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Gift Ideas for the Dad who has Everything

Updated on September 17, 2011

If your Dad is anything like mine, he's always buying himself the newest toys, gadgets, books and clothes whenever the urge strikes him. This means that visiting him is always a great chance to check out his new swag, but buying gifts for him can seem absolutely impossible. How do you buy a present for someone who has everything?

Here are some great gift ideas for the Dad who has everything.

The Kindle 3G with Wi-Fi

Ok, so your Dad has shelves and shelves full of books. How can you possibly know which books he's read and which ones he's dying to read? Why not give him the opportunity to choose his very own favorites on the new Kindle 3G with built-in Wi-Fi. The e-reader can hold up to 3,500 books, reading material can be downloaded in seconds from any location and the device works around the world, so even if your Dad travels for business or pleasure he can still access good reads. Plus the 3G network and built in Wi-Fi can be utilized without signing up for an expensive contract. Even better, Amazon has just reduced the price of the Kindle 3G to $139.00, so there has never been a better time to get treat your Dad to the newest in reading technology .

Portable Road Trip Grill

What Dad doesn't like to have a good old fashioned barbecue? So why not give your Dad a barbecue grill that can be used not only at home but also on camping trips, picnics, sporting events, or anywhere he pleases. The Coleman 9941-768 Road Trip Grill is a powerful open flame, propane grill with detachable side panels and a collapsible frame, which means it can easily be folded up into a compact package for easy transport and storage. The 20,000 BTU burners are powerful enough to cook in even the coldest of places, making any location perfect for grilling up juicy steaks or hearty hamburgers. The grill also comes with a range of surfaces for grilling, boiling water or even cooking pancakes as well as a grease drip pan, storage hooks for utensils. and a convenient button ignition system, making it one of the most versatile and easy-to-use grills on the market. Give your Dad the freedom to grill anywhere.

Buy the Coleman 9941-768 Road Trip Grill here

Home Beer Brewing Kit

Give your father a pastime activity that he can share with friends and family - home beer brewing. This do-it-yourself home brewing kit from Coopers comes with everything your Dad needs to make crisp, refreshing ale that he can share with all. Not to worry if he's new to home brewing, the kit comes with a DVD-ROM that explains step-by-step how to make the perfect beer, as well as bottles, ingredients, a fermenter, beer tap and CO2 and oxygen barrier. Each batch can produce six gallons of beer.

Super Comfortable Reclining Chair

For most Dads, the favorite spot in the house is right in front of the TV in his favorite chair. But chances are it's been ages since your Dad upgraded his favorite piece of furniture to kick back and relax in. Take his much needed relaxation up a notch with a stylish and comfortable recliner like the Coaster Casual Glider Recliner with matching Ottoman. The plush cushions and ergonomic design make the chair ultra-comfy and the roomy side pockets allow Dads to keep the TV remote, books or even reading glasses handy. And the best part is that you have the freedom to choose any color or style of upholstery you like, so the chair can blend in to any room, regardless of design.

Portable GPS Navigator

Make sure your Dad never gets lost again...or has to ask for directions! GPS navigators are great gifts for as they are useful and fun to use. This navigator from Tom Tom has premium maps of Canada, the USA and Mexico with free lifetime traffic and map updates, so your Dad will always be getting the most current information on the fastest routes across North America. This compact GPS system also contains seven million points of interest, integrated flip screen technology, and spoken turn-by-turn directions, making it one of the most sophisticated navigators on the market today.

Gourmet Sauces

For Dads who love to cook, a set of gourmet sauces is sure to bring out the culinary genius inside. Fischer & Wiser makes creative cooking easy with six unique sauces that can be used on anything from meats to vegetables to crackers to cheese. And with flavors like Charred Pineapple Bourbon Sauce and Blueberry Chipotle Sauce, your Dad will be able to make any meal a gourmet masterpiece.

Golf Club Set

Up your Dad's golf game with a state of the art golf club set. This Top-Flite 13-Piece golf set includes everything your Dad will need to become the next Tiger Woods, including a 460cc driver which will help him add power and distance to his strike, one fairway wood for long distance shots, versatile hybrids and irons that make it easy to hit a wide variety of shots, and a mallet putter that has handy alignment stripes aid with aim. The set also comes in right handed and left handed versions.

Buy the Top-Flite XL 13-Piece Complete Golf Set


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      webverification 6 years ago from Idaho

      I love my kindle. I would recommend it as a gift to give anyone!