Father’s Day Gifts for the Outdoor Dad

Best Gifts for the Outdoor Dad

Attention anyone who is Father’s Day shopping for a Dad who loves the outdoors: This is the gift guide for you! Whether you are shopping for someone who loves golfing, sports, camping or just getting outside–there is something for every Dad. And for the Dads that love to be active, yet still like having their iPads everywhere they go? We even feature an awesome case that will stand up to all his time outdoors. Read on for some great gifts for the Dad on your list!

Looking for the Ultimate Father’s Day gift? Don’t forget to check out our Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide

Golf Apparel By AUR Golf & Antigua Performance Apparel

If there’s a dad in your life who spends his spare time on the golf course, then give him a Father’s Day gift this year that will get plenty of use. There’s nothing more fitting than some new golf clothes for the avid golfer, especially polos and shorts that are made for swinging in the summer heat. AUR Golf and Antigua Performance Apparel bring you the ultimate golfing wear, all with great style and without the high price tag.

Deck out your golfing dad in AUR Golf’s Dri Max Pique Polo. This classic golf polo shirt comes in almost every color imaginable and is perfect at wicking away moisture during an intense 18th hole, keeping Dad cool, comfortable, and stylish. AUR Golf’s Performance Flat Front Shorts go great with the Dri Max Pique Polo, especially since you can also choose from a wide selection of color choices. These moisture wicking, fast drying, and anti-microbial fabric shorts fit great and will be your dad’s go-to pick on golf days.

No golfer can have too many polo shirts, and Antigua’s Performance Apparel brings out the best in golf shirts. The new Blaze Polo features Antigua’s Desert Dry moisture wicking while also looking great in solid and heather color stripes, giving the standard golf polo a fun twist.

Your dad will love Antigua’s Performance Apparel Reserve Polo with its many color options, the contrast stitching detail for a nice punch, and the way it keeps him dry and cool while he’s making par.  

UNEEK Sandals by KEEN

Summertime is just about here and we’ve found the perfect sandal to add to Dad’s shoe collection this Father’s Day! The UNEEK Sandals by KEEN use an innovative two-cord construction to mold comfortably to your feet for a perfect fit for every person. A truly “unique,” yet practical gift!

KEEN has a reputation for creating some of the best, and most comfortable, footwear for outdoor adventurers. Manufactured right here in the USA (in Portland, OR), the UNEEK sandals are the newest addition to KEEN’s extensive line of footwear.  UNEEK’s two-cord construction allows for the upper portion of the shoe to move and adapt to the shape of each individual foot. The sole of UNEEK is made of lightweight PU for soft comfort while the bottom features razor siping for the utmost in traction. UNEEK sandals are perfect for all summertime adventures, whether that be out on a boat, at the beach, or out exploring town. Not to mention there’s a color for every style – UNEEKs are available in a wide array of color combinations from neutrals to neon pops!


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Father & Son Swim Separates by Tom & Teddy

Summer is just around the corner and for most families, that means many pool and beach days are ahead. Dad will love getting beachwear that matches his little buddy this year, so treat your boys to some cute swim separates by Tom & Teddy! They offer an assortment of colors and patterns, so you can mix and match for a similar or identical combo. Tom & Teddy swimwear is made with quick-drying microfiber fabric and 100% cotton mesh lining, so their products are both comfortable and durable. These items are saltwater and chlorine resistant, and UV protected as well, so they offer safety from the sun and will remain the quality product that they are upon first wear.

These adorable rash tops and swim shorts are sure to be a hit and the comfort and protection they provide will give you peace of mind as well.

Mosquito Repellent Camp Lantern from Thermacell

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Is the dad on your list a camping man? Does he love picking up for the weekend and heading off to the mountains or lake? If so, he’ll love this Mosquito Repellent Camp Lantern from Thermacell. The newest lantern from Thermacell, this lantern is rugged and durable, and water-resistant as well. Not only does it have an impressive lighted time of 50 hours on the highest setting, it also has the ability to keep biting mosquitoes, flies, and no-see-ums at bay, making camping a far more enjoyable experience. 

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The Camp Lantern features has multiple features including:

  • Shields a 15 x 15-foot area
  • Light produces 300 lumens
  • Light settings include: Low/Med/High/SOS
  • D-cell batteries (not included) provide 50 hours of light on highest setting
  • Battery life indicator turns from blue to orange to red as power drains

The mosquito repellent feature is powered by a single butane cartridge, and is placed underneath the patented pad saturated with repellent. The heat causes the scent to rise into the air, and is 100% natural and made of chrysanthemum flowers, so it won’t harm people or pets. It creates a 15’x15′ area that will keep pesky bugs away while Dad and your family enjoy the outdoors.

Freescape Camp Kitchen Kit by Gerber


Also for the man that loves camping, check out the Freescape Camp Kitchen Kit by Gerber. Whether you are packing up and hitting the campground for a long weekend or an extended trip, this will quickly become a necessity in dad’s box of tools. It holds two knifes, the camp kitchen knife and a paring knife in its carrying case that seamlessly doubles as a cutting board. The case has a handle for easy carrying and is made of a durable polypropylene, perfect for all your slicing and dicing.

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The Freescape Camp Kitchen Kit contains two high-end knives which have modified sheepsfoot points and flat bellies, allowing for more accurate food preparation. Equipped with fine straight edges and constructed of high-grade steel, these knives are ready for a whole list of tasks. Whether you need a knife to cut through rope and twine, to slice up vegetables or to whittle your sticks, they will fit the bill. Added bonus? When Dad gets home from all of his adventures just pop these knives in the dishwasher. He will be all set with clean and sanitized knives the next time he hits the road!


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Traveler Sunglasses by TOMS


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Does the Dad in your life lead an active lifestyle that requires a pair of sunglasses that are resilient enough to stand up to the great outdoors and stylish enough that he always looks on point? Introducing Traveler Sunglasses by TOMS. TOMS is definitely a company that Daily Mom can get behind supporting. With every pair or these sunglasses that are purchased, TOMS will give sight to a person in need. One for One. With this Father’s Day gift you will be treating your husband and helping someone in need! There is nothing better than a gift you can feel good about.



Traveler sunglasses are crafted with resilient frames made out of the unique material, Solaflex. This material makes the frames durable and pliable, providing maximum flexibility. Men aren’t always easy on their accessories, but with Travelers you can ensure that they are built to last- even if they get tossed in the bottom of a bag. A Father’s Day gift that is attractive, built to last, affordable and great for the outdoorsman in your life? Sounds like the perfect gift in our book!


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Rollors Yard Game
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Horseshoes, bocce ball and bowling combine to make Rollors, the fun new yard game that families can enjoy in the backyard, at the beach, or anywhere! This game promises hours of entertainment for children young and old, and Dad will love the family time that a gift like this will bring.

You simply roll the discs towards the opposing target, aiming to hit it and land closest to it, and the large, wooden discs have different numbers on either side of them; you never know what side the Rollor piece will land on! 

The wooden pieces are smooth, durable and made to last, so this is a game that can be enjoyed at barbecues, family gatherings and family game nights for many years. Rollors comes with a carrying case that fits all of the discs and both targets neatly inside, for portability and compact storage. A zipper closure ensures that the pieces won’t be lost between uses and a handle makes transport a breeze.

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Men’s Shoes from Wood N’ Stream

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For the outdoorsman, he has to have the perfect pair of kicks, and Wood N’ Stream has been outfitting adventure since 1957. The brand was first handcrafted by the Weinbrenner Shoe Company, and has a wide variety of shoes that can be worn and appreciated by any man, from the daytime office worker, to the construction worker or fishing pro. Their shoes feature proven technologies, such as the “VGS” (Visible Gel System) series, to the Gen-Flex Series, or the American Heritage Collection, he will appreciate the extreme durability and comfort associated with each pair of shoes that Wood N’ Stream makes. 

The Wood N’ Stream American Classic Oxfords are made of soft and durable cow’s leather, and feature a leather covered cushion and rubber sole. It is proudly made in the U.S.A. and boasts a scotchgard protector, to keep them looking sharp, wear after wear. The insole is comfortable enough to wear them every day, and attractive enough that you’ll be okay with that.

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The Flyway Saffron Leather Steel Toed Boot is perfect for the working man who requires steel toed shoes for work. The insole is made of removable, single density polyurethane, on top of a thick rubber midsole and a circular edge outsole. They are waterproof, breathable, scotchgard protected, and not to mention good-looking. These boots don’t scream “safety boots” like many others on the market. The hook and loop tops make it easy to lace up and secure tightly on the foot. 

We love how good-looking these shoes are while also being practical for either work, or play. He’ll love how comfortable, and durable they are for any and every occasion that nature throws at him.

Yeti Rambler Package
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Looking for a tumbler that is manly enough for your guy? Look no further than the overly-engineered and highly-durable products by Yeti Coolers, a company that has gone above and beyond to ensure that your drink stays colder, longer. From the makers of the renowned Grizzly-proof cooler comes these kitchen-grade stainless, double-walled, vacuum-sealed Rambler mugs and Colster.

The Colster locks in the cold of a can or bottle with their heat-locking ThermoLock Gasket and will keep beer or soda cold until ready to be consumed. The 20 oz and 30 oz sized Rambler Tumblers will hold as much as Dad can drink of his favorite beverage, be it hot coffee, ice water, or anything in between. Their no-sweat design means that you won’t find drink rings on your furniture, and their hands won’t get cold holding onto their drink. Yeti offers a 5 Year Warranty, so you can be sure that the Ramblers will be enjoyed for the long haul.

Yeti has what your husband or father needs to keep their cold beverages crispy cool and their warm drinks piping hot!

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Sling Backpack by H.O.P.E.

Perfect for the guy on the go, this sling backpack is a quick grab away from a packed lunch, water bottles for a jaunt to the gym, or just about anything dad wants to pack up for carpool. This gift goes beyond simple gift giving with 25% of proceeds going back toward life, marriage, and family affirming ministries. This bag, with a printed reminder to Hang On Pray Everyday, is a gift that continues to inspire well past Father’s Day.

Use coupon code dailymom10 during checkout for an additional 10% off site-wide. Combine that with free shipping (no coupon required) on orders over $50 and this gift is sure to please every pocketbook.


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Defender Series Protective iPad Mini Case from Otterbox


Keep Dad’s iPad Mini protected with a Defender Series from Otterbox.  He will be blown away at the truly remarkable protection this case offers, making it perfect for even the most rugged of dads (or generous dads who hand over their iPads to sometimes destructive or clumsy toddlers).  This is one serious case that can withstand some serious heavy usage, and really serves to protect the investment of an iPad. 


The Defender Series comes in a wide variety of patterns, colors, and options, so you can customize a case just for the dad in your life. This multi-layer case protects from a wide variety of mishaps, including drops, dings, bumps, shocks & dust protection, and screen & scratch protection, and the included stand will sturdily prop up dad’s iPad with ease. Each Defender Series case has high-impact polycarbonate shell, exterior slip cover, and interior foam to cushion the iPad from drops, and built-in screen protector to protect the delicate screen from scratches and wear. No matter how tough dad is on his iPad, you can trust that the Otterbox Defender Series will protect against whatever comes along the way. 

Autoseal Randolph Travel Mug with Button Lock by Contigo
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Give your husband or dad the luxury of a Contigo travel mug this Father’s Day and ensure that his morning coffee or tea will stay safely in the mug where it belongs thanks to Contigo’s 100% leak and spill proof design. The Randolph Mug, by Contigo, is made with their patented Autoseal Technology, which seals off the drink between sips to keep the drink warmer and to prevent spills.

The mug has a lock button closure on both sides, so the handle works well for both right and left-handed people. Drinks stay hot for 4 hours and cold for 12 hours in this mug, thanks to the double-walled and vacuum-sealed design, and it pivots open for easy cleaning and is top-rack dishwasher-safe as well! Contigo promises a lifetime guarantee on their products, so you know that this gift is quality-made and can stand up to whatever the day will throw at it. Contigo Mug Collage

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Jessica is a holistic health counselor and work from home mom living in the middle of nowhere USA with her sweet little boy! She suffers from a serious case of compulsive globe-trotting and is always counting the days until her next move or adventure. You can often find her trying to get in her exercise in by lunging through the park while chasing after her very energetic little boy! She is constantly fueled and energized by her love for healthy eating and occasionally copious amounts of caffeine.

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