40 Best Gift Ideas For Dad

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For Dad
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Dad has spent a lifetime getting nothing but coffee mugs and neck ties on holidays. While it's safe to say those presents and gift ideas are appreciated, they aren't very imaginative, and there's no reason to be boring and repetitive.

With so many gifts for dads on the market — from grooming items if he takes pride in his appearance and wellness, to tech items, to accessories and stuff for cooking if he has an inner Bobby Flay — there's no doubt you'll find something he'll enjoy.

Have fun with shopping and try to find a present he'll have fun with. And these gift ideas for dad are a perfect place to start.

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Style/Grooming/Home

1. 686 Premier Toolbelt

TSA compliant and 100 percent genuine leather, this belt is jammed packed for high performance and style in all conditions. With removable steel buckles and hidden tools to fix gear, and a bottle opener so you can refresh and unwind after a day of adventuring. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

2. NordicTrack Percussion Massager

If you’re sore from a hard day at the gym, this massager helps to break up muscular tightness while accelerating and enhancing muscle repair. Its features include 3 massage speeds, 3 interchangeable massage heads, and quiet motor.

(Walmart, $99.99)

3. Geekey Mini Multi-Tool

Whether you're always calling on Dad to fix stuff, or he's almost too happy to volunteer, he'll love the Geekey Mini Multi-Tool. With 16 different functions, it's barely bigger than a house key and weighs under an ounce, so he can have it on hand wherever he goes.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

4. OGIO Fuse 25 Backpack 

The backpack is created with Cordura, a durable, lightweight and abrasion-resistant material that can withstand everything on your way to and from the office, the airport or the trail. The Fuse 25 also features a water-resistant interior and exterior for any unplanned spills, a dedicated laptop compartment for the business traveler, and an adjustable sternum strap that can be customized to fit your height. 

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5. Nomatic 40L Travel Bag

The 20 innovative features include RFID protected pocket, shoe compartment, cord organizer, laptop pocket, tablet pocket, notebook pocket and laundry bag. It's designed to fit the maximum size allowed on standard airlines, and fits in the overhead compartment.

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6. Caswell-Massey OS Premium Men’s Shaving Gift Set

This shaving set includes shave brush, double-edge razor, shave soap, and 15 ml cologne spray — everything he needs for his dopp bag!

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

7. Super Tinker Swiss Army Knife

Whether you're simply moving through your day or journeying around the world, the Super Tinker pocket knife is the best knife for tinkers on the move. You never know what you'll encounter out there, but you know that you and your Super Tinker will always be ready to build, hack or fix anything.

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8. Remington Virtually Indestructible All-in-One Grooming Kit

Combine long lasting durability with ultimate versatility, complete with a lifetime warranty. This versatile grooming tool features a polycarbonate casing — the same material used in construction tools. Use the two attachment heads, 5 snap-on combs, and the 10-length adjustable comb for ultimate grooming control.

(Walmart, $20.97)

9. Cubii Pro

Cubii Pro is the first smart compact elliptical machine that lets you workout while you sit, anytime, anywhere. Connect with the Cubii mobile app to track and compete. Sync with Fitbit and Apple HealthKit. Adjustable resistance knob allows you to choose your level of difficulty. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

10. Gobi Heat Nomad Men's 5 Zone Heated Jacket

Gobi Heat provides warmth and comfort through heated clothing for all needs. Using current technology and manufacturing processes, Gobi Heat continues to offer clothing ideal for enjoying the outdoors or just looking for an extra desired warmth while being inside.

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11. Victorinox Unisex Werks Traveler 6.0 Global Softside Carry-On

The Werks Global Carry-On is realized in extra-strong abrasion-resistant nylon, and fitted with a Swiss-engineered handle system for comfort and stability. From Hinomoto wheels with Lisof silent tires to the Pack More system with self-cleaning YKK RC coil zippers to the integrated USB port, this carry-on includes all you need on your travels.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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12. Moderne Monocle Jagger Dog Tag 

This collection of cleverly designed necklaces gives men a fashionable alternative to reading glasses. The perfect mix of form and function, this necklaces has a pendant that doubles as a monocle. The necklace feature al plated ball chain necklace with hand cut magnifier dog tag. 

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13. Wayfarer Sunglasses

Equal dashes of swagger and adventure help shape the Helm into a modern-retro classic with aggressive lines and an even more aggressive following. UV protection reduces eye fatigue and long-term sun damage, making them the perfect gift for dad. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

14. Merrell Fallon 4.0 Insulated Jacket

Stay warm and dry with a jacket designed from environmentally responsible 100 percent polyester. Take on the elements with a waterproof front zipper and waterproof adjustable hood with contoured brim. Secure important items with two zipper hand pockets.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

15. Eleni & Chris Gentlemin Gift Box

Eleni & Chris is a brand-new skincare lined derived of the finest of all cosmetics from the purest of Scandinavian ingredients. Included in this gift box are the GentleMin shampoo and conditioner, which have both been specifically adapted for men and contains softening attributes, giving immediate body and fullness to hair.

(Eleni and Chris, $45)

16. Ballsy Jolly Jewels Sack Pack

For most guys, grooming starts and stops with their hair and face. But if your below-the-belt care consists of only a splash of soap every so often, it’s time to upgrade your game. This "sack pack" contains wash, solid cologne, and spray — three products meant to improve your down-there daily comfort, confidence, and skin health.

(Ballwash, $40)

17. Casper Pillow

For the man who loves his sleep, Casper’s invented a unique pillow-in-pillow design that’s built to satisfy all sleepers. Filled with nearly a billion microfibers, the pillow is adaptive and will respond to your movements throughout the night. Complete with a breathable cotton cover, the pillow is easily machine-washable and dryable.

(Target, $65)

18. Bulldog Original Beard Kit

Designed from the ground up with male skin as their focus, all Bulldog products combine the best of nature and science to work simply and effectively while dealing with the specific issues faced by men's skin. This set includes the whole shazam: beard oil, beard shampoo and conditioner, and a beard comb.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

19. Urban Apothecary Fig Tree Candle

It initially presents the green and crisp scent of fan-shaped fig tree leaves from treetop canopy rises. Next, the senses are drawn down through nuances of milky coconut and fruity-floral violet, the scented impression of the fig tree's luscious purple fruit. Finally, cedarwood imagines the scent of tree bark, while powdery orris provides the earthiness from which this figgy fragrance grows.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

20. Buttercloth Short Sleeve Polo Shirt

For the stylish man in your life, Buttercloth shirts are it. They're extraordinarily soft and made from the finest silky yarns, 100 percent natural and sustainable long fiber cotton with no shrinkage. They feel like you're wearing your favorite t-shirt and look like sophisticated casual shirts.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

21. Taconic Shave Body Soap Bar

These eco-friendly handcrafted cleansing bars create a luxurious lather, infused with all-natural botanicals and essential oils that won't dry out your skin. The soap is made with organic plant-based oils and natural glycerin to leave your entire body clean and hydrated.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

22. Mujjo Touchscreen Gloves

Developed in response to feedback from those in colder climates and based on the bestseller, these gloves have been completely re-engineered so they are able to withstand much colder temperatures, thanks to a unique triple-layered construction.

(Mujjo, $49.90)

 

Tech

23. JLAB True Wireless Earpods 

Give Dad the gift of sounds with these true wireless earphones. Sweatproof and easy to use, even the least tech-savvy dad will be able to work these. 

(Walmart, $49)

24. DemerBox DB2

Indestructible, 100 percent waterproof, this outdoor Bluetooth speaker is designed to handle the most extreme conditions!

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

25. Krankz Audio MAXX Headphones

Krankz Audio MAXX headphones have a clear and powerful sound. It has a built-in microphone and automatic call notification for easily switching between music audio and phone calls when paired to your smartphone.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

26. Folding Travel Guitar

Cory Tang's innovative approach to this instrument may not have a traditional body, but it does boast 19 frets, a space-saving design, and the ability to suit left- and right-handed players, plus a little button for the cross-body strap of your choice. Small enough to travel with ease, the guitar's patented rotating arm, made from American maple, rests comfortably against your body, reducing bulk.

(Uncommon Goods, $198)

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Kitchen/Cooking

27. George Foreman Open Grate Smokeless Grill

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Bring the outdoor grilling experience indoors! The George Foreman Smokeless Grill features an open grate design that produces up to 80 percent less smoke. It works by allowing grease to drain through the grates and onto the drip tray away from the heat. This collects and cools the grease before it can burn and produce smoke.

(Walmart, $79.99)

28. PicoBrew Pico C Beer Brewing Appliance

Wow dad with a high-tech beverage appliance that can brew a variety of delicious craft beverages at any time of day, from craft beer to cold brew coffee and kombucha. Plus, it has sous-vide functionality.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

29. Icy Bev Kooler 2.0

No matter if he's got a can or bottle, Dad's problem is always the same. His drink gets warm before he's done. The stainless steel Icy Bev Kooler 2.0 3-in-1 beverage cooler keeps cans or bottles cold for a half-hour or longer.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

30. BruTrek Steel Toe Mug by Planetary Design

The BruTrek Steel Toe is a 20 oz. French press to-go mug with the unique Bru-Stop plate that stops coffee grounds from brewing further when fully pressed down, preventing your favorite roast from becoming overly extracted and bitter. Durable, ultra-insulated stainless steel ensures a tough mug that will keep your coffee hot for hours.

(Planetary Design, $31)

31. Viking Professional Steakhouse Style Knife Set

This restaurant grade 6-knife set is honed from durable German stainless steel with a Pakkawood handle that is double riveted to give the knife balance and offer your favorite home cook a comfortable experience when chopping. The knives are also partially serrated, so they are perfect for cutting through things both thick and thin.

(Wayfair, $126.99)

32. MEATER Block by Apption Labs

Simultaneously cook various types of meat at different temperatures with the world’s first truly wireless, multi-probe leave-in meat thermometer.

(Meater, $269)

33. Üllo + Decanter

For the premier expression of red wine, Üllo + Decanter combines the purification power of Selective Sulfite Capture technology with the time honored tradition of decanting. The hand blown Decanter, made from ultra-transparent lead-free crystal, is the perfect fit for the Üllo Wine Purifier and the ultimate way to enjoy red wine.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

34. Personalized Whiskey Appreciation Crate

Etching your initials into a glass decanter is a public declaration of your affinity for whiskey. The decanter properly aerates and settles the whiskey so he can settle down with a glass of good company anytime. A pair of Tovolo Ice Molds and slate coasters, a pocket-sized whiskey tasting journal, and premium savory snacks round out this perfect gift.

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35. OWYN Vegan Protein Shake in Dark Chocolate

Is your dad trying to focus on being healthier? These plant-based shakes contain 20 grams of plant protein and are great for him to carry on-the-go as he travels, making sure he stays healthy and on top of his nutriton goals.

(Vitamin Shoppe, $12.99)

36. Brooklyn Roasting Company Espresso Sampler

A 3-in-1 espresso sampler includes the BQE Espresso, a blend of Nicaragua and Brazil to create smoky and chocolate notes with a nutty finish; Fair Trade Certified Iris Espresso, a sweet, spicy, extremely well-balanced blend of Peru High Grown Andes, Sumatra Aceh, and new Ethiopian Natural. Also, Sumatra Espresso features Sumatra Aceh roasted two ways in perfect harmony. 

(Brooklyn Roasting, $40)

37. Martell Blue Swift Limited Edition by Ghetto Gastro

As a long-time partner of Martell, Ghetto Gastro is the perfect embodiment of not only Martell’s values but the hybrid culture expressed through Martell Blue Swift. The design that is featured on their limited edition box, incorporates four swifts, which cross the Atlantic and represent the breaking of boundaries and celebrating the meeting of cultures.

(Reserve Bar, $67)

38. Rabbit Stainless Steel Tumbler Set

Crafted of durable 18/8 stainless steel, these tumblers have a double-walled design that maintains the temperature of drinks longer, whether hot or cold. The plastic lid has an opening for spill-free sipping, and the non-slip base provides stability.

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39. Smokey Mountain Whiskey Glaze

The initial smokey flavors of beef, onion, garlic and soy sauce are rounded out with the sweetness of whiskey and brown sugar for a savory glaze that is irresistible. Perfect for glazing grilled meats, this sauce is also great mixed into baked beans or spread on burgers.

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40. Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit

Produce a piquant variety of hot sauces with this DIY kit, offering cayenne, ancho, curry, and chili spice packs. Simply follow the instructions, combining the spices with the included peppers, vinegars, and brown sugar to create your own handcrafted condiments. Six bottles and customizable labels let you package and present up to six of your own small-batch sauces.

(Uncommon Goods, $35)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who loves browsing for cute gifts (and great sales) on the Internet, so she found a way to make it part of her job! Find her on Twitter or via email.

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