Husbands and kids looking to treat the moms in their lives with a vacation may want to check out a list of travel ideas compiled by experts at Cheapflights, which offers travel ideas for moms of every age, and every travel style, be it the thrill-seeker, food-lover or gallery-goer.
Here are some highlights:
Mom with young kids: Nassau, Paradise Island
Along with offering mom a sun-soaked, beach holiday, the town of Nassau offers family-friendly activities like the interactive Pirates of Nassau Museum, Aquaventure, which offers 20 different swimming areas, and forts like Fort Charlotte and Fort Montagu. Happy brood guarantees mom’s happy mood.
Mom and teenage kids: Belize
With the second largest barrier reef in the world, Belize offers an incredible underwater experience. On land, both moms and teens with short attention spans can visit the country’s many wildlife sanctuaries and ancient Mayan ruins, sign up for zip lining in the jungle and river tubing in the Cayo District caves.
Mom and 20-something kids: Barcelona, Spain
The kids are older now, and can appreciate art and culture on the same level as mom. For the ultimate bonding trip, consider Barcelona, experts suggest, which offers stunning architecture, rich culture, memorable food and wine experiences and beaches. Must-visits include La Rambla, La Boqueria market, and Park Guell.
Mom in her Golden Years: Palm Springs, California
Experts describe Palm Springs as a good bonding destination with older moms. Easy to explore on foot, the desert oasis will appeal to moms who appreciate modern architecture, art, good food, and boutique shopping, all along palm tree-lined streets at a relaxed pace.