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Mother's Day Gifts

pink present and flowersWondering what to get mom this Mother's Day? Thoughtful gifts are a perfect way to show your mom that you truly appreciate all she has done for your family.

Below, you'll find a list of 10 gifts you can get for your mom right here in the Capital Region. Choose whichever one you feel is most appropriate!

Top 10 Local Gifts For Your Mother

1. Family Brunch

Give your mother the greatest gift of all: time with her family. Get everyone together, enjoy a delicious meal, and make your mom feel like the luckiest lady in the room! Many Albany restaurants offer brunch and dinner specials on this special day. Browse Mother's Day specials »

2. A Trip to the Spa

Give the gift of relaxation this Mother's Day! There are many spas in Albany that offer an unbeatable, luxury spa experience. You can even get a gift certificate that your mom can use at her convenience.

3. Manicure / Pedicure

After all that hard work, your mom deserves a treat. Take her for a relaxing and beautifying mani-pedi at a local salon. Nothing is better than a massage chair, a magazine, and knowing that you can switch to sandals with confidence.

4. A Family Portrait

Moms love to show off their families, so give them something they can admire and share! Browse Albany photographers to find the one that has the right feel and price for your family. Select a date, coordinate your outfits, and order prints in time for the special day.

5. Albany Tulip Festival

Take your mom out to admire the scenery as you snap photos among the blossoms in Washington Park! There is nothing like enjoying the spring weather, surrounded by 200,000 tulips! Learn more about the Albany Tulip Festival »

6. Mother's Day Wine Tasting

Locally crafted wine makes the perfect Mother's Day gift! With so many local wineries and tasting rooms in the area, you can't go wrong! Experience incredible wine selections and a beautiful atmospheres offered by local wineries.

7. A Getaway

Give your mother a weekend away from it all at a charming bed & breakfast or luxury hotel resort in Albany. Go above and beyond and book a suite or a room with a fireplace to make her feel extra special! Browse all lodging options here »

8. Tickets To A Performance

Take your mom out and show her a good time. The Capital City is filled with wonderful performing arts venues, perfect for concerts, comedy shows, and off-broadway musicals.

9. Flowers

Whether they are in a vase or in a pot, you can't go wrong with a beautiful bouquet! Browse Albany florists or visit local garden centers to find the perfect flowers for your mom. See our top 10 picks for Mother's Day flowers »

10. Try Something New

Plan something fun that neither you nor your mom has tried before. Whether it's an exercise class, dance lesson, golf lesson, or a pottery class, it will be a great way to spend quality time together!

More Great Gift Ideas For Mom:

  • A Card. Nothing says "I love you" better than a heartfelt card. Take the time to let your mom know how much she is truly appreciated!
  • A Special Poem. Tap into your creative side, and give a gift from the heart! Poems can express your feelings and create a lasting impression. For an added touch, write the finished poem on decorative paper and place it in a frame. This will be a meaningful keepsake for years to come.
  • Trip To The Movies. Your mom is sure to enjoy a trip to the theater this Mother's Day. Browse the top movies at the box office and find area theaters & show times OR let her choose the date and pick up a gift card for tickets popcorn and a soda!

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