Looking for some ideas for things to do for Mother's Day? Look no further! There are plenty of great Seattle Southside attractions for mom to enjoy. Have brunch, take a walk in the park or botanical gardens, relax at the spa, or indulge at a chocolate factory to make mom's day.

What Are The 6 Best Things To Do For Mother's Day in Seattle Southside?


Brunch at the DoubleTree

Alaskan crab legs Mother's Day brunch in Seattle Southside

For brunch, take mom to the spectacular Mother's Day brunch buffet at the DoubleTree Suites. Their food is exquisite and their selection is unbelievable! From Alaskan king crab legs, to malted Belgian waffles and omelets, to an endless selection of sweet treats, you won't go hungry here. 


Copperleaf Restaurant & Cedarbrook Lodge Spa

Mother's Day Dinner and Dessert - Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge

For Mother's Day lunch or dinner options, enjoy indoor or outdoor dining at Copperleaf Restaurant inside Cedarbrook Lodge with a menu every mother could love—complete with seasonally inspired dishes (reservations required). Bonus: every entree is served with an indulgent dessert flight for the table! 

Cedarbrook Lodge Spa

While you're at at this eco-friendly oasis, pamper her (and yourself) and book a spa package from the Spa at Cedarbrook. They've got everything from manicures and pedicures, to hot stone or petrified wood massages, and so much more. The spa is the place to be for a relaxing Mother's Day.


Des Moines Beach Park

Des Moines Beach Park is perfect for a picnic in Seattle Southside

If mom wants to take a leisurely stroll along the beach, take her to Des Moines Beach Park. Breathe in the crisp, Puget Sound air, hunt for seashells, and enjoy the views at this hidden gem of a south sound beach. If you happen to be at the park around 8:30 or so, you'll also catch one of the most breathtaking sunsets in the Pacific Northwest.


The Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight Aviation Pavilion Father and Daughter

For a good time for the whole family (and a nice freebie) The Museum of Flight is offering free admission to all mothers this Mother's Day! Mom, dad, and kids will have a great time exploring the history of aviation and spaceflight. Plus, this Mother's Day is a great time to visit the museum to experience any new exhibits which have opened to the public since your last visit! 


Highline Seatac Botanical Garden

Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden Flowers and Stream

Another outdoor option is the beautiful, Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden. The sprawling gardens are blooming bright for Mother's Day. You'll see roses, fuchsias, and daylilies, as you walk along a soothing stream of running water. The path will lead you (and mom) to the beautiful and traditional Seike Japanese Garden for a moment of peace and tranquility. 


Seattle Chocolates

Seattle Chocolate Tour

If mom has a sweet tooth, be sure to book a Seattle Chocolates Factory Tour! Experience chocolate as Seattle Southside's favorite chocolatier opens up their factory for an educational (and delectable) adventure. Mom will have a chance to learn about their sustainable sourcing, get a view of the chocolate making process from above, and sample a variety of unique chocolate creations. Be aware, tours fill up fast so you'll want to book your tour in advance!


Zenith Holland Nursery

Blooming Flowers at Zenith Holland Nursery in Des Moines

Mom would definitely enjoy a visit to Zenith Holland Nursery, the oldest continually operating business in Des Moines which has been selling high quality plants to locals and visitors since 1907.  If mom loves gardens and is a plant lover, then she's certain to find something special and to her liking from any one of the eleven green houses at Zenith Holland.