Mothers day weekend is just around the corner on May, 13. Below is a wide variety of ideas to celebrate. From outdoorsy activities like rafting to relaxing spas in the San Juans. Your guide to a great Mother’s Day weekend is below.

Great Cocktails:


Enjoy a refreshing cocktail from their unique list of creative drinks. Be sure to check online for their happy hour deals which include a variety of appetizers.

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Swim Club Wet Bar

Sip on cocktails at Swim Club Wet Bar. The bar serves refreshing drinks as well as great appetizers. 

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The Temple Bar

Snack on a variety of cheese plates offered at the Temple Bar and be sure to check out their always changing wine list. Check online for their happy hour specials. 

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The Skagit Casino Resort

Grab a craft beer or cocktail from the Winners Lounge at the Skagit Valley Casino. The bar always has the big games on, so you do not have to worry about missing them.

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The Barnacle

Ropes and lanterns hang down from the ceiling, creating a cozy place to enjoy a cocktail.  An extensive cocktail menu features a range of drink options. 

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Best Brunches:

B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar

Grab a special Mother’s Day brunch.  There will be a build-your-own omelet station as well as Dungeness crab cake Benedict, and many more yummy options.

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Packers Kitchen + Bar at Semiahmoo Resort

Spend Mother’s Day weekend enjoying all the amenities at the Semiahmoo Resort.  They serve omelets as well as a variety of alcoholic breakfast beverages.

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Chuckanut Manor Seafood Grill

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Sunday champagne brunch buffet. There will be grilled oysters, poached salmon, omelets, and of course champagne!                                                  

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Tulalip Resort Casino 

Make room for the gourmet Mother’s Day breakfast buffet at the Tulalip Resort.  There will be a bounty of food as well as specialty stations.

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 Rocky Bay Cafe

Celebrate mother’s day with a yummy breakfast. They are open till 2 P.M. if you want to grab a late breakfast.

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Real Relaxation

The Chrysalis Inn & Spa

Sit back and relax on Mother’s Day at the spa. Through the month of May, get 10% off on massages on selected days. 

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The Spa at Silver Reef Casino & Resort

Get a couples massage or spa package for mother’s day and enjoy other amenities the resort offers.

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Massage Envy

Check out the mother’s day deals going on at massage envy. They have specials going-on until May 13.

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Roche Harbor Resort

Take a trip to the San Juans and stop at the Roche Harbor Resort. Get a massage, swim in the pools, or just enjoy the nice views the San Juan Islands have to offer.

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Bella Soul Spa

Stop by Bella Soul Spa and get a massage or facial. They have special deals and promotions on their website. 

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Great Gifts

Joe’s Garden 

Stop by Joe’s Garden and pick up fresh local produce to make a yummy mother’s day meal or use as a gift. 

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Grab a mother’s day gift at Ideal a home decor store in downtown Bellingham. They have everything from books to cute floormats.                                                    

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Betty Be Good

Pick out something unique at this Bellingham boutique. They sell cute clothing and accessories to spice up the wardrobe.

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Bottorff’s & Company

Buy something unique at this family owned shop in Sedro-Woolley. They various home decor and over 80 percent of their products come from small businesses

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Just Heavenly Fudge 

Bring home some decadent desserts for mother’s day. They have a variety of  flavors that are made fresh daily.

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Amazing Adventures

Oyster Dome Hike

Hike to the top of Oyster Dome and enjoy the beautiful views of the San Juan Sslands.  The hike is 5.1 miles round trip and is not too difficult.

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Earn your Stamps on the Bellingham Tap Trail

Order a pint at one of the locations on the map and get your passport stamped.  The map has more than a dozen locations and does not have to be done all in one day!

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Lake Padden Boat Rentals

Rent a kayak or paddle board and float around Lake Padden. Check out their website for rates and reservations.

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Maya’s Legacy Whale Watching Tours

Sign up for small group tours for Whale Watching from Friday Harbor.  The tours occur year-round. Go to Trip Advisor for more information.

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Skagit River Rafting

Float down the second-longest river in Washington state and enjoy the views of the mountains. This is a great introduction to whitewater rafting for adventure seekers.

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Fun Flowers

A New Leaf Flower Shoppe

Pick out some flowers or have them delivered right to your door for Mother’s Day. The flower shop delivers to Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden, and surrounding areas.

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Pozie by Natalie

Charming one-of-a-kind floral creations from posh to casual, Pozie by Natalie is a local flower genius! She can make your mom’s day special in her local elegant and unique style.  Ask about her succulents so your floral arrangement gift lives on for months to come!

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Rebecca’s Flower Shoppe 

Check out this florist, who purchases almost all flowers locally in an effort to support the community. The shop also gives teachers and military veterans discounts. 

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If you are looking for tulips, this is the place for you. Roozengaarde specializes in all types of tulips for any spring occasion.

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Robin’s Nest

Pick up some custom floral arrangements for mothers day at Robin’s Nest. They have a wide variety of flowers and bouquets ready to sell!

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