Before you even get a chance to pat yourself on the back for finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift, it’s time to start thinking about your dad. With Father’s Day right around the corner, we’ve rounded up the best gifts for all types of dads. Whether yours is a beer enthusiast or an avid golfer, the outdoorsy type or a designer dad, we’re sure you’ll find something here that’s perfect for him. And we’ve made things even easier for you: They’re all available on Amazon.
For the frequent-flying dad
The stripes make these circulation-boosting socks (always important on long flights) a little more fashion-forward without getting too crazy.
For the road-tripping dad
A travel mug beloved for fitting in a car’s cup-holder, this tumbler will keep your dad’s coffee hot (or cold) for the long haul.
For the dad who works from home
Give his baggy sweatpants an upgrade with these slim-fit joggers that are just tailored enough for the occasional coffee run.
For the dad who works all the time
If he’s always looking at a screen, these glasses filter out harmful blue light that can cause headaches and sleep trouble — and they look stylish, too.
For the retired dad
Dads looking for a new hobby can go deep on Instant Pot-cooking and learn how to whip up everything from steamed vegetables to homemade Greek yogurt.
For the dad who loves showing off his knife skills
This two-sided knife-sharpening stone will keep his tools at the top of their game — just like him.
For the dad who loves to grill
Writer Steven John calls this “the Swiss Army knife of grilling equipment,” because it combines a spatula, grill fork, tongs, and more. There’s also a built-in bottle opener for dads who like to enjoy a beer while they grill.
For the dad who loves lawn games
If he’s already a KanJam pro, introduce him to this Swedish block-tossing game that supposedly dates back to Viking times.
For the dad with the green thumb
Your houseplant-loving dad will appreciate this lamp that a leading plantfluencer calls “the decorative grow light” (even if he doesn’t know what a plantfluencer is).
For the dad who wishes he had a green thumb
For the dad who lives for baseball season
For the dad who can’t find his keys
For the new dad
For the dad who wants some peace and quiet
Former tech columnist David Pogue thinks these are the best noise-canceling headphones around. Perfect for dads who need to tune out the world for a little while.
For the dad who can’t sleep
For the dad with a bad back
Draped over his favorite chair, this heated electric massager will ease tension in his back and shoulders.
For the dad with sore feet
If he’s always on his feet, he’ll love getting a powerful, heated foot massage when he finally has a chance to sit down.
For the dad who wants to kick back with a cold one
For the wine-enthusiast dad
For the low-maintenance dad
For the high-maintenance dad
For dads who do like to dabble in skin care, we recommend this hydrating and anti-aging sheet mask designed for men.
For the dad who loves reading about the past
For the dad who loves reading about the future
For the dad who just loves reading
For the dad who loves space
A coffee-table book with more than 400 historical photographs to get dad psyched for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing this summer.
For the dad who spends every weekend on the golf course
For the dad who spends every weekend on the couch
For the dad who’s always first to get the latest gadgets
For the dad who’s always last to get the latest gadgets
Music — now without wires!
For the dad who does the crossword puzzle in pen
Make his impressive feat even more impressive with a classy-looking (but not-at-all expensive) fountain pen.
For the dad who loves showing off pictures of the kids (and grandkids)
With this (actually decent-looking) Wi-Fi-enabled digital frame, he’ll have instant access to all the latest family photos.
For the dad always planning the next family adventure
If your well-traveled dad is looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination for the next family vacation, he’ll find lots of tempting options in this book from the founders of Atlas Obscura.
For the dad who wants to shed a few pounds
For the DIY dad
For the DIY (foodie) dad
For the dad who insists on wearing socks with sandals
For the dad training for his first marathon
Don’t let dad make the rookie mistake of running in cotton socks and ending up with blisters. These wick moisture away from the foot and feature silver threads to keep them smelling fresh even on long runs.
For the dad training for his tenth marathon
If your dad’s gunning for a Boston-qualifying time (or just a personal best), he’ll love that this GPS watch analyzes his training and can be programmed for specific workouts.
For the dad who’s prepared for anything
This tiny lantern was one of our expert-recommended picks for blackout must-haves, but it’d also be a hit on a camping trip.
For the dad who just got Spotify
For the dad with a record collection
His beloved B-sides and deep cuts will sound great on this very attractive turntable.
For the dad who always kicks the covers off
Approved by sweaty sleepers, these moisture-wicking sheets will keep him cool on summer nights.
For the dad who babies the dog
A plush chaise longue with a supportive orthopedic foam base, because your dad’s best friend deserves the best.
For the dad who babies the cats
An elegant water fountain for discerning kitties who prefer running water — and the dads who indulge them.
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