When shopping for Dad this Father’s Day, skip the ties, mugs, and beer kits and get him a gift he’ll truly appreciate. Here are eight practical Father’s Day gifts dads really want.
1. Tickets to a game
This is a no-brainer if your dad is a sports-lover. And if you attend the game with him, he’ll be sure to enjoy it even more. For great deals on tickets, head to sites likes Ebay, StubHub , or SeatGeek.
2. One Gallon Car Mat
If your father is a rugged man who would rather take his truck over rough terrain than sit behind a desk, this is the gift for him. Equip Dad’s ride with car mats that can soak up a gallon of liquid and keep his floors protected from snow, rain, spills, dirt, and any other messes his truck may endure in his travels. Find them here for between $70 and $90.
3. LifeProof iPhone 5 Case
This is an excellent and affordable gift if your father is an iPhone 5 owner. The LifeProof case provides protection from water, scratches, dirt, and just about anything else so your dad can have his phone on him at all times and have peace of mind that it won’t be in harm’s way. Get one here for $47.83.
4. Leatherman Full Size Multi-Tool
A Leatherman multi-tool is the perfect gift for a handyman. This version comes equipped with a hammer, wire cutters, large bit driver, saw, bottle opener, and more for $124.95.
5. Logitech Harmony Smart Control
Ideal for a tech-savvy electronics lover, this advanced universal remote doesn’t only allow you to operate multiple devices, it also gives you the ability to do so with your smartphone. Your purchase comes with access to a smartphone app which you can use in place of the remote to conveniently control up to eight devices at once, including TVs, DVD players, gaming systems, and more. You can buy it on Amazon for $99.99.
6. Sports Chair
Your dad deserves to enjoy the outdoors comfortably and this lightweight folding chair provides the ultimate in comfort and versatility. It has a wide seat, shoulder straps that make it easy to carry, and side accessory pockets to hold a phone, magazines, and other small items. Order one here for $83.95.
7. Multi-Purpose Tool and Craft Caddy
Do you often see your father lugging around a heavy toolbox or see his tools scattered around everywhere? Help him get organized and give him the ability to easily take his tools on-the-go with this durable utility bag. The bag’s pockets and slots organize all your tools for quick and easy access and it also has some other handy features, including a key fob and a clip to hold your tape measure. Get Dad’s here for only $44.95.
8. Roku 3 Streaming Player
Give your father the gift of streaming television and save him money on his cable bill at the same time with the Roku 3. The device gives you access to more than one thousand channels, allows you to stream content from Pandora, Netflix, Hulu Plus, and more, and gives you the ability to easily search for and find the programming you want to watch. And for the excellent entertainment it offers, the Roku 3 is relatively inexpensive. The Target.com price tag is $99.99.