HAPPY FATHER’S DAYGet your active dad out in nature withthese outdoor adventures withrefreshing food and drinks.1. Recreational tree climbingThis is way different from when he used to climbthe tree in his moms yard! Recreational treeclimbersare serious climbers. They use ropes, knotsand special techniques to get to the tippy tops ofvery tall trees. Send Dad to Georgia for a two-daycrash course with Tree Climbers International,based on his experience and confidence2. HikingYour adventurous dad is probably bored with all thelocal trails he knows by heart. Send him to theGrand Canyon to hike the North Rim for a thrill hessure to remember. These trails arent for the averagehiker — they are rough, rugged and isolated, withsparse facilities — but theyll give Dad anadventure, for sure!3. RaftingYou havent seen real adventure until youve beenwhite-water rafting, so make sure your dad takes itto the extreme. Arkansas River Tours in Coloradooffers a variety of white-water rafting tours, from ahalf-day trip to a multiday trip with camping.
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY4. Stand-up paddle boardingStand-up paddle boarding can be simple,lazy and relaxing or fast paced andstrenuous — it just depends on where youare and the pace you choose. Send Dadto North Lake Tahoe in California to seethe beautiful sights and explore the massivelake from the surface of a stand-uppaddleboard. There are several rentalservices in the area, and Dad can exploreon his own or join a group tour.5. All-inclusive adventureThis is an all-inclusive adventure thatworks great for the whole family. Stay inthe beautiful River Dance Lodge in Idahosmountain region and start every day with anew adventure. The lodge offers hiking,rafting, horseback riding, biking, fly-fishing and more. The staff even endsevery day with songs around the campfire.Its not exactly roughing it, but its a funtime in the great outdoors for your wholegang.