about Mom at Mill Falls Marketplace on Saturday, May 12. The first 100 moms to arrive win a hand-crafted gift from Artisans by the Bay. There will be music for dancing, hourly basket giveaways, and the chance to win a $100 Marketplace shopping spree! Shops open 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Festivities are from Noon–3 p.m., rain or shine!


5. Yoga in the Vineyard at LaBelle Winery

Give Mom the gift of peace and tranquility with LaBelle Winery’s Yoga in the Vineyard. The classes are held outside in the Vineyard during and inside during the snowy months. Past yoga experience is not required. Registration is only $15 for the class and $20 if you would like a wine tasting included.


6. Take A Ride with Conway Scenic Railway

This Mother’s Day Mom can enjoy an old-fashioned railroading experience on historic rail routes in vintage passenger cars (most from the 1920s). Mom rides FREE in Coach when accompanied by 1 or more of her children, or FREE in First Class when accompanied by another paying adult. Trains depart from an 1874 train station in North Conway Village to either Conway or Bartlett and back again.

Take a Mother's Day ride on the Conway Scenic Railroad.
Take a Mother’s Day ride on the Conway Scenic Railroad. Photo by Robert Linsdell via Flickr.

7. Hiking Getaway at the Adair Inn

Adair Inn’s Hiking Getaway package is the perfect gift for moms looking to get outside and explore Franconia Notch. The package includes a gourmet breakfast each morning, a 2-course dinner for two, afternoon tea, 2 tickets to the Flume Gorge, and 2 tickets to Cannon Aerial Tramway. The Hiking Getaway package is available May through October.