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10 Father's Day Gift Ideas From Boerne's Hill Country Mile!

Father's DayFather’s Day is quickly approaching, and we all want to find the perfect gift for the man we can always count on! If you’ve no clue what to get him, this blog is for you. We have composed a list of gifts that are sure to make Dad happy this year in a variety of price points. All of which can be found right here in Boerne, along our Historic Hill Country Mile!


Texas Gourmet Pantry1.) Fischer Weiser Marinades - $9.99: Texas Gourmet Pantry

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Well, these marinades can create countless opportunities for hearty, meat-based meals including ribs, shish-kebobs, fajitas, burgers, and more that are sure to make Dad’s mouth water! The Texas Gourmet Pantry also sells Sh*t Seasonings, salsas, and BBQ sauces. A gift basket with a variety of Texas-made goodies may just be the perfect gift! After all, summer is officially here, and it’s finally grilling season. Who are we kidding? It’s always grilling season in Texas!

The Dienger Trading Co.2.) Filson Foul Weather Fly Vest - $230.00: The Dienger Trading Co.

The Dienger Trading Co. has an assortment of fly fishing gear from shirts to rod cases and everything in between, but we think Dad will especially love this water-repellent vest. It's cut high for deep-water wading and has an attached rear rucksack for gear or his catch. A removable sheepskin shearling fly patch and rod-holding loop add functionality. It’s made with lightweight, water-repellent Cover Cloth and durable hardware. Dad will enjoy this gift while he uses it year after year. Note: They, also, carry the shirt and cooler in this photo! 

Bergmann Lumber Co.3.) Bear & Son Cutlery - $20-$45: Bergmann Lumber Co.

If your dad is the rough and rugged kind, he might really like the Bear & Son Cutlery from Bergmann Lumber Co.! The new 4th generation series knives are made from carbon steel and were designed to “bring back memories of sitting on the porch whittlin’.”  Bergmann Lumber Co. also sells tool boxes, shirts, caps, hardware, tools, pottery, beer steins and so much more!

The Christmas Shoppe

4.) Collegiate Ultra Tumblers - $37.00: The Christmas Shoppe

If Dad is a coffee drinker, this gift will be perfect for him. The Christmas Shoppe sells collegiate-themed, Yeti-style beverage containers that are sure to keep hot drinks warm for up to 12 hours, and iced drinks cold for up to 24 hours! These cups are double-walled and vacuum-insulated with a stainless steel design.  They come with logos for Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Baylor, and the Spurs! The Christmas Shoppe also sells other collegiate items including mugs, cutting boards, frames, board signs, and ornaments!

Sugar Shack5.) Super Hero Paraphernalia – Prices Vary:  Sugar Shack

If Dad is your real live superhero, give him all the nostalgic feels this holiday and pick out his favorite superhero merchandise to make him smile! A wide variety of choices at several price points can be found at the Sugar Shack next to Soda Pops Patio Grill & Bar.


Victorian Rose Clock

6.) Antique Décor Clocks - $100.00-$3500.00: The Victorian Rose

The Victorian Rose offers an assortment of great gifts for ladies AND GENTLEMEN! You may not expect it, but the newly relocated beautiful boutique has a large selection of high-quality antique clocks that date from 1800 through 1945. They, also, offer a variety of styles that will fit almost any preference or space in your home, including mantel, wall, cuckoos and Grandfather clocks. Most of the clocks in the store are made in the USA, France or Germany.

Hunting and Gathering for the Home

7.) “Those Who Bait” Sign - $21.25: Hunting and Gathering for the Home

If the man of your house is full of wit and humor, this whimsical sign from Hunting and Gathering for the Home that reads “Good Things Come To Those Who Bait” will fit perfectly in his man cave! They, also, have a plethora of other manly home décor gifts including more wall hangings and bookends!

La Te Da8.) Bullet Bottle Opener- 50 Caliber - $17.95, & Shotgun - $14.95:  La Te Da

Don’t let La Te Da fool you in to thinking they only offer goods for little girls and little girls at heart! Dad will get a kick out of these bullet-shaped bottle openers too. They are sure to be a conversation starter at his next party when he pulls them out to crack open a cold one!

Montechema Firearms, LLC9.) A Gift Certificate and a Shopping Spree: Montechema Firearms LLC.

If dad hasn’t been into Montechema Firearms yet, it may be a good idea to go on a field-trip to shop for his gift this year! They are one of the newest shops on the Hill Country Mile and offer a broad range of firearms, NFA weapons, ammunition, AR500 targets and offer light gunsmithing.

Boerne Brewery10.) Take Dad on a Brew Tour!

Take Dear Ol’ Dad on a day-long outing for a Brewery Tour around Boerne! We have four awesome breweries that are so incredibly different, that Dad’s sure to get a kick out of each one. It will be a fun family trip for him AND you!

Co-written by: Tori Bellos, Boerne Visitor Center Marketing Specialist and Erika Yount, Boerne Visitor Center Admin