Treat Dad to a Getaway

Posted by Monica on June 14, 2013

After thrilling mom with a getaway for her special day, it’s time to pay dad the same favor. A multi-day trip is the answer to that hard-to-crack dad, bringing all elements of quality time, experience and relaxation. Impress him with these trips that will tickle his adventurous spirit, sporty hobbies and thirst for history. Nothing beats the gift of a free weekend or more with the people that matters the most. So go beyond the usual hankie and tie, and give dad the dream trip he secretly wants.

Key West Adventure from Miami

This 3-day South Beach weekend tour features almost 22 miles of cycling which can be adjusted depending on the rider’s level and interest. Perfect for dads who want to get out and see gorgeous beaches, scenic trails plus a visit to the Vizcaya Mansion, Islamorada and Key West!

Kangaroo Island from Adelaide

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Treasure Island comes alive in Kangaroo Island complete with unspoiled wilderness and abundant wildlife like wallabies, goanna, echidna, koala and kangaroo. Let dad discover the shipwreck island and walk in the wild with seals on the beach. This overnight stay also features a visit to a Honey Farm, Free-Flight presentation, Eucalyptus Distillery, animal feeding and of course, twin share accommodation.

Kruger Park Breakaway Tour from Johannesburg

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For wildlife viewing at a grand scope, send dad to this 3-day safari at Kruger National Park. Explore one of the world’s oldest and greatest wildlife preservation areas – a paradise for the wildlife enthusiast. It’s dad’s chance to see the “Big Five” among other game and prolific bird life, and tick the classic African safari off the bucket list.

Washington DC Grand Tour

Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Washington Monument

Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Washington Monument

This tour’s got everything from history, iconic monuments to war memorials. See the World War II Memorial and its beautiful water arrangements. Grab a photo of the White House while viewing the new U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. Go to the Smithsonian Museums and tour the Mansion and the new Education Center. Visit the Tomb of the Unknowns and be moved as members of the U.S Third Infantry perform the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Admission fees to museums included.

River Kwai Jungle Raft from Bangkok

The Bridge over River Kwai

The Bridge over River Kwai

For another history eyeopener, head to River Kwai. This package departing Bangkok visits the JEATH War Museum, the Thailand-Burma Railway Center, the War Cemetery of Allied Prisoners of WWII and the infamous “Bridge over the River Kwai.” Travelers will also appreciate Thailand’s natural scenery by jungle rafts. A historic ride on Death Railway Train will cap off the 3-day tour. Elephant ride can be taken as an optional activity.

Ouarzazate and Desert Erfoud from Marrakech

Ouarzazate and Desert Erfoud

Ouarzazate and Desert Erfoud

Dad probably dreamed of roaming the desert a la Lawrence of Arabia. Now you can make his wanderer dreams come true with a 3-day desert escapade to Ouarzazate and Desert Erfoud from Marrakech. Its breathtaking valleys and desert landscapes is the perfect backdrop for a camel ride, sand-dune excursion and more. Plus, dad gets to spend one night in a nomad’s tent.

Cataract Canyon Express from Moab

Cataract Canyon Express

Cataract Canyon Express

Alternatively, head to Cataract Canyon from Moab to encounter thrilling rapids and the wilderness of Canyonland’s National Park. Dads can camp under the stars, explore side canyons and float along on the Colorado River and class III-V rapids on a 3-day Cataract Canyon excursion!

The Jordan Explorer from Amman

Petra - The Jordan Explorer

Petra – The Jordan Explorer

Dad probably introduced you to some Indiana Jones movies, now it’s time to bring those lost cities into life with a 5-day Jordan Explorer tour. Ride a 4×4 while exploring Wadi Rum,  Jordan’s largest desert. Walk through the Siq, a long narrow fissure between two overhanging cliffs and discover the Red Rose City of Petra. Visit Mount Nebo and the mosaic city of Madaba. Have free time at the Dead Sea.

Yosemite and Lake Tahoe Camping Trip from San Francisco

Yosemite and Lake Tahoe Camping

Yosemite and Lake Tahoe Camping

A favorite father’s day activity! Join dad on a camping trip on the shores of Lake Tahoe and spend the free time sailing or kayaking. Visit Yosemite while hiking your way along iconic mountain trails. Marvel at California’s picture-perfect mountain vista and Yosemite’s ancient, towering redwoods. As a bonus, enjoy the cosmopolitan buzz of beautiful San Francisco Bay and take a tour of the enigmatic Alcatraz before and after your nature encounter.

Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix 2013 Ticket With Accommodations

Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix 2013 Package

Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix 2013 Package

Surprise dad with a ticket to the 2013 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix! Watch the first street and night race in Asia combined with non-stop live entertainment and top-class corporate hospitality services. The Grand Prix race track is less than a six-minute walk from five subway stations, a stone’s throw away from Singapore’s food and entertainment centers. The package includes accommodation, daily breakfast, private airport transfers, city tours and meet and greet service. Now how’s that for a VIP experience for the greatest dad in the world?

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