13 Thoughtful Father’s Day Gifts in 2019

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13 Thoughtful Father’s Day Gifts in 2019

Father's Day provides the opportunity to show good old dad how you feel. If you're looking for a great gift to express your love, look no further. We've compiled an awesome list of the latest greatest products, practical presents, and fun goods to gift your favorite father. Whether he's a serious foodie, a kid at heart, or a sentimental type, you're bound to find something amazing here. And once you hone in on your perfect gift (perhaps it's the video drone?), you can simply click to order and voila — it will arrive at it's gifting destination. So you can kick back with Dad and enjoy your time together. And maybe he'll even grill you up a nice meal, or share his mini arcade game. Thanks, Dad!

01

Handy Thermapen

Handy Thermapen

There are cheaper temperature sensors out there, but if the dad in your life is serious about grilling, he'll appreciate the Thermapen Mk4. Rated the #1 cooking thermometer by America's Test Kitchen, the Thermapen is the best at what it does, and you can tell the difference. Available in 10 different colors, it displays a reading on the backlit display in 2-3 seconds. The Thermapen is waterproof, has a 3,000 hour battery life (it takes AAA batteries), and folds up for easy storage. What's not to love?

02

DNA Report

DNA Report

Gift him the ultimate personalized gift: a DNA report! 23andMe offers kits that will tell your dad all about his ancestry for $99, and you can add health information for a total of $169. 23andMe's database can link him up with long-lost relatives if he chooses, and the comprehensive health reports can tell him everything from a predisposition to Type 2 Diabetes to lactose intolerance. He'll receive a saliva collection kit; once that's mailed back to the lab via the prepaid package, dad can expect his report to appear online in 3-5 weeks.

03

A Book for Dad

A Book for Dad

Have his kiddos fill out the 50 prompts in this cute book, and give Dad a sweet keepsake for Father's Day. The 4.5" x 3.25" tome is small enough to tuck away for whenever he needs a boost. 

04

Retro Arcade Fun

Retro Arcade Fun

Tap into Dad's nostalgic side and gift him an old-school Pac-Man game! It's got all the 80s graphics, sounds, and joy stick he remembers. This mini arcade game is 4" x 5.75" x 2" and includes 3 AA batteries for instant play. Great for ages 8 and up, it's perfect for sharing the magic of the 80s arcade with his kiddo. Also available: Frogger and Ms Pac-Man.

05

Live-Streaming Video Drone

Live-Streaming Video Drone

This drone is just straight-up fun, especially if Dad is into flying gizmos. The Sky Viper Journey includes GPS, professional-grade ArduPilot firmware, video streaming, and other technology similar to much pricier drones. It's durable and lightweight and great for beginners. Best for ages 12 to adult, so bigger kids can fly the drone with dad. Get it with extra batteries so you can fly and charge at the same time.

06

At-Home Massage

At-Home Massage

What parent couldn't use a massage? Send one to Dad with a gift card from Soothe. A vetted massage therapist (along with their massage table and accoutrements) can be at his door in an hour after booking online. Soothe offers everything from sports massages to couples massage (win-win!). Payment options include a one-time massage ($128), a monthly massage (20% off), or a yearly membership (25% off).

07

Practical Slippers

Practical Slippers

These Teva slippers have been seen in campgrounds and urban environments alike; they're just that popular. A cushion-y slipper/shoe hybrid with a rubber sole, the Ember style is available in 5 colors (moss, navy, black, gray, blue). They're sturdy, water-resistant, and comfortable. What more could Dad want in a slipper?

08

The Coolest Cooler

The Coolest Cooler

Does he want a Yeti cooler, but balk at the price tag? RTIC makes a very similar product for much less money. This durable model keeps ice cold forever (like up to 10 days). The perfect choice for a camper or fisherman. Or anyone who has some beverages they need to keep frosty! RTIC has a variety of sizes, from the personal 20 to the giant 145. The 45 fits 36 cans inside.

09

Splashy Travel Mug

Splashy Travel Mug

Splash out for the top-of-the-line Yeti travel mug and he'll never commute with cold coffee again! The Rambler 30oz is dishwasher-safe, BPA-free, and the sturdy stainless steel construction is engineered to last. The new model features a MagSlider™ Lid, which is a magnetic opening. Pretty cool! The Rambler fits in standard cup holders and comes in a rainbow of colors and prints, from camo to seafoam.

10

Emergency Car Tool

Emergency Car Tool

If he spends a lot of time driving, everyone will feel safer with the Tools of Life Emergency Hammer tucked away. This handy tool can cut through seatbelts and puncture windows in case the unthinkable happens. And it's only $6 so really, can you afford not to get it?

11

Quality Coffee Subscription

Quality Coffee Subscription

Is dad a coffee connoisseur? Gift him a subscription to Blue Bottle. Their most popular option is 6 months of whole bean goodness, delivered right to his door. 6 oz will be delivered every other week for a total of 12 shipments. A 3 month subscription (6 deliveries) runs $72. The blends will vary each week, adding to the caffeinated excitement.

12

A Cap Collector For Beer Braggarts

A Cap Collector For Beer Braggarts

We all have a friend who’s really into trying new beer. That friend also probably likes keeping track of what he or she has tasted over the years. This personalized cap collector serves as a bank for bottle caps of delicious brews, no matter how long ago they were sipped.

It can be personalized for one person or even a couple, and is good looking enough hold a place of prominence in their kitchen—ideally right next to the fridge.

13

Wonderful Whiskey

Wonderful Whiskey

Whiskey drinkers will appreciate this bottle of straight rye — and you can even get it engraved ($15 extra)! Inspired by traditional Rock & Rye recipes using citrus and rock candy, Hochstadter's Slow & Low incorporates orange peels and honey to create its mellow, slightly sweet flavor.

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