Fishing is one of the most classic father's day activities for a reason. When else do you get to stand side by side and catch up on life while you enjoy the outdoors? Try this neat fishing trick: Use WD-40 to spray your lures. It attracts fish and masks human odor that can scare them off. Check out these 20 dads share the best father's day gifts they've ever received.
Test your go-kart skills
Forget another gift of golf shirts. Take Dad for a thrill ride. Give him a speedway, a Go-Kart, and a helmet, and watch Dad go crazy with excitement. Look for a nearby Go-Kart track and spend the day zipping around.
Challenge him to paintball
Let Dad explore his inner warrior. Nothing says "I love you" like a little friendly battle of the generations.
Taste some beers
Make dad’s day by toasting him at a local beer or wine tasting event. There's even a no-brainer built-in gift: Bring home some of the day’s best bottles to remember the day for weeks to come. And no need to feel guilty over that beer belly.
Hit the amusement park
Thrilling rides, funnel cake, tacky souvenirs—yes, they're crazy fun father's day activities you can do at a theme park. These are our favorite 14 short stories about the world's kindest dads.
Practice your swing
They say golf is a good walk spoiled, but not when you spend 18 holes worth of quality time with dad. You can hire a PGA instructor for a series of golf lessons for you and your dad—a great excuse to hang out together, pick up tips from a pro, and improve your game.
Experience a battle
Head to the 19th or 18th century to watch a Civil or Revolutionary War reenactment—and experience a slice of history up close. Don't miss these comedians' best advice for dads.
Catch a game
Tickets to his favorite sporting event are pretty much always a winning idea. Many stadiums offer Father’s Day deals; check if they’re offering discounted tickets. Want to be the favorite child? Surprise dad with a splurge of season tickets. While you're at it, entertain dad with these funny sports jokes.
Get out in nature
This year, start a camping tradition. Pitch a tent, start a campfire, swap memories about growing up—it's bonding at its best. Look for a campground near you, pick up the right gear, and go wild.
Plan a spa day
Spa days are not just for the ladies. If yours is the kind of dad who appreciates being pampered, book him a luxurious massage, hair cut, or professional shave.