Whether he's a brand-new father or simply started fatherhood early in life, young dads deserve stellar Father's Day gifts. They may be easier to shop for than older dads, or you may find it difficult to choose the right gift for a hip father. All you need to do is think like him to find the perfect gift that he'll really appreciate.
Sporting equipment: Young dads love to hit the golf course, the lake, or the canyon on the weekends. If the dad you're shopping for loves sports and the outdoors, then sporting equipment is a smart Father's Day gift idea. Surprise him with new camping equipment, golf clubs, a snowboard, or sports memorabilia. You're lucky to have years of sports and outdoor activities ahead of you with your young dad.
Electronics: The young dad in your life is probably coveting some of the newest electronics for his collection. Consider his interests before investing in a hot new piece of electronic equipment for Father's Day. Does Dad love watching movies? An amazing flat-screen television is the ideal gift idea. Is he always on the go? Give him the most sought-after smartphone or tablet.
Games: He's still a kid in many ways, especially if you put the latest video game system in front of him. He may have mentioned a system that he's interested in, or he may already have a favorite system, in which case, you'll want to find out that the latest games are, so you can add to his collection.
Car accessories: The modern man likes to turn his car into a party on wheels. If the young Dad in your life has been looking to update his ride, consider gift ideas that will give him the car of his dreams. GPS units are favorite gifts for Father's Day. Many different unit styles are available, so research the types before shopping. Car audio and video electronics will make Dad feel like a million bucks.
Stylish accessories: Whether he's the kind of guy who likes hoodies and sunglasses or he prefers gold watches and cologne, young dads like to look cool. Think about if he has a favorite color or favorite brand. Look for men's accessories that suit his tastes and you'll have a gift that he'll use often.
Published April 13, 2011
Updated March 6, 2015