11 Great Father's Day Destinations (Loosely) Named After Fathers

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For Father's Day, don't take your dad any old place for a round of golf, a plate of slow-cooked ribs or a quiet afternoon fishing on a lake. Take him for a round of golf, a plate of slow-cooked ribs or a quiet afternoon fishing on a lake – but at a place that cares about fathers so much that fatherhood is central its existence. Take your dad to a place that doesn't just welcome fathers, but reveres them so much that the word father – or daddy, or padre, or papa – is right there in the name, sometimes even in neon.

Any of these 11 great Father's Day destinations in the United States (loosely) named after fathers should do the trick.

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11 Great Father's Day Destinations (Loosely) Named After Fathers

Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota

For the father who likes to camp and fish for northern pike and walleye.

(Photo: Wikimedia)

Santa Monica, California

For the father who likes microbrews and arguably the best hamburger in the Los Angeles area. 

(Photo: Doug Letterman, Flickr)

South Padre Island, Texas

For the father who wants to relax on the Gulf — or remember his wild spring break days. 

(Photo: LonghornDave, Flickr)

San Diego, California

For the padre who likes watching the Padres play baseball.

Chicago, Illinois

For the father who says "Bring it on!" to a $27 sampler plate of ribs. 

(Photo: ChadMagiera, Flickr)

Phoenix, Arizona

For the father who likes to pun. And who wants fish and chips in the desert. 

Washington, Pennsylvania

For the father who wants to pun and follow in the footsteps of Vice President Joe Biden. The Veep ordered a rack of ribs and some cake while visiting Hog father’s.

(Photo: Barack Obama, Flickr)

Anaheim, California

For the father who wants to follow in the (golfing) footsteps of Tiger Woods. The four-time Masters champion played high school golf here.

(Photo: Facebook)

Miami, Florida

For the father with a hipster streak.

(Photo: Facebook)

Omaha, Nebraska

For the father with a big heart and a sense of history. Father Flanagan helped care for at-risk children at Boys Town, and he inspired the 1938 Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney movie of the same name.

Key West, Florida

For the papa who idolizes Papa. 

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