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The Daddy of All Gift Choices

Golf balls, a shirt, or a tie are being replaced by what dad really wants on Father’s Day – a pair of his favorite shoes. Here are the top Father’s Day gifts for dad!

Today’s Dad comes in many varieties; “Work Dad,” “Home Project Dad,” “Driving Kids Around Dad,” “Goofing Off Dad,” and “Workout Dad.”

It seems there are as many different varieties of shoes for dad as there are varieties of dads. But you know dad and you know what he is into and the following shoes father some great suggestions on what might please the guy the most.

Dad on the Run Shoe

Men’s adidas Kaptir 2.0 Running Shoes

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Whether he is training for his first 5K race, hoping to add a few more entries in his list of completed marathons, or simply keeping the weight off by being on his daily run thing, the adidas Kaptir 2.0 is the shoe for the job. It is responsive and pillow soft comfortable with its Sculpted Cloudfoam midsole cushioning. Knit textile uppers hug dad’s feet when he slides them on to go out for the run. Give dad the Kaptir 2.0 then watch him take off.

Dad on the Hike Shoe

Men’s Merrell Crosslander II Hiking Shoes

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Hiking has its own scents, sounds, stillness, terrains, and lots of things needing to be discovered. Hiking the trail is no problem, hitting it in the right shoe takes some doing. In the Merrell® Crosslander II Hiker, you get the ultimate hiker experience with durability and comfort. The Kinetic Fit™ Base removable contoured insole gives dad a flexible, comfortable fit. The Merrell Air Cushion added to the heel improves shock absorption and stability. Give dad the Merrell Crosslander and tell him to take a hike.

Dad at the Site Shoe

Men’s Caterpillar Second Shift 6 In Steel Toe Work Boots

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Hard work is at the heart of the Second Shift steel toe work boot. Classic styling and rugged detailing let this iconic basic boot get it done with protection, comfort, and durability. The strength of the Goodyear Welt Construction provides flexibility in the forefront while keeping the feet and legs comfortable all-day. ASTM F2413-11 I/75 C/75 steel toe protects against impact and compression. ASTM F2413-05 1/75 EH electrical hazard protection rated to protect against open circuits up to 600-Volt in dry conditions.

Dad Takes it Easy Slide

Adults’ Crocs Classic Slides

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Even the hardest working dads need to gear down sometimes. Next in line for the top Father’s Day gifts of 2022 is the Crocs Classic Slide. The original Croslite™ foam cushion keeps good old dad comfortably supported as he makes his way form the easy chair to the beach, to the backyard gatherings and beyond. Plus, each slide has room for 13 Jibbitz® so dad can load up his sandals with his personal styling and feel about 72% cooler than he really is.

Dad on the Board Shoe

Men’s Vans Ward Skate Shoes

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Maybe your dad knows how to pull off a Vert. Or maybe your dad is clueless on a halfpipe versus a halftime. Either way, he can up his casual looks in a pair of Vans Ward Skate Shoes. These shoes feature a low-profile design, flexible vulcanized construction, and the Original Waffle outsole for superior grip. Tell dad he is bound to be crack a-lackin’ in Vans Ward.

Dad Needs Fluids

Nike Hyperfuel 24 oz Water Bottle

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In all the motion of commotion, don’t forget to see to it that dad gets watered or, at least, hydrated. When dad needs a quick gulp on the job, on the run or in the gym, equip him with the Nike HyperFuel 24-oz Water Bottle. Squeezable design and flip-top lid covers the fast-flowing, leakproof valve.

Dad Off Relaxing in Skechers

No one goes on all cylinders all day long. Everyone needs time for some serious relaxing and dads are no exception. After pops has worked out, Skechers has some great shoes to put on for letting causal times arrive in style.

Men’s Skechers 210238 Cicada Casual Shoes

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The Skechers Cicada is a casual shoe that looks like a dress shoe. The slip-on oxford sneaker, perfect for walks around the office or on the town. It features a lightweight mesh knit and smooth synthetic upper along with a very comfy cushioned Skechers Air-Cooled Memory Foam® insole.

Men’s Skechers Volgo 66384 Casual Shoes

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But if the beach is calling and dad must go, send him out in the laid-back looks of Skechers Volgo. Soft woven canvas fabric upper in a slip-on stretch-laced mock toe beach casual features an Air-Cooled Memory Foam® insole and it feels like walking on ocean breezes.

Hey You, Hey Dad, HEYDUDE

Men’s HEYDUDE Wally Sox Casual Shoes

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The HEYDUDE Wally Sox might easily become dad’s favorite shoe for serious goofing off because it combines comfort, quality, and fashion. The cool, relaxed vibe is built with a patented UltraLIGHT outer and no-tie elastic laces. This is no doubt one of the top Father’s Day gifts out there!

Men’s HEYDUDE Wally Canvas Casual Shoes

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When dad wants a shoe perfect to take him from a day of golfing to dinner with the family, here it is. The Wally L. Canvas from HEYDUDE is built with breathable stretch fabrics and features the Easy-On system with no-tie elastic laces. It is light and versatile and makes you feel like you are walking on clouds.

Father, Pops, Daddy, Pa. Dad has many different names. Papa Sore Feet should not be one of them. On the workout, in the yard, at the office, around the town, give dad a style and a comfort his feet will appreciate this Father’s Day and for days to come. What do you think of our picks for top Father’s Day gifts?

All items in stock as of time of publication. Published June 1, 2022.