Father’s Day Trips and Treats

Treat your dad to a day of golf, local spirits, delicious meals-to-go and more

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Fathers’s Day might be a little different this year, but COVID-19 doesn’t have to hamper your Father’s Day gift-giving. Forget the tie: From gift baskets to hiking and fishing day trips to spirits and even meals-to-go, there are plenty of unique ways that you can spoil your dad while supporting New Hampshire businesses.

Outdoor Adventures

Whether your dad loves fishing for striped bass, partaking in an early morning hike up Mount Kearsarge, hanging out at a local brewery or practicing his putting game, you’re sure to find an outdoor activity that’s the perfect fit.

Fishing

Contoocook Lake, Jaffrey
Pemigewasset River, Bristol
The Merrimack River, Manchester
Squam Lake, Holderness
Hampton Harbor, Hampton

Breweries

Throwback Brewery
7 Hobbs Rd., North Hampton
(603) 379-2317; throwbackbrewery.com

Lithermans Limited Brewery
126 Hall St. Unit B, Concord
(603) 219-0784; lithermans.beer

Rek’-Lis Brewing Company
2085 Main St., Bethlehem
(603) 869-0167; reklisbrewing.com

Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille
40 Andover Rd., New London
(603) 526-6899; flyinggoose.com

Woodstock Inn Brewery
135 Main St., North Woodstock
(603) 745-3951; woodstockinnbrewery.com

Golf

Canterbury Woods Golf Club
15 West Rd., Canterbury
(603) 783-9400; canterburywoodscc.com

Breakfast Hill Golf Club
339 Breakfast Hill Rd., Greenland
(603) 436-5001; breakfasthill.com

Loudon Golf & Country Club
653 Rte. 106 N, Loudon
(603) 783-3372; loudongolf.com

North Conway Country Club
76 Norcross Cir., North Conway
(603) 356-9391; northconwaycountryclub.com

Lochmere Golf & Country Club
360 Laconia Rd., Tilton
(603) 528-7888; lochmeregolf.com

Hiking

West Rattlesnake Mountain, Rumney
Easy. 2 miles and 450 foot elevation gain with a panoramic view overlooking Squam Lake.

Mount Kearsarge, Wilmot
Easy. 1 mile with a moderate, rocky terrain with a 360-degree view.

Mount Willard, Carroll
Moderate. 3.2 miles and 985 feet of elevation gain with a steady ascent that leads to a view of Crawford Notch.

Lonesome Lake Trail, Lincoln
Moderate. 3.2 miles and 1,040 feet of elevation gain with two summits, rock scrambling and a variety of viewpoints.

Mount Moosilauke, Benton
Difficult. 7.8 miles and 2,342 feet of elevation gain with an open, alpine summit at the end.

Father’s Day Gifts

A basket full of maple treats, a bottle of White Mountain vodka or Fisher Cats season ticket memberships are a surefire way to bring your dad some much-needed joy.

Pitchfork Records & Stereo, Concord
Treat your dad to new or used vinyls and a new turntable to play them on. Order online for curbside pickup or shop in store. Prices vary.

Tamworth Distilling, Tamworth
Choose from Old Hampshire Applejack brandy, White Mountain vodka, Eau de Musc Castoreum whiskey, Tamworth Garden Apiary gin or Old Man of the Mountain bourbon whiskey. Order online for curbside pickup or delivery. Prices vary.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Manchester
Is your dad a baseball fan? Spoil him with a Fisher Cats full-season ticket membership or half-season ticket membership. Each membership comes with its own perks like VIP admission, free monthly all-you-can-eat barbecue, exclusive on-field batting practice and more. There are also six-game and 11-game memberships available for those who aren’t ready for season tickets, but can’t get enough of the Fisher Cat experience. $72-$650.

Alfonso Designs, Raymond
Customize your Father’s Day gift with a personalized golf towel, sweatshirt or cup. Order online for delivery. Prices start at $18.

Ben’s Sugar Shack, Temple
Enjoy a Father’s Day basket that includes buttermilk pancake mix, maple pepper beef jerky, maple barbecue sauce, a pint of dark robust maple syrup, maple moose candy, infused sweet heat syrup, maple cream, maple pepper and a personalized chalkboard basket. Order online for delivery. $65.

Father’s Day Meals-to-Go

If you don’t want to go out for a barbecue, the barbecue can come to you, thanks to these local restaurants.

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester
Surprise dad with a Father’s Day barbecue prepared by the Currier’s Chef Joelle. Support the museum while enjoying a delicious meal with your loved ones – fathers, brothers, uncles, grandfathers, and caregivers. The menu includes buffalo chicken dip, pulled chicken sliders, macaroni salad and more. Order online and pickup June 20 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. $125 (serves 4-6 people).

The Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery, Raymond
The Dad’s Day by Tuckaway box includes four half pound links of their fresh ground sweet sausage links, one box of julienned peppers and onions, six tavern burgers and two and a half pounds of America’s best steak tips. Order online for delivery. $100.

T-Bones, multiple locations
Choose the burger pack or the applewood smoked barbecue pulled pork pack (or both, we won’t judge), select your pickup location, and pick up your order on June 20 between 1-5 p.m. Each pack serves four and includes cheese, buns, chips, homemade coleslaw, corn on the cob and more. $90.

 

 

 

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