We've spent much of the last year cooped up at home, so this Father's Day is the perfect opportunity to gift an unforgettable experience to the father figure in your life. From sporting events to outdoor experiences and all-inclusive packages to memberships, experiences are a creative way to not only show you care, but that you pay attention to your dad's interests and hobbies.

Sometimes the most thoughtful gifts don't come wrapped. This Father's Day, create memories with your dad or better yet, give him a personal day off, filled with pampering and relaxation (or adrenaline). They do so much for us, dads deserve a little VIP experience!

Here are 34 of the best Father's Day gift ideas that don't come in a box.

  1. Cook dad a homemade meal
  2. Rent a boat for the day
  3. Concert tickets
  4. Annual pass to an art museum
  5. Scuba lessons
  6. Zip lining experience
  7. Pass to an aquarium
  8. Golf lessons
  9. Tickets to a beer or wine tasting
  10. All-inclusive spa day package (or an at-home spa experience!)
  11. Magazine subscription
  12. Tickets to a minor league baseball game (or other sporting event)
  13. Indoor or outdoor skydiving experience
  14. Trip to the local bookstore to replenish his TBR pile
  15. Passes to an amusement or theme park
  16. Movie passes + a theater snack-themed gift basket
  17. New games for family game night
  18. Water sports gear for summer (kayak, paddle board, surf board, etc.)
  19. Flying lessons
  20. Private art class
  21. Guided fishing trip
  22. Outdoor rope course experience
  23. A staycation, including lodging + an itinerary with excursions (if you really want to go all out)
  24. Gym or studio class membership
  25. Sports car racing experience
  26. Sailing lessons
  27. Virtual cocktail making class + his favorite spirits and mixers
  28. Host an outdoor movie night in the backyard
  29. National Parks pass
  30. Cooking class
  31. Off-roading experience
  32. Comedy show tickets
  33. A subscription for an online learning service, like Masterclass or Skillshare
  34. Tickets to a theatrical performance