Father’s Day is quickly approaching and we’ve got you covered here at the Western White Mountains Chamber of Commerce! Some dads like to get outside, enjoy a day with the family or seek high adventure thrills, while others would prefer to enjoy some great craft beer or a local specialty food item. The Western White Mountains region has something for everyone to get out and celebrate Dad!
Alpine Adventures– Does Dad like to feel the rush of adrenaline? Send him on a zipline! Reserve here or by calling 603-745-9911
Burgeon Outdoor-Got an adventurous Dad? Invite him to Burgeon Outdoor’s Midsommer Hiking Kick-Off Party at their store in Lincoln. Not only will he be able to browse locally made, durable hiking apparel, but he will also enjoy great food, beverages, contests, raffles and specials during your visit.
Clark’s Trading Post– Watch a famous Black Bear Show, ride a Steam Train, or be chased by the Infamous Wolfman! Buy tickets here!
Hobo Railroad– Trains depart from Lincoln, NH twice daily on weekends. Don’t forget to get Dad a Hobo Picnic Lunch aboard the train! Reserve your seats here!
Loon Mountain Biking–Grab dad and head to Loon’s Bike Park, which includes over 7.2 miles of flowing freeride and gritty technical terrain. From the forgiving corners and straightaways of Mainline, to steep berms of Derailer and Steam Punk, our trails ideal for beginners and seasoned riders. Buy passes here!
Owl’s Nest Resort-Treat dad to a round of golf and then grab refreshments and delicious food at Panorama Six82!
Whale’s Tale– Relax by the pool, test your surfing skills, float around the lazy river, or race dad down the slides. Make sure to book ahead here!
Loon Mountain Resort– Take the scenic gondola to the summit of Loon Mountain and explore the glacial caves and take in the beauty of our area. Challenge dad to a round of disc golf or a foot race on numerous hiking trails! Reserve your gondola ride ahead of time here.
Franconia Notch State Park– Explore the beauty of Franconia Notch on foot, by bike, by boat or by tram. Visit the Flume Gorge to see granite gorges, glacial pools and waterfalls, then continue north through the notch and ride the Cannon Mountain Tram to 4080’ and take in spectacular views of the Notch and surrounding areas. Reserve ahead of time for the Tram here, and here for the Flume.
Lost River Gorge– Challenge dad to the Lemon Squeezer and explore land of spectacular beauty forged by the powerful forces of water, wind, weather, and time! Reserve your self-guided tour here.
Polar Caves– The Polar Caves consist of nine amazing granite boulder caves now connected by boardwalks for easy exploration. Cool off with pops and check out the animal park after! Reserve ahead of time here.
White Mountain National Forest– Head into Lincoln and follow RT 112 East over the Kancamagus Scenic Byway to discover numerous hiking trails ranging from easy to difficult, waterfalls, picnic areas and scenic overlooks! For more information visit the WMNF’s website, White Mountain Attractions, or stop by the Pemigewasset Ranger Station off Exit 27 in Campton!
Arnold’s Wayside Diner-Comfort food for the win! Head into Arnold’s for their mouth-watering breakfast and lunch specials! Dad into antiques? Pop into Arnold’s Antiques and Collectibles after for a trinket to remember the day by.
Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train-Does Dad like trains? If so, book a spot on the Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train and treat pops to a great meal with scenic views for (second) dessert!
Chutters– Does Dad have a sweet tooth? Check out their two locations in Lincoln, NH and Littleton, NH, which is home to the World’s Longest Candy Counter!
Gordi’s Fish & Steak House-Treat Dad to a fine steak and hearty meal in a laid back atmosphere offering fine dining . Doesn’t get any better than that!
Harman’s Cheese & Country Store-Grab some cheese, meats and other local products then go check out the blooming lupine field. Make sure Dad grabs the Father’s Day Special: $3.00 1 lb. blocks of Harman’s 3-year aged cheddar cheese! Other specials and discounts will also be available.
Merland’s Tap & Table-Try the Smash Burger and challenge Dad to a game of pool – enough said!
Pub 32-Did someone say pizza? Visit Pub 32 for a delicious beer and menu selection in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.
One Love Brewery-Come together with the family at One Love Brewery, located in the heart of Lincoln’s Riverwalk area. Outdoor dining available.
Polly’s Pancake Parlor-Take Dad up to Sugar Hill to see the lupines in full bloom and stop by Polly’s for some of the best pancakes you’ll ever have!
Rhythm Craft Beverages-Ciders, meads & seltzers on deck! Treat Dad to a cold one in the Studio Tasting Room!
Seven Birches Winery-Free Flight Tasting for Dad!
“Wine & Meats”, a special Father’s Day event at 4pm, Sunday June 19th. Tickets are $25 per person. For the wine loving dad in your life, treat him to an afternoon of drink with curated pairing of some great locally produced charcuterie-style meats. Ticket includes 4 generous wine samples with meat and crackers to go with each.
Woodstock Inn Brewery-$1.75 off Father’s Day pints! Challenge Dad to open mic night after stuffing yourself with generously portioned plates off an extensive menu. Make sure to try one of the Woodstock brewed beers! There will be also be special Mug Club pricing along with great dinner specials.
Be sure to explore our website for more resources on how to make this Father’s Day the best one yet!
Happy Father’s Day, Dads. You deserve it!