Shopping for a gift can be hard, but have you ever tried shopping for a man who almost has everything? At 70 years of age, there likely isn’t much in life that man hasn’t experienced. Sure, there are new and exciting things happening every day, but would they pique the interest of an older gentleman? If you find yourself asking yourself these very questions, then you need to check out these unique gift ideas.
1. Whiskey Glass
Who doesn’t love a good shot of whiskey? There is nothing like it to take the edge off. Of course, no one wants to drink right out of the bottle, and you can ensure that your dad or grandpa doesn’t have to when you give them this vintage whiskey glass. This glass with the words printed on it is undoubtedly one of the best birthday gifts for a 70-year-old man. What could really be more fitting for an older gentleman? Nothing. The glass shows excellent clarity so you can always see what you are sipping on.
2. Whiskey Gift Set
Speaking of whiskey gift sets, why just give one whiskey glass when you can give an entire set? This really is a gift that is perfect for any occasion. Birthday, Christmas, holidays, anniversary? It really doesn’t matter. This luxurious set will surely impress with its bold and authentic design. The set includes two 9-oz old-fashioned glasses that hold just the right amount of nectar and 8 beautifully-cut granite stones that will always make your whiskey cool to enjoy. The set also includes coasters so you don’t have to worry damaging or marring your favorite tables while the ice cools your drink.
3. Leather Hip Flask
Enjoying a drink is good, but it isn’t something that you can always do. Heck, you can’t carry a bottle of liquor around with you everywhere you go. No, you can’t, but you can carry around this indistinguishable flask. The eight-ounce flask is designed with 100 percent authentic leather and offers a dark walnut color that any 70-year-old gentleman can appreciate. It is true that not all flasks are created equal and you will see that once you invest in this leather flask.
4. Coffee Mug
A cup of coffee in the morning is like a good stiff drink in the afternoon. The only problem is that you can’t enjoy that cup of Joe without a mug. Unfortunately, just not any old mug will do, and that is why this specific mug is on this list. The mug is microwave safe so you can reheat your favorite beverages if needed, but the best part is that it comes adorned with a special little message. A message that says “it took 70 years to look this good“. There really isn’t much more fitting for someone turning seventy.
5. Coffee And Espresso Machine
How can the 70-year-old man on your list enjoy that good cup of coffee without a coffee maker? He couldn’t and that is why this Nespresso coffee machine will make the perfect gift for any occasion. This might be a single-serve machine, but it serves that single serving with sheer perfection. Thanks to Nespresso’s Centrifusion technology, you can enjoy a delicious cup time after time. The technology provides an optimal blend that anyone of any age can appreciate, but older people are going to understand it much better than younger ones.
6. Coffee Mug Warmer
Sometimes he just can’t consume all that coffee at once. Well, that won’t be a problem when you buy him this coffee mug warmer. Sure, he always has the option of heating his drink in the microwave, but is it really the same? No, it isn’t and anyone of any age will tell you that it isn’t. That is why this safe and durable coffee warmer is the perfect gift. It is made with quality materials that provide the utmost in durability and reliability. The easy to use on and off button make operation easier than ever. That 70-year-old man won’t have a problem operating this machine.
7. Vintage Turntable
Who says that seventy-year-old can’t be hip? No one and that is exactly what you will help that man be when you give him this vintage turntable. In fact, you will be doing much more than that. You will be reminding him of a simpler time when things were just so much easier. With 3 different speeds and a handful of other controls, there will always be something for that gentleman to tinker around with when he is feeling bored. The turntable comes available in a variety of colors, so you won’t have a problem matching a style to his personality.
8. Neck And Back Massager
Unfortunately, with age comes a lot of pains. You can make sure that you are doing your part to eliminate those aches and pains when you give this neck and back massager. This chair-styled massager will fit into any recliner, vehicle seat, or home chair, so it can practically be used anywhere. That being said, you will need an adapter if you choose to use it while driving, but the 4 unique beck massage nodes will ensure that the neck and shoulders are always relaxed and at ease.
This massager also features 4 shiatsu massaging nodes that literally travel up and down the entire back area. With three massage zones of your choice, you won’t have a problem targeting and eliminating those nagging back pains. This massager could spark an entirely new person. You might not even recognize that old man anymore after several months of use.
9. Foot Massager
Well, just because your neck and shoulder hurt it doesn’t mean that your feet won’t hurt as well. Heck, when you turn 70 everything is going to hurt. At least you can ensure that your loved one doesn’t suffer too much foot pain when you choose to give them this durable truShiatsu PRO foot massager. The massager is uniquely designed to utilize rollers and airbag compression technology to target pressure points. It will provide the pressure that you need to achieve complete ease and relaxation.
10. Fishing Rod
The KastKing Blackhawk II fishing rod will really make the perfect gift for any situation if you are looking for something to keep that 70-year-old man in your life occupied. You simply cannot go wrong with this gift. Maybe it will spark a new hobby or maybe it will reignite an old passion. Whatever the situation is, this fishing rod is perfect for any fishing environment. It utilizes Soloscopic performance technology with a 24-ton carbon matrix blank and solid glass tip section. This might be a six-piece pole, but it will provide the durability and reliability that you need to reel in the big catches.
In fact, the pole can be adjusted to 14 different positions, which makes it suitable for some situations. It doesn’t matter if that man loves to saltwater fish or freshwater fish, he won’t have a problem doing either of his favorite pastimes with this unique rod.
11. Fishing Reel
If your 70-year-old man likes fishing, there is nothing more ideal than giving him a fishing reel, and the Penn Battle II Spinning Fishing Reel is an ideal one to choose. The reel features a metal body, premium-grade bail wire with an aluminum-construction, and durable side plate. It is integrated with a state-of-the-art HT 100 carbon-fiber drag system, which delivers more power and smoothness than most of the competitor brands.
The Penn Battle II is available in several styles, ranging from 1000 to 8000. The stainless steel ball bearings are sealed and no backing is required to operate the Superline spool, which is braid-ready. To eliminate overfilling, the reel has capacity rings, including 1/3, 2/3, and full.
12. Garden Tool Set
Have a male gardener in your family with an upcoming 70th birthday? If so, the Ukoke Garden Tool Set will be the perfect gift. The set includes an apron with sewn-in pockets to hold the included six accessories. The accessories include a trowel, spade, hand rake, cultivator, pruning scissors, weeder, and transplantor, all of which are compact.
13. Gas Grill
What is more fun than throwing a backyard BBQ party for family members? The Char-Broil Performance Gas Grill is a great gift for any man who loves cooking and is turning 70. The grill has a beautiful stainless steel finish and burners to ensure longevity and durability. It features grates that are constructed from durable cast-iron. To eliminate corrosion, the grates are treated with porcelain material.
For the grandfather who turning 70 comes the Attitude Apron. This apron is designed from a blend of high-quality, durable materials, including cotton and polyester. It is brown with the phrase “Stand Back Grandpa is Grillin’” on the front. Its adjustability makes it ideal for grandfathers of most sizes. This is the ideal gift for grandfathers who frequently host outdoor barbecues.
The 70 Things To Do When You Turn 70 book is perfect for the male or female turning 70. The book consists of 70 essays, all of which are unique, funny, and thoughtful. The most unique thing about the book is the essays are written by real people. The authors put their own spin on turning 70 through their works.
16. Ebook Reader
Most men 70 and older like to read books. Does your grandfather or dad like reading? If so, you should think about buying him a Kindle Paperwhite. While he might prefer paperback books, he will grow accustomed to ebooks and he’ll eventually fall in love with them. The only thing to remember is that he’ll need an e-book reader to read those ebooks. Look no further than the Kindle Paperwhite. This product is made by Amazon and trusted by millions of people around the world so you can be confident that it will satisfy all his needs. On top of that, your father or grandfather will be able to take with him a giant library of eBooks to read anywhere at any time.
17. Monocular Telescope
There is a chance that your 70-year-old father or grandfather enjoys watching birds. If this is the case, you’ll want to give him a monocular telescope. The Gosky 12×55 HD Monocular Telescope will work great. It’ll ensure that your papa can observe his favorite animals from a distance. Whether he is a hunter or animal lover, you know he is going to appreciate and love this gift. With lifetime customer service, this telescope will keep your father happy for life.
18. Birthday Hat And Sash
Any 70-year-old man is going to love the 70th Birthday Hat and Sash. If they don’t mind telling others their age, this gift will satisfy them. You can see that the hat is very cool. It’ll make your grandpa the talk of the town. Since you’re receiving a sash and a cap, the price is reasonable. The combination will make your grandfather very happy and he’ll be proud to wear the items alongside his regular attire.
19. Birthday Card and Chart Hits CD
The 70th Birthday Card and Chart Hits CD will make an excellent gift for your father or grandpa. Not only will he receive a birthday card but you’ll also give him a chart hits CD. The CD includes a lot of classic songs that he will adore. The package is slightly expensive but it’ll prove to be well worth it. If you want to put a smile on his face, then this gift will knock it out of the park. And, you know that he is going to listen to the CD countless times.
When the music starts popping, your father will jump out of his chair and tap his toe. That is something you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
Nothing says cool grandpa like a great t-shirt. If the 70-year-old man in your life doesn’t mind showing off his age, you’ll want to give him this 70th Birthday Gift Shirt. It is inexpensive and available in numerous colors. This ensures that it is going to be a suitable gift for almost everyone in your party. This shirt will last a lifetime and you can rest assured knowing grandpa will wear it regularly. You’ll be thrilled to hear your grandpa talk about the compliments he received while wearing this shirt.
21. Photo Frame
Pictures can help your grandfather relive his greatest moments. He’ll need a good frame so he can proudly display his picture everywhere. With that being said, you’ll want to check out the Haysom Interiors Two Tone Silver Grandpa Photo Frame. This is an excellent gift for grandpas. It has grandpa etched at the top. Your grandfather will be able to use the frame with the picture of his choice making this one of the most versatile gifts out there.
22. Funny Toilet Paper
Everyone needs toilet paper. If you want to make your grandpa laugh, you should give them this gag gift. The 70th Birthday Gift Toilet Paper is affordable and amazing. It will last a long time and your grandfather will think of you each time he grabs a sheet. He’ll snicker as he pulls a piece from the roll. If you have a humorous grandfather or father who is in his 70s, this gift will satisfy.
This gift will serve numerous purposes. First and foremost, it is going to make your father smile. He’ll love the joke imprinted on the paper. On top of that, you can guarantee that he’ll use it. The paper is soft enough so it will work well for numerous purposes. This ensures that you’ll be able to kill two birds with one stone.
23. Party Sign
Your 70-year-old man likely enjoyed everything about the 1950s. Isn’t it time he took a return trip to that era? Well, you should give him the Katie Doodle 70th Birthday Party Sign. It is inexpensive but it’ll put a smile on his face. He will thank you profusely for giving this sign. And, he might tell you a story about his time during the 50s.
Remember that this sign can be hung almost anywhere. Whether your father wants to hang it in the garage or the living room, he’ll be able to do so. Since it is very durable, you just know that your grandpa is going to cherish the sign for many years to come. And, he’ll thank you for this amazing gift.
24. Personalized World Traveler Map
There is a good chance that your 70-year-old man has traveled around the world or likely explored many other countries. You can help him relive those moments with this Personalized World Traveler Map. He will able to personalize the map with up to 50 characters of his choosing like “The world travels of the James family” at the left bottom corner. Besides, he can also use the included pins and flags to mark the locations that he has been in the past or wants to go in the future. Once it is on your grandfather’s wall, you can guarantee that he’ll cherish it for the rest of his life.
Your grandpa still has plenty of time to travel the world. When doing so, you’ll be able to help him chart his course using this map. It is gorgeous, large, and comprehensive. You’ll become his favorite grandson when you give him this gift.
At the end of the day, the best possible gift for a 70-year-old man is time. These men are filled with knowledge and wisdom. They’ve been around the world for many years. Now, it is time to spend time with them so you can learn more about their lives. By doing so, you’ll learn a lot about their history and you’ll be able to develop a stronger relationship with them. This will prove to be a better gift than anything else.
Ultimately, time is more important than anything else and it is free. With this in mind, you should take your grandfather out there in the world and have some fun. You can visit a state park, local park, theater, or a restaurant. The possibilities are endless but having fun with your father or grandfather is all that matters.