Best Single Mother Daughter Trips for Bonding in US

Last Updated on September 12, 2023 by Lori Pace

Looking for mother-daughter getaway, or trips, destinations? These 10 U.S. destinations are the ideal places! There are many fun activities and lifelong memories to be had no matter where you go.

Mother Daughter Trips: 9 Ideal Destinations in the US

It’s difficult to raise a daughter by yourself, especially when you have hundreds of other things to handle. However, the bonding between the mom and her baby daughter is the utmost important in shaping happy and healthy relationships, personalities of the children. So, Single mothers in the US, sometimes, let’s make a family ritual to get away and spend quality time with your daughter. You don’t know how long will these last so treasure every moments you can.

Mother Daughter Trips: 9 Ideal Destinations in the US
Let’s have mother-daughter trips!

Sedona, Arizona

Sedona is the most well-known of Arizona’s small towns. It is famous for its hiking trails and spa retreats. Stargazing from remote areas is another popular activity. However, there are not many activities that take place in the town. If you are a big fan of shopping and arts and crafts, Uptown Sedona is worth a visit. The town also has a vibrant culture scene, with many artists and craftspeople selling their products in its boutiques. There are also a number of bars and restaurants for post-hike fueling.

Here, travelers can meditate and reflect. After a hard day of hiking Bell Rock and Cathedral Rock, you can grab a bite at the Elote Cafe. This popular Mexican restaurant serves regionally-inspired Mexican food like carne asada, queso fundido and elote. After an adventurous day, you can return to your room at Amara Resort & Spa. This resort is known for its tranquil spa and heated outdoor pool.

San Antonio, Texas

Austin is great, but San Antonio offers a laid-back getaway that’s just the same. The city has many sights, sounds and attractions to entertain visitors, whether you are visiting the Alamo, or walking the River Walk. San Antonio is one of only two U.S. cities that has been named a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. This means there are mouthwatering meals abound.

Clearwater, Florida – Beach Trips for Mother-Daughter Bond

Clearwater, Florida offers a relaxing vacation on the oceanfront. This dynamic city is known for its soft, white-sand beaches with emerald green waters. Clearwater Beach, named after Clearwater, is a great spot for water sports, including sailing and fishing. Visitors can also choose to relax and walk or lounge along the beach. 

There are many shops and restaurants along Cleveland Street, which is lined with palm trees. You can’t go wrong with the Tequila Mexican Grill & Cantina margaritas or the Roxy’s Bistro local seafood specialties when you need to refuel.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia is most well-known for its fascinating history (think the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, as well as Betsy Ross House and Museum of the American Revolution), but you’ll be pleasantly surprised if you go beyond the basics. 

The City of Brotherly Love is experiencing a culinary revival, with new eateries such as Laser Wolf, which has been voted one of the best restaurants in the world, and Lark, which opened in October 2021. The city’s quirky arts scene can also be explored by strolling through Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens.

Asheville, North Carolina

Blue Ridge Mountains are a popular destination for biking and hiking enthusiasts. The destination and the surrounding area offer more than 3,000 miles of trails for free. Additionally, for a wine tasting or tour, you can head to the huge Biltmore Estate

How about hiking, or just enjoying the nature as it is?

You can also visit the 43,000-square foot spa at the Omni Grove Park Inn. It also features several pools including one with 6,500 fiber optic stars and underwater music. There are also eucalyptus-infused saunas and fireside lounges.

Healdsburg, California

For a fun and vino-filled vacation, escape to California’s Wine Country region. Healdsburg is a hidden gem. This charming Sonoma County village is the ideal place to base yourself for exploring the area and tasting wine. 

You’ll find dozens more acclaimed wineries here, including Ferrari Carano Vineyards and Winery and J Vineyards & Winery and Dry Creek Vineyard. You can also enjoy Healdsburg Plaza which is one of America’s most picturesque squares, while you shop, eat, and drink.

Hudson, New York – Shopping Trips for Mother Daughter Bonding

Warren Street is a mile long and has many eclectic shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and galleries. You can shop at Finch Hudson or at Unracked for beauty products, home goods, and clothing. 

Shopping Trips for Mother Daughter Bonding
Shopping can be a fun and stress-released moment for both.

After you’ve finished shopping, grab a bite from Swoon’s Oasis or Lil Deb. The Hudson Farmers Market attracts crowds and over 30 local vendors every Saturday from April to November. Stay right in the heart of the action at The Maker, a chic boutique hotel located on Warren Street.

Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is a shining example of Southern hospitality. Beautiful centuries-old architecture can be found along the picturesque riverfront. There are many churches, museums, mansions and other attractions in the Savannah Historic District, the largest National Historic Landmark District of the country. 

Savannah is a great place to escape winter. It rarely gets below 40 degrees and often stays in the pleasant and temperate middle-fifties. Savannah is also a great Halloween destination. The city’s rich history is what makes it so unique. You can take a ghost-tour around the city if you are looking for thrills. You can also enjoy Southern comfort classics such as fried green tomatoes at the Olde Pinkhouse. This 18th-century-era home is housed in a 19th-century warehouse.

Newport, Rhode Island

This New England coastal city is lined by Gilded Age mansions such as The Breakers or Marble House. Enjoy a stroll along the Cliff Walk and a cocktail at The Chanler, Cliff Walk after touring the sprawling grounds. 

Take a boat trip at sunset or a sightseeing boat tour if the weather is good. Newport is the sailing capital of America. Otherwise, shop along Thames Street or hit the spa at The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection, a 1909-era mansion-turned-luxury hotel. 

How About Mother Daughter Trips Outside of The US?

Santa Fe, New Mexico

It’s no surprise that Santa Fe attracts visitors from all across the country with its unique pueblo-style architecture and centuries-old history. Named Plaza is the heart of the city. The surrounding area can be walked, so bring your sneakers. 

You can start your Margarita Trail from there. Or, you can go gallery hopping along Canyon Road. Also, take a look at the Palace of the Governors and Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. New Mexico Museum of Art or Museum of International Folk Art. A bowl of the famous chili from TheShed is a must-have.

Lori Pace
Lori Pace

Lori Pace is a single mother of three daughters ages 7 and under. As a working mom from home, she balances kids, work and two crazy dogs with humor and love. Follow Lori as she honestly gives tips and advice based on her own experiences as a single mom!