Celebrate Father’s Day on June 15 by going on a family camping trip. Whether your dad prefers fishing on the lake, barbecuing on the beach or toasting s’mores by a campfire, it’s the perfect way to say “thanks” while having a good time together.
With the BBQ BRIEFCASE ($83), Dad will always be prepared to be a pit boss. The aluminum travel case holds 20 stainless steel utensils, including tongs, a marinating brush, a cleaning brush, a knife and skewers, all with heat-resistant handles. uncommongoods.com
Never have trouble lighting the campfire or barbecue again with True Utility’s TU262 FIRESTASH miniature key-ring lighter ($11.74). The waterproof, refillable canister holds a lighter with an extendable wick. Less than 2 inches long, the lighter is the perfect size for Dad to carry at all times. trueutility.com
With room for the entire family, Coleman’s SUNDOME 6-PERSON TENT ($134.99) is an affordable, portable answer to cabin camping. The 10-by-10 tent is simple to set up and comes with a rain fly, privacy vent window and electrical access port. modells.com
No matter what form your outdoor adventure takes, staying hydrated is important. The flexible, foldable ELEMENT water bottle ($11.99) by Vapur holds up to 1 liter of liquid without the weight or rigidity of a traditional water bottle. vapur.us
The BACKPACK COOLER CHAIR ($139.95) is a comfy seat that doubles as the perfect tool for lugging up to 2 dozen 12-ounce cans of Dad’s favorite drink or 35 pounds of food. It has an attached side table, cup holder and insulated pockets to keep contents cold for hours. hammacher.com