Living in Southwest Florida might make every day seem like a holiday. With Mother's Day arriving in just a few days, though, you need to make plans now to treat this special woman to a celebration that's focused solely on her. We've gathered together a few. of the plethora of events that are available in the area.
1. The Boathouse on Naples Bay
Starting from 11am and lasting until 4pm, the Boathouse on Naples Bay is serving up an exclusive Mother's Day Brunch. The staff there will serve mothers and their guests award-winning food such as their colossal snow crab legs amid a full bar -- all in a sparkling waterfront setting.
2. Mother's Day at Edison & Ford Winter Estates
Located on McGregor Blvd in Fort Myers is the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. An expansive living history compound, the Edison & Ford Winter Estates offers homes, gardens, a laboratory and a museum with lots of activities and sights to explore for all ages. Mom gets in free for Mother's Day with a paid child's admission.
3. Pure Florida Cruises
The Pure Florida locations in both Fort Myers and Naples will celebrate mothers all weekend long. From May 12th through May 14th, you can take your mom on a free Mother's Day cruise with a paid full adult or child admission. Choose from cruises that leave from Naples at 10am, noon, 2pm and 4pm. Fort Myers cruise times are set for 11:30am and 2pm. Both locations will feature sunset cruises that depart at 7pm.
4. Mother's Day on the Gulf
Head to Sundial Beach Resort & Spa and treat your mother to a special Sunday brunch buffet. Three different seatings -- 10am, noon and 2pm -- are available. In addition to fresh flowers for all the mothers in attendance, you'll also be treated to a live performance from a talented musician. Reservations must be held with a credit card.