Just because you waited until the last minute to pick up a Father’s Day gift doesn’t mean that your gift has to seem like an afterthought. Even if you’ve come down to the wire, it’s still possible to find a gift for your dad that fits his personality and shows that you care. Try one of the following retailers or check out more ideas in this article. Your dad will know just how much you appreciate him.
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Golden Gate Canyon State Park
92 Crawford Gulch Road
Golden, CO 80403
With a fishing lake, campgrounds and several trails, Golden Gate Canyon State Park offers a nice, relaxing weekend getaway. Located about 30-45 minutes from Denver, this park is close and accessible with all of the peace and quiet of farther destinations. Make a reservation for weekend camping, or simply pay the entry fee and spend the day in the woods with your dad.
LoHi Steak Bar
3200 Tejon St.
Denver, CO 80211
The Mile High City is famous for steak. Founded by chef Sean D. Kelly, this steakhouse in the Highlands is a great place to treat your dad. Offering more than just steaks, this restaurant has something on the menu to whet your dad’s appetite, and you’ll get an amazing meal for your money. With delicious eats, signature cocktails and an online shop filled with fun gifts, this is a great Father’s Day outing for you and dad.
Denver, CO 80206
Offering monthly packages for regular lawn maintenance, Yard Dog will allow you to give your dad a break from yard work. With simple packages such as pet waste removal, basic mowing or a full lawn care package, this gift will give your dad a break while still giving him a great lawn. Packages are reasonably priced, and the full-service lawn care package will have his neighbors green with envy.
Do Your Brew
9050 W. 88th Ave.
Westminster, CO 80005
In addition to steaks, our fine city is also known as a craft beer destination. Take your dad to a craft beer class at Do Your Brew in Westminster. Offered weekly, the Intro class will teach you and your dad the basics of the home brew, along with how to use the equipment. If your dad is a beer guy, he will love customizing a unique brew to his own specifications. You can also share a bonding experience.
3051 S. Rooney Road
Morrison, CO 80465
With a multitude of spectator car races, a day at Bandimere is a great getaway for dads that have a need for speed. A full summer schedule and reasonably priced tickets make this a good hangout for you and your dad. If he is a car enthusiast, there are also several club events that you can enter him in. Located in Morrison, you can take him out to dinner at one of several restaurants or hiking through Red Rocks when the race is over.
Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.