Americans are expected to spend $7 billion less on Father’s Day than on Mother’s Day. Don’t shortchange your Dad during this holiday event—pick him up some great Northern Michigan gifts. Help him show his Northern Michigan pride with a new sweatshirt, or spice up his grilling with seasonings from Alden Mill House. We’re making it easy for you this Father’s Day with the following Northern Michigan Father’s Day gift guide.

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 all_5For the Sports Dad

← Some Dad’s love to watch TV and some Dad’s love to race. Pick up some ERG! Energy bars to help fuel Dad through numerous bike rides and runs or a full-on couch surfing marathon. With gifts ranging from individual bars, to five packs and even a 40 piece sampler pack, your Dad will be fueled for all of his awesome Northern Michigan action events.

editalden_1For the Foodie Dad

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that Dad’s love to grill. Help him out for the summer season by stocking him up with spices from Alden Mill House. Grab him some meat marinade or steak and fish seasoning to give a kick to any summer grill-out. It’s something the whole family can enjoy. →

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For the Caffeine Addicted Dad

A Bright Cottage Morning gift set is perfect for the Dad who can’t wake up until he has had his cup of coffee. Featuring a MyNorth coffee mug and a half-pound bag of Michigan made Deep Blue’s “Cottage Morning”—he’s sure to enjoy your gift each morning.

For the Art Loving Dad

← Brad and Todd Reed are two Northern Michigan photographers who spent every Tuesday for a whole year traveling around Michigan capturing it’s beauty through their photography. Their book Tuesdays with Todd and Brad Reed has received numerous awards and is filled with stunning photos of every breathtaking corner of Michigan. This book is perfect for any Dad who appreciates art or the beauty of Michigan.

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For the Dad who is Smitten with the Mitten

Help Dad show his love for Michigan with clothing from Michigan Awesome (see image at top). Pick him up a t-shirt that shows his Michigan microbrewery pride or a sweatshirt to keep him warm at late night bonfires this summer. Any option is sure to be good for the Dad who loves Northern Michigan.

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