Package: Ultimate Baseball (from $599)
Where: Hotel Commonwealth, Boston
Why Dad Will Love It: In celebration of the 100th anniversary of neighboring Fenway Park, dads will enjoy a stay in the ultraluxe Baseball Suite (a room full of baseball memorabilia and a 50-inch plasma TV), two tickets to the official Fenway Park tour, a welcome basket of stadium favorites (think Cracker Jack and baseball cards) and a copy of the Fenway Park 100th Anniversary Official Definitive Coffee Table Book.
Package: Shirt, Shot and a Shave (from $399)
Where: The Nines Hotel; Portland, Ore.
Why Dad Will Love It: This manly package includes a night atop the landmark Meier & Frank Building and a custom-made shirt from Michael Allen’s Clothier, complete with a VIP appointment and cuff links. Plus, Dad will go home with a Merkur kit including a three-piece razor and other accessories from the Art of Shaving. Oh, and did we mention the local whiskey amenity upon arrival and the complimentary parking?
Package: Mad About Dad (from $500)
Where: The Dupont Circle Hotel; Washington, D.C.
Why Dad Will Love It: Your old man will get to channel his inner Mad Men when you book him a stay on the exclusive penthouse-floor Level Nine (the hotel within a hotel). And, if you mention Father’s Day, he’ll receive special bonuses such as access to the floor’s Martini Bar, a shave at the Grooming Lounge, a Don Draper cocktail in Bar Dupont and a morning-after brunch in Café Dupont.
Nothing says masculine like fast cars.This year, the IndyCar stars return on Father’s Day weekend (June 15 and 16) for 225 laps at the legendary oval. Show dad how much you care by taking him to IndyFest at the Milwaukee Mile, the longest continually operating speedway in the world. Friday — practice and qualifying day — is free in the grandstand.