By Staff Writer, May 31, 2013 12:09 PM EDT
(PHOTO CREDIT: creative commons) A father and son enjoy the view by the lake.
Father's Day 2013 is Sunday June 16. Dads can be especially hard to shop for. With mom's it is easy flowers, cards, just saying "I love you" is gift enough for mom. Dads however can be fickle and hard to please.
So if you are sitting there worried what to get your dad for Father's Day 2013 fear no more. Here is a guide on gift ideas, Father's Day 2013 activities, food advice and more.
If your dad is an electronics kind of guy Overstock.com has some gifts ideas sure to please your pop. Is your dad always getting lost and never stops to ask directions? Try giving him a GPS navigation system for the car.
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Is your dad more creative than most? A digital camera will help make your dad's amateur shots shine. Does dad like video games? Play Station 4 and the Xbox One will be released later this year. Place one on reserve and surprise dad with some new games.
Maybe dad is more outdoorsy and prefers a gift that would keep him active. Golf Outlets Of America has sets of inexpensive clubs on sale. Dick's Sporting Goods has an entire selection dedicated to finding dad the perfect gift for Father's Day.
If you are looking to get dad a gift with a touch of whimsy head over to personalcreations.com. You can create mugs and t-shits with personal sayings on them. Make dad laugh with a "Man Cave" doormat or a "Dogfather" t-shirt.
Once you have found that perfect Father's Day gift you have to decide when and where to give it to him. If dad likes it simple a BBQ in the backyard is the perfect Father's Day activity.
Fire up the grill and cook some burgers, steaks and ribs. If you are looking to make your Father's Day dinner more inventive head over to the Food Network website for some great recipes.
Some Food Network recipes include Neely's BBQ Sauce, Super Sloppy Joes by Rachael Ray, Pulled Pork Sandwiches from the Neely's, Jumbo Stuffed Shrimp, Buffalo Wings from Alton Brown and Sliders by Bobby Flay.
If you are looking for a few good Father's Day activities and you are in the NYC area, head over to Historic Richmond Town in Staten Island. Take a tour of a 300 year old village and learn what it was like for dad in the old days. Or you could hop on board the Bateaux for a cruise around the impressive Manhattan skyline.
Not in NYC, maybe you are in Orlando, take dad to the Brevard Zoo, all dads get free admission on Father's Day 2013. Or head over to Downtown Disney and take advantage of the special Father's Day offers by some of the restaurants.
Check out your City's local events, there are tons of Father's Day 2013 activities out there.
Does dad love baseball? Did we even have to ask? Maybe his favorite team is playing on Father's Day. Take dad to see a game and all your bases will be covered, gift, activity and food. Make it a day he'll never forget.