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If dad is hard to buy for, but the cottage is his happy place, this is the gift guide for you. Whether your dad enjoys getting outdoors, bird-watching, fishing, or just hanging out at home, we’ve got a selection of presents that will be sure to impress him this holiday season.
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Yeti lunch bag
Perfect for the dad who loves to day trip, this insulated lunch bag folds up flat when it’s empty, so there’s nothing to lug around post-lunch. Plus, it has a magnetic closure, leak-proof lining, and special insulation to keep your food at desired temp.
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Winter Blundstone boots
These winterized Blundstones are completely waterproof with sealed seams. Plus, they have lightweight synthetic insulation inside to keep feet warm, to boot (dad joke).
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Customized tool tote
If your dad is the cottage’s resident handyman, this is the gift for him. This tool tote contains a spot for just about every household tool you could need and can be customized with two lines of embroidered text.
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If your dad low-key thinks he could win Top Chef Canada, gift him this pro knife set, that includes 15 different knives, a wooden block, sharpening steel, and kitchen shears.
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Your dad can travel to the cottage in serious style with this genuine leather weekender bag—that’s handcrafted in Canada, too.
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Help your dad embrace his inner “bird nerd” with these all-purpose binoculars.
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These felted wool slippers are a must-have for drafty winter cottaging.
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Portable waterproof speaker
Your dad will get max enjoyment out of the deck or the dock with this waterproof Bluetooth speaker.
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The perfect game to play up the cottage, year-round.
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This water-resistant vest is insulated, perfect for the outdoorsy dad in any season.
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This fishing kit contains everything you and your dad need to bring home the catch of the day this summer.
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