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Mothers Day giftWondering what to get Mom this Mother's Day? Mother's Day is not a day to go overboard. It's a time to get a thoughtful gift that shows your mom that your truly appreciate all she has done for your family.

Still not sure what to get Mom? Below see a list of the top 10 local Mother's Day gifts! You will find a wide range of options and best of all they are all right here in the Capital City!





1. Family Brunch! Give your mother the greatest gift: time with her family. Get the family 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 restaurants here »
2. Spa FacialA 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. Your mother will love being pampered on this special day OR get a gift certificate to be used at her convenience. Browse Albany spas »
3. Manicure / PedicureManicure / Pedicure! After all that hard work your Mom deserves a treat. Take Mom 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. Or let Mom decide the date and purchase a gift certificate! Choose from our guide to Albany nail salons »

Family PortraitA Family Portrait! Moms love to show off their family, giver her something to be proud of! Browse Albany photographers to find the one that has the right feel and price for your family. Then, choose a date and if you wish figure out coordinated outfits. Find a photographer in Albany »

5. TulipsAlbany 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! See more on Albany Tulip Festival»
6. Wine tastingMother's Day Wine Tasting! Locally brewed wine makes the perfect Mother's Day Gift! With so many local wineries and tasting rooms in the area, you can go wrong! Experience incredible wine selections and a beautiful atmospheres offered by local wineries. See a list of local wineries »
7. Hotel fireplaceA Getaway! Give your mother a weekend away from it all at a charming Bed & Breakfast inn or luxury hotel resort in Albany. Go above and beyond and book a luxury suite or a room with a fireplace to make Mom feel extra special! Browse 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 centers, perfect for concerts, comedy shows, off-broadway musicals and plays, and musicians. Browse venue options here »
9. Mothers Day FlowersFlowers! 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 Mom. See our top 10 picks for Mother's Day flowers »
10. Try Something New! Plan something fun that neither you and your mom have 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 with your mother! You never know, you could find her a new hobby! See all events on Mother's Day »

More Great Gift Ideas For Mom:
  • A Card. Nothing says, I love you better than a heartfelt card. These day you can find a card that expresses your feelings, no matter what the sentiment. Take the time to let your mom know how much she is truly appreciated!
  • A Special Poem. Tap into your creative side, and a gift from the heart! Poems can express your feelings and create a lasting impression. For an added touch place finished poem on decorative paper and place within a frame. This will be a meaningful keepsake for years to come.
  • Trip To The Movies. Your Mom will enjoy a trip to the theater and a chance to have a night out 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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