Whether it’s sitting in luxurious silence on the beach or swapping stories over cocktails, that adult mother-daughter bonding time is essential. Do both, and more, together on your next mother-daughter trip to Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches. Start planning your girls’ getaway with this handy guide:

Where to Stay on Your Mother-Daughter Trip:

Island Cottage Inn is a small, cozy inn with just a handful of rooms and plenty of lovely amenities—like premium bedding, ocean views, beach bikes and more. Start your girls’ day with a gourmet continental breakfast including favorites like homemade banana bread and gluten-free muffins. Then, lounge by the courtyard pool or grab some beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas and use the private beach access for an afternoon in the sun. See more places to stay in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.

Top Things to Do on Your Mother-Daughter Getaway in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches:

When you need a break from the sand and sun, there are plenty of mother-daughter activities to enjoy together. Go for a stroll at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, where blooming azaleas and towering oaks offer a magical escape. View more great walking locations in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.

For another up-close look at mother nature, take a two-hour guided kayak tour with Ripple Effect Ecotours. Paddle through pristine waterways as a master naturalist shares interesting tidbits about the local flora and fauna. Discover more outdoor things to do in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.

If relaxing is on radar, then a sunset boat ride with Mystic Knot is a must. Glide along the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway, spotting dolphins and manatees on your way. Snacks and drinks are provided, so all you need to do is kick back and enjoy the view.

Where to Dine on Your Mother-Daughter Vacation:

With miles of oceanfront dining, cozy little breakfast spots, and everything from ice cream shops to wine bars, Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches is a foodie’s paradise. Sip on mimosas while you watch the waves at Java Joint Beachside Grill or savor the seafood tower at the always charming Next Door Beach Bistro. For refreshments, don’t miss Flagler Beachfront Winery, where you can enjoy a frozen wine slushie or The Waffle Cone for a decadent sundae. For dinner, head to Portugal Wine Bar and Grill and enjoy classics like grilled steak and sea bass. More restaurants in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.

Before you dive fork-first into all our delicious eats, we suggest beginning your mother-daughter trip with a little taste test—which you’ll find on an oceanside seafood tour with Fun Coast Food Tours. Stop at four unique local restaurants for a sampling of delicious bites on this guided trip around Flagler Beach.

Don’t have enough time for a mother-daughter weekend trip? Check out this one-day itinerary for ideas on things to do for Mother’s Day in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.