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Celebrate Father's Day with exciting outdoor activities

5 ideas for a day of fun for the special guy in your life

Celebrate Father's Day with exciting outdoor activities

A thoughtful card or personalized gift can go a long way on Father’s Day, but what many dads (and grandpas) want on their special day is time spent with loved ones.

With ideas for celebrating just about every type of dad, these activities, which are perfect for the whole family to partake in, are like gifts in and of themselves and can show him just how much he means to you.

Backyard Barbecue
Fire up the grill and get ready for a feast of mouthwatering burgers, juicy steaks and sizzling hot dogs. Gather your family and friends, set up some outdoor games like cornhole or horseshoes, and enjoy the warm summer weather while bonding over delicious food. Don’t forget to prepare some refreshing beverages and desserts to complete the experience.

Fishing Expedition
For dads who love nature and enjoy the thrill of the catch, a fishing expedition is a perfect Father’s Day activity. Find a nearby lake, river or ocean to cast your lines and reel in some fish. Whether you’re an experienced angler or a beginner, fishing provides an opportunity to relax, unwind and bond with your dad. Don’t forget to pack some snacks, drinks and sunscreen to make sure you’re prepared for a day on the water.

Hiking Adventure
Choose a scenic trail in a nearby national park or nature reserve and embark on a journey surrounded by breathtaking views and fresh air. Hiking provides a physical workout and allows you to connect with nature and spend quality time with family. Plan your route ahead of time and research any safety precautions you need to take. Remember to pack essential supplies such as water, snacks and a first aid kit. Take breaks along the way to rest and appreciate your surroundings.

Golfing Getaway
Find a local golf course and spend the day practicing your swings, perfecting your putts and enjoying the peaceful atmosphere of the greens. Make the getaway even more special by inviting other family members or friends to join in. Turn it into a friendly tournament or simply enjoy a leisurely game while bonding and creating lasting memories.

Camping Under the Stars
Camping under the stars can be an unforgettable Father’s Day experience. Find a picturesque camping spot, set up your tent and immerse yourselves in the beauty of the great outdoors. Spend the evening roasting marshmallows around the campfire, telling stories and gazing at the starry sky. Research the area beforehand to ensure you have all the information you need about facilities, safety precautions and any permits required. Also be sure to pack necessary gear including tents, sleeping bags, cooking equipment and insect repellent.

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(Family Features)
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