Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 15th. If you haven’t picked out a gift yet, here is the perfect guide for last minute gifts that cater to every kind of Dad.
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For the Sporty Dad
- Subscription to ESPN (or other) Magazine
If your Dad loves sports, then he’ll love a subscription to ESPN or another sporty magazine. More of an outdoorsman? Try Outside or Garden and Gun magazine. Whatever his taste, you’re sure to be able to find something that suites your Dad, just in time for Father’s Day.
If your active Dad wants to monitor his activity, the FitBit is a great choice. It tracks everything from the number of steps taken each day, calories burned, sleep activity, and more. This particular model is $97.99, however there are other trackers with varying features at different price points, so it’s easy to find one that suits your Dad’s needs (and your budget).
- Putting Mat
Bring the putting green to your Dad with this Pro Ball Return Putting Mat. Perfect for at home or in the office, any golf-loving Dad would love to take a break to relax and work on his putting skills.
For the Adventurous Dad
Give your Dad the gift of relaxation on-the-go with a hammock from Eagles Nest Outfitters. These hammocks are built to last and compact down into a very small carrying case, so it will be easy for your Dad to take with him on his next adventure.
- GoPro white edition with waterproof housing
Whatever activity your Dad fancies, he’ll love being able to capture all the action with his own GoPro. This particular model also comes with a waterproof housing, so he won’t have to worry about bringing it in the pool or out on the water with him.
- “Day Out With Dad”
Plan an adventure day with your Dad. You could go to the Nashville Zoo, head out to the Chattanooga Aquarium, or go hiking at Fall Creek Falls. Whatever best suits your Dad, there is a local adventure that would be sure to give you both a memorable day (and can easily cater to any budget).
For the Trendy Dad
- Subscription Service
For a fun gift that keeps on giving, consider signing your Dad up for a subscription service. There are various options including Dollar Shave Club, Bespoke Post, Birchbox Man, and more, so you are sure to find something that suits your Dad’s taste.
- Gift card
When in doubt, you can’t go wrong with a gift card to your Dad’s favorite store. Another idea is to order an Amazon gift card, which you can email or print at home, and gives him plenty of options on how to spend his money.
- Movie Theater Passes
A Trendy Dad always loves to stay on top of the latest releases from the box office, so a Fandango gift card is always a hit. Even better, plan a day to go with your Dad to the movies. Don’t forget the popcorn!
For the Tech Dad
- Amazon Fire or Apple TV
Your tech-loving Dad will have endless entertainment at his fingertips with the Amazon Fire or Apple TV. Both offer access to Netflix and other online media outlets, and they both come in at around $99.
The Nest is the next generation of heating and cooling for your home. This smart thermostat will learn your Dad’s preferences, and can help save him money with special settings that control the temperature whether he is home, or away. What’s not to love?
- Bose Soundlink Mini
Give your Dad the gift of great sound, anywhere he goes, with the Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Speaker. This mini speaker packs all the punch that you would expect from Bose, with the bonus of your Dad being able to take it with him anywhere he goes.
For the Culinary Dad
- Eat Like A Man – Cookbook
This cookbook is made for the Dad that likes to cook, eat, and read about good food. It’s packed with 75 recipes that will satisfy his cravings and impress family and guests (at least those he’s willing to share with…)
- Salt Block Cookbook + salt block
Give your Dad the gift of culinary inspiration with a Himalayan Salt Block and coordinating cookbook, both of which can be picked up locally at the Savory Spice Shop in Downtown Franklin.
- A Night Off
Treat your Dad to a night off from cooking with a gift card to a local hot spot! There are no shortage of options, so you are sure to find something that your Dad will love.
Here are a couple options to consider: