Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and while it may feel nearly impossible to find just the right gift for moms who have everything or want nothing. We’ve all been there and to help this year, we’ve rounded up gifts for the Fort Collins loving mother in your life.
For the Outdoorsy Mom
Get your mom the gear she needs to adventure this summer. Located in the heart of the Rockies, Fort Collins has several local outfitters and gear shops to get the best equipment on the market. Our recommendations include a customized phone case from Fort Collins-founded Otter Box, a unique bag from Topo Designs for outdoor adventures or a bike rental gift card from Gearage Outdoor Sports.
Ideas to Pamper your Mom
We may not know her, but we’re certain your mom deserves a little pampering. Luckily, there are a wide variety of ways to get some rest and relaxation in Fort Collins. Living up to its name at every visit, Sanctuary Spa is a retreat located in Old Town. Sanctuary Spa offers spa packages, facials, massages, and so much more. Even better: they offer gift cards good for any spa services. If you mom prefers at-home pampering, head to Salus for bath bombs, lotions, essential oils and more. They even have a “Mom’s the Bomb” gift basket ready for you!
Decadent Treats for Your Mom
Mother’s Day is one of the days of the year that you need no excuse to go all-in on decadence, in the name of celebrating motherhood. If you’re looking for a delightful treat, look no further than the Welsh Rabbit Cheese Shop. The Welsh Rabbit offers artisan cheese, charcuterie, gift boxes and the perfect wines to pair them with. If your mom has more of a sweet tooth, Mary’s Mountain Cookies creates gourmet cookies that are as beautiful as they are delicious. The OBC Wine Project should be on the top of the list for every wine-loving mom. Made by the creative folks at Odell Brewing Company, the OBC Wine Project is premium wine, crafted right here in Fort Collins. For a gift that keeps on giving, you can even subscribe mom to the OBC Wine Project Club to receive wine throughout the year.
For a Colorado State University mom
For the proud moms of a CSU Ram, you can’t go wrong with some green and gold. We love this Best Mom Ever shirt from BTImprintables, a Fort Collins based Etsy shop. The CSU Bookstore has also curated a list of gifts for mom including hats, mugs and car decals.
Ideas for Moms that Love to Cook
If your mother’s favorite place to be is at the grill or in the kitchen, your first stop should be downtown Fort Collins. Local favorites, The Cupboard and Old Town Spice Shop have a variety of perfect gifts to treat your mom. Celebrating 50 years in 2022, the Cupboard is a Fort Collins staple and a one-stop-shop for cooking and entertaining. Just down the street, Old Town Spice Shop has hundreds of spices, sugars, salts, teas, and more. They even offer themed boxes, perfect for gifting.
For Pet Moms
We can’t create a list for moms without some ideas for pet parents. Fort Collins is not only super pet-friendly, we’re also home to some of the best shops around for those with four-legged children. Wagz, a local pet market, has everything from A-Z for a happy, healthy pet all in one place. If you’re looking for more of a treat, stop by Ginger and Baker for their decadent and delicious puppy treats.
Looking for other local gifts? Check out this collection of made-in-Fort Collins shopping for more.
P.S. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 7, 2022.