Treat dad to adventure this year for Father’s Day with these sport and adventure travel packages. Whether you’re going with him or letting him vacation with friends, hotels and destinations are getting creative with their Father’s Day packages this year. He can learn to drive a race car, fly fish, play golf, or even catch the perfect lobster. Here are some of the latest travel packages where dad can expand his horizons.
Drive and dine with a professional racing driver
At the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, auto enthusiasts can rev their engines with a professional racing driver. The Andy Pilgrim Driving Experience is available for three days this summer and fall and includes a full day of autocross racing and lapping around the track in the Corvette C8. Professional pilot Andy Pilgrim will provide commentary and then invite attendees to a dinner and reception to share stories from his 37-year racing career.
Grand Slam at St. Louis Baseball Stadium
Grand Slam packages at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark include a Deluxe Room with a baseball field view. Two tickets to a St. Louis Cardinals game in a lower section of the base box and several Cardinals memorabilia are also part of the special rate, which is eligible for earning points and Hilton Honors benefits. Members can also sign up to earn double points on stays of two nights or triple points on stays of at least three nights by September 5.
Fish Maine like an expert
The Chebeague Island Inn in Casco Bay, Maine is offering a dad-friendly “Luxury Lobstering” package this summer. If you book this special, you can join a cruise to catch your own lobster before learning how to cook it with the hotel’s chef. Other resort activities include everything from lawn games and yoga sessions to biking and access to a nearby beach, making this a fun getaway for the family or a group of friends.
Practice your swing this summer across the country
At Mountain Shadows Resort Scottsdale in Arizona, dads and their friends (or kids) can enjoy its 18-hole, par 3 course with the Summer Unlimited Golf Pass. Starting at $799, golfers can play unlimited rounds of golf by September 18. If you’re a Marriott Bonvoy fan, there’s also an “A” Game Retreat package at the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota, which includes daily access to a driving range. setup, 1-hour private lesson, 18-hole tee time for two, and cocktail and cigar pairing experience.
Among the World of Hyatt properties offering golf packages this summer is the Unlimited Play Golf Package at Carmel Valley Ranch, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, California. It includes an overnight stay, a golf cart and unlimited rounds of golf. The Golf Package at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa near Austin includes one round of golf per night plus complimentary breakfast for two. The Fazio Golf Package at Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, SC (a Destination by Hyatt property) includes a two-night stay, two rounds of golf on the Harbor Course, two rounds of golf on the Links Course , free shooting bullets and $50 resort credit.
Explore space at Johnson Space Center
The Space Center Houston experience at The Post Oak in Uptown Houston is a fun way to explore outer space and all that astronauts experience in orbit. The hotel package includes a private behind-the-scenes tour of the iconic Johnson Space Center in Houston plus overnight accommodation. It’s a great getaway for buddies or dads with a space-loving kid. Round-trip transport for the tour and a $500 food and beverage credit at the hotel are part of the offer. Also included is a “grounding ritual” spa treatment for two and two nights in an Executive Concierge Suite. While the package costs $10,000, it’s a unique experience for space fans. You’ll see where astronauts train, explore Mission Control, and see important Apollo artifacts as well as the original NASA 905 shuttle carrier plane.
Horses, Ice Caves and Jeep Rides in Iceland
At Hotel Rangá, dads and their pals (or kids) can select the GOAT Package, which includes four nights in the Icelandic Suite at this World of Hyatt participating hotel. In addition to earning Hyatt points, the offer features three adventures: horseback riding on a black sand beach, visiting a glacial ice cave, and traveling by Jeep to swim in hot springs. Other activities include stargazing, fly fishing, and hotel wake-up service to spot the Northern Lights.
Qatar Airways World Cup Travel Packages
Football fans from around the world will gather in Qatar this fall for the FIFA World Cup. Qatar’s national airline is planning numerous World Cup travel packages for the occasion. These fan travel packages are available to Privilege Club members in the United States and Canada. Membership of the airline’s loyalty program is free, and these packages include round-trip tickets from any of the carrier’s 13 North American gateways, hotel rooms and game tickets. in category 2 or higher corner seats. Packages allow members to customize the flight class, hotel category and type of seat they want for up to four matches. It’s a great gift for dads who love football.
Bikes and beers at the 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville
Dubbed the “Mountain Biking Capital of the World,” Bentonville, Arkansas (home to WalMart) is a popular cultural and outdoor destination. With over 250 miles of networked trails, the Bikes & Brews package at 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville is a great way for dads to get away with their best friends for some time outdoors. The package includes a one-night stay, bike storage (and car wash), valet parking, and a limited-edition six-pack of the Ozark Beer Company’s Juxtapose Hazy IPA. 21c Museum Hotels is part of the Accor All Live Limitless program allowing guests to earn and redeem points during their stay. To book, guests must call the hotel directly.
Whiskey Tasting in Washington DC and Denver
Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria, Virginia and Hyatt Centric Downtown Denver, both properties participating in World of Hyatt, are offering dad-friendly whiskey experiences this summer. In Virginia, you can join the tour of George Washington’s historic distillery at Mount Vernon and taste the whiskey he once distilled. The package includes the tour, a corner suite at the hotel, a welcome gift of whiskey and breakfast on Father’s Day. In Denver, the package includes a Colorado Whiskey tasting with an educational lesson and a night in the Presidential Penthouse Suite with a bottle of whiskey from a local distillery.
Marriott Bonvoy fans can visit the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, near Washington for the Dad’s Distillery Day and Stay package. It includes one night’s accommodation, round-trip transfers to a local distillery for a private tour and tasting, and a $200 dinner credit at the hotel restaurant. These three packages are available for Father’s Day weekend.
Game Day at the Indigo Los Angeles Downtown Hotel
Major League Soccer fans have a fun package at Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown, which participates in the new IHG One Rewards program. Starting at $999 throughout the season, the package includes a one-night hotel stay, parking, VIP seating at Banc of California Stadium’s Sunset Deck with included food and beverages, and Uber credit for get to the stadium. Late check-out and breakfast for two are also part of the offer, while earning IHG points for the stay.
Learn to sail in Montreal
This Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile sailing experience teaches you how to navigate a 35-foot sailboat with a team of experts. The Sailing on the St. Lawrence River package includes a three-hour sailing lesson and an overnight stay. It’s available from now until October 31, and guests can earn Accor All Live Limitless points as part of the offer to save and redeem towards a future hotel swap.
Surf or swing at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
Dads can learn to surf the famous Pacific waves with their pals or kids with the So Cal Surf Experience package, which starts at $849. Included are accommodation, surf gear (wetsuit, surfboard, leash and wax) and a two-hour surf lesson for two people each evening. For those who prefer to stick to land-based activities, the resort’s Swing and Stay golf package includes accommodations, a round of golf for two including tee time, and premium golf clubs, at from $799 per night. The best part for Marriott Bonvoy fans is that you can earn points for the fun (check out the Marriott Golf Collection for a full list). You can also earn bonus points by using one of the Marriott Bonvoy-affiliated credit cards from American Express to pay for the stay.
Perfect your karate in Japan
The birthplace of karate, Okinawa, Japan, offers a fun way to improve your skills. At Halekulani Okinawa, the three-day Discover the Island’s Soul package includes a lesson with a master in Goju-ryu (traditional Okinawan style of karate), overnight accommodation, daily lunch and dinner, and a spa treatment. spa. Beyond practicing this new skill, guests can learn about the history of the martial art and how it evolved into a peaceful form of self-defense. Complete the experience with a personalized karate-gi to take home as a souvenir.