58 Thoughtful Father’s Day Gifts for Every Kind of Dad
They’ll show him just how much he really means to you.
It’s not just you: Dads are nearly impossible to shop for. You can get by on tool sets, ties, and grills for a while, but there are only so many of those kinds of presents that money can buy. And, if we’re being honest, it’s not like he knows what he wants, either. But you love the guy—and it might be time to switch up your usual gift-giving plan come Father’s Day.
The best Father’s Day gifts are unique and personal, and above all, they should show him just how much he really means to you. This year, with the ability to safely gather, Father’s Day presents a perfect opportunity to get him something unexpected that’ll remind him of everything he loves to do. Has he mastered running recently? Does he eat more pizza than anyone else you know? Is he waiting for the first opportunity to take his new camper on the road? Whatever your dad likes to do, we have a gift here that will cater to his discerning taste.
With plenty of time before the big day on Sunday, June 19, we’re rounding up gifts that any kind of father—from the weekend warrior to the home chef, the aspiring musician to the brand-new dad—will appreciate. Plus, you can also find subscription-based gifts below, meaning you don’t have to worry about wrapping them up and sending them his way.
May 5, 2022
Outdoor Life: Do You Really Need a Water Filter for Backpacking and Mountain Hunting?
While DEET products may be more familiar by name and their chemical smell, sprays with 20 percent picaridin, like Sawyer Products, offer comparable protection without the harsh odor and oily feeling on your skin.
The Sawyer Squeeze was (by far) the most common Pacific Crest Trail water filter this year – for the fifth year in a row. It’s a $39, 3 oz / 85 g hollow fiber filter that rids your drinking water of protozoa and bacteria (and floaties). It can be used with Sawyer bags (included with the filter) or with compatible water bottles (Smartwater is the bottle of choice for many hikers).
SAWYER MINI WATER FILTER, $22 This has been my water filter of choice for years now. The bags can be iffy — I have had a few break – so carry a couple. However, the filter itself is reliable, light and inexpensive. -Logan