Does a dad in your life love to travel the world? Is his passport filled with stamps and he’s always planning his next trip? If so, this year, treat dad to a Father’s Day gift as memorable as the trips he’s taken. We’ve compiled a list of Awesome Father’s Day Gifts that will have dad excited for his next big adventure.
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A Garment & Duffel Bag in One
Whether he’s traveling for business, the best man at a wedding, or heading away for a romantic weekend, he can now reach his destination wrinkle-free. Impressed Bag Co. has designed and developed a stylish weekend bag with built in garment functionality. Now, dad can take trips with the convenience of a carry on.
A Smartphone Gimbal
Is dad often behind the camera capturing your family moments? If so, treat dad to a device that will take his videography skills to the next level. Gimbals are great for making professional quality videos. Pan without shaking, smoothly follow faces, and create steady hyper-lapse videos. The DJI Osmo 3 is the exact one that we own and use it for our phones. We love it! Give dad the gift that will have your family memories captured for years to come.
A Ride In A WWII Era Plane
Does dad love to fly and also have a love for history? If so, he’ll get to experience both as he climbs into the seat of a WWII Fighter plane. Dad can enjoy a ride in a T-6 Warbird or one of the many other WWII era planes across the country offering flights. He can ride in an AT6 in California, a C-47 in New York, or a T-6 Warbird in Atlanta. Dad will love the opportunity to travel back in time.
Noise Cancelling Headphones
If dad travels for business or takes lots of family trips, it might be time to invest in a quality pair of noise cancelling headphones. Last year, we gifted dad with this exact pair and it was well worth it! We did a lot of research before we made the purchase and compared both expensive and inexpensive sets. We finally settled on the Sony WH1000XM3 headphones. There are many brands out there that are more expensive, but we have been thoroughly impressed with this set. The noise cancelling is exceptional, and my husband uses them on flights, road trips, and at home. Dad will love these headphones and you’ll love not having to break the bank to pay for them!
A GoPro Camera
Is dad always snapping photos and videos with his phone? If so, it might be time to surprise him with his very own GoPro. With a GoPro dad can record in 4k, take snorkeling photos underwater, live stream for your family, and capture insanely smooth videos. If you purchase directly through GoPro, they seem to always run sales or offer extras. Also, you can opt for a payment plan. I can’t wait to surprise the hubby with a GoPro of his own!
A Premium Leather Toiletry Bag
Another great gift idea for the globetrotting dads in your life is a quality toiletry bag. Dad will feel high class with this handsome leather case. The bag features zippered pockets and expanding pockets, to carry all of dad’s personal items. It’s water resistant, easy to clean, and super stylish. Dad will feel special if you treat him to a little luxury in his suitcase!
A Portable Charger
If you don’t already own one, a portable charger is a must have and a great gift for dad. Whether taking a long flight or enjoying an amusement park, dad will never have to worry about his devices dying. This specific unit offers 25,800mAh of added power. It can also charge multiple units at one time. This portable charger will give dad the freedom to travel with a full charge.
A Personalized Passport Cover
Does dad love to travel the world? Does he have a passport filled with stamps? Or maybe he’s ready to start filling his passport? Either way, dad will love a personalized leather cover to protect his passport for all his future adventures. Choose from 12 different designs across 8 different colors to make the perfect gift for dad.
An Introduction to Sailing
If dad has always been interested in all things travel, he’ll love to captain his own sailboat. This particular one day course is offered in the Austin, TX area, but there are many other locations available. You can learn to sail in Houston, Seattle, or Jacksonville, to name a few. Dad will enjoy the experience of sailing and learning a new way to travel.
A Charging Laptop Backpack
Another item on our list of Awesome Father’s Day Gifts is a way for dad to travel in style. This vintage style rucksack is perfect for dad’s laptop, tablet, and any other daily essentials. Unlike boring bags, this durable canvas bag offers an external charging port so dad can charge devices on the go. This bag is great for traveling, hiking, camping, and any other activities your dad is interested in.
Learn To Fly
Dad might take a lot of flights, but has he ever flown the plane? If he hasn’t, dad might love the opportunity to learn to pilot an aircraft. While this excursion is located in Hartford, CT, there are other opportunities to fly a plane or helicopter around the country. Dad can learn to fly a plane in Phoenix, New Jersey, or Nashville, to name a few. Also, dad can learn to fly a helicopter in places like Boston, Baltimore, or Denver. After learning to fly, dad may never want to ride as a passenger again!
Technology is always changing. Bulky laptops have gotten smaller, and now we have tablets that offer the technology of a laptop with compact size. If dad is still using a bulky laptop on his trips, it might be time to upgrade dad to a tablet. The one I personally use is the Microsoft Surface Go. It’s extremely lightweight with 128GB of storage. Dad can easily store it with him on a flight to watch movies or catch up on emails.
Napa Winery & Train Tour
Often, a journey is as fun as the destination. In the case of this Napa Valley Wine & Train Tour, the journey might be even better than the destination! This 3 hour train ride through Napa Valley makes stops at 3 wineries, with 1 hour at each stop for a tasting. While en route, dine on a 4 course gourmet meal. After your trip, traveling any other way will never be as fun!
The Ultimate World Atlas
Another great gift on our list of Awesome Father’s Day Gifts is a guide to help your dad plan his next trip. Lonely Planet’s Travel Atlas offers extensive information for every country in the world. Dad will be able to plan his next trip with the itineraries that Lonely Planet has lined out. While he embarks on his next adventure, dad can rest assured that he won’t miss the best sights.
New Set of Premium Luggage
If dad makes a lot of trips, his luggage has probably taken a beating. It might be time to invest in a new luggage set for dad. Swiss Gear offers high quality luggage for a reasonable price. Plus, their website is always offering special savings. We love our expandable hard sided suitcases. If dad is traveling a lot, a set of quality luggage will last him a long time.
A Star Wars Trip to Walt Disney World
Finally, no list of Awesome Father’s Day Gifts is complete without the ultimate dad vacation. While we may not be able to visit right now, dad will love a trip to Disney’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. Dad can pilot the Millennium Falcon, stare down Kylo Ren and his Storm Troopers, and escape the Empire in Rise of the Resistance. We visited in December of 2019 and it was hands down the best family vacation we’ve ever had. No doubt about it, your travel-loving dad will flip over a trip to Galaxy’s Edge!
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