One in four shoppers plans to buy a gift for dad this Father’s Day, according to a survey from RetailMeNot. Fortunately, 46 percent of dads say all they want is time with their families. For those who are looking for gifts, clothing, electronics and gadgets top the list. Underwear and personal care items, not so much, according to Offers.com. If you’ve waited until the last minute and are still wondering what to get, here are eight dad-approved gifts to inspire you.
The Inn at Sea Island Golf Package is $285 per guest per night. It is ideal for fathers who want to play all three of Sea Island’s championship golf courses. This package includes accommodations at The Inn and one round of golf per person per day. For additional fees, dads can participate in a range of activities from kayaking to skeet shooting. For details, visit www.seaisland.com.
A leather-bound pouch with five vials of spices and recipe cards helps hunter-types spice up their game. It costs $38 at Rumson Gifts, 458 E. Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta. 770-656-0075, www.rumsongifts.com. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and by appointment.
Take the guesswork out of getting dressed by signing dad up for a monthly clothing club. Bombfell lets him set style, size and budget preferences. After previewing options and submitting any changes, the order is shipped within 48 hours. (There’s no signup fee, but hey, you can pick up the tab for dad’s first items.) Stylists pull from top menswear brands including Ben Sherman, Original Penguin and more. The average cost per item is $69, and you only pay for what you keep. For information, visit www.bombfell.com.
“Star Wars”-loving dads will go for the Lego “Star Wars” TIE Advanced Prototype, which features a starship with folding wings and three mini-figures. It costs $39.99 and is available at official Lego Stores in North Point Mall, 1000 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, 770-569-0673; or Sugarloaf Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, 678-847-6078.
Get dad streaming with a Roku. Prices range from $39.99 for a Roku Streaming Stick to $89.99 for the Roku 3. Use an HDMI cable to connect it to the TV, and dad can watch his favorite shows and videos. Download the free Roku app to your smartphone or use the remote control included to search and select free or paid content. Roku is available at Best Buy, BrandsMart, Costco and other major retailers.
Adventure-seeking dads will love the notes in Vince Camuto Solare, inspired by the designer’s Italian heritage. Notes of French lavender, wild sage, cardamom and musk give this woody, oriental fragrance a strong but fresh scent. It is available in 3.4-ounce eau de toilette for $70 at Macy’s.
Grilling and griddling are no problem for the George Foreman Camp & Tailgate Portable Propane Grill. The lightweight, portable grill is suited for camping and tailgating. The 200 square inches of space allows dad room to prep 12 servings of his best grub. The durable nonstick coating and dishwasher-safe plates make cleanup a breeze. It costs $129.99 at Kohl’s and Kmart.
Satisfy dad’s sweet tooth with this cupcake collection featuring 12 different flavors from Georgetown Cupcake including Marble Brownie Fudge Cheesecake, Peanut Butter Fudge, Salted Caramel, Mocha Chocolate Chip and more. The special Father’s Day dozen costs $32. Local delivery in Buckhead is $10. National overnight shipping is $20. Georgetown Cupcake, 267 E. Paces Ferry Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-257-6502, www.georgetowncupcake.com.