Shopping for Father’s Day can be difficult, but the gift of travel is one that will satisfy every type of dad, from culture aficionados to adventure and wellness seekers. Here are 8 of our favorite travel-themed presents—and ideas for where to bring them—to treat the dads you know and love.
The Adventure Lover
Orvis is a go-to brand for outdoorsmen. The Ultralight Fly Fishing Vest offers all the functionality that a dad could want on the water, while the lightweight, water resistant material, 11 pockets and sleeker design make it easy to pack and ideal for covering ground with ease.
Pack it for: A fishing expedition to Iceland. Eleven Experience at Deplar Farm has some of the world’s best wilderness guides and is revered for its exclusive access during salmon season (from June through September).
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The History Buff
Winston Churchill’s political significance is rivaled only by the enormity of his reputation. History buffs will enjoy the latest biography on the British Prime Minister: No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money. This unprecedented examination of his private financial records reveals an ambition that transformed chronic debts and extravagant habits into a sizeable personal fortune.
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For the aspiring chef and restaurant critic, Food52’s cheeky Carry On Cocktail Kit is the answer to bad airplane wine and diet soda. The convenient tin kit provides all of the seasonings, bitters and bar accessories an amateur mixologist needs for 2 proper cocktails that can be prepared in the air and are TSA-approved.
Pack it for: A culinary adventure in Lima, Peru. The city is producing some of the world’s most buzzed-about dishes, which can be explored on a local celebrity chef-led markets tour and cooking class, followed by a tasting of the bohemian Barranco neighborhood’s street food.
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Hard-core golfers know that the top courses are worth traveling to, but transporting expensive equipment from one continent to another can put a damper on the festivities. Titleist’s Club Glove Travel Cover is easy to maneuver and features extra padding, a nylon base and coated zippers for extra protection—plus, it can be customized to include a special message or dad’s initials.
Pack it for: A bucket-list golf trip to the Scottish Highlands. Gleneagles, the stunning country resort and renowned golf mecca outside of Edinburgh, is home to the PGA National Academy for Scotland, as well as three championship courses. After a long day on the links, retreat to the spa or the two Michelin-starred restaurant.
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The Health Nut
Surprise your healthy dad with the perfect addition to his travel regimen: the Ursa Major Travelers Skin Care Kit. It’s packed with invigorating cleansers and nourishing moisturizers—all under 3.4 ounces—that use aloe, green tea and spearmint to keep skin fresh and balanced on the road.
Pack it for: A wellness retreat in the California mountains. At Cal-A-Vie, guests can set diet and fitness goals upon arrival, then strive to achieve them, through hiking, yoga, meditation, tennis and golf.
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The Design Aficionado
Olloclip has revolutionized travel photography with its affordable, palm-sized lenses that attach onto smartphones to capture professional-quality images. For the dad who wants to document the details of his next trip—or is working on his social media presence—an Olloclip is a game-changing gift.
Pack it for: An urban journey through Tokyo and Kyoto. From shimmering skyscrapers and sculpture installations to handmade samurai swords and fresh sashimi, every aspect of life in Japan’s great cities is a work of art.
Explorers of the world’s uncharted corners need a travel bag that’s flexible and durable. With Paravel’s Grand Tour Duffel Bag, dad can stay lightweight, waterproof and spill-free—without sacrificing style. The duffel is also soft-sided for small aircrafts, is equipped with a lockable zipper and can be customized with unique hand-painted or appliqué designs.
Pack it for: A sand dune safari in Namibia. Often described as Africa’s final frontier, Namibia consists mostly of desert, huge open spaces and great swaths of silence. It has one of the lowest population densities in the world, and if it weren’t for the occasional herd of elephants, a traveler here might think he was on Mars.
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Sometimes, the hard-working dad just wants to kick back. Lululemon’s ABC Pants are incredibly comfy, yet sleek and presentable, and they will be adored on a Red Eye or the couch in equal measure.
Pack it for: An all-inclusive escape to Montana. At the Ranch at Rock Creek, dad can soak in the view of the Sapphire Mountains while hiking and fly-fishing with expert guides and relax at chef-prepared barbecues—or he can lounge on the porch of his own private cabin, with a well-stocked fridge.
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