Get Dad something nice.
Dads have a knack for being some of the coolest, smartest, and obnoxiously lovable people we have the pleasure of knowing. That kind of commitment deserves a reward and our guide has gifts to help you make the right choice this upcoming holiday season. Pick a gift that’s best for your dad, whether that’s a topical book, an energy-saving thermostat, or an awesome foam cannon for car cleaning.
Best LEGO Gifts for Dad
LEGO Architecture New York City Skyline
Playing with LEGO bricks is a shared childhood memory among many, but it doesn’t have to end there. Get your dad one of these LEGO Architecture gifts and give him something awesome to play with.
For those looking for a different skyline:
Lego Betrayal at Cloud City
From the moment Han Solo is frozen in carbonite to Lando’s double-cross deal with Darth Vader, LEGO’s Betrayal on Cloud City perfectly recreates every iconic scene, character and spaceship from Empire Strikes Back’s encounter on Bespin. At 2,812 pieces, it’s the perfect gift for every Dad – unless of course your name is Luke Skywalker.
Best Electronic Gifts for Dad
Nest (T3007ES) Learning Thermostat
Dads tend to have a thing for saving money, and that’s the promise of this learning thermostat. Let dad control the temperature the house through his smart phone and it learns dad’s schedules and adjust automatically.
Voice commands with the Echo Dot allow fathers to control lights in the house, answer questions, set timers, play music, and control just about anything you can think of.
Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II
For music lovers ready to let the world hear their favorite tunes, this is a great gift for dads. This wireless speaker plays up to eight hours on a full charge, and the built-in mic works with Siri and Google Now.
Check out a few other best electronic dad gifts here:
Best Book Gifts for Dad
Smokin’: Recipes for Smoking Ribs, Salmon, Chicken, Mozzarella, and More
If you caught your dad spending more time at the grill than the family picnic itself, you might want to pick up this 256 page cookbook with 95 tasty recipes. It’s kind of like giving yourself a gift instead of a gift for dad, because you get to enjoy the results.
Sports Illustrated Football’s Greatest
The best and the greatest in the world of football. Gloss over 288 pages of the best players, the ranking analyses, and a ton of photos.
The Hunt for Red October
Your dad watched the new Jack Ryan show on Amazon Prime, right? Either way, getting the first book in the “Ryanverse” is a great way to dive deeper into the thrilling series. This is a classic Dad Book.
See a few other best dad book gifts here:
Best Shaving Gifts for Dad
The Art of Shaving After-Shave Balm
A touch of Shea Butter and Grape Seed Extract makes this one of the more popular balms to apply after a shave.
Want the full kit? Check it out here:
Best Tool Gifts for Dad
Dewalt 20V MAX Cordless Lithium-Ion 1/2 inch Compact Drill Driver Kit
Comes with a 1/2 inch compact drill with two speeds and a lightweight design. What more could a dad ask for? This is a great gift for the do-it-yourself dad.
Chemical Guys TORQ Professional Foam Cannon and Honeydew Snow Foam Cleanser
Dad might just get a little misty eyed seeing this thoughtful dad gift. Let him clean his car in the coolest way possible, and it’s a blast for little kids to try. Just not too little, it’s supposed to be hooked to a compressor. So many dad points!
Weber Original Kettle 22-Inch Charcoal Grill
Be the ultimate dad with this 22-inch charcoal grill. It’s simple with its classic design and more importantly, it cooks a mean burger.
Additional best dad tool gifts here:
Other Best Gifts for Dad
Great Job Dad I Turned Out Awesome Coffee Mug
One way to combat dad jokes and puns is to match up with an equally eye-rolling dad-gift. Do so with this funny coffee mug!
UGG Men’s Olsen Moccasin
Gotta make sure dad keeps his toes warm, especially during the holidays and the winter season. Come to the rescue with a pair of cozy moccasins.
Take a look at another round of best dad gifts here:
Best Gift Card White Elephant Gifts
It’s a cop out, but it’s a good cop out. Everyone shops so there is always someone out there happy to get a little discount the next time they’re at the register.
Amazon.com Gift Card in a Red Gift Box
Nearly everyone uses Amazon so you can’t go wrong here. Since Amazon has basically everything, this is a great gift for dads. Because honestly, dad knows what he really wants.
Consider getting him an Apple gift card, if your dad has an iPhone or iPad.