If you've never spent a warm, sunny Saturday in a rocking chair on your front porch with a cold drink and a good book, then you need to get on that ASAP. Your backyard was made for lounging, and the best outdoor chair will set the stage for the perfect escape and time in the sun. If you're lucky enough to have an outdoor space, be it a tiny balcony or a full-on backyard, a rocking chair can really give you the relaxed vibes you deserve all summer long.
And it doesn't matter if your style skews more fun and modern or classic and traditional because there are so many rocking chair styles out there to choose from—and one for just about every budget, too. Now all you need is to pick your favorite outdoor rocker and find the perfect spot for it, be that a patio or a porch. Thankfully, you don't have to frantically search for where to score amazing outdoor furniture crafted to last. We rounded up the stylish rocking chairs that don't fight against the flow of your outdoor space. and are durable enough to use throughout warmer weather. Your summer escape awaits!
The reclining footrest attached to this wood rocking chair makes it impossible not to kick back and relax.
If the iconic Thonet rocking chair is juuust out of your budget, consider elevating your patio decor with this much more affordable wicker chair with a similar spiraling side.
This wicker rocking chair is a quintessential take on the classic country-chic style. All that's missing is a tall glass of lemonade.
These beautiful wicker rocking chairs feature a cool sculptural design and come in two colors: driftwood and harbor gray.
It may look like bent wood, but this rocker is made with an aluminum frame that is resistant to both sea and chlorinated water.
This abstractly shaped rocker perfect for minimalist patios is the definition of a statement piece—and it's comfortable to boot.
This crisp, cool grey chair was crafted to withstand the elements. It has a waterproof polyester cover with PVC lining all over and around the chair's frame.
Don't leave this rocker out in inclement weather, but if you have a covered outdoor space, it's the perfect way to make a modern style statement.
The subtle contrast of this minimalist rocking chair works wonders in contemporary spaces. It also has a powder-coated aluminum frame.
A modern wooden rocking chair with a soft cushion will make you want to spend the whole day on your patio, even when it's cloudy. Bonus: The cushion is moisture, stained, and UV-resistant.
This plastic, rattan-looking rocking chair is designed to fit your decor outdoors and in with it's cool, modern silhouette.
Add a midcentury modern touch to your living room, nursery, or porch with this rocking chair that's entirely handmade from sustainably sourced tropical hardwood.
Made from eucalyptus wood, this weather- and UV-resistant rocking chair has it all. The contrasting wicker on this wooden patio rocking chair livens up an otherwise breezy look.
This tropically-inspired rocking chair is made of acacia wood and features chevron designs on the back and bottom for an added touch of style.
This white Adirondack rocker will look good on just about any patio—plus, it's made from Polywood lumber, which is designed to stand up to harsh climates.
Keep it simple and stylish with this wooden rocking chair, made from solid acacia wood with a natural grain finish.
This outdoor glider seats two people at a time and is perfect for a romantic evening watching the sunset from the porch.
This luxe, cloud-like outdoor rocker is all about clean lines and comfy cushions—which, by the way can be upholstered in 76 different fabric options.
Designed by Eric Pfeiffer with Loll Designs, this race car-inspired rocker is low and wide. It's completely made from recycled plastic and comes in a variety of colors.
This rocking chair has a long torso for maximum comfort when lounging in it. Bonus: It comes in a range of colors from black to olive green to multi-colored.