If you don't have special plans for Dad on Father's Day, June 16 is a great day to score him some free admission to many local attractions. Here's a rundown.
If you want to stay close to home:
Historic Deerfield: FREE admission for all dads and grandfathers on June 19, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Old Main Street, Deerfield.
Holyoke Merry-Go-Round: Dads and grandpas ride FREE with paying child, 221 Appleton St., Holyoke.
Look Park: FREE train rides and unlimited rounds of mini golf for all dads, 300 North Main St., Florence (weekend parking fee applies).
Lupa Zoo: FREE admission for Dads with paid admission for their child, 65 Nash Hill Road, Ludlow.
Old Sturbridge Village: FREE admission for Dads on June 18, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge.
Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum: FREE admission for dads with paid child's admission, 14 Depot St., Shelburne Falls.
If you're looking for a Road Trip:
Canobie Lake Park: FREE admission and FREE lunch for Dads with one paid child admission, 65 N. Policy St., Salem, NH.
Connecticut Science Center: FREE admission for Dads on June 18, 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT.
Connecticut Trolley Museum: FREE admission for Dads and Grandfathers with paid child's admission, special behind the scenes tour of current restoration projects, 58 North Road, East Windsor, CT.
Davis Farmland: FREE admission for Dads with paid child admission to Farmland and Water Spray Park and FREE massages for dads from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., 145 Redstone Hill, Sterling.
The Dinosaur Place: FREE admission (including spray park) for Dads with paid child admission, 1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Oakdale, CT.
Zoos: FREE or discounted admission for dads at many New England zoos including: Southwick Zoo (half-price admission for dads on June 15 & 16) in Mendon; Franklin Park Zoo in Boston (FREE for dads); Stone Zoo in Stoneham (FREE for dads).
Happy Father's Day to all the 413 Dads!