Mother's Day 2021 in Boston will be a little different than usual, but as things start to go back to normal, more options are opening up for celebrating. Safety is a primary concern all over the city, and you can feel confident mom's safety and yours are important to all of these locations this Mother's Day in Boston.
If your mom loves chocolate, what could be better than taking her on a chocolate tour? Increased safety procedures are in place, and you can feel safe enjoying this tour with mom. You have the option for a private tour if that makes you both feel better. You stop at six different locations, and needless to say, a lot of chocolate tasting is involved. Boston has a long chocolate history, and you will learn a lot as your take this 2.5-hour walking tour.
Taking mom out for brunch will be a real possibility this Mother's Day. Bring a mask and expect it t be popular, but lots of delicious options are available.
A special Mother's Day Two-Course Brunch is being offered with live music and if you prefer, you can opt for Mother's Day Dinner.
541 Tremont St.
Bistro du Midi
For a fixed price you and mom can enjoy a delicious brunch with views over the Public Garden.
272 Boylston St
It's been a tough year and a day or even an hour of relaxation is something that both you and mom will enjoy.
Spa at the Mandarin Hotel
The spa at the Mandarin Hotel is legendary, and it has reopened after being closed due to the pandemic. You can get mom one treatment or enjoy a couple's room and get treatments for the two of you. Reservations required and arrive at least ten minutes early.
776 Boylston Street
Boston Harbor has played an important part in the history of Boson. Whether it is their fishing and maritime industry or the Boston Tea Party, there is a lot to celebrate. No matter what mom's interests are, Boston Harbor is a good place to celebrate Mother's Day in 2021.
Sail Boston Harbor at sunset with mom while sharing a glass of champagne, wine, or beer. This two-hour tour is a special way to spend time together safely and enjoy the spectacular sunset and skyline. The schooner sets sail from Rowes Wharf. Book your tickets online.
Enjoy the great outdoors
Boston is the home to the oldest arboretum in the United States. If you and mom feel more comfortable in 2021 being outdoors without a mask and enjoying time together, The Arnold Arboretum at Harvard is a perfect option. You can bring along a picnic or just walk around and enjoy the fresh air and all the wonderful greenery. The park is free which makes it something anyone can afford to do.
The Arnold Arboretum at Harvard
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