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10 Best Father's Day Gifts For The Hoosier Dad

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2. Carved Phone Cases -- $25+

Is your father always on his iPhone or Samsung Galaxy? Look no further for the perfect Father's Day gift. Made in Elkhart, Indiana, and handcrafted from durable and beautiful woods, Carved sells wood cases and skins for a more than affordable price. My personal favorites include the World Map Inlay, the United States Flag, and the Monarchs Spade. Your dad's gonna love it.

3. Indianapolis Colts Sportula -- $25

Back from my last Buzzfeed article, this Sportula is one of the best Indiana products for all of those summer cookouts. Complete with a hard maple handle and a convenient bottle opener at the other end, your Dad can show off his favorite sports team while grilling his world-famous burgers. Not much of a football fan? No worries, they've got the Pacers and collegiate Sportulas as well.

4. United State of Indiana T-Shirt -- $26

Nothing makes a Hoosier dad more proud than his state (except for his kids and new Mustang, perhaps), so this is bound to be a favorite. Let your dad show off his Indiana pride with this United State of Indiana shirt, and let everyone know that home is where the heart is: Indiana.

6. The Turntable Shoppe -- $50+

Does dad have his broken turntable sitting in storage? Give him the gift of music at The Turntable Shoppe in Indianapolis! Specializing in repairing old turntables, these guys would do an amazing job of getting your Dad's old '78 Luxman PX99 back up and running. Don't worry, they sell vintage record players as well, so what are you waiting for?

7. Neat Neat Neat Records & Music -- $20+

Looking for some vinyl to go with that new record player? I'd like to show off the best record store in Northern Indiana -- Neat Neat Neat Records & Music. These guys have great tastes and have an amazing selection of records old and new. Looking for something a bit more modern? No worries, they've got CD's, hoodies, speakers, other music memorabilia that your father will love. Stop by Fort Wayne, Indiana and see what they're all about!

8. James Dant Private Label Kit -- $48

USI's own Cate Pickens interviewed Tommy Dant from James Dant: A Store for Men for his Father's Day recommendations. Tommy suggested the James Dant Private Label Kit, which includes the James Dant Coffee ($16), Beard Balm ($15), and Beard Oil ($26). This kit is bound to make any dad proud to be a father. If you're interested and would like to learn more, click here for Tommy Dant's full Father's Day list!


Don't mind taking a roadtrip? Head on over to Huntington to visit ANTIQOLOGY. Sporting the Midwest's largest craft soda selection and an impressive antique collection, the people at ANTIQOLOGY want to bring class back to Huntington with their unique blend of old and new. They have over 350 different sodas that go well with their award-winning Hard Scooped Ice Cream. Check out their amazing story here, and be sure to check them out this Father's Day weekend!

10. St. Elmo's Steak House -- $35+

Another great roadtrip destination for Father's Day: St. Elmo's Steak House. Voted Indy's Best Local Restaurant by NUVO last year, St. Elmo's is the best place in central Indiana to reward your Dad for everything he's done -- being a dad can be hard work! Check out their classic New York Strip, Maple Leaf Farms Duck, or their Indiana Amish Chicken. Sometimes a meal on you is all it takes to show how much you love your good ol' dad. Make reservations now!

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