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Gift Guide for Dads

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Is your Dad a hard person to find gifts for? Whether you’re shopping for an outdoor enthusiast, a coffee fanatic, a tinkerer, a reader, or someone who can never find his keys, this list has you covered.

COTOPAXI Abrazo Half-Zip Fleece Jacket ($90) | Easter Mountain Sports (Peterborough, NH)

For those colder months, keep Dad warm with this polyester half-zip jacket. Whether he’s out camping, doing yard work, or lounging around the house, he’s guaranteed to be comfortable and toasty all winter long.

Chemex Pour Over Coffee Maker (see in-store for price) | Prime Roast (Keene, NH)

Is your Dad a coffee lover looking for a new and better coffee maker? Get him a Chemex! They make some of the most clean and balanced cups of coffee in only 5 minutes. Wonder what coffee to use with it? Don’t forget a bag of Prime Roast’s Demon Roast to go with it!

Granite Gorge Gift Card/Season Pass (price varies) | Granite Gorge (Keene, NH)

For adventurous Dads who love to ski, snowboard, tube, and more, get them a gift card or 2024 Season Pass to Granite Gorge this coming winter. With their 11 different trails for beginners and experts alike, there’s an endless amount of fun for Dad.

Sam’s Outfitters Winterwear (price varies) | Sam’s Outfitters (Swanzey, NH)

If your Dad is always working outside or loves to go camping and hiking, Sam’s Outfitters has everything he could need. With brands like Carhartt and Dickies for workwear, Hanes and Patagonia for casual clothing, Smartwool and The North Face for winterwear, and much more, Sam’s has all Dads covered.

Yankee Magazine Subscription (price varies) | Yankee Magazine

Gift Dad a subscription to Yankee to give him “an entire year of everything about New England.” Showcasing travel tips, New England recipes, scenic landscape pictures, and articles on the uniqueness of the area through six issues per year, this magazine is perfect for New England Dads.

Monadsocks All-Season Hiker Socks ($20) | Monadsocks (Keene, NH)

For Dads who love hiking and are looking for the perfect outdoor socks, look no further than Monadsocks’s All-Season Hiker Socks. Made of Merino wool and developed and tested right here in the Monadnock Region, you can rest assured that you’re getting the highest quality gear for all of your Dad’s hiking needs.

Monadnock Region Merch (starting at $20) | (Keene, NH)

Have Dad supporting the region in style with our Monadnock merchandise. Keep him warm this winter with our fleece zip sweatshirts, vests, and beanies for an affordable price.

The Summit Winery (Westmoreland, NH)

Take dad to a tasting or grab a few bottles. Located 5 miles outside of Keene, The Summit Winery is the place to go for a taste of rich New England wine. Sourcing their grapes from all around the world, The Summit has the best selection of wine in New Hampshire from Black Muscat to Un-Oaked Chardonnay. There’s something for everyone here! The Summit also hosts an array of craft classes from local artisans as well as wine clubs.

Copper Cannon Distillery (West Chesterfield, NH)

Have a dad who loves rum? Check out the Copper Cannon Distillery. Founded in 2018 and located at a scenic barn in West Chesterfield, Copper Cannon has made its mission to revive and continue to create the unique taste of New England-style rum. The distillery offers guided tours of the business as well as how their premium collections are made. They also host private events and tastings for those who appreciate the crafting of rum.

New England Sweetwater Farm & Distillery (Winchester, NH)

Locally crafted, the spirits made in New England Sweetwater Farm & Distillery (NESW) range from rum and vodka to bourbon and moonshine. Either stopping in for a tasting or taking a few bottles for home, this is a great gift. NESW is dedicated to creating unique and superior-tasting spirits to add depth to any drink or cocktail. See how those spirits are made by going on a tour of the distillery and experience their exclusive, not sold-in-store liquors in their tasting room.

8-in-1 Compact Ratcheting Multi-Bit Driver ($10) | Belletetes (Jaffrey, NH)

Perfect for Dads who constantly have repair projects around the house, the 8-in-1 driver gets jobs done in a fast and efficient way. It’s also very hard to lose and creates less clutter in the toolshed as the 8 bits fit perfectly into the actual driver handle.

Granite Roots Brewing Beer (price varies) | Granite Roots Brewing (Troy, NH)

Get your beer-loving Dad a pack of Granite Roots Brewing’s delicious beer. Visit any of the stores in the Monadnock Region listed on their website to pick up a pack today! Check out this list of other brewing companies around the region for a wider variety of beer packs.

Gardenised Leaf Scoops ($12) | Home Depot (Keene, NH)

For Dads who like to keep their lawns pristine, this leaf scoop will be a lifesaver. The design is very effective in picking up piles of leaves easily and creates a lot less work and strain for Dads all around.

L.L. Bean Glerups Wool Slippers ($100) | Walmart (Keene, NH)

A perfect indoor shoe, L.L. Bean’s felted slippers are comfy and easy to slip on thanks to their open heel. Looking for a slipper that Dad can shuffle around outside in? Check out the rubber outsole version ($135)!

Koolatron 8 Bottle Wine Cooler ($203) | Home Depot (Keene, NH)

Keeping drinks cold has never been easier for beer and wine-loving Dads. Although this specific cooler specifies it’s for wine, bottled and canned beer can fit as well. The Koolatron design has a quiet and efficient thermoelectric cooling design to chill drinks between 44 and 66°F.

Apple AirTag (4-Pack) ($87) | Target (Keene, NH)

Help Dad never lose his keys again with AirTags. The tags are almost the size of a quarter (very discrete) and are easy to pair with iPhones. Attach one to a wallet, luggage, backpack, and more to keep track of his important belongings.

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