Just in case you didn’t know, Mother’s Day is fast approaching on May 8, 2016. If you’re puzzled over how to celebrate, making Mom happy on her special day is easier than you think. How about doing something different this year and take your mother out to experience some of the local activities taking place around the Grand Strand. Mother’s Day comes around just once a year so this is your opportunity to show your gratitude to the mother or mother-to-be in your life.
Barefoot Princess Riverboat. What mother wouldn’t love a riverboat tour and dinner along the Intracoastal Waterway. Located at Barefoot Landing Marina, North Myrtle Beach. Phone: 843-272-2140.
Take your mom to Jack’s and go on a kayak tour, take a standup paddleboard or surfing lesson, or go out on a sunrise/sunset tour with her. Located at 3200 S. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach. On the north side of Springmaid Pier. Phone: (843) 647-7471
Who wouldn’t enjoy going on a dolphin watch with Blue Wave Adventures out of Murrells Inlet. This is the original, most experienced, intimate and eco-friendly dolphin encounter you can experience along the South Carolina coast. Located at Crazy Sisters Marina, Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. Phone: (843) 651-3676
Go Ape at North Myrtle Beach is a zip line and treetop adventure course just minutes from the Grand Strand. Set within beautiful North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, the course includes 5 zip lines. Enjoy the views as two of these take you across a 25 acre clear blue lake on the southeast side of the park. Location: 150 Citizen Circle, Little River, SC. Phone: (800) 971-8271
Take Mom for a horseback riding adventure at Wampee Stables. Enjoy a guided ride through the countryside on established nature trails. Location: 1518 Hwy. 57 South, Little River, SC. Reservations: 843-399-1489.
If the Mom in your life would like something a little more low key, consider taking her to Brookgreen Gardens. Here there’s a nice selection of tours, programs, and exhibits to enjoy. You can stroll through the gardens on a guided tour or go exploring on your own. Location: 1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC. Phone: (843) 235-6000.
With just a little advance planning you can give the mother or mother-to-be in your life the best Mother’s Day ever!