12 Great Father's Day Activities Special treats for dad, from our friends on Facebook and Twitter Homemade Ice Cream for Dad Ice cream is wonderful. Homemade ice cream is so heavenly it's a sure-fire Father's Day hit. A hint of cinnamon makes this custardy, super-smooth, ice cream special. (For a lighter treat, serve Dad DIY Tart 'n' Tangy Fro Yo) Recipe: Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Facebook tip: Hiking in Glacier National Park for the day and ice cream on the way home!! ;) - Susan Schwager Pinterest Ride the rapids Consider taking Dad for a Father's Day trip he'll never forget: white water rafting on any one of our favorite rivers. Or, for the angler in your life, fishing is a good, relaxing alternative. More: Top 10 rafting trips Twitter tip: Treat Dad to a day of fly fishing on the world class Snake River. - GreerTerry@SunsetMag Make Dad a ballpark-inspired spread When you're at L.A.'s Dodger Stadium, the best thing to order between innings is the piled-high Fairfax sandwich made by Canter's Deli. This is our version. Dad will love our whole World Series menu. Recipe: Hot pastrami sandwiches Twitter tip: Burgers & baseball parks! - deniseslatteryRT @SunsetMag Climb Grand Teton If the dad in your life is an outdoor enthusiast, why not give him what he wants? A good climb up a beautiful mountain. Try Grand Teton or any of the West's other National Parks. More: The West's other National Parks Twitter tip: Take Dad to new heights - Climb the Grand Teton with Exum Mountain Guides - GreerTerry@SunsetMag San Diego day trip for So Cal dads San Diego is quite possibly the perfect summer day trip. Dad can enjoy the sunny weather and maybe even catch a Padres game at PETCO Park. For a day trip: Explore San Diego's retro neighborhood ― Kensington For a weekend: San Diego summer getaway Twitter tip: Father's Day trip ideas - Downtown San Diego! - sdgodowntownRT @SunsetMag Pacific Grove day trip for Nor Cal dads For dads who like to pedal (or dads who just like to eat seafood), Pacific Grove is an ideal, low-key day trip. Or maybe your dad is more interested in perfecting his swing? Treat him to 18 holes at Pacific Grove Municipal Golf Links. More: Explore Pacific Grove by bike Twitter tip: Carmel; golf @ PacificGrove Poor Man's Pebble Beach - Nancydbrown@SunsetMag Father's Day brunch Brunch isn't just for Mother's Day anymore. Surprise Dad with this make-ahead menu, complete with Asparagus and Prosciutto Strata, Buttermilk-Currant Scones with Lemon Glaze, and Strawberry-Marmalade Salad. Add a glass of sparkling wine and he's sure to ask for the same gift next year. More: Get our make-ahead brunch menu Facebook tip: Champagne brunch at home with an oven omelete on the patio, PRICELESS!!!! - Kelly Dolan-Hagadorn Tomales Bay for foodie fathers You can find good local food in any number of beautiful places, but in Tomales Bay, on California's North Coast, there's a special kind of seamlessness between the act of eating and just being in nature. This is the perfect Father's Day trip for your favorite foodie. More: Feast on oysters at Tomales Bay Twitter tip: Osteria Stellina, Pt Reyes- great destination for Father's Day ... Best of local ingredients. - BertinoPR@SunsetMag Explore Yellowstone This is the granddaddy of national parks, full of waterfalls, bison, and geysers. It's a big trip, but it's one most dads are sure to love. More: Unforgettable Yellowstone vacation Twitter tip: Take your "Old Faithful" to Old Faithful! Explore Yellowstone National Park - GreerTerry@SunsetMag Portland day trip for Northwest dads Dads who love coffee and browsing through indie shops will definitely appreciate a day trip to Portland's hip North Williams Avenue. More: Explore Portland's North Williams Avenue Twitter tip: Portland's Governor Hotel has a Portland Brewery Tour travel package w freebies for the beer loving dad - ashleybern@SunsetMag Tasting trip for a wine-loving dad Don't buy him another bottle of Cab. This year, impress him with a mini wine country escape. More: 10 irresistible mini wine country escapes Facebook tip: Maryhill Art Museum in the Gorge & then wine tasting! It's a treat for dad to not have to be the designated driver! - Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Go cherry tasting Take Dad cherry-picking (and tasting), then serve him up one of our favorite cherry treats. Let him pick his favorite: Cherry Limeade, Chocolate Waffles with Poached Cherries, Double-Crust Cherry Tart, or Fresh Cherry Preserves. More: Cherry ripe Facebook Tip: My dad loves cherry tasting at Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill every Father's Day... 20 some varieties... delicious! - Sunset Have a great Father's Day idea? Share it with us on Facebook or Twitter!