Dads can be hard to shop for, especially when yours seems to already have everything he could possibly want or need. So to find the best Father’s Day gifts, you sometimes have to think outside of the box. Fortunately for you, GOBankingRates has done all of the leg work to find unique gifts for every type of dad out there. Before you buy your dad another pair of socks or a tie, consider one of these gifts he’s sure to love.
For the Dad Who Wants To KonMari His Life
- FORTEM Car Trunk Organizer: $24.99
Did your dad get caught up in the Marie Kondo craze? Then he’ll definitely love this car trunk organizer, which has multiple compartments that can be used to hold emergency equipment, tools, sporting goods, cleaning supplies, pet and kid’s toys, snacks, electronic accessories and more. It has a no-slip bottom and securing straps to stay put while driving.
For the Coffee-Loving Dad
- YETI Rambler 30-Ounce Stainless Steel Vacuum-Insulated Tumbler: $34.99
Buying your father an “I Heart Dad” mug is so cliche. Instead, opt for this stainless steel vacuum-insulated tumbler, which will keep his coffee hot throughout the morning. It also keeps beverages cool, so dad can use it to enjoy a cold beer with the game.
For the Wisecracking Dad
“101 So Bad, They’re Good Dad Jokes”: $5.99
Most dads can’t help themselves from cracking the occasional dad joke, but if it seems like yours is recycling the same ones over and over again, it might be time to supply him with some new material. This book of 101 dad jokes will give him plenty of options.
For the Nature-Loving Dad
- Nature Gear XL Window Bird Feeder: $25
Let your dad get a glimpse of nature in his own backyard with this window bird feeder. The clear construction allows you to easily see the birds from all angles, and it’s easy to refill right from your window.
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For the Whiskey Enthusiast Dad
Whiskey Stones and Whiskey Glass Gift Boxed Set: $34.99
Dads who love whiskey will love this handsome gift set, which includes two crystal glasses, eight granite chilling rocks and two coasters. This gift will have dad saying “cheers” as soon as he unwraps it.
For the Fashionable Father
Stock Your Home Luxury Men’s Dresser Valet Organizer: $23.79
If your dad has an impressive collection of watches, sunglasses, cufflinks or other valuables, he’ll definitely appreciate a stylish way to store them. This dresser valet organizer has 10 compartments and has a soft lining that prevents jewelry from tarnishing.
For the Dad Who Loves High-Tech Toys
Holy Stone F181C RC Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera: $69.99
If your dad is still a kid at heart, he’ll get a kick out of getting to play with this quadcopter drone. Features include a 720P HD camera, one key return and one key engine start, and four speed modes.
For the Bearded Dad
9-in-1 Perfect Luxury Premium Beard Care Set: $12.91
Dads that take pride in their facial hair will appreciate this beard care set. The gift set includes a sentimental keychain, beard shampoo, beard balm, beard oil, a beard brush and comb, mustache scissors, a storage bag and the “Beard Bible” e-book.
For the Chill Dad
Lightweight Double Camping Hammock: $44.95
Your dad can kick his feet up anywhere he chooses with this portable lightweight double camping hammock. The nylon hammock fits two (so there’s room for mom as well) and can be set up easily while camping, or even in the backyard.
For the Dad Who Needs To Relax
- Sunbeam Heating Pad for Neck & Shoulder Pain Relief: $34.99
Give your dad the gift of self-care with this Sunbeam Heating Pad. The pad has four heat settings and is covered in a super-soft microplush for ultimate comfort. It’s a good reminder to dad to slow down and take some time for some healing goodness.
For the Dad Who Loves To Cook
- Cozyna Air Fryer XL: $67.14
If your dad likes to cook, he likely already has a kitchen stocked with kitchen gadgets. But he might not have an air fryer yet, and he’ll definitely be happy to get one. Air-frying is a healthier alternative to deep-frying because it uses less oil, and this appliance can also be used for baking, roasting and grilling. The Cozyna Air Fryer XL also comes with a cookbook full of recipe inspiration.
For the Long-Distance Dad
- Echo Show (2nd Generation): $179.99
If you can’t see your dad face-to-face all the time, being able to video chat is the next best thing. With the Echo Show, you can make video calls to your dad via Skype, the Alexa app, an Echo Spot or your own Echo Show. He can also use the Amazon device to stream movies and TV shows, watch recipe videos in the kitchen, control his smart home devices and more.
For the Neat Freak Dad
- iRobot Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum: $279
Is your dad constantly cleaning up after everyone? Give him a break by buying him the iRobot Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum. This high-tech vacuum can clean pet hair, carpets and hard floors without dad having to lift a finger. It also has Wi-Fi connectivity, is compatible with Alexa and is self-charging.
For the Fit Dad
- Samsung Galaxy Watch: $299
Help your dad take his fitness to the next level with this thoughtful gift. This Samsung smartwatch tracks sleep cycles and calorie intake and also gives you reminders to keep moving throughout the day. It helps with mental health in addition to physical health, with guided meditations and breathing exercises included. The watch has a Bluetooth connection, too, that allows you to make and take phone calls, respond to texts, and access sports scores, headlines and playlists. The Galaxy is waterproof and has a charge that can last for days.
For the Dad Who Loves To Rock Out
- JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Portable Stereo Speaker: $74.95
Give your dad the gift of music with the JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker. It can wirelessly connect to up to two smartphones or tablets and has the sound quality of a full stereo in a portable size. The speaker can play for up to 12 hours without being charged and is waterproof, so it’s perfect to bring to the pool or beach.
For the Movie Buff Dad
APEMAN Mini Portable Video DLP Pocket Projector: $199.99
Don’t let the size of this APEMAN mini projector fool you — it’s small but mighty, with DLP technology for high contrast and bright, strong colors. The projector can connect to a laptop, DVD player, tablet, camera, smartphone and more, so dad can watch his favorite movies anytime, anywhere. It’s ideal for in-home and outdoor entertainment and has a built-in rechargeable battery that can last for 120 minutes of play time. It also comes with a 360-degree rotating tripod.
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Prices are accurate as of June 10, 2019.
About the Author
Gabrielle joined GOBankingRates in 2017 and brings with her a decade of experience in the journalism industry. Before joining the team, she was a staff writer-reporter for People Magazine and People.com. Her work has also appeared on E! Online, Us Weekly, Patch, Sweety High and Discover Los Angeles, and she has been featured on “Good Morning America” as a celebrity news expert.