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It’s that time of the year where dads of the world get a day to relax. Whether you need a last-minute father’s day gift idea, or you just want to offer your pops a great opportunity for a rejuvenating hike, here are some suggestions to help your dad escape this Father’s Day:

Start your day with a brunch that reminds you of a tropical vacation.

Got Plate Lunch serves Hawaiian style food both at their Benicia location and to surrounding areas through their food truck! The spam musubis are a must try and you can never go wrong with their Fresh Ahi Poke or Chicken Katsu. For a classic Hawaiian breakfast, order the Spam, Eggs and Rice- yum!

They will be open on Father’s Day from 11am-3pm, and check their Instagram for the most updated list of specials.

(Image courtesy of: Got Plate Lunch)

If you forgot a gift for your dad, no worries! Some stores have reopened to help with your gifting needs.

Pocket Monkey Vintage

This men’s vintage clothing store is one you can’t miss! They have a wide inventory of vintage clothing in great shape, with a helpful staff that can guide you on your purchase! Check out their Instagram for the most up to date pieces and to purchase. They are offering local deliveries and shipping.

Zeppelin Comics

If your dad is interested in comics, Zeppelin Comics have safely reopened their store for shopping, with new hours. The shop is open 12pm-5pm, Tuesday-Sunday, closed Mondays and limiting guests to 10 at a time inside.

For the month of June, they will be honoring #PrideMonth by highlighting the amazing works of LGBTQ+ stories, artists and writers. They also offer action figures, apparel, model kits, games and collectibles. Most recently, they have been featuring the works of Black creators, so come in to find your dad his next favorite comic or graphic novel.

(Image courtesy of Zeppelin Comics)

Elisa’s Cottage

Check out Elisa’s Cottage for buy one get one free Hawaiian Shirts! Match with your dad as you enjoy the waterfront breeze. Elisa’s Cottage has the greatest selection of Hawaiian Shirts in the bay area. Store hours are Wednesday-Sunday, 12pm-6pm and shop BOGO!

(Image courtesy of: Elisa’s Cottage)

Enjoy an afternoon ride

Rent bikes at Wheels in Motion and try out one of Benicia’s many outdoor trails. There are many well-known regional trails that run past Benicia’s scenic waterfront, including the San Francisco Bay Trail and the Bay Area Ridge Trail.

Here are 10 Great Bike Rides and Walks in Benicia, ranging from a leisure ride, to an experience for more seasoned riders. No matter your fitness or skill on a bicycle, Benicia has got you covered.

Before you end the day, grab some food and drinks from The Rellik Tavern.

Take out and delivery options are still available at The Rellik Tavern through their website or with the Menufy app. Use curbside pickup and pick up some bar food favorites and bring the party home! Their specialty cocktails are a must! They are open Thursdays & Fridays from 4pm-8:30pm and Saturday & Sundays from 2pm-8:30pm.