By Staff
June 06, 2012

Stumped about what to get dad for Father’s Day? Why not treat him to one of these sports- or food-themed getaways.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
If your dad is the family chef, opt for the John Besh Package at this recently reopened hotel within walking distance of the French Quarter. The deal includes nightly accommodations, an autographed copy of Besh’s new cookbook My Family Table, a $50 gift card for Borgne, Besh’s coastal Louisiana seafood restaurant at the hotel, and breakfast buffet for two at 8 Block Kitchen & Bar. Doubles from $189.

Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia
Located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, this 550-room resort has a Robert Trent Jones II–designed golf course. Its Audubon Certification allows wildlife to roam freely, so you may have the chance to snap a photo of a deer or a bear. The Unlimited Golf Package includes unlimited golf play with each night’s stay. Doubles from $223.

Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Las Vegas
Only 30 minutes (via free shuttle) from the Strip, this lakeside resort is offering guests up to 30 percent off over Father’s Day weekend. As a bonus, dads can try paddling boarding for free on that Saturday and Sunday through the resort’s Paddle to the Core classes. Doubles from $139.

Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg, FL
Is Dad a sports fan? Book the Grand Slam Baseball Getaway over Father’s Day weekend at this newly renovated 1925 bay-front Mediterranean-style hotel. The deal includes nightly accommodations for two, transportation to and from Tropicana Field, padded souvenir seat cushions, a spectator survival kit that includes a tote bag filled with snacks, and breakfast at Marchand’s Bar & Grill. Doubles from $229.

Jamaica Inn, Ocho Rios
Get your fourth night free at this classic Caribbean resort that has been around since the 1950s and was thoroughly spruced up in 2007. The deal also comes with a food and beverage credit (that dad can use for breakfast in bed each morning), a welcome punch on arrival, and complimentary water sports such as kayaking and snorkeling. Doubles from $230.