The year-round sun and warmth of Florida, along with its many attractions that are fun for all ages, makes it an ideal destination no matter what time of year the one you call mom needs a break. Tell mom to pack her bags for an exciting vacation full of fun and sun, and plenty of activities and the pampering she deserves.

Set your sights on Orlando and the surrounding area, with its many exciting entertainment offerings for families and you’ll build a vacation to keep everyone – mom, as well as her oldest and youngest children and everyone in between – happy and busy throughout your stay and memories to last a lifetime! Here are the best activities to celebrate Mother’s Day in Orlando.

Chocolate Kingdom Factory Tour

If mom’s favorites include chocolate, she won’t want to miss this tour! mom and all the chocolate lovers of the group will want to add this sweet stop to the top of the must-see list of Orlando attractions for the perfect Orlando vacation this Mother’s Day. Chocolate Kingdom’s Factory Adventure Tour is an interactive tour that takes visitors from the cocoa bean all the way to the creamy, delicious chocolate treats you enjoy.

Your Personal Chocolate Tour Guide teams up with a “handsome prince” and the prince’s dragon sidekick to take you through a Cacao Tree Greenhouse, on to a unique Chocolate Museum, through the Mystical River of Chocolate, and finally the Micro Batch Bean-to-the-Bar Factory that uses old-world machinery to create delicious chocolate desserts. The 45-minute tour includes samples along the way, and for an additional fee you and mom can customize your own chocolate bar at the end of the tour!

Madame Tussauds Orlando

Get mom up close to some of her favorite celebrities, or some world-famous political leaders. Located on International Drive along with many other must-see attractions, the museum houses many life-size and life-like wax models. Get up close and “meet” many of the U.S.’s top actors, sports stars, pop icons, political, historical figures, and others.

Each category or group of stars and celebrities has its own room, and the figures are even organized and placed for great opportunities for fun selfies or family fun photos with everyone posed in the shot. If you were thinking of having mom carved in wax, it will take three to four months for the professional team of artists and sculptors to perfect her image using over 200 different body measurements to capture everything that’s unique about her.

Theme Parks

Every kid and kid-at-heart loves a theme park. Mom and her children young and old may want to spend some time touring Orlando’s many theme parks. There are many activities, attractions, rides, and more at each park, with individual flair that makes each unique. Visit the Disney parks for everything Disney-related, Universal Studios to indulge mom’s inner Harry Potter at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, majestic sea life at SeaWorld or SeaLife Aquarium, or the many LEGO sculptures and attractions at LEGOLAND. There’s something for everyone! Some parks may be offering special celebrations honoring mom this Orlando Mother’s Day.

Crayola Experience

Experience every color of the rainbow – the Crayola rainbow, that is. Spend some time at the Crayola Experience in the The Florida Mall. The two-story, 70,000-square-foot attraction offers an experience featuring over 25 hands-on activities that will inspire budding artists of any age.

Catch a live manufacturing show and see what goes in to making everyone’s favorite colors or make digital art on an interactive wall. Create unique keepsakes or your own coloring page with mom or her favorite things as the star. You and mom can also name and wrap your own Crayola crayon to take home.

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

Moms have seen a lot of things in their lives, but probably not many of these fantastic finds. Experience the weird and fascinating artifacts and displays that will definitely have mom and all of her loved ones saying, “I don’t believe it!”

Take in the strange collection of oddities, including a shrunken human head, odd fossilized creatures, and other pieces from world traveler Robert Ripley’s seemingly out-of-this-world array of objects. Another unbelievable exhibit is centered around Mr. Ripley himself: at the height of his career, he averaged 3,000 letters a day for over 20 years, receiving more mail than any other individual in history to that point.

Treat Mom This Mother’s Day

From a cozy one-bedroom for mom’s well-deserved solo vacation, to a four-bedroom home to house all of mom’s loved ones this Mother’s Day, Tuscana Resort Orlando has a vacation rental that’s perfect for your vacation needs and style. Our vacation rentals feature fully equipped kitchens, packed with everything you’ll need to prepare and serve a delicious home-cooked meal for mom. Prepare any meal of the day, or a special Mother’s Day brunch.

Stretch out with some popcorn and mom’s favorite show or movie in an open living space, or retreat to a private bedroom for some relaxation and a good night’s sleep.

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