This year celebrate the mother figures in your life with a grand gesture! Give back to the women who made, raised, and encouraged you throughout the years with an amazing weekend getaway in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley.
Mother’s Day weekend is filled with beautiful views, amazing meals and non-stop events!
Plants and Flowers Galore!
Explore garden beauty all weekend long with the Wilmington Flower Market at Rockford Park. Fun and entertaining for the whole family…enjoy botanic bliss, games, crafters and more!
Experience botanic bliss at the Mt. Cuba Center, a premier native plant garden, for the beginning of it’s Spring season. Enjoy a walk through their lovely property on a Garden Highlight Walk or even take in a class and learn... It's mission being to "inspire an appreciation for the beauty and value of native plants and a commitment to support the habitats that sustain them."
Move north through the Brandywine Valley and explore Longwood Gardens, America’s best botanical garden as voted by the readers of USA Today, and all the spring beauty of their 1,077 acres! Stay until the sun sets and unwind with the Festival of Fountains show.
The du Pont Family Legacy and So Much More!
Culture, beauty and history is around every corner in Wilmington. Tour exquisite historic mansions and even encounter a royal adventure! Visit Hagley Museum, Nemours Estate and Winterthur Museum for a look into the Du Pont legacy. While at Winterthur take in their newest exhibition of Costuming the Crown! Following suit and keeping in the Royal theme… take Mom and enjoy afternoon tea at Centreville Café indulge in some sweet treats!
Mother's Day Brunch Adventures!
Not able to be with mom on her special day? Then send her a gift that will last all summer long – the Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport - she’ll be reminded of your love at every one of the 12 amazing attractions she gets to visit with her passport. Find out all the details here!
Relax, celebrate and reconnect with Mom! Plan your Greater Wilmington Getaway and request one of our FREE Visitor’s Guide.
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