Need a gift for Father’s Day but don’t have the time to shop around? Check out this time-saving list of great buys that will put a smile on any dad’s face. Read on for tips on what to buy in and around the City of Philadelphia this Father’s Day.

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Via Air Flight School – Flying Lessons
Northeast Philadelphia Airport (KPNE)
Philadelphia, PA 19114
(215) 677-3377

For the adventurer in your family, drop in to the Via Air Flight School and pick up a gift certificate for flying lessons at their location in the Northeast Philadelphia Airport. Their aircraft fleet includes a Piper Cherokee, a Piper Cherokee Warrior, and a Piper Arrow II, and the school even offers individual or dual flying packages so you can take the flight with dad. An introductory session with one of their certified instructors consists of about 30 minutes in the air and ranges from $59 to $150. This surprisingly affordable and unique gift will have him telling his buddies all about the great Father’s Day he had this year.

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Art in the Age
116 North 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 922-2600

If you’re looking for a one-stop-shopping destination in which to find a gift that is sure to please, drop into Art in the Age’s Old City store. You’ll find a wide selection of items, including everything from graphic tees, tailored button down shirts, leather wallets and Art in the Age craft spirits (think Rhuby, Snap and Root) to funky handmade cufflinks. Prices range, but everything sold is well crafted and of high quality. Art in the Age’s items are probable most suitable for the hipster dad, or someone who just got a new job and needs a few new staple pieces to add to his wardrobe.

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Duross and Langel
117 S 13th St.
Philadelphia, Pa 19107
(215) 592-7627

Looking for something unique for the dad who enjoys a little bit of pampering? Duross and Langel is a homemade soap shop in Midtown Village that is filled with a assortment of dad-friendly gift options. We recommend the products from the “Joe Grooming” line. For the old school dad who loves a soothing barbershop shave, Duross and Langel offers its formula of bay rum shaving soap (in a carved wooden cup with lid and custom shaving brush) in a gift set for $30. All the ingredients are natural, organic and often locally sourced, so you’ll be able to give your dad an eco-friendly gift in no time flat.

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Home Sweet Homebrew
2008 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19193
(215) 569-4633

The perfect last minute gift that keeps on giving will be much appreciated by all when dear old dad brews the best beer in town. For the past 25 years, Home Sweet Home Brew in Rittenhouse Square has been serving up home brewing supplies to novices and experts alike. A beginners Beer Brew Kit is $69.95, and there are a plethora of ingredients and flavor packages to choose from. If your dad is more of a wino, Home Sweet Homebrew can help with that, too. Add special items to your package to make the perfect personalized gift.

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Bus Stop Boutique
727 South 4th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 627-2357

Have a dad with some swagger? Check out Philadelphia’s most celebrated shoe store for a pair of designer shoes that fit every budget and style. Bus Stop Boutique carries hard-to-find labels and must-have shoes for every occasion. Check out the distressed boot dubbed “Zimbo” by Oliberte.’ It’s crafted from fair trade materials and made ethically in Ethiopia for $155.

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