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7 Gifts Your Mom Will Actually Like In New York City

Looking for that perfect gift for your mom? Skip the scented candles and bath bombs. What moms really want is quality together time. Check out these top New York experiences perfect for moms of all stripes.

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#1 – Take your mom on a dessert tour of Chelsea & the West Village

Enjoy a springtime stroll on this dessert tour that combines culinary and cultural history with the best desserts in New York City. See the High Line, Chelesa Market, and the West Village while making stops to enjoy a half-pound cookie, hot chocolate, Italian gelato, and more. These are small-group tours that are conversational in feel.

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#2 – Spend Sunday brunch boozing it up in Brooklyn

For moms who don’t mind mixing beer, barbecue, and Brooklyn, check out this Sunday brunchtime tour. In addition to a stopping for Brooklyn-made beers, award-winning barbecue, and celebrity ice cream, you’ll also enjoy some of Brooklyn’s artisanal shopping while taking in stunning views of the New York skyline.

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#3 – Finally cave and do the Sex and the City tour of Manhattan

You know you want to. Visit New York’s most famous destinations, including Carrie’s brownstone stoop, the bar owned by Steven and Aidan, and the iconic cupcake bakeshop on this Sex and the City tour of Manhattan. Cocktails and cupcakes are included!

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#4 – Enjoy sunrise yoga in Central Park

Help your mom find some zen with sunrise yoga in Central Park. Enjoy a spirited walk through Central Park with strategic breaks in serene locations for restorative yoga poses–a great way to enjoy fresh air and exercise in a beautiful setting.

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#5 – Check out a Harlem gospel & brunch tour

Travel up to Harlem wearing your Sunday best for this uniquely New York experience. Stroll through Mount Morris Park Historical District, attend a gospel church service, and enjoy a spectacular brunch to boot.

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#6 – Experience Lower Manhattan’s best craft cocktail bars

Take mom out on the town with this craft crawl of Lower Manhattan’s cocktail bars. Visit the city’s erstwhile speakeasies while sampling some truly delicious cocktails. Snacks and samples included!

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#7 – Take the whole family to an escape game

Turn your gift to mom into a present for the whole family and book a private escape game at this Tribeca escape house. With four themes to choose from and high quality room design, you can’t go wrong. After all, didn’t mom say she wanted to spend more time together?

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