Like trying to shower without a toddler banging on the door, buying a gift for dad seems like a near-impossible task

It’s a problem of saturation: there are just so many options out there. Thousands of tools, tech, kitchen appliances, and clothes that don’t make him look dumpy await online.

So, how do you find something he’ll not only like but actually appreciate? Where do you even start? That’s why we went spelunking deep into the world of men’s gifts, vetting hundreds of items to find a list of holiday gifts that, we can confidently say, stand out from the rest of the pack. We guarantee you’ll find something here to make him smile, laugh, or, at least, feel appreciated. Letting him shower uninterrupted might be a nice gift, too.
UVA, UVB, UVC and harmful blue light up to 400mm. The lenses are made of ultra lightweight Plutonite, so they won't crack or break. And he gets killer clarity at every angle. crew neckline and ribbed-knit trim at hem, cuffs, and neck for some added oomph. " tracking="fatherly-mengifts-20"] TriggerPoint Impact Handheld Percussion Massage Gun
When he's back from hiking, or just hauling the kids around, his muscles might just well be aching, so get him this powerhouse four-speed massage gun. It has a four-speed muscle massage gun that delivers targeted pressure to use pre- and post-workout.
Buy Now $199.99 Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Cryptomic
The newest Dyson filter captures 99.97 percent of particles as small as 0.3 microns and destroys formaldehyde.
$750.00 Genuine Crazy Horse Leather Electronics Organizer
Does his workbag look like a tangle of charge cords and other loose necessities? This organizer corrals his cables, pens, and tools, as well as a phone, passports, and even SD cards. The more use it gets, the better the leather looks. It ages well. Just like dad. Tell him that at least.
Buy Now $47.49

The Mandalorianjojoba oil, shea butter, and beeswax, and its subtleip- and weather-proof 100 percent recycled 600D nylon canvas and featuring a large handle for easy carrying, this duffel bag is an ideal buy." tracking="fatherly-mengifts-20"] Refurbished Nintendo 64
Did he spend hours playing Goldeneye during his youth? Remind him of happy hours spent slaughtering his friends with this still-great relic of the 1990s, which is pre-loaded with hundreds of games.
Buy Now $159.50 SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop with Ball
There's nothing wrong with busy hands and nothing wrong with ballin' indoors. This door-mounted net and foam ball combo is good for hours of fun or -- better yet -- the office, where it provides a minor distraction from majorly frustrating conference calls.
Buy Now $34.99 The Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of his Life — His Own
David Carr was beloved by journalists not only because he walked the media beat for the Times, but because he did so with swagger and a degree of honesty that few ever muster. He didn't have an easy life and spent years struggling with addiction. This story of a man attempting to understand his own bad behavior is not just moving, it's profound..
Buy Now $22.55 Anfan Bubble Bumper Balls

★AMUSEMENT PARK FUN ANYWHERE, ANYTIME – Inflatable, wearable Bumper Balls are the perfect activity for all ages at any recreational event. Enjoy family-friendly fun at the beach, park or in the backyard. ★GREAT FOR ALL AGES – Fantastic outdoor fun for kids and adults alike, wearable Bumper Balls can roll, tumble and bounce and are the basis for an endless variety of games. Encourages kids to get outside for fun, healthy activities that develop coordination, balance, and friendly competition. ★COMPACT & PORTABLE – Constructed of heavy duty, durable, odorless, PVC vinyl that is heat sealed and quality tested. Bumper Balls are collapsible and compact for transport and easily inflate in minutes. ★SAFE AND NON-TOXIC - Adult supervision is required while using these inflatable Zorb balls. Recommended for kids age 8 and up. Helmets and appropriate safety gear is recommended. ★GREAT VALUE & LIFETIME GUARANTEED - We are pleased to provide our latest products,designed specially to satisfy your needs. We assure you that our products are extremely cost-effective, user-friendly, eco-friendly in nature. Your satisfaction is our main priority.

Buy Now $129.99 ArmoGear Infrared Laser Tag Blasters and Vests
Laser Tag is, simply put, fun. It's fun indoors. It's fun outdoors. It's great. Let dad in on the action with the easy-to-use set. Will the kids and their friends gang up and attack him? Absolutely, but there's a particular joy in getting to be the big bad.
$129.99 Garmin Legacy Hero Series Marvel Captain America Smartwatch

Legacy Hero series 45mm special edition Smartwatch inspired by Captain America Includes premium materials influenced by your favorite Superhero, a full suite of smart features and a character inspired app experience Features midnight blue, silver and brown leather elements and a brushed stainless steel bezel modeled after Captain America's vibranium shield. Display size - 1.3 inch (33.0 mm) diameter Themed elements include first Avenger watch faces and goal animations Plus specially designed Garmin connect badges, avatars and insights to elevate the superhero experience Packed with all the essential Smartwatch features, including fitness and wellness tracking tools, smart notifications (with Compatible smart phone), and Garmin Pay contactless payment solution (available for supported cards from participating banks) Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode

Buy Now $399.99 Celestron 70mm Travel Scope
So dad is into stargazing? Astronomy has never looked this good, thanks to the handy Celestron portable scope. You get fully-coated glass optics, a powerful 70mm objective lens, a lightweight frame, and a custom backpack to carry it all around.
Buy Now $79.95 Engraved Hammer for Dad
If dad loves his home-improvement and DIY projects, he'll be wowed by this personalized hammer. Figure out a quote, or dates, that mean something to dad, and have it engraved on the front side of the hammer. Because this is laser engraving, it's permanent and will never rub off.
Buy Now $25.99

Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Headphones
Hard to believe but these Bluetooth headphones sound even better than they look. Nice features abound, including three different app-controlled, noise-canceling modes so users can select to have some, less, and no ambient noise filter in. In other words, they're great for dads who want to listen to something but need to keep an ear out for kid chaos. When he does need to take them off, they automatically pause, resuming music when he puts them back on.
Buy Now $349.95

Leatherman Wave Plus Multitool
The Leatherman is a classic, must-have multi-tool that has stuck around for 30+ years for a reason. The Wave Plus features a nifty one-handed design and features 17 tools including pliers, replaceable wire cutters, wire strippers, plain and serrated knives, a saw, spring-action scissors, a ruler, files, and screwdrivers..
Buy Now $99.95

Spicy and substantial, Four Roses Small Batch Select is a welcome addition to the brand’s core line up. Bottled at 104 proof, Small Batch Select is a fruit forward whiskey with notes of chocolate and nuts balancing a substantial spice. One thing’s for certain: this will sell quickly. So keep your eyes peeled and stock up. 

Buy Now $65

Bellroy Dopp Kit
When on the road, everyone needs a place to stash their toiletries without worrying that they'll be a foamy disaster when they arrive at their hotel. This dopp kit an hold everything from cologne and shaving tools to trimmers and toothbrushes. It's also water resistant so it will be fine in the event of a TSA-influenced shampoo-explosion.
Buy Now $55.00

Carhartt Men's Woodside Hat
This hat, so simple yet so perfect, combines waffle-knit and 3M Thinsulate lining to keep his noggin warm, no matter how gnarly the weather is.
Buy Now $19.99 POWERUP 3.0 Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane
With this kit, a simple paper plane turns into a phone-controlled flyer that can go up to 180 feet. It's as simple as it is brilliant.
Buy Now $49.99 Red Wing Heritage Wallet
There's a time and a place for minimalist wallets, but if dad needs something a tad bigger, go with this beauty. We dig everything about this wallet, from its vegetable-tanned leather to its durability to its surprising roominess. It holds unfolded bills in a full-length pocket, has six card slots, and features an international currency pocket.
Buy Now $109.00

BLACK + BLUM - Stainless Steel Sandwich Box
Packing your lunch is a simple way to eat healthier, control your portions, and save money. You'd be hard pressed to find a better take-to-work food container. Durable and tight sealing, it fits a good portion of food and, best yet, its bamboo lid doubles as a cutting board.
Buy Now $34.05

This year, Glenmorangie updated its venerable Quinta Ruban expression. Previously a 12 year finished in port wine casks, the new iteration receives two additional years of aging. Those additional 730 days give the whisky added complexity and deeper, distinct notes of orange, chocolate and apple that compliment the juicy berry and rich nuttiness imparted by the the port finish.

Buy Now $69

Wicked Big Sports Kickball Set
You could get a ball. Or you get a ball that’s twice the size of his head. This massive kickball set includes one oversized ball, three bases, one home plate, one pump, and hours of remorseless good times.
Buy Now $24.70

NERF Ultra One Motorized Blaster

The gold standard in Nerf dart blasting: experience extreme distance, accuracy, and speed with Nerf Ultra blasters that are designed with advanced features to take your Nerf games to the next level Nerf Ultra darts are the farthest flying Nerf darts ever: blast into the game-changing superiority with Nerf Ultra darts -- the farthest flying Nerf darts ever, up to 120 feet (37 meters) Nerf Ultra one blaster with high-capacity drum: The motorized Nerf Ultra one blaster includes a high-capacity dart drum that holds up to 25 Nerf Ultra darts. Works only with Nerf Ultra darts. 25 Nerf Ultra darts: includes 25 ground-breaking Nerf Ultra darts that feature an innovative flight tip, aerofin technology, and lightweight Nerf Ultra foam. They work only with Nerf Ultra blasters.

Buy Now $49.99

Nintendo Switch Lite
For the gamer dad, here's a less expensive but equally entertaining take on the wildly successful console that’s now insanely portable. Where the original Switch could be plugged into a TV, the Switch Lite cannot. It's a purely handheld gaming machine, which means it's not compatible with Nintendo Switch games that don't support that gaming style. But it's perfect for gaming on the go.
Buy Now $249.98

Rockwell Razors 6C Adjustable Double Edge Safety Razors
He gets a customized shave with this razor, which has six fully adjustable settings thanks to the different plates he can swap out. They work on every skin type and every beard length. Oh, and the razor looks damn fine, too.
Buy Now $49.99

Polaroid Lab Digital to Analog Photo Printer

The Polaroid lab converts digital photos on your phone to real Polaroid prints through the Polaroid Originals app. Original Polaroid picture Format for all of your photos. The 3 element lens system converts digital photos to analog like magic. Add Augmented Reality features to your photos with the Polaroid Originals app Create your own collage of Polaroid prints using the Polaroid Originals app.

Buy Now $129.99

Col. Littleton Full-Grain Leather No.20 Small Portfolio
It's all in the details. This leather journal has a brass stud closure, and includes one custom five-by-eight memo pad. The inside pocket fits extra documents and includes a pen/pencil slot.
Buy Now $98.50

Osprey Axis Backpack
If dad is lugging around his travel gear, or merely stuff to the office, he’ll appreciate this new Osprey backpack. It has a breathable back panel, a soft harness, and an adjustable sternum strap — making it ideal for long day hikes. And of course, there’s room for all his tech, plus mesh side pockets to he an access everything he needs. Oh, right, and it weighs just over one pound.
Buy Now $79.95

Technically, Old Forester Birthday Bourbon doesn’t release until September 2, in commemoration of Brown-Forman founder George Garvin Brown’s birthday. But we want to remind you to start making nice with your liquor store owner now on the off chance you can charm your way into getting them to set one aside for you. We tasted a small, early sample, and the 2019 Birthday is has notes of dark fruit and maple as well as seasoned oak and some mint and pepper. It’s a hell of a bottle. 

Buy Now $100

Atech Multifunction Pen
Whether he has a thing for James Bond-ian tools that transform into different items or just would like something that makes his ockets a bit less bulky, this ballpoint pen features a stylus, bottle opener, mini flat-head, Phillips screwdriver, metric and inch ruler, plus a phone stand.
$14.99 Continental Rucksack
Part hiking backpack, part daily work tote, this multipurpose rucksack has a laptop sleeve, an electronics pocket, and a ventilating back panel, and its roomy main compartment holds a day's worth of supplies.

Topeak Bikamper One-Person Bicycling Tent
This bike-packing tent stuffs down to a bike-friendly size and has its own sack that straps to his bars. When unpacked, this it's a roomy 17 feet in size. It's made of 45-denier nylon with three mesh panels for ventilation and is fully waterproof. And instead of using poles, the Bikamper uses the bike's front wheel to maintain its shape.
Buy Now $234.20  

Blundstone Unisex Original 500 Series Boots
A simple pair of durable boots always serve a purpose. These are made of 2.5-millimeter-thick weather-proof leather, feature a shock protection system, and have a removable Cambrelle footbed that wicks moisture away. They're tough, comfortable, and warm.
Buy Now $184.95

The release of Michter’s 10 Year Rye (as well as their bourbon) is always cause to celebrate. It’s always a special bottle we are keen to add to the bar and this year’s edition is particularly delightful, not only because it’s delicious but it’s also the first release newly-minted Master Distiller Dan McKee. Supple vanilla rolls around the palate, while caramel and touch of salt play off the peppery rye spice. 

Buy Now $175

adidas Originals Stan Smith Leather Sneaker
Think about tennis icons like Jimmy Connors or John McEnroe. Those dudes inspired this Stan Smith classic, which features a sleek upper with three perforated stripes for breathability. They have a full grain leather upper with a soft moisture-wicking lining, so his feet won't stink (much). Hey, even Kanye and Alexander Skarsgård have worn them.
Buy Now $54.99 The Bomber Jacket
This cool, understated bomber will elevate any look. Bonus: it's water-resistant and machine-washable

No, it’s not entirely whiskey, but the Basil Hayden Caribbean Reserve Rye is none the less delicious. A blend of Kentucky rye and Canadian rye, plus a touch of black strap Caribbean rum. The result is a mouthwatering glass of hooch. That small portion of rum goes a long way, giving the juice strong notes of burnt sugar and rum spice, that plays nicely with the rye’s vanilla and oak.

Buy Now $53

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