Top 10 Gift Ideas for Adventurous Dad’s and Grads

Father’s Day is June 18, 2017

I hope everyone enjoyed our Top 10 Gift Ideas for Adventurous Moms, but now it’s Dad’s turn! Do you have a dad (or grad!) who loves the outdoors and adventure? Then read on for the details on how to make their day with the perfect Father’s Day or Graduation gift.

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Just like with Mom, you don’t have to leave your house, or even get dressed, to score these awesome gifts! Get on Amazon, place your order, and they will deliver them right to your door. Now you can finally beat out your siblings for the position of Dad’s favorite!

Here are the Top 10 gifts for adventurous Dads and Grads who like to hike, bike, camp, and the outdoors.

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  1. Blue Lasers Waterproof Breathable Socks – All outdoors men and women know that keeping your feet dry and comfy is a priority. Nothing can ruin your day and cut it short like wet, blistered feet. Keep Dad’s feet warm and dry with a pair of these triple layer socks. No matter what the conditions are, he will be set. They also help repel mosquitoes and bugs!
  2. OUTXE Rugged Power Bank Phone Battery Pack – Even when we commune with nature, our phones are never far away. They are perfect portable cameras and GPS trackers. Keep them running as long as you are with this solar powered power bank by OUTXE. Bonus for it being good for the environment!The top 10 gifts for adventurous dads and grads, explore with the Go Pro Hero and Black Diamond headlamp.
  3. Taotronics Universal Clamp Bike Mount for Phone – For the mountain biking dads and grads out there, you need somewhere secure to put your phone. I use the Strava running and cycling app regularly to track my activity and routes. A good sturdy phone mount for the bike is a must have, and this one fits the bill completely. It even comes in Orange & Black (Bengals and Harley colors – Who Dey!)
  4. Superbright LED Bike Light – Some of us never stop being kids. Are we ever too old to play in the dark? Just do it safely with this awesome Superbright Bike Light! It fits all bikes, is USB rechargeable, and has up to 500 lumens to light your way down any path or trail. It also comes with a free tail light.      Gifts for mountain biking enthusiasts on the Top 10 gifts ideas for adventurous dads and grads.
  5. Mountaintop 40 L Hiking/Camping Backpack – I think almost everyone needs a good quality backpack. They are great for hiking, biking, and camping. For the traveler, they also rock and help you be a minimalist packer. We have found that there isn’t much you can’t do with a 40 L pack.
  6. Black Diamond Headlamp – If you’re an active outdoors person, a good bright headlamp is a required piece of equipment. This 130 lumen lamp by Black Diamond shines (literally). It’s rugged and has multiple setting and modes, including a battery life indicator.Gifts for hiking, camping, and outdoor addicts on the top 10 gifts for adventurous Dads and Grads.
  7. Morakniv Bushcraft Carbon Steel Survival Knife – For the former Boy Scouts out there: help dad always be prepared! All outdoor adventurers need a good survival knife and this one fits the bill. It’s ergonomic carbon steel blade can handle almost anything. It also comes with a fire starter that works even when wet.
  8. Blackstone Tailgater Portable Grill & BBQ – Like most dads, I’m an avid sports fan and one of the best parts about sports is tailgating! Help dad do it in style with this Blackstone Tailgater Portable Grill. It’s like having an entire kitchen with you. You can literally feed an army.Blackstone grill and Stanley growler set, tailgater gifts for the top 10 gifts for adventurous Dads and Grads.
  9. Stanley Steel Growler and Pint Set – It’s not tailgating (or camping, hiking, biking…) without beer! One of our favorite tips is to make sure you have a growler with you at all times. If you’re like us, you never know when you will end up at a brewery and need one. This Stanley Stainless Steel Growler set is our favorite. You can take it anywhere. It keeps beer cold up to 24 hours. It has kept our beer fresh for over a week! This was my Father’s Day gift last year and it’s been well loved and well used.
  10. Go Pro Hero Session – Go Pros aren’t just for adventure moms! These are perfect for any adventurer because it allows you to be hands free while still preserving the moment. It’s strong enough to take anywhere and waterproof to boot! I can’t think of anyone who wouldn’t love one as a gift. (Cheryl, I hope you’re reading this!)

So there you go, my top 10 gift ideas for adventurous dads and grads. Do you see anything we’ve left off? What is the best gift you have ever gotten?


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25 thoughts on “Top 10 Gift Ideas for Adventurous Dad’s and Grads

    1. They are so hard to buy for because if they are like my husband, they go buy it as soon as they want it 🙂 I’m glad we could help inspire you. My husband worked really hard on this list for himself…er I mean our readers lol. have a great Memorial Weekend!

  1. My husband would love all these gifts. Now to go shopping for him.

    1. If you order from Amazon, you don’t even have to leave the house! I am not a shopper so I love that they will deliver it right to my door. Thanks for reading and have a wonderful Memorial Weekend!

  2. My husband is not adventurous, but the socks sound like a really good idea for him walking to work in the city in the rain so much in Chicago! My favorite is the Stanley Growler pack!!

    1. Oh yeah, Chicago weather is so fickle! It’s still one of my favorite cities though. We love the growler set. It keeps the beer cold and is so much sturdier than glass. Thanks for reading!

  3. What a great selection of cool things for fathers day. Must remember that this year.

    1. We’re glad we could inspire you! I’ve still got to get my shopping done too 🙂 Thanks for visiting!

    1. A good bike light and backpack are must haves for any adventurer! Thanks for reading, have a great week!

  4. Fathers are so difficult to shop for, well, to be honest I think all men in general are difficult to shop for. I appreciate this guide because my husband is quite on the adventurous side! I love the ideas!

  5. Father’s Day is right around the corner, which is hard to believe! Very unique gift ideas that any man will love.

  6. I got my dad a very similar backpack and created a “bugout” bag for him. It’s technically supposed to be something you can grab and go with and survive in the wilderness in case of zombie apocalypse or something, but on a more practical level it can function as a survival kit in case of natural disasters or power outages.

    1. We all need to be prepared for the zombies lol. Seriously though, we live in a hurricane prone area and it’s a great idea to have an emergency bag! Thanks for stopping by and taking time out of your day to read and comment on our posts. ❤️️❤️️

  7. These are all wonderful ideas for gifts for the special men in our lives this Father’s Day! This year is flying by and it is great to have some help in this dept.

    1. We’re so glad we could help! Don’t the holidays have a way of sneaking up on you? Thanks for reading and have a great week!

    1. My hubby has good taste 😉. Click a link and make a purchase, shopping is done and you don’t even have to leave the house. Thanks for visiting us!

  8. That’s such a comprehensive list of gifts to father. This will definitely help me pick one for my dad. Thank you for sharing.

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