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The Ultimate Gift Guide For Father’s Day

Let’s be honest: finding the best gifts for dad isn’t the easiest task in the world. It can take hours, days, or weeks trying to figure out what he really needs (and it doesn’t help when he insists that he “doesn’t need anything”). But no matter what holiday it is, whether it’s his birthday, Christmas, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, or an anniversary, be assured that the perfect gift actually DOES exist.

There’s no need to settle for another tie.

Below, we’ve put together a list of some of the best gifts for dad that you can find at The Crossroads Carmel. Let’s dive in!

Traeger Wood Pellet Grills

There’s a “wood-fired revolution” going on in the grilling industry — make sure the dad in your life isn’t missing out.

Pellet grills make food taste amazing no matter how you make it. You can grill, bake, smoke, braise, roast, and BBQ. Your dad will be the master of the backyard grill whether he’s smoking up masterpiece meats or designing delicious wood-fired pizzas. These pellet grills are as easy to use as an oven, and the WIFIRE® enabled controller gives you pinpoint precise temperature control from anywhere via an app.

Traeger has a huge selection of accessories that can match any dad’s cooking style. Get your man the ability to control fire at Ace Hardware.

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Trendy “Dad Shoes”

Dad always says he doesn’t need shoes…until he actually gets new shoes (at which point he realizes he did need new shoes).

Right now is the best time to get ANY dad new shoes. Why? Because dad shoes might be one of the hottest styles for people of any age. Who knows how long these super comfortable, extra-cushioned, multi-fabric shoes will actually be “cool” to his kids.

Come around to The Treadmill to find the latest styles and colors in several of the most popular brands, including:

Asics | Mizuno | Brooks | Nike | New Balance | Merrell | Olukai | Montrail | Vibram Five Fingers


No matter how much dad tries to tell you he doesn’t need new shoes… He needs them.


They also have a huge selection of functional, stylish sportswear for working out, hiking, yoga, or just lazing around the house. They feature clothing brands from:

Patagonia | Prana | Calvin Klein Performance | The North Face | Under Armour | And many more


Stylish Eyewearstylish glasses best gift for dad

Does your husband still wear the same glasses that he’s had since the early 2000s? It’s time for a style update.

Wearing glasses has never been so trendy. They give any man the ability to smarten up his appearance, and there have never been so many amazing styles to choose from. If you need help choosing which glasses fit which face shapes, check out this handy guide.

Blink Optometry Carmel offers some of the newest styles of frames and fashion eyewear. They have something for every kind of style, activity, and budget.

A few of the brands that they feature are:

Carrera | Lacoste | Eco | Jimmy Choo | Ray-Ban | Rudy Project | SALT. | Tom Ford | Kate Spade | Chloé | Costa | Koali | Oakley | Nike Vision | Morel | And much more!

And if the dad in your life is due for a check-up on his eyes, you can knock out two birds with one stone. Blink Optometry is a full-service vision care center that treats patients with eye disease, infections, injuries, and even laser surgeries.


Gift Card for a Relaxing, Deep Massage

There isn’t a hardworking dad on earth that couldn’t use a good massage to work out the kinks in his body. Monterey Bay Bodyworks offers effective, personal, and budget-friendly bodywork in a peaceful studio that can give your dad a stress reset.

Kimberly Ann has over 20 years of professional experience in popular, relaxing treatments like therapeutic massage, facials, and waxing.


best gifts for dad a book to readFind Your Dad’s Next Favorite Book

Shopping for a bookworm? Come drop by River House Books to find a wide variety of works for every kind of reader.

This family-owned independent bookseller has the newest and most popular books that are uniquely hand-picked by the owner, including works in:

Architecture | Art | Cooking | Equestrian | Fashion | Gardening | Interior Design | Photography | Wine Books | Humanities and Sciences | Bestselling Fiction and Non-Fiction | Travel Guides | Foreign and Domestic Magazines

Find that perfect book for your father to relax in the backyard with while sitting in the shining sun with a glass of wine in his hand.


Speaking of wine…


Find His Next Favorite Winebest gifts for dad bottle of wine

If the man you’re shopping for is a big fan of the vino, you need to drop by Taste Morgan.

Here you can find artisan, vineyard-centric wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands created by Morgan Winery.

If he’s a fan of whites, get him a McIntyre Chardonnay grown in the Santa Lucia Highlands. If he’s more of a red kind of guy, you can get him a beautiful Tempranillo that goes perfect with grilled meats and aged cheeses.

If you’d like to try them all, Taste Morgan has beautiful indoor seating and a heated outdoor patio where you can try four locally grown wines from a curated tasting menu.




Travel in Style with Fashionable Luggage

If the dad you’re shopping for travels frequently, make sure he’s doing it with top quality gear. Tops n Travel has a variety of fashionable luggage and travel gear, including carry-on, rolling, and hanging luggage. They also have all types of bags including duffel bags, day packs, shoulder bags, backpacks, briefcases, handbags and totes. And they have all types of travel accessories like iPad cases, adapters, and wallets.

Show me a man that doesn’t need a new leather wallet, and I’ll show you a liar.

Get the latest in travel gear fashion at Tops N Travel.


Find the Best Gifts for Dad in Carmel

There’s never a bad time to show the dad in your life appreciation by finding him the perfect gift. The best gifts for dad are always the ones he needs the most.

Come find that special gift at The Crossroads Carmel today!