12 cool gifts for all kinds of dads

1. Really nice socks with a lifetime warranty

We love Darn Tough because its socks are durable, made entirely (or partially) from odor-resistant, sweat-wicking Merino, and come with a lifetime warranty. You can also spend as much as you want, nabbing him one pair for under $20 or splurging on a whole new sock drawer.

Amazon.com : Guide Gear Lifetime Heavyweight Performance Crew Socks for Men and Women, Outdoor, Hiking, Running, Walking, Trekking, Sports : Sports & Outdoors

2. An invigorating grooming set

If your dad doesn’t always prioritize self care, treat him to this vegan and cruelty free body wash and deordorant set. With a range of unisex, minimalist grooming products, Bravo Sierra is a great no-fuss option for anyone.

Spa Life All Natural Bath and Body Luxury Spa Gift Set Basket (Men's Grooming Set)

3. A keepsake he can use for years to come

Concerts, museums, sporting events, or movies — regardless of what Dad’s passionate about, this handy journal makes for efficient storage of sentimental memories that could otherwise get stained or ruined. With 118 ticket sleeves, there’s plenty of room for upcoming memories as well.

9 Things to Include in Your Baby Keepsake Book – MILK Books

4. New York Times Custom Front-Page Puzzle

Celebrate Dad’s birthday or favorite day with the cover of the Times. This puzzle becomes a family activity that everyone will enjoy.

New York Times Front Page Puzzle – The New York Times Store

5. The Very Embarrassing Book of Dad Jokes

For all the fathers who think they’re so funny, this book of dad jokes will help them up their comedic game.

Maktus | The Very Embarrassing Book of Dad Jokes Book

6. Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit

If your dad’s a hot sauce fanatic, this six bottle DIY kit that includes everything he’ll need to make small batches of spicy condiments will be a fun, rewarding project for him.

Deluxe Hot Sauce Making Kit - Cayenne Diane

7. Men’s Mountain Classic Anorak, Multi-Color

Bet you didn’t know a rain jacket could define cool. This one doesn’t fail to deliver thanks to a sleek, modern fit and fun heritage-inspired details. Of course, it’s also highly functional—it has wind- and water-resistant supplex fabric, elastic cuffs, and an adjustable drawcord hem.

L.L. Bean | Jackets & Coats | Ll Bean Mens Mountain Classic Anorak | Poshmark

8. Head Lightz Beanie with Light

Whether dad likes to bike, run, or walk the dog at night, this warm knit beanie with a rechargeable light will keep him safe.

The Headlightz Hat Is the Perfect Stocking Stuffer for 2021 | Apartment Therapy

9. The Beer Expert Trio

This delectable basket comes with three craft beers, summer sausage, crackers, and cheese.

The Beer Expert Trio by GourmetGiftBaskets.com

10. Sherpa Fleece Weighted Blanket

This cozy weighted blanket makes a great gift from far-flung sons and daughters, since it’s essentially a way to wrap dad in a big hug when he can’t actually get one straight from his favorite child (that’s you!).

Degrees Of Comfort Dual-Sided Sherpa & Fleece Weighted Blanket

11. Commuter Cup

If dad is commuting back to the office, he’ll be glad to have this insulated tumbler with a spill-proof lid for his morning caffeine fix.

Corkcicle Commuter Mug

12. Cruisers – Tortoise

Dad won’t say no to a new pair of lightweight and durable sunglasses, which are polarized for outdoor adventuring.

Huckberry Cruisers - Tortoise - Tortoise Forest | Sunglasses | Huckberry