Father's Day is just around the corner on June 19, and what better way to celebrate than an epic vacation! From special packages, adventure experiences, culinary specials (think whiskey tasting and cigars) and men's spa treatments, we've rounded up ideas below:
Father's Day-themed vacation packages:
Hotel Cerro | San Luis Obispo, CA (pictured)
Located in the heart of lively downtown San Luis Obispo, Hotel Cerro is the perfect intersection of SLO culture, California’s rich history, and casual elegance. Hotel Cerro boasts 65 spacious guest rooms and suites, a standalone spa with unique locally-inspired treatments, the only rooftop pool deck in town with 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains, beautiful outdoor areas, and a signature restaurant, Brasserie SLO, which sources ingredients from the hotel’s own Edible Garden — making it the perfect getaway to celebrate Father’s Day this year. Guests can book theFather’s Day Deal for 25% off overnight accommodations in a spacious guest room or suite, 15% off a 60-minute Sports/Deep Tissue Massage at Spa Cerro, and a $50 food & beverage credit that dad can put towards a flight of local whiskeys or anything on the new spring menus at Brasserie SLO. Offer valid 6/13/22 – 6/31/22. Use promo code “PAPABEAR” when checking room availability.
The Tides Inn | Irvington, VA
Located in the historic town of Irvington in the heart of Virginia’s Northern Neck region, the Tides Inn is a 70-room waterfront resort situated on a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. Celebrate the ultimate Father’s Day weekend jam-packed full of adventurous programming including the Chesapeake Gold oyster excursion, an experience as educational as it is tasty and fun that dives into the history and ecology of one of the most recognizable—and certainly most beneficial—underwater residents of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Guided by the property’s ecologist, Will Smiley, shuck oysters like a pro alongside family members while learning how oysters are a keystone species. Later, relish in the special holiday’s Rappahannock Oyster Roast and Barbecue with menu items reflecting the authentic southern surroundings on a plate (or picnic table), hosted right along the beach, including Roasted and Raw Oysters sourced right from the Chesapeake, Pulled Pork, Ribs, Cheeseburgers, Apple Pie and more, from 12pm – 3pm, $55 per person. Afterwards, experience a “For the Dad’s Only” Whiskey Tasting on the property’s Overlook, dining right alongside the bay from 4pm – 5:30pm, $115 per person.
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner | McLean, VA
This Father’s Day, celebrate dad by treating him to his own private Distillery Day and luxury stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. The Dad’s Distillery Day and Stay package (starting at $1,150) includes Deluxe King accommodations, roundtrip transportation from The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner to Catoctin Creek Distillery, a local distillery voted “Best of Virginia Distilleries” by Northern Virginia Magazine, where guests will be treated to a behind the scenes tour of Catoctin Creek followed by a private tasting. To round out the day, guests will then enjoy a $200 F&B credit for a delicious dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner’s restaurant, ENTYSE. This package is available to book Friday, June 17th,, Saturday, June 18th, and Sunday, June 19th and must be booked seven days in advance. Distillery tours available from 1:00pm-6:00pm.
The best sport and adventure travel packages for dads:
Old Edwards Inn & Spa | Highlands, NC
Carved out of the Blue Ridge mountains, the Relais & Châteaux resort’s Tom Jackson-designed course offers one of the most beautiful and challenging games of golf in Highlands--a region known for spectacular courses. The Golf Package includes accommodations, round up golf and a three-course dinner for two. The front nine meanders serenely through a lush mountain valley, while the back nine takes you to the top of the highest ridges, and alongside a towering granite cliff. Visitors at Old Edwards will also enjoy an outdoor heated mineral pool, clay tennis courts, and access to some of the region's best outdoor adventures, from exploring waterfalls to scenic drives and historical walking tours.
The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee Golf Course I Greensboro, GA
Set along 30 acres of shoreline and cradled by the Georgia pines just 90 minutes from Atlanta is a peaceful lakeside retreat, perfect for dads who love golf. As the only luxury hotel within ninety minutes of Augusta National Golf Club, where the PGA golf tournament, The Masters, takes place every April. Guests can train like the pros with the Stay & Play 18 package, where they can play a round atThe Kingdom at Reynolds Lake Oconee, one of only two elite TaylorMade club-fitting facilities in the U.S. During their visit, guests of the resort will enjoy well-appointed accommodations, distinct culinary offerings, a world-class spa, and more.
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf | Washington, D.C.
The InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf now makes sporting events even more enjoyable with the Park & Pitch package! With this package, guests receive complimentary valet parking, a quick hotel check-in at valet so they can easily head over to Nats Park or Audi Field and a $25 F&B credit to refuel with after the game at any of the property’s culinary outlets.
Rancho Bernardo Inn | San Diego, CA
Treat dad this Father’s Day with epic golf and decadent dining. The resort’s 18-Hole San Diego Championship Golf Course has hosted both PGA and LPGA events and continues to present golfers of all skill levels with a challenging and rewarding day on the course. The resort’s Golf Escape package offers a one-night stay and unlimited golf for two. Bring along the kids and sign up for private junior golf lessons for family fun for all. After a round of golf, enjoy fresh and modern cuisine from Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant’s seasonal Mediterranean-inspired menu, created with a Southern California twist, among breathtaking golf course views. Veranda is the perfect place for a quick bite, to dine under the stars or gather around the fire with a beer in hand.
Mountain Shadows Resort Scottsdale | Paradise Valley, AZ
It’s tee time with Dad at Mountain Shadows Resort Scottsdale’s 18-hole, par-3 course The Short Course, offering a Summer Unlimited Golf Pass. Dad and son can enjoy unlimited rounds of golf together for $799+, or unlimited rounds of half-priced golf for $349+. Golf between May 31-September 18. Afterwards, Rusty’s patio and lounge offers light fare and refreshing drinks in a scenic desert locale.
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island | Amelia Island, FL
Nestled in the most North East corner of Florida, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is ideal for a classic beach vacation for Father’s Day. Dads can enjoy the Beaches & Bunkers Golf package, which includes daily breakfast for 2 at Coast, two rounds of golf and two welcome signature cocktails. The Golf Club of Amelia Island features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by PGA Tour veteran Mark McCumber and golf legend Gene Littler.
Backstage at The Verb | Boston
Book now and make Dad feel like a rockstar this Father’s Day, with the gift to be one of the very first guests to stay at the brand new, soon to open experience of Backstage at The Verb, opening late this summer! Tucked between Boston’s iconic Fenway Park and the unconventional Verb Hotel, Backstage is a fleet of ten, new custom-crafted, rock’n’roll designed trailers offering exclusive, suite-style overnight accommodations with premier access to The Verb’s diverse amenities. And this summer, take dad “Backstage” to Fenway Park as the Red Sox go head to head with the Rangers, September 1-4 or the Yankees, September 13-14! Indulge in a true VIP experience as you skip the traffic, and walk just steps from your exclusive Backstage paradise to the entrance of Fenway. Dad won’t feel like a groupie when he comes back to his luxurious trailer, decked with curated artwork and rare music ephemera — inclusive of a king bed, sitting area, personalized minibar, step-in rainfall shower, Nespresso machine, Victrola record player, a semi-private outdoor space accented by lush greenery and more.
Edgewood Tahoe | Lake Tahoe
An unforgettable luxury retreat nestled on the shores of Lake Tahoe, treat dad to an adventure-filled weekend at Edgewood Tahoe. Dads and sons can join licensed fly guide Rob Brooks for an introduction to fly fishing, complete with Tahoe Blue Bloody Mary’s to start your day. Sign-ups are required.
Enchantment Resort, Sedona, Arizona
With access to more than 400 miles of scenic and iconic hiking and biking trails, Enchantment Resort serves as the ideal base camp for an adventurous and fulfilling father-son Father’s Day weekend exploring and uncovering trails throughout the destination’s soaring sandstone cliffs, striking canyons and pinyon-juniper forests. Inside Enchantment Resort’s new Trail House, expert guides help guests uncover which nearby trails are ideal for them based on skill level, terrain, scenery and elevation gains. At the Trail House, connect with experts to craft guided or private Sedona hikes and mountain bike rides, and find inspiration for the trail ahead. Make it an extra special Father’s Day through the property’s offered solo or private group exploration, including the Boynton Canyon Vortex Hike, a Cathedral Rock Hiking Experience, Full Moon Hikes, Red Rock Photography Hikes, Hiking Under the Stars, Bird Walks and more. Private, guided hikes start from $195.
Ultimate F&B Experiences for Dad:
The Lytle Park Hotel | Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati’s only luxury hotel, The Lytle Park Hotel has recently launched its very own signature whiskey in collaboration with Maker's Mark. Beginning as fully matured Maker’s Mark®, The Lytle Park Hotel team worked together alongside the iconic whiskey brand using a special combination of wood finishing staves to create their own Private Selection – a customized and flavorful taste profile. Guests can enjoy tastings and pairings of the new collaboration, or enjoy the special General Grant cocktail.
Carmel Valley Ranch | Carmel, CA
Carmel Valley Ranch has always been an escape with plenty of room to roam, explore, and discover — making it the perfect place to celebrate Father's Day. The Ranch's 500-acre playground offers endless activities, dining experiences, relaxation opportunities, world-class golf, wellness programming and more for the entire family. The Market & Creamery is now offering special workshops including a Whiskey Tasting with The Ranch’s whiskey aficionado. Then, on Father’s Day, head to Valley Kitchen for a special dinner menu fit for a king on Sunday, June 19 from 5-9pm. Menu highlights include dry-aged bone-in steaks, paired with classic sides and other accompaniments. Reservations required. Please call 831.626.2599.
Inn at The Mission San Juan Capistrano | San Juan Capistrano, CA
Located in the heart of historic downtown San Juan Capistrano, idyllic temperatures and Spanish-inspired surroundings make Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano the perfect tranquil Father's Day getaway for families to celebrate this summer. Lounge in the expansive outdoor patio overlooking the ruins of the Great Stone Church or take in a game or two of cornhole in the Olive Grove before dining at the resort's signature Ysidora Restaurant and Lounge for Father’s Day Brunch. Executive Chef Aaron Obregon has curated a delectable brunch experience, available from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m on Sunday, June 19. Menu highlights include Beef Carpaccio, Spanish Octopus, Lamb Shack Birria and more.
OpenTable/Menu Link: here
Pendry San Diego | San Diego, CA
Beer and BBQ = what more does Dad really want? This Father’s Day, take Dad out for a day he’ll actually love at Nason’s Beer Hall at Pendry San Diego with a summery BBQ menu from Chef Brandon Sloan, hand-crafted cocktails, local beer, and live entertainment. Menu highlights for the Father’s Day Artisanal BBQ Party include half or full rack of baby back ribs, smoked brisket, smoked jidori chicken, and a selection of sauces and sides including bacon mac and cheese, baked beans, and cornbread. (June 19 from 11AM-4PM).
Lido House | Newport Beach, CA
Chill this Father’s Day at the effortlessly coastal retreat, Lido House, situated amongst the city’s marina, beach and retail hub. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Mayor’s Table, will boast a decadent selection of brunch specials, including Wagya beef and eggs with creamy chimichurri dressing, chicken and waffles with house made hot sauce, and more. Elevate the experience with Mayor’s Table’s Whiskey Tasting and Cigar Rolling experience on the bar patio, accompanied by live music.
Adare Manor | County Limerick, Ireland
Set on an 842-acre estate surrounded by medieval ruins, walled gardens and winding woodland paths, Adare Manor in Co. Limerick is truly a destination making for an unforgettable father son getaway. Fathers and sons can enjoy quintessential Irish pursuits like falconry, clay pigeon shooting, archery and more. Elevating the already expansive list of activities, the property recently launched a new family wellness and sporting facility called The Padel Club, inclusive of a new pool, custom-built padel courts, golf simulator, yoga room and more. After a long day of adventure, guests can treat their dads with a ‘rare’ whiskey tasting - Adare Manor has an exclusive collaboration with Midleton Very Rare Whiskey - in the sophisticated The Tack Room.
Spa Treatments for Dad (customized for dudes only!):
Cavallo Point | Sausalito, CA
Tucked away at the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge within the famed Golden Gate National Recreation area, Cavallo Point is an award-winning luxury lodge that beautifully blends restored Colonial Revival Character with elevated contemporary design and amenities. Inspiring meaningful connections to one’s wellbeing, the onsite Healing Arts Center & Spa boasts an array of treatments specially created for men, making it the ideal location for a guy’s getaway, Father’s Day celebration, and more. Men are invited to indulge in wellness with Facial Fitness - Skincare for Men, which is a skin conditioning facial designed specifically for the unique needs of a man’s skin, as well as deep tissue massages to relieve muscle tension.
The Hythe | Vail, Colorado
Curated to bring renewed vitality, enhanced energy and deep nourishment, the Gentleman’s Facial at The Hythe’s Well & Being Spa is customized specifically for the needs of male skin. Dad’s can cleanse and clarify the mind and skin with this soothing facial and access to the spa’s Himalayan Salt Inhalation Lounge – a cool, dry, high-heat salt environment offering countless health benefits from improved recovery, respiratory function, mood, sleep and more (complimentary with any spa treatment).
Pamper dad this Father’s Day with a Geneo facial that will make him feel as ready to take on his day on the outside, as he does on the inside. Offering four treatments: exfoliation, oxygenation, and nourishment, Geneo is made for every gender and every season and can be customizable to fit into any dad’s busy schedule. Choose between gifting the Balance, Revive, Illuminate or Hydrate, which each of Geneo's 3-in-1 facial treatments stand out from other facials due to its patented oxygenation process — this triggers the body’s natural, physiological process to increase oxygen levels internally. No down time, personalized service, and a safe and pleasant experience -- give an out-of the box beauty gift with a Geneo facial your dad will appreciate. To book a Father’s Day treatment find a provider closest to you here, then book directly.
Golden Rock Resort is offering a "Diving With Dad" package deal that makes the perfect gift for thrill-seeking fathers.
Book a family getaway to the Caribbean island of Sint Eustatius (lovingly called Statia by locals), an undiscovered slice of paradise with a plethora of offerings for the intrepid traveler including: 36 dive sites to spot sea turtles, nurse sharks, pristine coral reefs and shipwrecks; and a dormant volcano called The Quill with hiking trails that lead up to its 603 meter high crater offering 360° views of the island.
Golden Rock Resort (the first and only upscale resort on the island) imbues the energy of the area’s natural splendor with 32 crisply-designed guest rooms all offering ocean views; 40 acres of lush landscaping and immaculate gardens; Breeze, a fine-dining restaurant serving fresh seafood; tennis courts and expansive pool. This Father's Day they are offering a "Diving with Dad" Package ($995 USD + taxes) that features: