20 Cool Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Dads Who Travel

Cool Father’s Day Gifts

Got a travel dad?

Whether he’s constantly on the road for business or just loves a leisurely vacay, think beyond the pair of socks and tie this year. Practical? Yes. Cool Father’s Day gifts? Nope. 🙈

We’ve got your back and put together a list of gifts that hits the cool AND practical note… this is the winning gift giving combination. You can delight dad with something novel that’s not going to collect dust on a shelf.

To make this even easier for you, we’ve split the list into business and leisure. But regardless of which list, these items will become his new travel companions so read through and find the perfect one he can take along with him that’ll always remind him of you!

Let’s begin with a roundup of 10 Cool Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the leisure travel dad:

This backpack has everything Dad needs and is sure to please. Not only is it made from water resistant nylon, but it is also holds a laptop and doubles as a charging station.

This backpack’s anti theft design includes a fixed password lock and durable metal rivers.

2. Bearz Outdoor Pocket Blanket

Bearz Outdoor Pocket Blanket

The Bearz Outdoor Pocket Blanket is a super compact travel blanket. Ideal for impromptu picnics, camp out on a beach or a shield from rain while hiking. It’s one of those indispensable travel items any dad would be happy to toss in their backpack or carry on.

3. LE LED Flashlights

Don’t all dad’s love flashlights? Something about their usefulness in so many situations… a power outage, roadside auto emergencies, looking at a map at night. A flashlight really comes in handy. And the savvy traveler – your dad – will love this.

This LED flashlight is lightweight, water resistant, superbright and zoomable! What more could Dad ask for?

4. Avantree 10W Bluetooth Speaker

Cycle, hike or even – like Journo’s dad Dane – sail to your own playlists. With three playing modes: Bluetooth, Micro SD/TF card or AUX line this portable speaker is a cool gadget for bringing the music with you.

If dad always has the tunes going this might be just the ticket.

5. JOTO CellPhone Dry Bag

If any of father’s travel plans include water: boating, fishing, snorkeling, hitting the cruise liner. This is a no-brainer.

This universal waterproof case fits virtually any phone, and can also be used for credit cards, wallet or money.

6. Deluxe Scratchable World Map

Perfect for dad to keep track of the trips he’s taken. This world scratch map is a fun poster that is ever-evolving as new areas are scratched off to reveal bright contrasting colors.

7. Fish Magic Soap

I don’t know how it works but this little fish is used just like soap to remove stinky orders like onion and fish from hands. This is a great pick for the father’s who are into fishing, camping, and grillin’.

8. Wise Owl Outfitters Camping Hammock

This deluxe hammock is comfortable enough for two. Meaning dad can get cozy with someone special and not feel squished. Extremely small when packed into a travel bag, lightweight and a lifetime warranty to boot.

9. Solstice Cooler Couch

An inflatable pool lounger with dual drink holders and a handy onboard cooler… this thing has pop’s name written all over it. If you want to use it, you might have to get your own. 😜

10. Fire Starter Survival Tool

Is your Dad into bushcraft, backpacking, hunting, fishing, or all of the above? You never know when you are going to be in an emergency especially in the wilderness so make sure to tuck this all-in-one survival fire starter tool into your bug out bag.

For the prepared-for-anything guy, this Cool Father’s Day gift idea is perfect.

Now for the business travel dad. 10 more Father’s Day ideas that’ll make the old man smile:

1. Travel USB Chargers Adapters

This little number works in over 150 countries including the biggies: US EU UK AU. An avid traveler must! So if your pops doesn’t have one already this is a cool present he’ll get plenty of use out of.

2. Jabra Move Wireless Stereo Headset

A quality set of headphones is a must on frequent flights. The crying baby (that’s not his, hehe), non-stop chatter, roaring ending… not for the dad with these headphones!

Without the fuss of wires, Jabra Move Wireless Stereo headphones are a no-fail choice.

3. Best Dad Gift: 14-in-1 Multitool

Has Dad ever been camping and struggled to unknot the tie on his sleeping bag? He is tired and frustrated and just want to set up camp so he can relax and enjoy the scenery. Too bad he didn’t pack a pair of scissors. Or did he?

With the Old Faithful 14-In-1 Pocket Survival Tool Dad’s ready for a corked up wine bottle to a stubborn knot and everything in between.

4. Fathers Quarterly

A stunning publication that puts a new spin on the idea of a men’s magazine. Father’s Quarterly is available in two versions: Polish and English. It reads more like a book and deals with themes of fatherhood, culture, travel and lifestyle. The perfect gift for dad’s next commute.

5. RFID Money Belt

Ok ok, some shameless self-promotion here but your dad (and you) need one of these! We at Journo believe in our products and wouldn’t stand behind anything we don’t use ourselves. This money belt is legit. It’s streamlined, waterproof, lightweight, RFID-blocking, and a must for keeping valuables like his passport, cash and credit cards safe.

6. Pendleton Yakima Camp Queen Wool Blanket

This is a gorgeous wool blanket that will last forever. Made of pure virgin wool, its so warm it might become standard packing for his business trips.

7. Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker

There is nothing worse than having your luggage lost. Has your dad been burned with this before? Give him piece mind with the Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker.

8. Espro Coffee Travel Press

If dad needs his morning coffee before all else, this travel press guarantees he’ll get a quality cup anywhere he is in the world.

9. Kikkerland Travel-Size Laundry Bag

Fun and useful. This fun world map laundry bag is a step up from the plastic grocery bag dad usually uses for this purpose.

10. Ray-Ban Aviators

If you’re tired of seeing dad purchase drugstore sunglasses, upgrade him with these timeless beauties. Ray-Ban knows how to make a quality pair of shades and they’re one of those essential travel items he needs for those bar patio “meetings.”

One last idea to take it up a notch…

Now that you’ve nailed the gift, why not really take your present this year up another notch?

Cool Father’s Day Gifts

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