Unique Gift Ideas For Dad This Father’s Day! ~ $200 Giveaway

It’s that time of year again.  Time to scramble, scratch and search the internet and the stores for the perfect gift for the Dad in your life.  Are you tired of gifting ties, socks and chocolate?  Then you will want to pay attention here!  Breakaway Experiences has hundreds of uniques experiences on offer that may just help you solve the Father’s Day gift dilemma!

Breakaway Experiences works with over 100 companies and offers over 800 different experiences.   There really is something for everyone.   Here are just a few you shouldn’t miss!

Hot Air Balloon Rides: Show Dad the world from a different perspective with an unforgettable hot air balloon ride. Lift off and ride the wind in Calgary, Edmonton, Grand Prairie, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Ottawa, Regina, Saskatchewan, and Winnipeg. Stock Car Driving: With tracks in Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Prince Edward Island, Dad can strap in, buckle up, and hang on for the racing experience of his life! Dad can experience for himself the speed and power that these stock car racing machines bring to the table. Stunt Car Driving:  Dad can learn how to drive a car like the stuntmen and stuntwomen in the movies. He can experience the thrill of making a car do some fun, crazy stunts. This Stunt Driving Experience provides the cars, professional instructors and a safe environment. Father’s Day promotion:  get a free ride-a-along ($59 + tx) when you buy a Stunt Drive Experience. Breweries and Craft Beer Tours:  If Dad would like go behind the scenes of his local micro-breweries, or you’re looking for a great gift for beer loving Dad, then a brewery tour or beer tasting experience is the way to go! Food Tours and Tasting: Dad can discover his inner connoisseur and explore some of Canada’s top tasty hot spots with a food tour to remember. Walking food tours make incredible gifts for lovers of good food and are the perfect excuse to for Dad to discover the city’s hidden culinary gems with an expert. Winery Tours:  If Dad has always fancied himself as a bit of a wine connoisseur, why not treat him and he can learn just what it is that makes this drink so fabulous.  Breakaway Experiences’ wine tasting experiences and winery tours take you behind the scenes of wine production, to learn the characteristics of different grapes and how to pair fine wine with good food! Flying Lessons: Give Dad the chance to soar with one of Breakaway Experiences great flying experiences or take to the skies yourself.  See the world from a bird’s eye view.

Wishing you and all the Dad’s in your life a very happy, healthy Father’s Day!

Now on to some very exciting news! One lucky reader of How To Survive Life In The Suburbs is about to win something fabulous!  A $200 Gift Card to Breakaway Experiences!  Yes, one of you will be able to choose your own experience or put that gift toward the experience of your dreams!  To enter, just tell me if you won – which experience you would you choose?

Then use the Rafflecopter form provided to earn those extra entries.  Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Open to residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province. No cash value.  Taxes includes.  Non-transferrable.  Does not include transportation.  Closes July 6, 2017


  1. Lori Shmuir says:

    I would use it for a brewery tour (or five!) for myself and my boyfriend. We have just gotten into really enjoying different craft brews and this prize would be awesome!

  2. Judy Cowan says:

    There is a Beer Tour in Kingston that would be fun to take my Dad on a little trip to.

  3. Stephanie Kench says:

    I would use the GC to take my husband racing! He’s a big race fan and getting our son into it as well. Thanks for the chance

  4. Thuy Nguyen says:

    I would choose the hot air balloon, i think it would be awesome to see my city from the top, ser how beautiful it is.

  5. Marlene J says:

    I know my dad would love the Riverside and Leslieville Food Tour or the Breweries and Craft Beer Tours.

  6. I would love to take my husband racing or on the winery tours.

  7. Tara Kerr says:

    I would love to take my husband, the most amazing daddy to our daughter, on the hot air balloon ride as that’s somethnig he’s always dreamed of doing!

  8. Tara Betterley says:

    I would love either the Hot air balloon ride or the guided Kayak tour of the 1000 islands.

  9. I would use it for the Old Toronto Beer Tour

  10. I love the White Water Rafting on the Thompson River idea.

  11. I would love to do the horseback riding through Bow Valley adventure with my dad

  12. Jeannie Lam says:

    I would definitely take my husband on a food and tasting tours in Whistler, BC!

  13. BBQ Cooking Class, Toronto would be very nice.

  14. Nancy T says:

    Hmmm…If just for my hubby I would choose the BBQ Smoker class – if for the family I think the Off-road Hummer Experience in Collingwood.

  15. My husband would love, like really love the Breweries and Craft Beer Tour experience! He loves trying differnt beer and enjoys many of them.This would be a wonderful and special gift for him.

  16. kristen visser says:

    so many opportunities but would love to experience the Niagara Falls Day Trip From Toronto With Tours by Airplane, Boat, Bus Plus Wine Tasting and Lunch

  17. Kristy R says:

    I would choose the stock car driving experience. I would love to do this with my dad. I grew up at the track – first as a spectator then as an employee. I have very good memories of being at the track in my youth.

  18. I would love to go on the Hot Air Balloon Ride but I think my dad would prefer the Food Tours and Tasting! He’s a big foodie.

  19. I’d love to treat my dad to a biplane ride over Parliament Hill!

  20. Florence Cochrane says:

    The Hot Air Balloon Ride would be awesome.

  21. I think my dad and I would like the Beer Makes History Better Toronto Walking Tour!

  22. Krista M says:

    I would like to share this culinary experience with my dad in Calgary for Father’s Day & use the Calgary’s 17th Avenue SW Food Tour!

  23. Melinda Jana says:

    the stunt driving experience

  24. Dana Miller says:

    I would be excited for the Squamish Floatplane Experience Phantom Lake or Whistler Backcountry Air Safari. I can’t decide so I am putting them both on my Wish List!!

  25. Kathryn says:

    Beer makes history

  26. Nicole Jubleew says:

    I would pick a hot air balloon ride for my dad!

  27. Erin McSweeney says:

    so many great choices…i would choose BBQ Cooking Class, Toronto

  28. nicoleroannef says:

    We love our beer and food. I would be looking for a beer/microbrewery tour and or food tour around the GTA

  29. I would do the Historic Downtown Victoria Food Tour. I love food tours!

  30. Kasia Ragan says:

    I love giving (and receiving) experience gifts! It’s a great way to create some memories 🙂

  31. Mariyn Legault says:

    I like the Brewery tour in Ottawa.

  32. Hubby would like the Brewery tour

  33. Amanda Faith says:

    Hot air balloon!!

  34. Carey Hurst says:

    For sure another round on the track at the raceway , such a cool experience

  35. Is it wrong to want them all??? The hot air balloon tour sounds like the one, with the food and wine tours coming in close behind. 😀

  36. kathy downey says:

    I would love to do the foodie adventure in Halifax

  37. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    I would probably choose the Niagara Falls Food Tour!

  38. Jenny Major says:

    the winery tours.

  39. Christy E says:

    I woudl chose the Vancouver Whale Watch Tour

  40. Heather Liddycoat says:

    Probably a beer tour!

  41. Hot Air Balloon Ride is on my do to list.

  42. Would love the winery tour 🙂

  43. i would pick the Tandem Skydiving. my knees are already shaking but i want to do it!

  44. I would choose the hot air balloon experience

  45. I would choose the wine tour or a helicopter ride if niagara. I believe that one is on the companies website 😍

  46. Eliz Trieu says:

    How cool wiuld it be to be able to say you’ve flown a plane before?! Well, now that you’ve mentioned it, it’ll have to go on my bucket list!

  47. Trisha Pedros says:

    So many great options but an Air Balloon Tour would make my Hubby happy! Very generous giveaway Thank you and Good luck to everyone!

  48. Linda SVAROVSKY says:

    I would choose the wine too, looks so fun.

  49. I would choose a food tour!

  50. I think my husband and I would like to try Dining in the Dark in Vancouver.

  51. the winery tours.

  52. Linda G says:

    The winery tours, nothing more refreshing than that

  53. It’s been my dream to go White Water Rafting

  54. Maritess says:

    I would take my husband on a hot air balloon adventure.

  55. Bruke B says:

    I would chose the Niagara Falls Food Tour!! We do love food in our family!!

  56. Juliee Fitze says:

    I would choose the driving experience at Peterborough speedway.

  57. Niagara Falls Helicopter tour! WOW!!!

  58. I would choose one of the food tours like the Greektown on the Danforth Toronto Food Tour.

  59. Julie bolduc says:

    The hot air balloon adventure sounds fun

  60. Janet M says:

    I would like the foodie experience in Halifax.

  61. Sunshine G says:

    I’d do a hot air balloon adventure!

  62. Rebecca Roberts says:

    I’d love the Calgary Paintball Adventure!

  63. Steven Finnamore says:

    I would love to do the brewery tours.

  64. Sandra Preti says:

    A hot air balloon ride sounds incredible.

  65. michelle matta says:

    i think the hot air balloon ride. it would be scary but worth it.

  66. Israel Y says:

    I think we would do the Distillery District Segway Tour

  67. I would like the Whistler Family Snowmobile Tour

  68. Alayne Langford says:

    I would chose Stock Car Driving for sure!!

  69. I would choose the hot air balloon! I haven’t gone on one yet would love to do it!

  70. Amanda Latreille says:

    So many choices, hard to pick one!

  71. Trisha Pedros says:

    Love experience gifts! Makes gift giving so fun!!

  72. Laila I says:

    A hot air balloon ride!!!

  73. Pearl Saban says:

    A spa/massage treatment for 2.

  74. KellyPC says:

    The beer history walks sound fun!

  75. Fatima Naveed says:

    I would love to experience the Hot air balloon ride 🎈.it would be lovely to feel the wind and enjoy the views

  76. mohammad anjum says:

    would love to go on the Hot Air Balloon Ride

  77. Love to do the brewery tour.

  78. I would choose the Beer Tour!

  79. I would choose hot air balloon ride

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