Father’s Day Day Trips

With Father’s Day around the corner, we’ve started thinking about what our plans with our Pops will entail — while we’ll most likely stick to a lovely dinner with something deliciously grilled, we might suggest a little activity before or after the meal. Day trips are a great way to spend the day with your Dad, because let’s face it, nothing beats a great experience to remember together!


Father's Day Day Trips
01. See a baseball game

Some good ol’ American past-time fun is always a good bet!


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02. Go on a kayak/canoe trip

Reg brought her dad kayaking for his first time last year and he was completely in love. Pack some snacks and hit the water!


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03. Take a bike ride

Look into your local bikes routes and hit it up to take in this beautiful spring weather together.


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04. Explore a museum

Great option in case you get rained out! See what your nearby cities have to offer in history, science, or art museums!


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05. Go on a hike

Another perfect way to enjoy Mother Nature while having some bonding time with the Dadio. Get in a little exercise and enjoy the views!


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Mount Monadnock

You may have seen us mention our hike in New Hampshire from a couple of weekends back, and now we’re finally getting around to posting about it!

We actually have renamed this epic hike to Profanity Mountain, because holy sh*t it was hard. We definitely didn’t quite know what we were getting ourselves into, but if you’ll notice in Exhibit B, picture #2, my body is lunging with all of it’s might up a massive incline — this was the entire hike up, for TWO hours. So yeah, needless to say we were exhausted, but so glad we did it. The view from the top was pretty unreal, and we were feeling mighty accomplished by the end of it.

So if you ever find yourself in this area of New England and are up for a bit of a challenge, this Profanity Mountain hike is a must. And now that we’re extremely experienced/advanced hikers (chyea, okay) we have a few tips for you. Check ’em out as you scroll!

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01. Good gear — moisture-wicking clothes, shoes with solid traction, and a headband will save your lives

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02. Snacks! — don’t leave home without ’em. We brought along a container of cashews, small turkey sandwiches, granola bars, and LOTS of water. If we didn’t have these, it’s quite possible that we would have passed out.

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03. Sunscreen — we lucked out and our day was pretty grey, but if it had been any sunnier, we would have likely been little lobsters. It’s easy to forget because you’re amongst so many trees, but your shoulders will definitely see the light of day, and a lot of it.

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04. Map it out — they’ll offer one to you, and you should take it. It’s pretty helpful in knowing which trail to take and figuring out what level you’re about to take on (plus they’re pretty!).

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05. Take breaks — if you’re pooped, you’re pooped! Ain’t nothin’ wrong with that. Find a nice comfy looking rock, pop a squat, take in the views, and thank your body for being so good to you!

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