Best Summer Gifts for Men

Oh, how we love Summer! We live in a mountain state and Summer is so beautiful. We highlight Summer gifts and products that draw GUYs outdoors. Whether you're playing in the back yard or venturing out into the wilderness we think there's gear that's perfect for your activities.

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Treepod - Portable Tree House

Talk about the ultimate chill lounger. The TreePod Cabana sets up easily for the perfect zen get-away. It hangs in nearly any tree. It's the ideal back yard hammock.

What we love:

  1. Ultra comfortable
  2. Perfect for summer chillin
  3. Stylish back yard relaxing
  4. Instant Shade
  5. Insect resistent
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Wise Owl Hammock

Since the first time my daughter used the Wise Owl Hammock she hasn't let it go. We can't get her to sleep in the tent now. We've had to order multiples so the rest of us can enjoy the comfort of a hammock.

What we love:

  1. Quick setup
  2. Self containing stow-away bag
  3. Straps come included
  4. Light weight
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Beach Canopy and Umbrella

A must have for Spring, Summer, and Fall sports or beach outings. We've tried quite a few pop-up shades, tents, umbrella's etc. In the end this one always seems to be the go-to choice. Comparatively small and light, quick and easy to setup/takedown, can take rough beach weather (when pointed in the right direction!) It just works and it works faster, better and ligher than the other options we've used. 

What We Love:

  1. Quick Setup
  2. Light
  3. Great protection from the elements
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Traegar Smoker Grill

You ever had brisket smoked on a Traegar? How about smoked salmon? Smoked chicken? Ribs? Once you smoke your meat and veggies, you may never cook over gas or charcoal again. 

What we love:

  1. The taste!!
  2. Traegars come in a number of sizes to fit your needs
  3. Temperature controls keep food at just the right cooking temperature
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BBQ Grill Accessories

Whether your at the smoker, grill or dutch oven, this set of grilling accessories has all the right gear. It's a great value for the price and very highly rated.

What we love:

  1. This grill kit has EVERYTHING
  2. The utinsels and accessories are stainless steel
  3. The balance and heft is just right
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Mountain Biking Hat

My addrenaline is pumping just thinking of my next trail ride!

If you love mountain biking or know someone who does, this is the cap for you! This mountain biking cap is embroidered and durable. It features a silhouette of a downhill mountain biker in action.

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Sailboat Baseball Cap

This stylish, high quality sailboat baseball cap is the perfect gift for men who love their boats or love the water.

What we love:

  1. High quality cap
  2. Simple, clean icon
  3. Perfect for time on the water
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Coleman Dome Tent for Camping

This is the tent you take for overnight car camping. Best for 2-3 people. 2 cots fit great.

This one is the right size, has that dark room technology (seems gimicky but you can sleep after the sun has risen), and it takes a beating. Takes 5 minutes to set up.

* Keep an eye on the price, it goes on sale frequently.

What we love:

  1. Affordable - tents wear out, you don't want to feel pain when it gives out
  2. Dark room coating - actually works
  3. Waterproof
  4. Rapid setup
  5. Tent actually fits back in the bag when you pack up
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Hiking Backpack - Medium

The G4Free hiking backpack is a great value. It is a medium, 50L pack great for camping, hiking, climbing gear, etc. The rain fly comes in more handy than I thought. 

We've purchased and used multiple of these. We have one for each kid for backpacking. It's a great pack for an overnighter.

The pockets/compartments are ideal for moderate day packing or simple overnighters. 

What We Love:

  1. Great size for a day pack or kids backpacking pack
  2. Has just the right compartments, including a hydro bladder compartment
  3. The rain cover has been used more than we expected
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GPS - Garmin

We use the Garmin GPS mostly for ATV and exploring. It's incredibly handy when paired with a cell phone or other device. It's a must have when a cell tower isn't handy.

What we love:

  1. Sturdy and durable
  2. Connects to mobile device for larger screen
  3. Preload calendars
  4. Rechargeable
  5. Connects with wearable devices
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Fitbit Smartwatch

There’s one surefire way to win over your man: Gift the GUYs on your gift exchange list Fitbit smartwatches.

If you’re interested in gifts for men who workout, the Fitbit Charge 4 is practically a no-brainer. This fitness tracker smartwatch is loaded with useful functions every GUY needs.

What we love:

  • activiy tracking
  • call and text alerts
  • 24/7 heart rate
  • swimproof
  • GPS
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RC Truck/Car

My son LOVES this RC Truck/Car. It's fast on every terrain - I mean REALLY fast. It's pretty sturdy, if you don't abuse it. We did end up burning out the servo (plastic like most this size) but the company has replacements you can buy. Great little RC car.

3 Things We Love:

  1. FAST!
  2. Easy to control
  3. Just the right size to take on any outing
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Helmet - Unisex-Adult ATV/Motorcycle

Don't take chances. Look stylish and protect yourself with a highly-rated ATV/Motorcycle helmet for all your biking activites. 

What we love:

  1. Extended visor
  2. Looks like it came straight out of the X-Games
  3. DOT approved 
  4. Vented
  5. Goggle-ready
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Golf Ball Marker Divot Tool - Personalized

The best gifts have a personal touch. Give a personalized divot tool to your golfing GUY. Add his name and a message and make a sincere statement.

What we love:

  1. Personalized touch
  2. Classy looking
  3. Practical

Summer days in the sun are so inviting. Shop gifts and products for men to get outfitted with the right gear and supplies to keep you active.


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3 Most reviews are based on personal experience from one of our content editors. Some are based on research and the opinions of other reviewers.


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