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Spoil Mom on Florida’s Adventure Coast This Mother’s Day!

Moms are the best, and they deserve the best! This Mother’s Day, treat your mom (or the special mother figure in your life) to an unforgettable adventure on Florida’s Adventure Coast, Brooksville-Weeki Wachee. Here are some ideas to make her day truly special:

For the Nature Lover Mom:

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park: Immerse yourselves in the crystal-clear waters of Weeki Wachee Springs. Marvel at the iconic Weeki Wachee Mermaids, a Florida tradition since 1947. Take in a scenic riverboat cruise and explore the park’s wildlife with a native animal show, or just let mom relax on the sandy beach of Buccaneer Bay.

Bayport – Linda Pedersen Paddling Trail:  For the active mom, rent kayaks and spend a peaceful afternoon paddling the well-marked Bayport – Linda Pedersen Paddling Trail.  Enjoy the coastal views and keep an eye out for a variety of birdlife. For a guided tour with stunning natural scenery, check out Get Up and Go Kayaking.

Nature Coast Botanical Gardens and Nursery: Surround yourselves with vibrant blooms at the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens.  Explore themed gardens, cascading waterfalls, and serene walking paths. Pack a picnic lunch and find a peaceful spot to relax and appreciate the beauty of nature with mom.


Kayaking at Get Up and Go – Weeki Wachee

For the Foodie Mom:

Brunch with a View:  Treat mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch at a charming local restaurant like The Bistro in historic downtown Brooksville, with their bottomless bloody maries or mimossas. Or for a leisurely outdoor dining experience, try Brian’s Place or the Silver Dolphin Restaurant and Country Store in Hernando Beach. They all offer outdoor seating so you can savor the beautiful Florida weather.

U-Pick Adventure:  Head to Sweetfields Farm or UPicktopia for a unique Mother’s Day experience. These farms allow you to pick your own fresh produce, perfect for creating a special day with mom.  Sweetfields Farm even boasts a stunning sunflower maze during spring – a fun activity for the whole family!

Sweetfields Farm

Sweetfields Farm

For the History Buff Mom:

Chinsegut Hill Historic Site: Nestled atop Chinsegut Hill, you’ll find beautiful views and a fascinating glimpse into Florida’s past. She’d love exploring the historic mansion and learning about the lives of those who lived there.

For the Mom Who Wants it All:

Mermaid Tale Trail Scavenger Hunt: Combine adventure and a touch of whimsy with The Mermaid Tale Trail Scavenger Hunt. Search for the 26 vibrantly painted, life-sized mermaid statues hidden throughout Hernando County. These unique works of art make for a fun day of exploring and capturing memorable photos with Mom. Don’t forget to sign up for the Destination Mermaids Digital Passport to earn points and redeem prizes while exploring the trail.

No matter what your mom enjoys, Florida’s Adventure Coast, Brooksville-Weeki Wachee has something for everyone. Make this Mother’s Day unforgettable with an adventure she’ll cherish!




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