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! As we’ve noted before, buying your dad a gift is challenging because it’s such a personal matter. 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 43 last-minute Father’s Day gifts that we’ve written about before. Order any of these gifts today with two-day shipping, and they’ll arrive on your doorstep on 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 were roaming
Hit the Road: Vans, Nomads and Roadside Adventures
This wanderlust-inspiring coffee-table book chronicles life on the road for people who’ve gone off the grid in VW campers and adventure mobiles to far-flung locales like the mountains of Mongolia. 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
Sea to Summit Lightweight Dry Sack
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
Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar
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
Arccos Golf 360 Golf Performance Tracking System
This AI-enhanced performance-tracking system will gather information about his scores and course management, and show him where he can improve his game (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
Vogek 6-Port USB Charger Desktop Charging Station
A desktop charging station with six (count ‘em!) USB ports for whatever he may need to juice.
For the dad who doesn’t want to deal with cords at all
Seneo iPhone X Wireless Charger
Ditch the cord completely for this wireless-charging setup that boasts thousands of glowing reviews.
For the dad who’s the life of the pool party
AYL SoundFit Portable Outdoor and Shower Bluetooth 4.1 Speaker
For the dad who has separation anxiety
Petcube Bites HD Pet Camera and Treat Dispenser
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
DJI Spark Portable Mini Drone
If dad’s always wanted to take one for a spin, this mini–DJI drone wouldn’t be a bad place to start. It has a powerful camera for capturing aerial photos and is easy enough to control with a phone or even by hand.
For the dad who swims with the fishes
Speedo Men’s Surfwalker 3.0 Water Shoe
A pair of sock-style water shoes that grip your feet like flippers might come in handy.
For the dad who overpacks
AmazonBasics 4-Piece Packing Cube Set — Small, Medium, Large, and Slim
These streamlined packing cubes would help him close his luggage without much of a struggle.
For the dad who’s over his Moleskine
Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook
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
Think Board Premium (Clear) Peel & Stick Dry-Erase Board Film
A peel-and-stick piece of film that lets him turn any surface into a dry-erase board — the marker and cleaning spray are included.
For the dad who gets headaches
HoMedics SP-100H 3-D Shiatsu and Vibration Massage Pillow
A heated pillow that kneads his neck and head with circular motions.
For the dad who still keeps his toothbrush in a Ziploc
Jack Spade Men’s Solid Ripstop Slim Toiletry Kit
A camo toiletry bag that houses water- (and spill-) resistant lining.
For the dad who loves a lounge
Brookstone Nap Robe
For the dad who needs more rest
Nodpod Weighted Sleep Therapy
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
ChefSofi Mortar and Pestle Set — Unpolished Heavy Granite
A volcanic-rock mortar-and-pestle set (recommended by chef Alex Stupak) for the home cook who has everything.
For the dad who grows everything
Plant Theatre Funky Veg Kit Gift Box
These “funky” vegetables — purple carrots, yellow courgettes, and delicious red Brussels sprouts — will add even more variety to his garden.
For the dad who fries everything
He may not be able to resist the temptation of sticking cheese, potato wedges, or Snickers in this little deep fryer.
For the dad who wants “wow factor”
Charcoal Companion CC6064 Himalayan Salt Plate & Holder
It’s a giant slab of pink Himalayan salt that’s sure to get “oohs” and “aahs” the next time he invites the neighbors over.
For the dad who can’t wait for the wine to breathe
Vinturi Reserve Essential Red Wine Aerator and Carafe Set
For the dad who’s addicted to the snooze button
Braun Classic Analog Quartz Alarm Clock
Writer Lauren Levy says this ’80s-style Braun alarm clock helped her curb her snooze-cycle habits for good.
For the dad who’s on the clock
Kikkerland Magnetic Hourglass
A one-minute hourglass filled with magnetized iron sand that collects into shards and stalagmites.
For the dad with a Starbucks habit
Fellow Stagg Pour-Over Kettle (Copper)
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
Japanese Tea Cups, Set of Two
These Japanese ceramic cups are meant for tea, but they’d be great for water or coffee, too.
For the dad who misses capital-F Fashion
Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent by Christopher Petkanas
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
ThermoPro Digital Thermometer
He’ll never overcook a pork tenderloin (or undercook a steak) ever 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
B&O Play by Bang & Olufsen Over-Ear Beoplay H4 Wireless Headphones
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
Withings Activité Steel Activity Tracking Watch
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
Westmark Beer Resealer
Perfect for the dad with a lower tolerance. This little gadget helps him reseal his unfinished beer.
For the dad who drinks liquor discreetly
Areaware Liquid Body Flask
A slim flask that has the look of crinkly paper, but is actually made of stainless steel.
For the dad who drinks liquor … period
Bormioli Rocco Sorgente Shot Glasses (Set of 6)
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
Grown Alchemist Hand Wash Sweet Orange, Cedar Wood and Sage
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 bed head unintentionally
R+Co Badlands Dry-Shampoo Paste
Your lazy dad will think the culty R+Co invented this styling paste–slash–dry shampoo just for him.
For the dad who sports a five o’clock shadow 24/7
Philips Norelco Series 5500 Shaver
For the dad who keeps his face baby-butt smooth
Fellow Barber Shave Regimen Kit
And if he prefers to go clean-shaven, he could do a lot worse than this handsome (and affordable) shaving set.
For the dad who’s a clean freak
Forpow UV Toilet Sterilizer
Yes, it’s a toilet-bowl sterilizer that uses UV light to kill germs. Stick this baby on the underside of the toilet lid, close said lid, and let it get to work.
For the dad who could stand to de-stress a little
Urpower Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser
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
SainSmart Jr. Robot Dog Smart Dog
A remote-controlled robot dog that barks and plays without needing to be walked or fed or cleaned up after.
For the dad who wants to guest-proof his coffee table
Creative Co-op Hexagon Marble & Wood Coaster Set
These hexagonal wood-and-marble coasters are very lagom.
For the dad who’s over Diptyque
LAFCO New York House and Home Cottage Home Candle
This room-size candle will make him think he’s living by the beach.
For the dad who swears he once had a beer with Bill Murray
The Tao of Bill Murray by Gavin Edwards
Maybe he’s in this book! At the very least, he’ll appreciate the collection of the many times the actor mixed and mingled with regular folk.
For the dad who’s convinced his office chair will kill him
Lorell Sit-to-Stand Monitor Riser
Maybe it’s time he made the move to a standing-desk converter like this one that people on Amazon rave about for its quality and affordable price point.
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