How do you show the man who helped raise you just how much you care about him? Dads are an integral part of the family serving as the leader, provider, and support system. So when the time comes to show a little appreciation, it’s only right that you want to get him something he’ll love.

Whether it’s his birthday, Father's Day, Christmas, or just because he’s awesome, you can give your dad the gift of quality time. There’s nothing that says, “I love you” like one-on-one time with your old man. So, why not give dad a gift that you two can enjoy together?

Fishing poles or equipment

Does dad love fishing? He’ll love it even better if he gets to spend some time on a boat with his kids. This year, buy dad some fishing poles or equipment and plan a nice weekend fishing trip for the family.

Record player accessories

If your father is a lover of old school music and record players, then gifting him with advanced record player accessories is sure to put a smile on his face. You can have a mini dance session or just sit listening to his favorite jams as he tells you stories about when he was younger.

Camping gear

What dad doesn’t love the great outdoors? Unplugging from the world and being one with nature is a great way to relax, unwind, and just live in the moment. Whether you buy sleeping bags, a tent, a portable stove, or cookware, you guys can enjoy making the most of your night under the stars. Start a campfire, roast marshmallows, share stories, and explore on a family camping trip.

Automotive tools

Do you have a dad who’s pretty handy with cars? Perhaps he’s a mechanic by trade or works on cars as a hobby? If so, you can’t go wrong with buying tools. Learning about various car parts, how tools work, and bringing junk or old school cars back to life is an experience you won’t soon forget.

Gym membership

For older children looking for gift ideas for dad, a gym membership could prove beneficial. It let’s dad know that you care about his health and want him to be around for a long time. Most gym’s have premium packages that allow for members to bring friends for free. Who knows, maybe dad will ask you to tag along.

Cooking gadgets

If your father is pretty good in the kitchen you can’t go wrong with buying the latest cooking gadgets. Whether you buy accessories for his grill, a new air fryer, a pot and pan set, or some other appliance, chances are dad won’t hesitate to whip up something for the whole family to indulge in. 

Sports tickets

Most dads love sports, so if you want to make his day, purchase him a few tickets to see his favorite sports team. By getting him more than one ticket, you give dad the option to have his kids come along with him. Imagine the fun you’ll have cheering from the stands with dad as he roots for his team.

Dads are really special people who deserve to be told so every day. Sure, gifts like ties, cologne, and razors are appreciated and nice, but if you really want to celebrate dad, you’ll take it a step further. Buying gifts that both dad and the family can use to spend more quality time together.

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