1. Mile-High Buzz
Denver, Colorado, is nicknamed "the Napa Valley of Beer," with nearly 75 big-name and craft breweries within a 100-mile
radius of downtown. Dad-Worthy Experience: Send Dad along the Denver Beer Trail. Brews Cruise hosts three-hour
guided tours with equal parts enthusiasm and education. Dad-Worthy Accommodations: For more than a century, Brown
Palace Hotel & Spa has set the standard for luxury in Denver.
The Maine Event
Those in the know herald Maine for its great lobster and its bounty of beer! Dad-Worthy Experience: Direct Dad to
follow the Maine Brewers' Guild's Beer Trail to 25 breweries. Along the cobblestone streets of Portland's Old Port alone,
he'll find three breweries within a half-mile walk. Dad-Worthy Accommodations: Dad can feel like royalty at the
family owned and operated
Captain Lord Mansion
, a romantic inn in Kennebunkport.
The World of Whisky
Scotland is famous for its whisky, with its distinctive nose, color, texture, and taste. Dad-Worthy Experience: As
Dad travels the Scottish Whisky Trail-from the great distilleries of The Highlands to the Scottish Heritage Whisky Centre
in Edinburgh-he'll gain insight into the world of whisky. Dad-Worthy Accommodations: Set on 800 acres along the
has nearly everything, including world-class golf.
40 Shades of Whiskey
Ireland's 40 shades of green are dazzling, as is its whiskey (Ireland is credited with inventing the stuff, after all). Dad-Worthy Experience: The Ireland Whiskey Trail is Dad's free touring guide to all that's enjoyable and
exceptional about whiskey in Ireland. Dad-Worthy Accommodations: Here are a few of our favorites: Dromoland Castle
(Co. Clare), Adare Manor (Co. Limerick), and Ashford Castle (Co. Mayo).
Dad, the Pirate
Sitting in the Eastern Caribbean, Martinique impresses with a charming blend of Caribbean and French culture and lifestyle
. . . and rum (aarrggg!). Dad-Worthy Experience: Invite Dad to follow La Route des Rhums, a self-guided rum-themed
tour with 11 distilleries throughout Martinique. Dad-Worthy Accommodations: With nearly every amenity Dad could
desire, Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa is the premier resort hotel on the island.
Bonus: For Active Dads!
If your Dad's a golfer, we recommend:
Casa de Campo
(Dominican Republic), and
Banyan Tree Mayakoba
(Mexico). If your Dad's a water enthusiast, we recommend:
Bitter End Yacht Club
(BVI). Finally, if your Dad's into fishing, riding, and a must-try experience called glamping ("glamorous camping"), we
The Resort at Paws Up
Tip: Plan a Bespoke Trip
Hideaways' in-house boutique travel agency has a penchant for personalized travel planning, and can tailor an escape to
perfectly suit your Dad's interests. Call 800-843-4433 to plan a bespoke trip, or to get Dad started with a Hideaways
"Each recommendation is an experience at a dreamy destination that offers plenty more than libations," says Mike. "And, if
you're good, Dad just might ask you to go with him."
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