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5 Father’s Day Escapes for Outdoor Lovers

by Katie Skrzek

May 24, 2024

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If the dad in your life loves the great outdoors, consider a stay at one of these five hotels for Father’s Day.



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Big Cypress Lodge

Big Cypress Lodge offers guests a rustic retreat in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. The 103-room hotel overlooks Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid. The resort is home to an underwater-themed bowling alley, archery range and outdoor observation deck. Dine at the 28th-floor culinary outlets to take in skyline views.


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Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection

Head to this resort in Santa Fe, New Mexico, for a fly-fishing excursion. The region’s varied bodies of water make it a perfect, year-round fly-fishing destination. The resort boasts an on-site Orvis outpost and casting stream. The excursion can be tailored to fishers of all skill levels.


Greenhorn Ranch

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Greenhorn Ranch

Nestled in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range, this ranch resort is ideal for nature lovers. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings on a hike or on horseback. For adventure seekers, opt for fly fishing, mountain biking, skeet shooting or hatchet throwing.


Hotel Jerome

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Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection

This resort in Aspen, Colorado, has been welcoming guests since 1889. Take part in exciting outdoor activities on and off the property, including rock climbing, hot-air balloon rides, paragliding, golf, white-water rafting and fly fishing.



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Shore Lodge

Open since 1948, this 77-room lakefront resort in the Salmon River Mountains region of McCall, Idaho, offers numerous adventurous outdoor activities. Guests may take advantage of ATV excursions, white-water rafting, rock climbing, wake surfing, cliff jumping, zip lining, paddle boarding, kayaking, bird watching and more. Treat dad to a spa treatment at the resort’s spa, The Cove, after a long day of activities.


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