He’s just as good as diaper changes as he is at epic round of tag and it’s hard to imagine doing this thing without him. This year, we’ve curated Father’s Day gifts that the dad in your life will love. From classic to unique, scroll down for our favorites this year.
Goat Horn Coffee Cup
For the Viking in your life (or maybe the Capricorn) this awesome 12 oz. fully-functioning coffee mug looks just as appropriate at a battle reenactment as it does during morning commute. The leather holster adds that "I can festival now" vibe, and can be worn over the arm or attached to a bag. And fear not: the bottom sleeve actually flips over and becomes a holder so the cup can balance on a flat surface like a desk. Epic.
Get yours at apollobox.com $35.60
Backyard Guide to the Night Sky
This lovely title from National Geographic is perfect for your armchair astronomer and makes an awesome addition to a summer campout, too. This second edition by Andrew Fazekas, aka "The Night Sky Guy" is an easy-to-follow but uber-smart handbook that every dad needs in his stargazing arsenal.
Shop it here, $15.26
Hop on Pop T-Shirt
Show him some love with this adorable t-shirt from Dr. Seuss Enterprises featuring the classic scene from Hop on Pop. It comes in an array of colors (we love the bright yellow one especially) and you can even find it in youth sizes if you want to do the daddy-and-me thing.
Grab one on Amazon today, $19.99
PADI eLearning Scuba Dive Course
Your seafaring papa has always wanted to go SCUBA diving so why wait any longer? The PADI training system is available at 6500 PADI dive centers around the world and there are endless opportunities to use it for Cousteau-level adventures, whether it together with a son, daughter or spouse or solo. From Open Water Diving to Dive Theory to Underwater Photography, the courses offered online are the first step to making his dream a reality. Starting at $179.
Learn more at padi.com
Tivoli Audio Model One Digital Radio
Got a music aficionado who's finally given up his CD collection? Reward him with this retro-inspired radio that does it all. It offers FM, Wi-Fi, Spotify, Tidal and Bluetooth so he can listen to his favorite podcast, recording artist or just tune into the radio. Sound quality is good on its own, but you can also upgrade with wireless speakers. Just make sure its in a central location or you may not see Dad for hours!
Outdoor Vitals StormLOFT Down MummyPod Sleeping Bag
For the dad that loves to camp, even in inclement weather, keep him cozy and warm (and possibly off the ground) with this killer down sleeping bag from Outdoor Vitals. It easily switches from a mummy bag to a pod system that can be used in a hammock, has an anti-snag zipper, is good down to zero degrees and comes in regular or long (long is for 6 ft. 6 and under).
Splurge-worthy at $219.97 on outdoorvitals.com
Dad & Me Boat Shoes by Sperry
Preppy vacationers never looked so cute! These Mens Sperry Cup Boat Shoe ($79.95) shoes will keep dad comfy whether it's dockside or in an amusement park. The Big Kids Sperry Cup Boat Shoe II ($59.95) and the toddler-sized Little Kids Sperry Cup II Junior Boat Shoe ($54.95) will be sure to make family vaycay photos picture-perfect.
Gift Set of iTouch Wearable & American Exchange Analog Watch
For the dad that is old-school but also tech-savvy, comes this sweet combo just for Father's Day: the iTouch Air 2 Smartwatch and an American Exchange Analog watch, as a package deal. For just $79.99 you'll get the set in either black, red/silver or blue/silver. The American Exchange Analog Watch has that classic look, perfect for dinners out, workday and special events. Slip into the iTouch AirSmartwatch after work to track calories burned, distance traveled & heart rate during workouts. Plus Dad can stay connected with call, text, and email notifications right on his wrist.
Order yours in time for Father's Day here.
Papa & Mini Tee Set from MORI
They're superheroes in your eyes (and your little one's as well) so this Father's Day gift that special guy a Papa and Me Tee set from MORI. Made of oh-so-soft organic cotton, each tee features a lightning bolt emblazoned on the front.
Available for $59.50 from minimori.com.
Reduce Everyday Low Ball Tumblers
Whether it's whiskey, cocktails or lemonade, these sweet 10 oz. lowball tumblers look just as chic on the sidelines as they do at the picnic table but that's not why you want them for dear ol' dad. Made with 18/8 stainless steel, and dual wall vacuum insulation, these tumblers are not only sweatproof, shatterproof and BPA free, they keep your drinks the right temp no matter the weather. They come in gray, green or navy.
Buy yours at reduce.com, $14.99.
Father's Day Selection from Saloon Box
SaloonBox, the popular cocktail subscription service, has something to suit every Dad for Father’s Day. You can opt to give him the classic subscription, the bacon kit or the kit for the everything but the booze kit, depending on his preferences. Subscriptions start at $49 (for a 12-month subscription).
Wireless Charging Pad
Get the tech-savvy Dad at home a new wireless charging pad from Grovemade. Sleek in design (the cord is wound up into the charger base), this charger’s cork top is stained with Japanese ink and is handmade by the small team at Grovemade The charger is compatible with iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, 8 and 8 Plus, and all Qi-enabled devices.
Buy one at grovemade.com, $140.
Morpher Folding Helmet
Does Dad commute to work via bike or get around the city via e-bike or scooter? Then, this foldable helmet from Morpher might be just the thing. It’s full-safety certified, yet folds up into a slim shape that slides into a messenger bag or backpack and leaves plenty of room for other items. It’s available in eight different colors, for $149.
Buy one at morpherhelmet.com, $149.
Tightwad Money Clip
If you’ve got a guy who likes to keep things simple, this Tightwad Money Clip is just the thing. With enough room for some cards and cash, it’ll be a slim fit that slides in and out of his pocket with ease.
Buy one at m-clip.com, $29.95.
— Gabby Cullen & Amber Guetebier