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The 9 Father-Son Trips to Plan for Every Personality Type

The 9 Father-Son Trips to Plan for Every Personality Type

Whether you're foodies or adrenaline junkies, these father-son trips will definitely leave you with awesome memories you’ll cherish forever.


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June 18, 2021

The most adrenaline-filled adventure in SoCal is bungee jumping off the Bridge to Nowhere. Think you're up to the challenge?

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If you haven’t checked Yosemite National Park off your bucket list, we recommend visiting for your next father-son trip.
Malibu Creek State Park, just 25 miles from D.T.L.A., features hiking, fishing, bird watching, mountain biking, and horseback riding opportunities.
Are you two beach bums? You're going to love riding the epic waves in Huntington Beach. It's time you shoot the curl successfully.
Sushi, pho, pizza, khash, dolma, kebab, baba ghanoush; anything and everything you like is available in Los Angeles. Just say the word!
Just like Clint Eastwood said: “You see, in this world, there’s two kinds of people, my friend; those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig."
Quit wasting time and puttering around, any time is tee time for father-son duos. Are you in?

7. Father-Son Trip for a Golfing Duo

Torrey Pines, San Diego

California is home to some of the world's best and most scenic golf courses. Golfers from all over the world mark these locations as bucket list-worthy destinations they’d like to play at one day. And if you and your father are regular golfers, you most likely have a dream California golf course in mind. Seize this Father’s Day to take a father-son vacation to Torrey Pines Golf Course if you haven’t been yet. This expansive property is owned by the city of San Diego and is hosting the 2021 U.S. Open. So, no matter if you play or watch, you’ll trace the steps of old and current golfing legends on a memorable father-son trip.

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is considered the most prestigious event of its kind. It literally is a competition of elegance.

8. Father and Son Trip for Vintage Car Fanatics

Pebble Beach, Monterey

Whether you're collectors or just admirers, you’ll love going back in time at a classic car show. Luckily for you, one of the world’s best car shows happens right under your nose on the Central Coast. The Pebble Beach Concours D’elegance is an annual event held on the third Sunday in August, bringing approximately 200 collector cars and motorcycles to the Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Prior to the concours, you can also participate in the tour d’elegance, auctions, and forum. Talk about an awesome, weekend-long father-son trip idea. Plan this trip, and you’ll definitely be the family favorite.

San Francisco has a rich musical history, most notably from the ’60s onward. Because of these roots, the city is filled with numerous venues.

9. The Best Father-Son Getaway for Musician Connoisseurs 

San Francisco

While catching a live show hasn’t been a viable option for entertainment for the last year or so, there are other ways you and your dad can enjoy geeking out about music in California. One such thing is by visiting iconic music venues and learning about their impressive history. If you visit San Francisco, you’ll have two awesome venues to explore: The Fillmore and The Great American Music Hall.

Fillmore is credited to have launched a music movement in the 60s and 70s. Some of the most innovative musicians have performed here, including the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, and Jimi Hendrix. On the other hand, as the oldest music club in the city, the Great American Music Hall has also hosted your dad’s (and probably also your) favorite musicians. Both venues are also slowly starting to host live acts, so if the date coincides, don’t miss out on seeing a show on your father-son getaway.

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