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Extraordinary Things to Do in New York City for Mother's Day 2021

Jessica Ufuoma
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This year looks different for many people but this doesn't mean we can't celebrate our mothers who have been support systems for us in a time when we need it the most. And if you're in New York City, you're in prime location as there's a lot to see and do in the area for Mother's Day. If you're shopping for ideas on how to impress mum, then keep reading.

PS: Don't panic but Mother's Day this year is on May 9, in case you forgot.

1.) Treat her to an Eleven Madison Park at Home

One of the finest restaurants in New York and a Michelin Star, Eleven Madison Park is the place to order pick-up dinner from if you really want to spoil your mother and treat her to something fancy. Eleven Madison responded to the changing times and launched their 'Eleven Madison Park at Home' to serve pickup meals. You can order from Tock and pick it up at the most convenient location close to you. They typically launch menus every month so look out for their May menu and order something nice for mum.

2.) Take her on a Mother's Day Cruise

If your mum is up for an adventure, then treat her to one this Mother's Day. A cruise is something that will make her feel extra special and she can enjoy either a brunch or dinner cruise with the family. You can take in the New York City skyline while sipping on champagne, mimosa, or water - whatever her preference is. There is currently a Mother's day sale with brunch packages starting at $119 and dinner packages starting at $159. You can purchase your tickets here.
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3.) Order a bouquet of flowers from Seasons Flowers NYC Mother's Day collection

You can order her a bouquet of flowers from one of the best florists in New York City, Seasons Flowers. Flowers are always a special treat but getting from the best of the best is even more special. You can get some really beautiful ones from Seasons Flowers and have it delivered to mum. Check out Seasons Flowers Mother's Day collection here.
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4.) Treat her to a helicopter ride

Yes, go big because why not? A helicopter ride is a good experience to give to your mum as it offers a bird's eye view of the Big Apple and this will be a fun memory that she wouldn't be forgetting in a long time. There are several measures to ensure safety in these times, like mandatory face masks, sanitization of high traffic areas, etc so be rest assured you'll be safe and secure while having a good time with mum.

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5.) Enjoy a premium NYC Central Park horse carriage ride

This is such a fun activity you can do with your mother. You both can hop on a horse carriage ride and explore different areas of New York City.You will see Wollman Rink, Carousel, Chess & Checker House, The Dairy, Literary Mall, Bethesda Fountain, The Lake, Boat Pond, Sheep Meadow, Tavern On The Green, Columbus Circle, Balto Statue, Summer Stage, The Boathouse Restaurant, Bandshell, and Cherry Hill. You will hear plenty of interesting facts about Central Park and its attractions, and take memorable pictures at two photo stops at Bethesda Fountain and Cherry Hill (aka Friends Fountain).

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