The Best Mother’s Day Gift is a Connecticut Getaway
Show your mom how much you care on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 8, and spend a relaxing day enjoying each other’s company while exploring the best that Connecticut has to offer. Whether you see her every day or live far away, here are some ideas for showering the maternal figures in your life with love and attention:
BOOK HER A SPA DAY
Give her some much-needed R&R by booking her a spa day. Numerous studies confirm the benefits of a massage or facial for health, and wellbeing, some of which include reducing anxiety, stress, blood pressure, sleep insomnia, muscle strains, and more.
VISIT LOCAL MUSEUMS
NEW BRITAIN MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART – NEW BRITAIN
If your mom has a love for art, visit The New Britain Museum of American Art this year to discover art work from emerging and established artists based in America. This wonderful museum offers a glimpse into the history, tradition, and evolution of America’s art world. If visiting Delamar West Hartford, you and mom will receive complimentary admission to the NBMAA.
WADSWORTH ATHENEUM – HARTFORD
Take a trip to The Wadsworth Atheneum to witness some 50,000 works of art that feature European and American art that spans the 1600s through the present. This is a great place to visit with mom to explore a wide range of artworks within the breathtaking architecture of the museum.
BRUCE MUSEUM – GREENWICH
For something a little different, The Bruce Museum is a fun way to learn about the natural sciences; exploring the region’s geology, paleontology, Ice Age, marine ecosystems, terrestrial ecosystems, and more. With many interesting exhibitions to walk through, The Bruce Museum is an engaging and educational way to spend the afternoon with mom.
SCHEDULE A DINNER DATE
If you live locally, book a reservation at your favorite restaurant for a special night catching up with mom. There are plenty of great spots to dine throughout Connecticut, but for an exceptional culinary experience, join us at our award-winning Delamar restaurants, l’escale and Artisan, where you and mom can share some good conversations while one of our chefs covers the cooking.
TASTE CONNECTICUT’S WINE
GOUVEIA VINEYARDS – WALLINGFORD
Meet up with mom for a picnic paired with wine at the beautiful Gouveia Vineyards. Located high on 140 acres, the winery showcases 360-degree panoramic views of sun-kissed woodlands, open fields and over 22 acres of vineyards. The winery sells meat & cheese and fruit & cheese platters along with sandwiches to go with your wine.
CONNECTICUT VALLEY WINERY – NEW HARTFORD
Share the charm of a small, family-owned winery on Mother’s Day and enjoy a selection of award-winning wines ranging from reds to whites and specialty wines. Wind down over a glass of wine with mom, or pack a picnic to enjoy together on the patio surrounded by lush vines laden with grapes.
DIGRAZIA VINEYARDS & WINERY – BROOKFIELD
Take mom on a wine tasting tour at DiGrazia Vineyards which painstakingly raises premium French Hybrid grape varieties exclusively on over 45 acres of gorgeous land. The winery has over 15 wines, ranging from dry to sweet, using estate-grown grapes and local fruits.
PRIAM VINEYARDS – COLCHESTER
Another great winery is the Priam Vineyards which produces twelve international award-winning wines that are estate-grown, blended, and bottled. The 40-acre farm has 12,000 grapevines in production, with a breathtaking 35-mile view of the New England countryside. Their winery tasting bar, room, and patio is the perfect spot for an afternoon spent with mom.
CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY AT THE DELAMAR
This May, give your mom the gift of a luxurious getaway while sharing unforgettable memories together. Delamar has three distinct locations throughout Connecticut in Greenwich, Southport, and West Hartford where you can explore the state from a luxurious home base. If you are visiting Delamar West Hartford, be sure to stop by Kimberly Boutique for a private shopping experience and a 10% discount that your mom will be sure to adore. At Delamar, you and mom can rejuvenate with our amenities and fine attention to detail at every turn.