30+ Unique Father's Day Gifts Every Southern Dad Will Love

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If you want to show Dad how much you love him this Father's Day, these easy Father's Day gift ideas acknowledge what we all really want to say: Being a father is no small responsibility, but you do it the best, Dad. We've rounded up the most perfect Father's Day gifts for all kinds of fathers—ones that like to fix things, ones that grill up the perfect burger, ones that enjoy a good read, ones that love to entertain, and more! (Because every Southern dad is special in his own way.)

Whether you're shopping for your father, father-in-law, spouse, or significant other, these Father's Day gifts are unique and memorable; you'll find everything from wardrobe updates to grilling accessories to gadgets he never knew he needed, to fit your budget.

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Upgrade his tool box with a digital tape measure that has long and short term memory as well as a metric conversion function.

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This floating green can be used in a pool or backyard for competitive play or solo chipping practice.

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A leakproof design ensures that Dad can always have his coffee when he's ready, whether he's at home or on-the-go.

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Because he likes to know his meat's temperature—and he likes to know it now. This will make sure every meal gets perfectly cooked.

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If he's a master barbecuer, he needs a set of meat claws to shred his famous brisket to perfection.

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Make a batch of movie theater-worthy popcorn over the campfire or grill. Now that's a party trick.

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This goes-with-anything shirt will take Dad from outdoor chore to fishing weekend. It comes in an array of colors to fit every personality.

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Available for both AirPods and AirPods Pro, this leather case will add personalization and protection to his wireless headphones.

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These wooden golf tees are not only great for the course, but we love that they're personalized just for him.

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This little easy-to-use tool is an absolute game-changer when it comes to cooking shrimp. It allows you to peel, devein, and butterfly shrimp in one single, smooth motion.

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We all know dads are obsessed with knowing how much rain their yards are getting, and this rain gauge measures each inch without being an eye sore.

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This book has 228 pages of helpful hints, tricks, and tips, and even includes instructional images for the visual learners.

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Whether he travels for work or makes frequent trips to the lake, he'll enjoy sturdy luggage that's great for both.

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He'll be able to listen to music in style while also protecting his eyes from UV rays.

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Elevate his formal look with a personal touch.

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There's just something special about getting to grind his own coffee the old-fashioned way, especially in a cool vintage-looking grinder like this one.

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Created by North Carolinian 'Grill Girl' Elizabeth Karmel, the 1-cup capacity shaker is perfect for applying a dry rub to marinate meat, poultry, fish, vegetables, and even fruit.

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This luggage tag does double-duty: It will allow him to identify his luggage and charge his phone when he's traveling.

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Dads love a straw hat; it's just a fact. This one gives ample sun protection to protect his face and ears while outdoors.

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If he likes a little heat, give him the gift of choice. As in, being able to choose between three delicious hot sauces, depending on his dish and mood.

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Who doesn't love a good (er, bad) dad joke? Grab him an apron that fits his humor.

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This cast-iron skillet is one of the best on the market, and it performs seamlessly from stovetop to grill. Grilled peach cobbler, anyone?

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Being a father is both a gift and a responsibility and this book gives Dad encouragement, advice, and words of wisdom from dozens of sports' greatest coaches.

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Time to retire the old razor and embrace this new-age line of shaving products made with quality craftsmanship and simple design.

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If he's into entertaining, this six-piece whiskey decanter set is an ideal gift for Dad. And, when it's time to end the party, all of the pieces can be easily cleaned in the dishwasher.

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Bristle-free is the only way to go when cleaning the grill. Why? Because you don't want to find any rogue bristles on one of his famous pork chops.

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Every father has a penchant for a cooler, and we're here to provide a simple but beloved option that gets the job done.

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This warmer will make sure that Dad's coffee is the perfect temperature.

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Up his barbecue game with Matt Moore's exploration (and recipes!) of the South's best pitmasters.

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He'll be able to cook meat like pork chops, chicken breasts, and burgers easily, and the sloping design catches any extra grease in a small compartment below the grill.

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If he likes keeping his ride in tip-top shape, this detailing kit is what car-washing dreams are made of.

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This stylish toiletry kit will fit all of Dad's traveling necessities. The kit can also double as an extra carrying case for everyday use.

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Every dapper Southern gentleman needs a few key accessories, and we think a tie bar adds flair and style to any look.

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