It’s always tough buying gifts for dad but we’ve got the 411 on what guys want this holiday season. From the sports fan, to the grill master, and every dude in between, these unique presents are sure to bring a smile to his face— a real one, not the one he forces when he gets another tie.

Whiskey Stones & Glass Gift Box

Boozy daddios will enjoy this gift all year long. The whiskey set ($33) comes with eight chilling stones, two crystal glasses, tongs and a few coasters with which to enjoy their fave whiskey.

The Little Big Book for Dads

Dads will adore The Little Big Book for Dads ($15), a sweet book complete with nursery rhymes, fairy tales, poetry, recipes and activities that will give new dads all the confidence they need to take on fatherhood.

Keyboard Waffle Iron

CTRL + Waffles! Business-savvy dads will love this oversized keyboard waffle maker ($60) is wireless (heat in the oven or over a stove) so you can take anywhere and enjoy waffles on the go.

Lifeprint 3x4.5 Portable Photo and Video Printer

Larger than average portable printers, the Lifeprint 3x4.5 photo and video printer ($120) allows dads to connect with friends and family with the Lifeprint App and instantly share photos! Print from any social media accounts to sticker paper and make sure dad always pics of the kiddos.

Ember Temperature Coffee Mug

Bye bye forgotten, cold coffee––hello temperature controlled mug ($80)! Use your phone to remotely adjust our ideal temperature, select your personalized LED color AND choose and save your presets for different drinks! Choose from black or white color options, or as we like to call them, "mom and dads."

Uber Gift Card

Busy dads will appreciate a few rides on the house from Uber. Whether they're meeting the guys for the game or just staying safe after a night out, you can't go wrong with a lift.

FreshJax Smoked Spices

Got a dad who loves the grills? The FreshJax Spices gift ($25) is where it's at! Choose from Smoked, Grilling and BBQ spice options that each come with five unique flavors. Your next BBQ never tasted so good!

JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Give your music-loving dad the gift that keeps on giving with the JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker ($75). Dads can wirelessly connect up to 2 smartphones or tablets to the speaker, which can play for up to 12 hours before being recharged, AND it can even withstand being submerged in water––because kids.

Gentleman Jon Shave Kit

Men like to be pampered too! The Gentleman Jon Shave Kit ($75) has it all: a safetyr razor, badger hair brush, canvas & leather Dopp kit, shave stand, Alum Block, stainless steel shave bowl,  shave soap, and 5 Astra Razor Blades!


It's like Sudoku, but with colors! The Colorku board game ($37) comes with 81 balls, 104 puzzle cards and five levels of difficulty so it's not just for dad, but the whole family! Can you solve the puzzle?

Summer Straw Fedora

This classic porkpie shaped fedora ($40) is just what the man in your life needs this holiday! The packable design bounces back after a trip in your suitcase, and keeps dads cool during the hot summer months.

MVMT Watch

The MVMT 40 Series Mens ($125) watch series is classy! The battery powered 40MM watches are sleek and weatherproof and perfect for any type of dad. Choose from rose gold, gunmetal sandstone and black tan colors.

Death Wish Organic Whole Bean Coffee

The world's strongest coffee has double the caffeine as a normal cup of coffee! Death Wish coffee ($20) is fair trade and each bean is handpicked to give you the best cup of coffee possible. This is a must for true coffee (and caffeine) lovers!

The Good Hurt Fuego: Sampler Pack of Hot Sauce

Do you have a spicy-loving dad? This sampler pack of hot sauces ($35) will be a hit! He'll get to taste seven different different flavors ranging from milk to ghost pepper. Oh, and it comes wrapped like a bundle of dynamite!

Herschel Novel Duffel Bag

With a signature shoe garage, padded and removable shoulder strap and waterproof zipper, you can't go wrong with a Herschel Novel duffle bag ($75). This everyday classic comes in tons of colors and is perfect for both work and play.

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's newest gaming console, the Switch ($299) was the hot toy last year and it continues to be a great option now. With options to play both handheld and plugged into your TV, dads can relive their glory days with classics like Mario Kart and take on brand new worlds in refreshed games like Zelda.

Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle

Forget those trendy coffee tumblers and go with a classic Stanley vacuum bottle ($23) that will last a lifetime. The iconic hammertone green comes in sizes ranging from 1 to 2 quarts and is perfect for rugged guys who spend tons of time outdoors.

Audible Membership

Give the gift of books––audio books, that is. Dads who have a long commute or who enjoy a good story will love an Audible subscription ($15/mo) from Amazon. When you sign up, you'll get 30 free days and then 3 books a month––one audiobook and two Audible Originals. Listen on tons of free apps and your Alexa devices, too!

Watch Box

Men don't typically have tons of jewelry but many collect watches. This 12-slot carbon fiber watch box ($40) pulls double duty, keeping dad's watches safe and dust free, and also looking great on display.

Cuisinart Deluxe Grill Set

Dad won't be able to wait until warmer weather to use this deluxe grill set ($29). The 14-piece kit is made from high quality materials and comes with a chef's spatula, grill tongs, silicone basting brush, 4 pairs of corn holders, cleaning brush, and extra brush head that is stored in an aluminum storage case.



––Karly Wood

All photos courtesy of Amazon.



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