5 Gift Ideas for Father's Day

June 15, 2016

Father's Day is about remembering funny family stories and creating new special moments. Do you need a gift idea or are you struggling to come up with something unique? Here are our top five ideas for dad this Father's Day weekend:

  1. Tee Times
    For sports enthusiasts, there are five beautiful and challenging courses in Charlevoix. Area golf courses range in price and difficulty. Spend the day outside and enjoy your dad's company while enjoying a little friendly competition. Click here to learn more about Charlevoix's golf courses.

  2. Freefall from 120 mph
    Calling all adrenaline junkies! This may not be the gift for every dad; but, it's totally worth the jump! Not only is the freefall 120 mph, the views of Lake Michigan, Charlevoix, and the surrounding areas are simply breathtaking. Consider getting the videos or pictures from your skydiving experience. There will be some funny and amazing pictures. Skydiving adventures!

  3. For the craft beer lover
    For the beer buffs, look no further than downtown Charlevoix for Michigan craft beer. Check out the Bridge Street Tap Room or Bier's Inwood Brewery, to treat dad to craft beer and amazing food. Reminisce while overlooking Round Lake, with great craft beer and a walk down memory lane. A gift certificate is available at both of these locations as well!

  4. Lake Effect
    Northern Michigan has an abundance of freshwater. Whether dad is a boater, fisherman, sailor, kayaker, or water enthusiast—Charlevoix is a water paradise. Check out Lake Michigan, Round Lake, Lake Charlevoix, or any number of inland waterways. There are so many great memories made at the lake! Book a charter through Sunshine Charters or rent a kayak or standup paddleboard at Schulman Paddleworks. Enjoy a relaxing tour of our beautiful lakes.

  5. Explore the North
    Whether exploring by car, boat, bike, or on foot, there are many hidden gems waiting to be found. Explore the Mt. McSauba Recreation Area, Drigger's Nature Preserve, or Fisherman's Island. Bike the Little Traverse Wheelway or the Lake to Lake Trail. Set course this Father's Day weekend for an adventure.

Take dad on a special trip and create new memories. Also, make sure you take the time to thank your dad on this special day. Click here to plan your Father's Day celebration.