Planning a Father’s Day weekend getaway? No matter what type of dad you’ve got, we’ve got an idea for you. Whether he’s a complete nature lover or would rather spend the day watching movies, there’s a plan here for every type of family. Check it out.
If your dad loves beer, this could be a great bonding activity, if you’re 21 or older of course. Get a tour of some of your favorite breweries as well as tasting some of the best beers! For a list of the best tours, click here!
Does your dad seek adventure? If he’s not afraid of heights, spend the day rock climbing together. Indoor or outdoor, you’re sure to feel the thrill. No matter where you’re headed for your Father’s day weekend getaway, theres sure to be an indoor or outdoor climb. For more on rock climbing, click here.
What dad doesn’t love to golf? Driving ranges are so relaxing and fun, and can be found in so many towns. You rent clubs and balls there, so don’t worry about needing to own anything. They’re definitely on the cheaper side. So if the weathers looking good, head over to your local driving range.
Does your dad love slots? Or has he always wanted to try a real casino experience? Go with him to the nearest casino and see how lucky you can get! Click here for a list of the best casinos across the United States!
Fishing charters are fun for the entire family. Head out on a boat and enjoy the sun, fresh air and some great family bonding time! Don’t worry, everybody’s sure to catch something! If you’re lucky enough to live by the coast, simply spend the day on the charter. If you need to travel to a charter, get an Airbnb and cook up what you caught!
Tickets to a race track are a great gift for your father. Sit back and watch some thrilling races with your family! Click here to find the best race tracks in the country. Don’t forget to place your bets to win some money. This event is the perfect addition for any Father’s day weekend getaway,
Go-karting is one of my favorite activities. Having the freedom to whip around in your cart and race your friends and family is so much fun and the memories will last a lifetime. There are both indoor and outdoor tracks around the country. For the best tracks, click here.
If your dad isn’t the most adventurous, take it easy and go for a few rounds of bowling. Bowling isn’t quite what it used to be. Nowadays, alley’s are decked up with crazy lights and popping music. For the coolest bowling alleys, click here.
Who doesn’t love a baseball game? Head over to your hometown MLB game and indulge on beers, hotdogs and hot pretzels! Is his favorite team not your states? Spend the weekend in his favorite teams city. For a list of all the teams and their home stadiums, click here!
Hiking is so much fun and such a beautiful activity. Hikes can range from super steep and difficult, to an easy walk through the park. Pack a bag full of trail mix, waters, and Cliff Bars and head to the mountains! For the best hiking in each state, click here!
Road trips are great for weekend getaways. Forget the stress of flying or catching a train, pack your trunk with all your weekend necessities and fill your backseat with all your loved ones! On a road trip, you can go anywhere or stop any place you’d like. Some great road trips are Route 66, Alaska Highway, Canada to Mexico or New York City to the Finger Lakes! Where are you headed for your Father’s day weekend getaway,?
Kayaking is so much fun and an amazing workout. Race your family around the waters, or lay back and let the flow of the waves drift you to shore. Fill your seat with snacks, drinks, and even a water-proof camera, but be careful not to capsize!
Ok, how fun does paintball sound? Grab your family and get after it! Opponents get eliminated when they’re hit with a paintball. Be careful though, it definitely can hurt! For the best paintball fields in the US, click here.
Maybe your dad is obsessed with watching movies. If he’s more of a sit-back-and-relax guy than an adventurer, heading to the movies will definitely make him happy. Click here for the best theaters in every state.
Your dad definitely has to be crazy to try this one out. If he’s an absolute adrenaline-junkie, book each of you a trip to the sky. Jumping out of a plane together is something neither of you will ever forget. Put all your fears aside, for this Father’s Day weekend getaway your heading to the clouds!
Go to a Museum
Does your dad love to learn? Take a trip to a museum that fits his interests. New York City has so many amazing museums such as The Museum of Natural History, The 9/11 Memorial, or The Museum of Modern Art. If he’s got a sweet tooth, try out The Museum of Candy or The Museum of Ice Cream. If he’s always wanting to know more, a museum is a perfect idea for him. Besides NYC, there are amazing museums all over the country in places such as Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Chicago and so many more!
This one might be surprising, but shooting ranges are a great experience for any father! There are so many shooting ranges across the US that you’re bound to have one closer than you think. If you feel like traveling, try out some of the coolest ranges in the country. Click here to see for yourself!
Who wouldn’t love to ride around in a helicopter? There are so many different places to tour via helicopter, whether it’s around a city such as New York or Los Angeles, or take a different route and go over the Grand Canyon! This is definitely one of the most amazing experiences you can try during your Father’s day weekend getaway,
So, where is your family headed this Father’s Day? Let us know your plans in the comments below!
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Kenley Stevenson grew up on Long Island, New York. Being a short train ride from New York City, opportunities for her to create and grow were endless. Now, she is currently a junior English/Journalism major at the University of New Hampshire. On top of Society19, she also write articles for Trill! Magazine. She has a huge passion for food, fashion, and anything related to today’s pop culture, and hopes to spend her future writing about it.