With Father’s Day just around the corner (as a reminder, it’s coming up this Sunday), there’s just enough time to get in those last-minute Father’s Day gifts. We’ve said this before, but don’t overthink it. Maybe your dad needs a coffee-table book or a tech gift. Maybe he loves to cook. Maybe he hates it! In the spirit of finding the right thing for your dad, we went in search of all the best Father’s Day gifts on Amazon for every different kind of father.
To make things even easier for you, we’ve pulled together a list of 51 last-minute Father’s Day gifts, many of which we’ve written about before. Order any of these gifts today with two-day shipping, and they’ll arrive on your doorstep by Saturday, just in time for the big day. And if you’re looking for more ideas, be sure to check out our very last-minute-friendly Father’s Day gifts on Amazon guide.
For the dad who wishes he could disappear
This coffee-table book chronicles the sustainable dwellings of those who’ve built homes in some far-flung places. If you’re an Amazon Prime member, the book will come with free two-day shipping. (That’s true of all of the items on this list.)
For the dad who runs marathons
This dry bag will help him store all of his wet gear after a race without getting the rest of his belongings soggy — ultramarathoner Michael Wardian says it’s the best gift he’s ever received.
For the dad who wants to bulk up
A discreet pull-up bar that will take up much less room than the whole home-gym shebang (so it would make a good gift for the dad who says he never has time).
For the dad who thinks he’s PGA material
This performance-tracking system will measure swing speed, ball speed, and track stats (which is why it’s a tried-and-true favorite of dedicated golf dads).
For the dad who’s always looking for a spot to charge his phone
For the dad who doesn’t want to deal with cords at all
For the dad who’s the life of the pool party
A splash-proof Bluetooth speaker that will help him DJ uninterrupted.
For the dad who has separation anxiety
Petcube’s monitor cams help worried pet owners keep a close eye on their pups while they’re away, and this model even dispenses treats.
For the dad who loves a shiny new toy
For the dad who swims with the fishes
A pair of sock-style water shoes that grip your feet like flippers might come in handy.
For the dad who overpacks
These streamlined packing cubes will help him close his luggage without much of a struggle.
For the dad who’s over his Moleskine
A “smart” notebook that lets him digitize his hand-scrawled notes electronically via email or Google Docs. Once he’s gone through the whole thing, he can microwave it to reset it and start all over again (up to five times).
For the dad who wants to brainstorm anywhere
A peel-and-stick piece of film that lets him turn any surface into a dry-erase board — marker and cleaning spray included.
For the dad who gets headaches
A heated pillow that kneads his neck and head with circular motions.
For the dad who still keeps his toothbrush in a Ziploc
For the dad who loves a lounge
For the dad who needs more rest
A doctor-approved weighted eye mask should help him sink into sleep more quickly. Emergency physician Wallace Blake McKinney uses it to sneak in naps in between shifts and says it works even if you’re a side sleeper.
For the dad who cooks in style
For the dad who grows everything
These “psychedelic” vegetables — golden beets, radishes, and delicious lemon cucumbers — will add even more variety to his garden.
For the dad who fries everything
For the dad who wants “wow factor”
For the dad who can’t wait for the wine to breathe
A wine aerator and carafe in one.
For the dad who’s addicted to the snooze button
Writer Lauren Levy says this ’80s-style Braun alarm clock helped her curb her snooze-cycle habit for good.
For the dad who’s on the clock
For the dad with a Starbucks habit
Maybe now that he has a handsome copper kettle, he can ditch the $4-a-day vice.
For the dad with a Starbucks habit who needs proper cups
For the dad who misses capital-F Fashion
Here, 500-plus pages of the story of the relationship between muse Loulou de la Falaise and Yves Saint Laurent, featuring interviews with more than 200 people, including Cecil Beaton, Diana Vreeland, and Robert Mapplethorpe.
For the dad who’s not great at the touch test
He’ll never overcook a pork tenderloin (or undercook a steak) again with this digital thermometer that alerts him when the specified cut is done.
For the dad who wants to jam to Mingus wire-free
Strat writer Steven John says that among Bluetooth headphones, these are the best “in terms of sound quality, comfort, and design.”
For the dad who’s too cool for Fitbit
A sleek activity and sleep-monitoring watch that doesn’t look like an activity and sleep-monitoring watch.
For the dad who drinks beer discreetly
Perfect for the dad with a lower tolerance. This little gadget helps him reseal his unfinished beer.
For the dad who drinks liquor discreetly
For the dad who drinks liquor … period
The little ripples on these Bormioli shot glasses make them look like they’re elegantly melting.
For the dad who wants to impress his houseguests
A hand wash with cedarwood, geranium, and sweet-almond oils in handsome if not entirely legible — the print’s teeny-tiny! — packaging.
For the dad who rocks bedhead unintentionally
For the dad who sports a five o’clock shadow 24/7
For the dad who keeps his face baby-butt smooth
And if he prefers to go clean-shaven, he could do a lot worse than this handsome (and affordable) shaving cream.
For the dad who’s a clean freak
Give your dad’s power drill new life with these brush heads (which are a favorite of Strategist editor Maxine Builder).
For the dad who could stand to de-stress a little
A minimal aroma diffuser that came recommended by writer Lindsey Weber for its no-frills design and subtle scent.
For the dad who wants a dog without the maintenance
For the dad who wants to guest-proof his coffee table
For the dad who’s over Diptyque
For the dad who swears he once had a beer with Bill Murray
For the dad who’s convinced his office chair will kill him
Maybe it’s time he made the move to a standing-desk converter like this one, which people on Amazon rave about for its quality and affordable price point.
For the dad who’s deep in his bartending phase
For the dad who just dusted off his Velvet Underground records
For the dad whose feet are always pooped
This foot massager, which allows you to toggle warmth and pressure levels, was a hit among moms. Why not give your dad the same luxury?
For the dad who’s been putting off a chiropractor appointment
A bit granola-y, but for nearly instantaneous backache relief, this acupressure mat is well vetted by podiatrists, acupuncturists, and our own Strategist writer whose aches wouldn’t go away.
For the jet-setting dad
For the dad who wants to hack his golf game
For the dad who’s stuck in the burbs
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