11 Cool Father’s Day Experiences in Westchester
That special Dad in your life probably doesn’t need another tie this Father’s Day. And luckily, there are so many cool and interactive experiences in Westchester that you can get that special Dad, Uncle, Grandfather, or Father-figure in your life. From golfing to bowling to hiking and ax throwing, Westchester offers something for every Dad in your life. Check out some fun experiences below:
Is that special Dad in your life a golf lover? Well, then you should book a day at one of the six County-wide golf courses in Westchester such as Mohansic in Yorktown Heights, Hudson Hills in Ossining, Maple Moor in White Plains, or Saxon Woods in Scarsdale, to name a few options. You can make an online reservation for him to spend a few hours — or a the day — there are a part of his Father’s Day gift. Golfers may make online reservations up to one week in advance, 24 hours a day.
Have him freeze it off at Cryotherapy
Cryotherapy is all the rage for a host of benefits, ranging from reducing arthritis to reducing migraines to even treating mood disorders. In Westchester, get Dad a gift certificate to Restore Hyper Wellness in Mount Kisco or Dynamic Cryo Spa in Yorktown.
Nothing says Father’s Day like throwing axes together. This activity is great for families with older kids (you have be 13 and older) as you learn a new skill together. Check out Autobahn Axe Throwing at the Palisades Mall where you are guided by an Axe Throwing Coach who teach you some trick and set you up with some games. 2722 Palisades Center Drive, 2nd Floor, West Nyack, NY 10994.
Enjoy a day outdoors together as a part of Bicycle Sundays. Running every Sunday until October 2nd from 10:00am-2:00pm, load up your bikes (or skates, scooters, or just yourself) for a long stroll along Bronx River Parkway. Exit 22 at the Westchester County Center to Exit 4 at Scarsdale Road in Yonkers.
One of the coolest things to do in Westchester is a visit to the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem. They offer several special events during the weekend where you and your family can get up close and understand their conservation efforts, such as the wolves of North America or a photo session where you can take a picture with a one of their ambassador wolves and their endangered Mexican wolves. Another fun option is to spend a weekend with the wolves as a part of the popular Sleeping with Wolves where you and your family can camp out overnight with 30+ wolves! 7 Buck Run Street, South Salem, NY 10590.
Get him a good book
We love all of the incredible indie booksellers in Westchester. Get him a gift certificate or that book that he has been wanting from The Reading Room in Katonah, Scattered Books in Chappaqua, The Village Bookstore in Pleasantville, Booksy Galore in Pound Ridge, or Arcade Books in Rye, to name a few options.
Check out some art
You don’t have to always go to Manhattan to experience art. Enjoy a day at one of Westchester’s many museums or galleries, such as the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, Hudson Valley MOCA in Peekskill, or the Katonah Museum of Art in Katonah.
Take a hike and a enjoy a picnic
Westchester is all about having access to some incredible hikes. Spend a day in nature together and then end with a delicious picnic. Some grounds to check out include Ward Pound Reservation in Cross River, Anthony’s Nose in Peekskill, Westmoreland Sanctuary in Mount Kisco, the Mianus River Gorge Preserve in Bedford, or Teatown in Ossining, to name a few options.
See a comedy show
Experience a scenic tour of the Hudson River by taking a boat cruise from the Hudson River Sightseeing Cruise. These narrated tour shows allow you and your family to learn more about the incredible attractions in Westchester, including the including the Rondout Lighthouse, the Esopus Meadows Lighthouse, and The Wyndcliff Mansion. 1 East Strand Street, Kingston, NY 12401.
Enjoy a day of bowling