What To Do with Dad
Billy Swamp Safari
30000 Gator Tail Trail Clewiston, FL 33440
Explore over 2,200 acres in The Everglades. From heart-pounding alligator wrestling and snake shows, airboat rides across the River of Grass and viewing animals in their natural environment like bison, gators, raccoons, turtles and lots of wild birds. Dine at the onsite restaurant and taste native cuisine and Seminole favorites like fry bread, gator nuggets, frog legs or for the non-adventurous eaters, standard American fare like burgers and hot dogs. Dads go free on Father’s Day.
Palmetto Mini Golf
9300 S.W. 152nd St. Miami, FL 33157
Whatever dad’s golfing handicap is, it won’t matter at this top-rated mini golf venue because it’s all about fun and family. The beautiful mini course features misting waterfalls, bridges and lush tropical foliage. There is also an onsite Sports Grill.
Family Paint Ball Center
26851 S.W. New York Ave. Homestead, FL 33032
The battle is on! This place will definitely bring out your inner warrior and it’s huge – three fields with a fourth on the way – so bring a cooler with drinks that you can raid after your war games.
The Pit Bar-B-Q
16400 S.W. 8th St. Miami, FL 33194
Don’t make dad man the grill on Father’s Day. Head to this South Florida favorite. This place has been around for over 50 years but if you haven’t been lately, you may be surprised by its tidiness and injection of Latin flavor. You can still get the tender brisket, baby back ribs, honey and biscuits and mini key lime pies, but The Pit also has New York strip steaks, Churrasco, giant fried pork chunks and Latin sides like frijoles negros, tostones, cassava and more. Dine in air-conditioned comfort or under the tiki huts. On the weekends, there are pony rides and a petting zoo.
9275 S.W. 40th St. Miami, FL 33165
With 60 lanes, a game room that includes air hockey and the latest video arcade attractions, plus 16 billiard tables, everyone can enjoy dad’s special day at this South Florida institution. On Father’s Day, Bird Bowl is open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. and if you show up before 10:30 in the morning, you can take advantage of deals like buy one hour of bowling and get one hour free.
901 S Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
Gulfstream Park is one of the nation’s premier Thoroughbred racetracks offering year-round championship racing.
Experience heart-pounding action from the Grandstand or be pampered like royalty while enjoying the “Sport of Kings” from a private luxury suite. Ideal for a corporate outing or an afternoon with family and friends, Gulfstream Park is sure to provide a racing experience unlike any other.
Hit the Beach!
Check out our list of the ultimate picnic spots in Miami.
What to Get Dad
What’s the best Father’s Day gift for the Dad who has everything? Is your Dad a Crossfit or gym guy? Kybella® fat-melting injections are great for fixing troublesome areas that the gym can’t! Dr. Jegasothy of the Miami Skin Institute is the 1st US physician fully-approved to inject Kybella® for body sculpting and injectable body fat reduction. Kybella® injections are the perfect gift whether Dad wants the coveted “chiseled jaw” look, or needs help shedding those last few pounds around his waistline that won’t go away with traditional diet or exercise. Downtime is minimal, which means Dad can go back to doing the things he loves most right after the injections.
Kybella® is the first and only FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment that destroys fat cells when injected into small – medium areas of fat. As such, Dr. Jegasothy can “melt” or reduce fat, much like a nonsurgical liposuction. Kybella® injections are best suited for those within 15-20% of their ideal body weight. For more information about Kybella® fat-melting injections, call our office at (305) 569-0067 or visit our website at www.miamiskininstitute.com.
Race a Ferrari in Miami at Homestead Speedway
Experience the thrill of a lifetime and Race a Ferrari on the exhilarating 14-turn road course at Homestead-Miami Speedway!Get behind the wheel of a Ferrari F430, a legendary supercar with 490 horsepower that goes from 0 – 60 mph in 3.9 seconds.Drive with a professional instructor at your side to ensure you get the most out of your racing experienceUnleash on the adrenaline-pumping road course at Homestead-Miami Speedway, complete with 14 hairpin turns and 4 high speed straightaways. To drive 3 exotic cars, check out the Ultimate Exotic Car Racing experience. Get more info at http://www.cloud9living.com/miami/race-a-ferrari. $350
Golf Lessons with a PGA Pro
From: $129 at various courses.
Year round, 7 days a week pending weather and instructor availability.
After a lesson with a PGA Pro in Miami, golfers will have a lower handicap, better swing and all over improved game. Choose from a selection of instructors with years of teaching experience. Lesson may include proper alignment, grip, posture, ball position and swing mechanics. Dad will learn to play the course with confidence! Learn more here.
Where to Eat with Dad
Toro Toro Miami
100 Chopin Plz Miami, FL 33131
The Federal Food Drink & Provisions
Buena Vista- 5132 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL 33137
94th Aero Squadron
1395 NW 57th Ave Miami, FL 33126
Peacock Garden Cafe
Coconut Grove, 2889 McFarlane Rd Miami, FL 33133
749 NE 79th St Miami, FL 33138
Wynwood, 28 NE 29th St Miami, FL 33137
15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar
Brickell- 485 Brickell Avenue Miami, FL 33131
Devon Seafood + Steak
11715 Sherri Ln Kendall, FL 33183