Mother’s Day in San Diego for All Ages

Turn Family Travel Into a Treat for Mom

As an unbeatable destination for family fun, San Diego’s many spring activities make it easy to plan a Mother’s Day outing. Bring the whole crew to someplace special—and accessible from Humphreys—and treat mom to an unforgettable day the whole family will enjoy.

Hit the Beach

There’s no easier way to ensure that everyone’s feeling sunkissed and blissed out than to head to nearby Ocean Beach. Just a short trip from the hotel, Ocean Beach is home to all manner of entertainment, from the sights of the pier to the beautiful tide pools. Check out the attractions, catch some waves, then buy Mom a delicious lunch at Old Townhouse Restaurant, Mike’s Taco Club, or Pizza Port.

Discover Balboa Park

Filled with plenty of botanical beauty as well as some classic kids’ attractions, Balboa Park is the ultimate place to hit all the quintessential San Diego stops. With the presence of the San Diego Zoo and the Japanese Friendship Garden, opportunities to contemplate the city’s captivating natural beauty abound. Pro tip: The Spanish Village Art Center is just the right place to get her a lovely little keepsake.

Shop at Liberty Station

Located on the beautiful Point Loma peninsula, and occupying the former Naval Training Center San Diego, Liberty Station is a top destination for shopping, dining, entertainment, and more. Browse the unique boutiques, try an eclectic variety of cuisines, or make it a movie day at The Lot, a luxury San Diego cinema serving an elevated food and drink menu.

Sesame Street at SeaWorld

Home to San Diego’s best aquatic entertainment, this spring SeaWorld is welcoming a special show thanks to the cast of Sesame Street. If you’re planning a family trip around this time, you’ll get to relive the memories of everyone’s favorite kids’ show. The Sesame Street Bay of Play boasts rides like Elmo’s Flying Fish, Oscar’s Rocking Eel, and Abby’s Sea Star Spin, plus jungle gyms for the little ones, and costumed characters ready for photo ops with you and the kids.

When taking the whole family on the road for Mother’s Day, you’ll want to plan the most memorable experience possible. Just ask us: We’ve got tons more tips on how you can put a smile on her face this May.