Dad Gifts: What To Get Your Dad That Isn't A Tie (PHOTOS)

12/10/2011 11:43 am ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

My dad is awesome--always supportive and super involved. But holiday shopping for him can be tough for a few reasons. He doesn't golf and isn't particularly athletic, so sport-related paraphernalia doesn't work. He is obsessed with all things Apple, but when something new comes out he runs out and buys it for himself. Furthermore, he is so generous and thoughtful that to get him something as quotidien as a tie would just be lame. Lastly, the ol' budget is super tight this year, so a big splurge item isn't happening. Check out 13 items that will make dad a happy man.

Gift Guide: Dad