Vacations for the Father in Your Life!
June 15, 2012
Looking for the perfect gift for Father’s Day? There’s no better gift than the gift of amazing experiences, so give your dad the gift of travel! There are numerous destinations that would be ideal for any father to visit. Destinations for nature lovers, sports fans, thrill seekers, foodies, and art lovers cater to the many different interests a father can have. Whether it is a family vacation, romantic getaway, or just some alone time, Travel Impressions has the perfect deal for dad.
Is your father one with nature? There are tons of destinations that fit the bill for your father, the nature lover. Colorado is a state that is filled with natural beauty. The Rocky Mountains can be the perfect destination for dad, with tons of outdoor activies. Explore the mountains, go skiing or snowboarding, or trek through numerous state and national parks. Whether you’re looking for big cities or small mountain towns, Colorado offers countless attractions, including amusement parks, zoos, aquariums, and wineries. With different locations in Colorado such as Aspen, Beaver Creek, and Copper Mountain, running out of things to do and see will be nearly impossible. Lake Tahoe is also a popular destination for nature lovers because of its natural beauty. Lake Tahoe is a destination for all seasons, and a must-see for many reasons. This blue alpine lake is surrounded by majestic pine forests and mountains that are stunning in person. On one side of the lake lies California which offers endless opportunities for family fun. On the other side lies Nevada, with major casinos that provide year-round nightlife and excitement. Needless to say Lake Tahoe is filled with stuff for dad.
If your dad is the sports-loving adventurous type, then look no further! Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort provides the perfect getaway for dad with seven golf courses nearby to enjoy. Los Cabos is known for its beautiful ocean, making snorkeling and scuba diving ideal for any dad. Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort also has a watersports center, which can provide a great thrill. Horseback riding and tennis courts are also available to guests staying at this resort. Located on the coast of Spain, the Don Miguel Golf and Sport Hotel offers an unforgettable vacation to play your favorite sport in a luxurious setting. With two eighteen-hole golf courses, four swimming pools, sixteen tennis courts, a pro-style practice sports field, convention center, and watersports center, the opportunities for fun are endless. The Don Miguel Golf and Sport Hotel offers a sports inclusive concept with 58 different activities free of charge! If you want to take your dad just a bit further east (or west!), consider visiting one the of Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef. Located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system composed of nearly 3,000 individual reefs. Named one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef is a place you truly have to see to believe. There are many options of things to do when visiting such as taking a luxury cruise, snorkeling or scuba diving, deep sea fishing, or taking a chartered plane overlooking the reef. Visiting the Great Barrier Reef would be the perfect experience for the adventurous father in your life.
Is your dad a foodie? If so, then these destinations will surely have your father’s mouth watering. New Orleans is world famous for its food; this cuisine is distinctive and takes influence from French and Creole cuisine. The Cajun cuisine is a big part of the city of New Orleans and local residents take pride in that. Famous Cajun dishes include Boudain (smoked sausage), gumbo (soup), and jambalaya. The Cajun cuisine definitely makes visiting New Orleans a must. Paris is also a paradise for those who love to eat. The French are known for their cheese, wine, bread, and escargot. French cuisine is so unique and there’s no better place to sample French food than in Paris, the nation’s capital. There are 9,000 restaurants in Paris, which means finding good old fashioned French cuisine won’t be hard, so send dad there for a gastronomical adventure!
If your father’s an art lover, then he’s in luck. Italy is a country known for its art – not just its museums, but its architecture and history. Rome and Vatican City should be on the top of everyone’s list who loves to take in the beauty of all forms of art. The Sistine Chapel is something you truly need to see to believe as it’s absolutely breathtaking. The Coliseum and the Trevi Fountain are both two brilliant pieces of architectural art. The Vatican museums and the Coliseum are two of the top fifty most visited tourist destinations receiving four million visitors each year. Florence, the heart of the Renaissance, ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the most beautiful cities in the entire world, is another destination for the art loving dad in your life. The statue of David, created by legendary artist Michelangelo, is one of the most recognizable pieces of art in the world. The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Pitti Palace, amongst others, and still has an influence in the fields of art, and culture today. If your dad is looking for a modern city that’s rich with art, then New York City is your choice. New York is home to some world famous art museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Modern Museum of Art, and the Guggenheim Museum of New York. Some of the most recognizable paintings are located in these New York museums. These are just a few of the many great cities for art fanatics.
Sending your father away on a vacation fit for him would certainly prove to be a Father’s Day to remember, so book today!
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