Treat Dad To The Ultimate Father’s Day in LaGrange, Georgia

Experience a Father’s Day full of memories with a trip to LaGrange. Whether it’s teeing up, sipping a beer, shooting clays or cruising on West Point Lake, LaGrange, Georgia has all the makings of an unforgettable Father’s Day.

It’s your dad’s day! This Father’s Day, treat Dad to the fun and relaxing things he enjoys (and probably hasn’t had the time for!) with a trip to LaGrange, Georgia. Raise a toast and celebrate the old man with some of our favorite things to do with our dads, right here in LaGrange.

For a Toast to the Good Times

For a good time and an even better drink, you’ve got to take Dad to Wild Leap! Named the 2021 Brewery of the Year by Beer Connoisseur magazine, Wild Leap hosts a killer core lineup, an ever-evolving tap list and in-house, handcrafted cocktails using their own Handcrafted Spirits. With an incredibly spacious outdoor courtyard, yard games, live music and more, the environment at Wild Leap is designed to provide hours of entertainment and relaxation. Family- and dog-friendly, Wild Leap is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy quality time with dad. If he’s looking to take a few treasures home, Wild Leap offers to-go orders and curbside service, plus an incredible selection of merch.

For a few of our other favorite spots offering refreshers with a kick, check out the Best Spots In LaGrange To Wet Your Whistle or treat Dad to a DIY Pub Crawl!

For the Aquatic Explorer

If Dad thrives on the water, he’s sure to find something to love in LaGrange. Hosting 525 miles of shoreline and nearly 26,000 acres of real estate, West Point Lake is exceptional for fishing, boating, water sports or laid-back cruising on the water.

For the fisherman, West Point Lake is something truly exciting. Boasting some of the best fishing in the Southeast, anglers from around the country visit West Point Lake every year. The most popular species in the lake are crappie and largemouth bass, with potential to hook a striper, catfish or hybrid! If you’re hoping to catch a trophy fish, you may consider booking a trip with a local West Point Lake fishing guide. LaGrange’s local guides know the ins, outs and tucked away spots that are sure to up your chances of reeling in a photo-worthy catch.

If you’re bringing your own vessel, there are countless boat ramps with expansive parking areas to make your lake mission as straightforward as possible. If you need to rent, Highland Pines Resort and Marina offers boat rentals at reasonable prices so you can live out your best life on the water with Dad this Father’s Day.

If fitness is in your Dad’s wheelhouse, consider kayaking down the Chattahoochee with GLL Marine! Departing just below the West Point Dam, take the day at your own pace as you paddle past the scenic banks of this illustrious river.

Father’s Day for the Linksman

Looking for a little friendly competition? Take Dad out to The Fields Golf Course and tee up between the rolling Georgia hills! Enjoy a round on the 18-hole, links-style course with multiple holes inspired by famous British courses. With wide open fairways, fescue rough, quick greens and over 6,500 yards of course, The Fields is a prime spot for golfers of all skill levels to enjoy a challenging, yet playable game of golf.

For a more relaxed experience, head to Drive Bar in neighboring Hogansville. This high-tech driving range takes full advantage of Toptracer technology to give patrons the ultimate golf experience. Using the same dynamic technology you see on PGA broadcasts, Toptracer completely transforms the old “driving range” experience giving you real time data analysis on every shot. Test your skills on world famous virtual golf courses, competing against your friends in person as well as players around the world online. There’s local beer on tap as well, and the owners are sure to share a story or two about the area or the numerous pieces of local memorabilia.

Father’s Day for the Cyclist

LaGrange’s cycle scene is abundant in routes and trails with varying intensities. Whether it’s casual cruising on The Thread, a 12-foot wide pathway that weaves through the parks and neighborhoods of LaGrange, mountain biking the Lakeside Trails, 11 miles of fairly rugged terrain along the shoes of West Point Lake, or our many loops and routes that offer exhilarating, one-of-a-kind cycle experiences, LaGrange is a cyclist’s retreat.

– Complete List of Cycling Routes in LaGrange, Georgia

Cycle City: A Cyclist’s Guide to LaGrange – An in-depth look into some of our best-loved cycling routes for experiencing the city on wheels.

If dad is more of a runner than a biker, our Runner’s Guide to LaGrange is the perfect primer for an unforgettable fitness adventure! Don’t forget to cool off with a Wild Leap beer afterwards!

Father’s Day for the Gun Guy

For an outdoor shooting experience, Liberty Hill Sporting Club features a sporting clays course designed by the renowned John Higgins. The course is a wooded 12-station layout nestled along a wooded trail around the lake in the outskirts of LaGrange. The covered five stand overlooks the lake and hosts eight target presentations providing an immersive shooting experience. Located on a 700-acre Georgia Centennial Heritage Farm in the rolling hills of West Georgia, Liberty Hill’s setting and hospitality guarantee you and your Dad will create memories that last a lifetime.

Father’s Day for the History Buff

The city of LaGrange oozes with history. Stories of the past and those who walked the streets before us are palpable—evident in LaGrange’s architecture, art and culture. If your father is keen on exploring the history of our city, we’ve rounded up five of our favorite unique recommendations sure to excite any true history lover!

The Coca-Cola Trail Through LaGrange: If Dad’s a Coca-Cola fan, you’re in for a unique treat! LaGrange hosts some important “firsts” in the brand’s history with evidence throughout the city today.

Downtown Walking Tour of Historic LaGrange: Explore the city by foot, weaving through preserved historic buildings and charming architectural sights. Some businesses have been open for over a century!

The Textile Mills That Formed Troup County:
The textile industry plays a critical role in Troup County’s history, paving the way for LaGrange’s economic growth today. Explore the history before viewing the old mill villages in the Historic Hillside District in LaGrange!

Museums, Historical Sites and Notable Architecture: With this guide, you’ll explore more than historic homes. Get a glimpse into LaGrange’s art, culture and history, all in one!

7 Ways The Biblical History Center Brings Faith To Life: Experience biblical times first-hand at one of only eight museums in the world with a long-term collection of artifacts on loan from the Israeli Antiquity Authority in Jerusalem.

Father’s Day for the Cinephile

Image taken by City of Hogansville, GA

Over the years, LaGrange has shared its charming history and natural beauty with film and television crews alike to be featured on the big screen. From AMC’s The Walking Dead to Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House, use our Filmed Around LaGrange guide to check out some filmed-in-Troup-County scenes before visiting the locations with your dad!

Rest, Recharge and Relax!

Experience relaxation to the fullest and make an overnight stay of your Father’s Day adventure! LaGrange has numerous lodging options offering varying degrees of amenities. For our complete list of lodging options, visit our LaGrange lodging page or see our Hotel Guide for a break down of the best places to stay!

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