25 Gift Ideas For Men in Their 30s That Are Equal Parts Practical and Cool
One of the most beautiful parts of your 30s is that you have a much better grasp on what you really like — but that can make shopping for people in their 30s a little tricky. As someone who shops for a living, I can confirm that finding the best gifts for men in their 30s is no easy feat. It's a struggle sorting out thoughtful gifts for men that are equal parts practical, unique, and (perhaps trickiest of all!) affordable — especially if he's a guy who seems to have it all.
Fortunately, we see you and know your struggle! No matter if it's your husband, boyfriend, friend, or coworker, or whether you're shopping for a birthday gift, getting ahead for the holidays, or a just-because present, we've curated a whole guide of cool gift ideas for men in their 30s that are sure to be just perfect.
From a starter drone set and a stylish duffle bag to a top-rated TV, we promise there's an idea in here that will put a smile on his face — and that won't get shoved to the back of his closet. So, sit back, relax, and let us do all the work for you — we guarantee you'll give your man something he will love! Check out our list of the best gifts for a 30-year-old man ahead, or sift through a specific category by tapping below.
— Additional reporting by Anvita Reddy, Macy Williams, Mirel Zaman, and Charlotte Kho
A Home Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love Their Hometown
City Map Glass ($18)
Looking for gift ideas for men in their 30s that will prove to be as unique as they are? We have the perfect gifting inspiration for you and it comes in the form of these awesome map glasses. The glass is so effortlessly cool and perfect for a classy yet boozy treat.
A Home Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Run Hot at Night
Sijo Home TempTune Mattress Pad ($131, originally $175)
Know a guy who struggles with the night-sweats? You can help him to stay calm and cool through even the year's warmest months with this mattress pad. The product's fibers aim to adjust to a user's optimal temperature, so you can cool the mattress down to a setting that's just comfortable for you. One POPSUGAR editor said it was a "must-have" for summer and beyond in this Sijo Home Clima Temperature-Regulating Mattress Pad product review.
A Home Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love Whiskey
Personalized Whiskey Barrel ($85–$200)
This barrel is seriously so cool, we're thinking of adding it to our own digital shopping cart. Everyone loves receiving a personalized gift, and if you know someone who has a particular affinity for whiskey, they'll be even more delighted to receive this quirky, customizable barrel.
A Home Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love Entertaining
Beer Chilling Coasters ($35-$45)
We all know a man who's especially picky about his beer and brews. And if you happen to be shopping for greats gifts for him, then he's sure to get a kick out of these coasters, which are the solution to room-temperature beer.
A Fitness Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Need Recovery
Theragun Pro Percussive Therapy ($479, originally $599)
Therabody's athlete-loved massage guns are one of the most thoughtful gifts for men and an essential for any wellness-obsessed guy. This percussive tool aims to provide targeted relief to sore muscles, while also offering a number of other massaging capabilities. Read our Therabody JetBoots product review to learn more about the benefits of these pain-relieving tools.
A Fitness Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love Metrics
Oura Ring ($449)
Fitness trackers are cool, but they're even more impressive when they're as compact and stylish as this ring. The athlete-loved essential takes all the benefits and advanced knowledge of a classic fitness tracker and simplifies it into a wearable ring design. One POPSUGAR editor raved about the fitness tool in this Oura Ring product review.
A Food Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Are Actually Good Cooks
Our Place Always Pan 2.0 ($99, originally $150)
As POPSUGAR editors, it's no secret that we really love the Always Pan. This versatile cooking essential acts as an all-in-one product, removing the need for multiple pots and pans. It comes in three sizes as well, whether he's just cooking for himself or loves to host, there's a perfectly-sized pan made for his needs. Just read our editor's thoughts on the kitchen staple in this Our Place Always Pan product review on why it's worth it.
A Fashion and Grooming Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Have Too Many Shoes
Once a guy hits his 30s, he starts taking much more pride in his fashion game. And to help him keep his clothes and shoes in tip-top shape, gift him this shoe shine kit. The product features everything from a cleaning brush to a shoe polish balm, all in one convenient set.
A Home Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Need to Relax
Neck Massage Pillow ($40, originally $60)
If you know a guy who works super hard and deserves a break, then you'll definitely want to treat him to this relaxing neck pillow. The product is a best-seller on Amazon. Plus, it's also portable and great for any traveler.
A Home Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love the Weather Channel
AcuRite Weather Station ($88)
Looking for great gift ideas for men in their 30s? Look no further than this super unique temperature-regulating-tech, which will allow any guy to pull weather data directly from the backyard. It comes in two pieces, so he can hang the device outside while tracking the details comfortably inside.
A Home Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love Music
Know a music-obsessed guy? Help him put his love for music on full display (and volume!) with this stylish Marshall speaker. Available in three colors, the sleek speaker fits both modern and vintage aesthetics and doubles as chic home decor on a shelf or side table. This delivers an immersive, concert-like experience. He can even adjust the bass and treble for a customized sound.
A POPSUGAR editor who tried the speaker says, "The way it plays music is incredibly captivating and fills my entire 750-square-foot apartment with rich sound . . . you close your eyes and it's like the band is playing in front of you." Read our in-depth review of the Marshall Stanmore III Bluetooth speaker here.
A Home Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love Darts
Viper League Pro Regulation Bristle Dartboard Set ($35, originally $60)
Football parties and outdoor barbecue season will be a whole lot more fun with this sporty game in tow. He can hang this dartboard in the garage or even in the backyard. Regardless of where he puts the dartboard, there's bound to be some great memories with the guys that ensue.
A Home Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Hate Sweeping
Shark AI Ultra Robot Vacuum with XL HEPA Self-Empty Base ($300, originally $600)
If the guy in your life is a homeowner or just obsessed with keeping his space clean, he'll totally appreciate you gifting him a robot vacuum. This top-rated cleaning gadget comes equipped with smart capabilities, like home mapping, object detection, and remote scheduling — making cleaning a breeze. Our POPSUGAR editors ranked this model as one of the best vacuums to buy last year.
A Travel Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Hate Checking a Bag
If the 30-year-old man in your life is always on the go, help him tackle his busy schedule in style with this duffle. The smart bag has so many handy pockets. One of POPSUGAR's own put the duffle bag to the test and claimed that it was "worth the hype" — just read the Dagne Dover Landon Carryall product review for yourself.
A Travel Gift For Men in Their 30s Whose Luggage Is Falling Apart
Paravel Aviator Carry-On ($395)
If he's always on the go, he'll need a durable piece of luggage to take with him, just like this carry-on. The bestselling carry-on piece features a hard-side shell design that's elevated by so much great, interior storage. Learn more about this editor-loved piece in this Paravel Aviator Carry-On product review.
A Fitness Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love a Home Gym
Goplus HP 2-in-1 Folding Treadmill ($320, originally $479)
Sure, going to the gym is great. But you know what's even better? Getting to enjoy a full workout at home with the help of this folding treadmill. One POPSUGAR editor called it the "perfect home-gym solution" in this Goplus Folding Treadmill product review.
A Food Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love to Cook
If he's a cook, we have a feeling he'll be into this spice set. The variety pack features a wide array of different spices that are flavorful enough to enjoy on their own or with an understated dish.
A Food Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Still Haven't Snagged an Air Fryer
Cosori Smart Air Fryer ($140)
Scoping out cool gift ideas for the 30-year-old man in your life? Might we humbly recommend this air fryer, which is really just an essential for cooks and foodies alike. One of POPSUGAR's own editors even said that the air fryer changed her life for the better in this Cosari Smart Air Fryer product review.
A Tech Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Dream of Drones
Holy Stone Mini Drone Nano Quadcopter ($30, originally $50)
If he's ever been curious about drones, this set is a perfect option for beginners and so fun to use! Unlike other, more popular drone models, this best-seller also boasts a more feasible price tag that makes it one of the best affordable gifts for guys in their 30s, too.
A Tech Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Are Always On Calls
Apple AirPods Pro ($199, originally $249)
It's already been well-documented, but in case you weren't aware, the Apple AirPods Pro are well worth the splurge — especially with the tech's noise-cancelling capabilities which will appeal to even the pickiest music-listener. And you can save some cash by opting for the 2nd generation, which are as handy as the newer 3rd gen, but without the ability to control volume through the earbuds themselves. Read through our Apple AirPods Pro product review to learn more!
A Tech Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love Gaming
Nintendo Switch OLED Model ($350)
Everyone likes to embrace their inner-gamer every once in a while. And if you're happy to support their gaming habit, we recommend gifting them this Switch. The top-rated system gives a new meaning to high-quality gaming, and it even lets the gamer in your life play nostalgic old favorites.
A Tech Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Love Netflix
Samsung 55" Class The Frame QLED 4K Smart TV ($978, originally $1,498)
Few TVs (or really any other tech products for that matter) have been more talked about over the last few years than the Frame — and for good reason. If you your TV clashes with the vibe of your home space, the Frame TV is the solution. In fact, the model is so great, one POPSUGAR editor even said it was a "minimalist's dream" in this Samsung Frame TV product review.
A Fashion and Grooming Gift For Men In Their 30s Who Love Sneakers
Nike Killshot 2 Sneakers ($90-$150)
When it comes to shopping for men, some holiday gifts can be hit or miss — but in truth, sneakers are always a good idea. These Killshots never go out of style, as they boast a nostalgic design in a more modern and comfortable sneaker silhouette.
A Fashion and Grooming Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Always Smell Good
Frankly, gifting the guy in your life this unisex cologne will benefit both you and him, because who doesn't want their loved one to smell good 24/7? The Byredo scent features the most divine notes of wild fig, bergamot, and cashmere woods, among others.
A Fashion and Grooming Gift For Men in Their 30s Who Care About Their Skin
Jackfir The Facekit ($110, originally $122)
Curating a refined skin-care routine is just as important for men too, and with this facek kit, you can treat your guy to the at-home facial of his dreams. The Facekit features three products in the Classic Daily Facial Cleanser, The Classic Shave Cream, and The Classic Daily Facial Moisturizer.