The Ultimate Guide to the Best Gifts for Dad

Did Father’s Day come up at out of nowhere?  Maybe Mom just called to remind you that Dad’s birthday is tomorrow?  No need to panic!  Keep reading for suggestions of gifts for dads of all sorts.  Whether you need something for a special occasion, or you just want to thank him for everything he’s done, you’re bound to find the perfect gifts for dad!

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For the dad who loves sports:

Baseball, football, or hockey? 

NYT Custom Baseball Book $72.00, Uncommon Goods

NFL Men’s Long Sleeve Crew Neck Tee* $15.65-29.95, Amazon

NBA Men’s Full Primary Logo Tee* $9.10-49.00, Amazon

For the dad who’ll always be your favourite sweetheart:

You’re never too old to love your dad. 

What I Love About Dad From Me Book $10.00, Uncommon Goods

“I Love That You’re My Dad” Sign* $8.99, Amazon

Best. Dad. Ever. Tee* $8.99, Amazon

For the absent-minded dad:

You’ve helped him find his keys more times than you can count.

Bluetooth Tracking Tag $40.00, Uncommon Goods

Davek Alert Umbrella $135.00, Davek

All Out of Pad* $7.00, Amazon

Emergency Cash Capsule for Key Ring* $10.80, Amazon

For the literary dad:

He can and will quote Shakespeare.

Shakespearean Insults Chart $25.00, Uncommon Goods

Personal Library Kit* $10.59, Amazon

Banned Books Socks $10.00, Out of Print

For the grilling dad:

It’s a win-win. . . you can help him eat his creations!

All in 1 Grill Cleaner and Seasoning Tool $18.00, Uncommon Goods

18-Piece Stainless Steel Barbecue Accessories Set* $34.99, Amazon

Flavor Infusing Grill Wraps $9.99, Uncommon Goods

For the techy dad:

He had the latest tech device before you did.

Wireless Waterproof Speaker* $18.99, Amazon

PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer $18.00, Uncommon Goods

Echo Dot* $49.99, Amazon

For the gym dad:

You could even be his spotter!

Fitness Bottle with Phone Holding Sleeve $13.98, Uncommon Goods

MilestonePod* $22.26, Amazon

Running Buddy Running Pouch* $22.98, Amazon

For the dad who’s always down to open up a cold one:

Perk of turning 21? You can join him!

Beer Layering Tool $9.95, Uncommon Goods

Beer Opening Glass $11.99, Uncommon Goods

Beer Can Handle $5.00, Fancy

For the geeky dad:

He probably has a strong Star Wars/Star Trek preference. 

Star Trek The Next Generation Family Car Decals* $15.97, Amazon

Game of Thrones Longclaw Sword Letter Opener $24.50, BoxLunch

Star Wars R2-D2 Screwdriver* $12.24, Amazon

Doctor Who Tardis Wastebin* $59.99, Amazon

Avengers Zip-Up Hoodie $29.99, ThinkGeek

Mini Bat Signal* $9.95, Amazon

Infinity Cube $29.99, ThinkGeek

For the dad who’s most happy behind the wheel:

It’s the journey, not the destination. 

Mechanix Wear – Original Gloves* $15.99, Amazon

TEKTON 5941 Digital Tire Gauge* $10.79, Amazon

Car Molding Strip* $11.99, Amazon

For the dad who’s really just a big kid:

Has your mom joked about him being her “other” child?

Fondoodler* $24.98, Amazon

Mini Desktop Cannon* $34.99, Amazon

Mini Foldable RC Drone* $49.79, Amazon

Shark Socks $10.00, Uncommon Goods

For the movie buff dad:

He’s seen all the classics.

Universal Classic Monsters Collection* $22.99, Amazon

1,001 Movies You Must See Before You Die* $19.53, Amazon

Movie Buff Card Game* $23.58, Amazon

Microwave Popcorn Maker* $19.99, Amazon

For the dad who loves to cook:

Like the grillmaster dad, this one will feed you. 

Swissarmius $29.00, Generate

Cast Iron Skillet* $12.69, Amazon

Cheese Making Kit* $24.95, Amazon

For the dad who’s always hungry:

. . . and doesn’t want to grill or cook the food.

Microwave Pasta Cooker* $12.96, Amazon

Jerky Snob subscription box $15.00+, Cratejoy

Kody Double Dish* $12.99, Amazon

The Very Hungry Man’s Ice Cream Scoop $29.95, Hammacher Schlemmer

For the dad who wants to go camping every weekend:

He knows all the best spots to pitch a tent.

Camp Shower* $16.90, Amazon

Folding Camp Stove Toaster* $5.99, Amazon

Outdoor Survival Paracord Bracelet/Emergency Kit* $6.99, Amazon

For the dad who’s always cracking jokes:

So. Many. Dad. Jokes.

Punderdome* $15.01, Amazon

Dad Joke Fuel mug* $14.99, Amazon

The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm* $10.87, Amazon

Hi Bored, I’m Dad Tee* $19.99, Amazon

Ain’t No Bad Joke Like A Dad Joke Socks* $12.99, Amazon

For the dad who would rather be travelling:

He’s got wanderlust down pat. 

Camry Luggage Scale* $9.29, Amazon

Watch Roll Travel Case* $27.99, Amazon

Water Bottle with Built-In Pill Organiser* $12.50, Amazon

Travelon Multi-Bag Stacker* $11.30, Amazon

Did you find the perfect gifts for dad? Let us know in the comments if the list helped you out!

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  4. Isabelle says:

    OMG thank you for this post! Ive been having such a hard time trying to come up with a gift for my dad! Definitely some great ideas here!

    -Isabelle
    Trulyindulgent.com

    1. forthesakeofgoodtaste says:

      You’re so welcome! Hope it helped!!

  5. Bee says:

    i’m taking mine for a meal at our local pub!

    1. forthesakeofgoodtaste says:

      Great idea! Hope you have an amazing time 🙂

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