Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas

on June 11, 2012

Solio Bolt

$70; On-the-go dads know dead batteries are a drag. Keep Dad super-charged with a Solio Bolt solar charger and battery backup. When fulllly chargedby sun or USB, the Bolt can juice anything from mobile devices and mp3 players to e-readers, GPSs and everything electronic in between. Connect devices—one at a time—to the Bolt via the device power cord or the included USB cable, and within three hours, Dad is back in action!


$99.95; Help Dad make every fitness step count with the FitBit Ultra wireless activity tracker. Whether Dad’s is a gym rat, couch potato, or somewhere in between, this sleek little device will encourage him to take a step toward better health. Portable and discreet, the FitBit Ultra slips into clothing to track activity all day long, providing feedback on sleep cycle, calorie burn, steps taken and much more.

Terminix ALLCLEAR Mosquito Mister Lantern with Naturals

$79.99; The outdoorsy dad will delight in the new Terminix ALLCLEAR Mosquito Mister Lantern, which keeps 95 percent of mosquitoes at bay from areas up to 300 squarefeet. The portablelantern shields mosquitoes with a lemongrass repellentthat is safe for people, pets and the environment.

Grill Alert Talking Remote Meat Thermometer

$69.95; This summer, Dad can step away from the grill and enjoy carefree cooking with the Grill Alert Talking Remote Meat Thermometer. This wireless thermometertakes the guesswork out of grilling by announcing when meat has been cooked to its desired temperature. Simply insert a stainless steel probe into the center of the meat, indicate how you’d like the meat done, and let Grill Alert do all the work. Dad will never have to be a slave to the grill again!

Cuisinart Juice Extractor

$126 Health-conscious dads know the benefits of getting their fruit and veggie fix. But prepping and cutting produce can be tedious and inconvenient, especially when you’re pressed for time. With this user-friendly juice extractor from Cuisinart, getting your five-a-day has never been easier. The machine features powerful motors that work at speeds up to 13,000 rpms to produce the maximum amount of juice in a minimum amount of time… energizing refreshment in seconds!

Wine-making kit

$69.95; If your man is a wine connoisseur, this innovative wine-making system is the perfect Father’s Day gift. Fun and easy, the Artful Winemaker allows even the most inexperienced vintner to embrace his inner winemaker. The kit includes all of the tools and ingredients necessary to handcraft a signature vino in just 28 days and 3 easy steps. Plus, the package comes with refills, so you can keep the wine flowing for months.

The Total Outdoorsman Manual

$25; Suitable for the city slicker and advanced outdoorsman alike, this comprehensive guide from the experts at Field & Stream Magazine equips readers with the skills necessary to master the great outdoors. Entertaining and easy-to-follow, the book includes practical tips on everything you’d ever need to know about hunting, fishing, outdoor survival skills and camping. So if Dad ever finds himself in a stare-down with an angry black bear or swept away by a raging river, he will know exactly how to survive—and he can thank you for it!

Pedal Desk

$249.99; It can be a challenge to squeeze exercise into a busy work schedule, but with FitDesk’s new Pedal Desk, productivity and health converge. A stationary bike and computer desk all in one, the Pedal Desk offers the ultimate in multitasking, so Dad can crank out a workout during his 9-to-5. The Pedal Desk makes it easy to check emails, navigate the web or type documents, all while exercising. Staying fit with a desk job has never been easier.

Skin Authority Age Defying Daily Basics Kit for Men

$124.00; Who says spa treatments are only for Mother’s Day? Give Dad the pampering he deserves this Father’s Day with a brand new skincare kit from renowned beauty source Skin Authority. With technology tuned specifically for men, the four-piece kit—which includes an age-defying daily wash, shave serum, conditioning toner and hydrating sunscreen—is designed to reverse premature signs of aging, so it’s perfect for men who have spent too many hours in the sun or whose skin has been damaged due to stress and lack of sleep.


Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Celebrate Father’s Day by giving Dad one of these healthy gift ideas!