We’ve already gone over the nuts and bolts of the Momcation in our post “Taking a Momcation- How to Plan a Much Needed Break from Mothering”. Now, we’re going to look at some amazing Momcation destinations so you can start planning that time away! If you’re a little more adventurous than just booking a nearby hotel room for the night, check out these unique Momcation destinations where you can rest and relax in style!
8 Amazing Momcation Destinations
1. Blackberry Farm- Walland, TN
Located an easy half an hour south of Knoxville, Blackberry Farm is a stunning resort set in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains that is quite possibly the most perfect Momcation destination you’ll find! With 14,000 acres of tranquil farm and forest, you won’t have to leave the resort all weekend. They have beautiful gardens where they grow the food served in their restaurants and if you’re a foodie, you can schedule a garden walk or cooking lesson with the chef. They offer numerous weekend yoga retreats and guided forests walks to help you unwind and soak in the beauty of nature. Plus there is luxury spa right on the farm with a four page menu of relaxing spa services! The only problem with booking a long weekend for a Momcation at Blackberry Farm is that you might not want to leave!
2. The Historic Davenport Hotel- Spokane, WA
This is a Momcation destination for a mom who is looking for a good night’s sleep! The Historic Davenport Hotel, with it’s gorgeous and grand lobby, is well known for it’s “Davenport Beds”. Yup- that’s right! They’re best known for how comfy their beds are! The beds include a custom made down pillow top mattress and the finest Frette Italian sheets. You can actually purchase the beds (yes- the bed!) or just the sheets right from the hotel’s gift shop. The hotel is also home to the Davenport Spa & Salon that offers luxury spa treatments to pamper your body while relaxing and re-energizing your mind! I don’t know if there’s a mama out there anywhere in the world who couldn’t use an uninterrupted night of sleep in a luxurious bed followed by a a day at the spa, which makes the Historic Davenport Hotel a great Momcation destination!
3. The Surrey- New York, NY
A trip to New York City probably sounds more adventurous than relaxing- but you can have the best of both worlds if you book a weekend at The Surrey Hotel in NYC’s Upper East Side neighborhood. The Upper East Side is a calmer and more peaceful neighborhood than the hustle and bustle of NYC’s busies areas- and the Surrey is a truly tranquil hotel where you can escape and relax. The rooms are exquisite (including numerous suites if you want more space to spread out and treat yourself like a queen!), the Café Boulud restaurant boasts a Michelin star, and the Cornelia Spa offers personalized treatments in private rooms. But if you want more than just a weekend at a hotel for your Momcation, this is where the Surrey shines. It is just steps away from NYC’s tranquil Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, You’re not far from the Guggenheim Museum and there are dozens of little cafe’s and bakeries where you can grab a quick bite and relax as you enjoy the city!
4. The Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort- Mirage, CA
Are you looking for a truly luxurious Momcation destination? Then hop on a flight to California and book yourself a weekend at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resport and Spa! Located just outside of Palm Springs in the California desert, this resort feels like a tropical all-inclusive. It features three pools (on of which is adult only) including water slides and a lazy river, plus a gorgeous cliff-side hot tub! There are five restaurants to choose from on the property so you’ll never have to leave the resort. The 20,000 square foot European Spa is not only beautiful enough to take your breath away, but all of their products are organic made from plants, herbs, essential oils and extracts native to the California desert!
5. The Archer Hotel- Napa, CA
Whether you want to travel solo or spend the weekend with a few girlfriends, the Archer Hotel in Napa Valley has a special Momcation package that makes it the perfect destination for your weekend getaway! They offer a luxurious weekend package where you can feel pampered before returning home to the chaos of your daily life. Their Momcation package offers their lowest and most flexible rate on your room reservation, a $20 drink and dine credit that can be used at their steak house, rooftop bar or for room service, a kimono style Frette bathrobe to enjoy during your stay plus luxurious slippers you can take home, plus homemade salted caramels and a complimentary bottle of house white, rosé, red or bubbles or sparkling water. The Momcation package at the Archer Hotel also includes a late check-out (1:00pm!) so you can linger in luxury just a bit longer before having to return home!
6. The Hershey Hotel- Hershey, PA
Love chocolate? Then the Hershey Hotel is the perfect Momcation destination for you! An elegant resort tucked in the Hershey Valley of Pennsylvania, the Hershey Hotel is home to a world class spa that specializes in chocolate treatments such as a Whipped Cocoa Bath, a Chocolate Bean Polish, and the Cocoa Facial Experience. The spa also features a spa-guest-only lounge and restaurant, The Oasis, where you can enjoy a relaxing meal overlooking the hotel’s beautiful gardens. The hotel also features an incredible outdoor pool complex, perfect for lounging around poolside all day- plus an indoor pool if it’s a bit too chilly outside. And don’t forget you’re in the heart of chocolate country- so save room for dessert and tasty treats all weekend long!
7. The Ranch at Rock Creek- Philipsburg, MT
If you want a truly unique getaway for your Momcation, consider the Ranch at Rock Creek in Big Sky country. The Ranch at Rock Creek is a luxury dude ranch featuring a variety of gorgeous rooms. You can stay in the Granite Lodge, in the rustic Barn, in a luxury private home or a luxury glamping location where you can sleep under the stars but with all the comforts of an elegant hotel! The treatment menu at the Granite Spa offers a wide variety of unique treatment options including a creek-side Conestoga wagon massage and a CBD massage. Go horseback riding, sapphire mining, or book an afternoon in one of the ranch’s special creek-side hideaways where you’ll have a hammock, a warm fire with a blanket, and staff who will bring you beverages while you relax alone out in nature!
8. The Kimpton Surfcomber- Miami, FL
This oceanfront property in South Beach is the perfect beach getaway for your Momcation. The Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel has a full beach set up right on hotel property, you don’t even have to leave the hotel to enjoy the beautiful beach! The hotel also has an absolutely gorgeous pool with luxury private cabanas- big enough to share with a group of girlfriends if you’ve chosen a girlfriend getaway weekend in Miami! You can book beach-side mixology lessons where you can learn to mix your own cocktails right on the beach, or book a spa treatment at the K’Alma Spa’s beachside spa cabana! Miami is another great location if you’re looking for a little more than just a hotel getaway, because you’re just steps away from all the nightlife Miami beach has to offer! So grab a girlfriend and book your Miami Momcation at the Kimpton Surfcomber!