After daily chores and caring for everyone else... all moms want to do is get away from it all. This year, treat the mother figure in your life with a grand gesture! Give back to the ones who made, raised and encouraged you throughout the years with an escape to Wilmington & the Brandywine Valley.   

Beautiful views, amazing meals and fabulous adventures await... 

Enjoy Plants and Flowers Galore!  

Explore garden beauty all weekend long at the Wilmington Flower Market at Rockford Park. It’s fun and entertaining for the whole family…enjoy botanic bliss, games, crafters, and more!  

Experience botanic beauty at the Mt. Cuba Center, Greater Wilmington’s premier native plant garden, at the beginning of its spring season. Move 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 its 1,077 acres!   

The du Pont Family Legacy and So Much More!

Culture, beauty and history appear around every corner in Wilmington. Tour exquisite historic mansions and throw in an exhibit that features the women behind many of today’s inventions, Nation of Inventors at Hagley! Visit Hagley Museum and Library, Nemours Estate and Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library for a look into the du Pont legacy. While at Winterthur, take in the beauty of the fairy gardens and the stunning reflecting pool. Following suit and keeping in theme… take Mom and enjoy afternoon tea at Centreville Place. Be sure to indulge in some sweet treats while you are there! (We recommend planning your tea party at least 48 hours ahead!)

Not able to be with Mom on her special day? Then send her a gift that will last all summer (and part of fall) 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! Get started planning your Greater Wilmington getaway by requesting one of our FREE Visitor’s Guide.  

We want to see your #VisitWilm adventures! Don’t forget to tag us on Instagram for your chance to be featured! We also have a spring photo contest happening now. Enter your photos for a chance to win a 2023 Individual Passport – learn more and enter your images here.  

Happy Mother's Day!