Mother’s Day Gift Ideas From Franklin, Pennsylvania
If you’re looking for a unique gift for mom this year, you will find it in Franklin, Pennsylvania. This small downtown is big on great gift ideas. Here are a few of our favorites:
We might be a little biased here but we say give mom the gift of food and fun. These 3 hour walking tours from A Bite of History Food Tours highlight Franklin’s history and feature tastings from several establishments across town. Mom may even discover a new favorite shop or restaurant. Get a ticket for yourself too and spend quality time with your mom making memories in Franklin. You can book tickets HERE. Plus, use code MOMSROCK to take 20% off a Franklin Food Tour in May.
Check out our article “7 Reasons Why a Food Tour is the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift“
A Sweet Treat
If your mom has a sweet tooth consider getting her some chocolates from Daffin’s Candies, a fun and fruity gift from Edible Arrangements, or the original smiley cookie from Warner’s Bakery. Stop in to Poppin’ Sweet Shop for gourmet popcorn and hard to find, retro inspired candy.
There is nothing like momma’s home cooking! Pick out a selection of fun new ingredients at The Olive Vault on Liberty Street in Franklin. The Olive Vault features a wide variety of olive oils and vinegars but they also have soup and bread mixes, gift items, and much much more. Fruity balsamics such as Watermelon Rosé and Peach are great additions to summer salads and cocktails.
Being a mom is hard work and sometimes you need a break! Treat mom to a beverage of her choice at Trails to Ales Brewery, Grumpy Goat Distillery, Vino and Vibes, or The Liberty Street Ale House. They are all located on Liberty Street in Franklin.
A Night Away
If momma needs a bigger break than a drink, consider booking her a staycation at Peddlers and Paddlers Inn, a bed and breakfast on Elk Street. This historic home was built in 1867 and is now a breathtaking, Victorian retreat in the heart of downtown.
A Great Meal
Give mom the day off from cooking and take her out to one of Franklin’s many great restaurants. The ever changing selection of featured dishes at Bella Cucina cannot be beat! Or stop in to Leonardo’s Restaurant and Pizzeria for dishes featuring homemade bread and pizza crust.
A Great Read
Looking to take a more traditional approach to gift giving? Don’t miss Franklin’s boutiques. Amy’s Closet and Sassy’s Gifts and Something Clever are full of great clothing, jewelry, candles, kitchen items and much more! Boutique Malo and Victorian City Art & Frame feature great works of art and more unique gifts. Boutique Malo even has a little wine bar!
With so many great gift options to choose from in Franklin, it can be hard to decide. With a Franklin Retail Association gift card, redeemable at over 40 locations throughout town, mom can choose her own Franklin adventure.
Happy Mother’s Day!
Whatever gift you choose, make sure you call your mom or go see her! Moms give us so much that we should be thanking them and lavishing them with gifts every day.
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there! Thanks for everything you do.