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Day Out With Mom In The Inland Empire

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The fast-growing Inland Empire consists of Riverside and San Bernardino counties, covering more than 27,000 square miles and is the 12th most populated metropolitan area in the United States. There is always something to do and see in the IE, especially when it comes to making mom feel special.

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The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
3649 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 784-0300

Start your day out with mom off right with a gourmet brunch at The Mission Inn Resort & Spa Restaurant. They are offering families an exquisite Mother's Day Brunch including traditional favorites such as waffles, an omelet station, fresh seafood, hot entrees and a delicious dessert selection. Brunch will be served on Mother's Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults are $47, children 6 to 12 are $23 and kids under 5 are free. Reservations recommended.

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GrapeSeed Facial

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
34843 Rancho California Road
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 587-9463

Treat mom to a facial in gorgeous Temecula wine country. The South Coast Winery signature treatment will be custom designed to meet mom's individual skin's needs. Using deeply hydrating ingredients, this facial promotes a silky texture and provides exceptional restoration for all skin types. A 50-minute facial is $105. Reservations required.

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Wine Tasting

Europa Village
33475 La Serena Way
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 506-1818

After mom has had her relaxing facial, head over to Europa Village for wine tasting. Wine tasting in the gorgeous Europa Village setting is open every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is $15 per person. On Mother's Day, you can also enjoy live music from Guilty Conscience Acoustic from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Baseball Game

The Epicenter
8408 Rochester Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(909) 481-5000

Sure, this is supposed to be a day out all about mom, but what about you? Take mom to a fun game of baseball to see the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes play at The Epicenter. Mom will get a kick out of Tremor, the Quakes mascot. Grab a couple of hot dogs at the game for dinner too.

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Handel's Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt

6403 Haven Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(909) 989-7065

After this long and busy day with mom, take her to get a special ice cream treat at Handel's homemade ice cream and yogurt. Since 1945, Handel's Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt is made fresh every day on the premises. With loads of delicious ice cream & yogurt flavor choices, mom will be happy you've ended her special day here.

Desiree Eaglin is a mom of three living in the Inland Empire. She blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find her on Twitter too.

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