Best Place For Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts In D.C.

June 12, 2012 6:00 AM

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This Father’s Day show dad how much he means to you with a personal, thoughtful present. A heartfelt gift doesn’t have to require a lot of thought. If you haven’t had time to find the perfect present, not to worry. The stores below not only cater to many passions and hobbies, but also to a time-crunched shopper with convenient hours and locations. It’s never too late, so start mapping your quick trip.
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For the Golfing Dad

8203 Watson St.
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 790-8844

If your father is happiest when he’s at the country club on the golf course, Golfdom will be his new favorite store. Golfdom is a one-stop shop for everything golfing related. The store carries gear for a wide array of golfers, from amateurs to professionals. Pitch in with the family and get your dad a new pair of clubs, or simply opt for accessories like a pair of gloves or a handy golf cart cooler. Your father will thank you after his next trip to the greens.

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For the Outdoorsman Dad
Hudson Trail Outfitters

4530 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 363-9810

Hudson Trail is a dream come true for any outdoorsmen. If your father is a wilderness enthusiast, this specialty store is a must-visit. Hudson Trail carries gear and equipment made for hiking, camping, rock climbing, kayaking, backpacking, fishing and much more. The unique outdoor items are hard to find anywhere else in the area. Although Hudson Trail is a rather large store, their highly-skilled team can get you in and out with just the right gift in no time.

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For the Cigar Loving Dad
JR Cigar

1730 L St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 296-3872

Father’s Day calls for a celebration, and what better way to celebrate than with a good cigar? JR Cigar is a destination retailer for DC’s finest cigars. They have some of the best prices around, including weekly deals and cigars of the week. JR Cigar has already-boxed gift sets that start at just $15, perfect for last minute shoppers. With a huge selection of over 200 brands, you are sure to find a cigar that your father will enjoy. Also, be sure to check out their JR house brand cigar.

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For the Sharp-Dressed Dad
Sherman Pickey

1647 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-4212

Sherman Pickey is an authentically preppy store located just off the brick-covered streets of Georgetown. A well-dressed man can always use new clothing, and the classic, quality clothing available to shoppers at Sherman Pickey will last a lifetime. Add to your dad’s summer wardrobe with weather-appropriate garments. Consider a pastel colored polo, khaki shorts or boat shoes. Sherman Pickey carries only the top designers and trendiest, up-to-date garments, so no matter you select, it’s sure to have dad suited in style. The customer service is exceptional and the staff is happy to help as a personal shopper.

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For the Cycling Dad
The Bike Rack

1412 Q St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 387-2453

With an abundance of beautiful trails and paths in the Northern Virginia and DC area, it’s hard not to make bicycling a hobby. That said, The Bicycle Rack is an independent bicycle shop for those passionate about riding. Not sure what your dad will like? That’s okay, check out the website to get an idea before dropping in the store or, even better, The Bike Rack offers gift certificates. Purchase a bike and you are ensure to receive maintenance from the cycling professionals.

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Kelly Johnston is a freelance writer living in D.C. She is a soon-to-be University of Alabama graduate who hopes to have a successful career in fashion journalism. Her major is Apparel and Textiles with a Concentration in Fashion Retail and Merchandising and her minor is Journalism. Her work can be found at