If your goal this summer is to spend as much time as possible with a good book and an ice-cold drink in hand, we hear that! And, what a better way to relax and enjoy the warm weather than in an outdoor rocking chair? Whether you’re hanging out on your front porch or on the back patio, a comfy rocker is a definite must.
Keep scrolling for Woman’s World’s picks for the best outdoor rocking chairs, so you can glide into summer in style!
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Outdoor Rocking Chair With Cushions
Best Outdoor Rocking Chair With Cushions
The acacia wood Brayan Rocking Chair by Sol 72 Outdoor has a classic silhouette that'll look stylish on any front porch or patio. Its two-inch-thick removable seat cushion (which you can easily replace if you want something poppier) is so comfy you'll be able to sit for hours, and since its water-resistant you won't need to cover it when you finally decide to get up.
Where to buy: $92.99 (originally $112.99), Wayfair
Outdoor Rocking Chair Folding
Best Outdoor Folding Rocking Chair
You can easily bring the GCI Outdoor Freestyle Rocker to your grandson's baseball games, camping, or wherever you want to go! Its sturdy steel frame can support up to 250 pounds, yet it's still super lightweight and portable. And with those padded armrests and built-in cupholder, you'll be tempted to rock the whole day away.
Where to buy: $65, Amazon
Outdoor Rocking Chair Wicker
Best Outdoor Wicker Rocking Chair
Wicker is a traditional material for outdoor furniture because it's durable but light enough to be easily moved — and it looks great! This water-resistant Yara Rocking Chair from Alcott Hill can hold up to 300 pounds and won't buckle under the weight of a pile of grandkids. The plush cushions make this a chair no one will ever want to leave.
Where to buy: $173.99 (originally $399), Wayfair
Outdoor Rocking Chair Black
Best Black Outdoor Rocking Chair
If you're searching for a traditional black rocking chair, look no further than the Fordyce Rocking Chair from Andover Hills. This classic rocker is made from premium mahogany wood and is a steal at less than $150. While you should keep this rocking chair covered to protect it from the elements, it's coated with a waterproof polyurethane layer to extend its lifespan. You'll love this stylish and comfortable rocking chair so much you may even bring it indoors when the weather cools down.
Where to buy: $149.99 (originally $199.99), Wayfair
Outdoor Rocking Swivel Chair
Best Outdoor Rocking Swivel Chair
This two-in-one rocking chair swivels so you can keep an eye on your kids in the backyard without having to get up from the patio table. We have a feeling you'll be sinking into its lush pillows with a good book and an iced tea many times this summer.
Where to buy: $296.99 (originally $329.99), Target
Outdoor Rocking Chair Set
Best Outdoor Rocking Chair Set
With this outdoor rocking chair set, you and your hubby can sit around the pool for hours soaking up the sun. This pair from Union Rustic is made to withstand the elements so you don't have to worry about moldy pillows and wood. According to its reviews, this rocker's cushions are quite firm and supportive. If you prefer something softer, we recommend adding smaller pillows.
Where to buy: $579.98 for two (originally $617.98), Wayfair
Outdoor Rocking Chair Metal
Best Outdoor Metal Rocking Chair
The Schilling Nailhead Iron Patio Rocking Chair from Alcott Hill is a standout metal rocking chair that will look beautiful in any backyard for years to come thanks to its UV light-fading protection. Though if you want to leave this chair uncovered, you may want to add a sealant to prevent premature rusting, as well as back or bum cushions for an extra-luxurious lounging experience.
Where to buy: $165.99, Wayfair
Outdoor Rocking Chair Modern
Best Outdoor Modern Rocking Chair
If modern furniture is more your speed, you'll love the Camdenton Rocking Chair from Greyleigh. This rocker is made from eucalyptus wood, meaning it's tough enough to stand up the weather and everyday wear and tear. Though this chair is upholstered using water-resistant polyester, we recommend keeping it covered when you're not using it, so it lasts longer. Choose from five fabric colors — gray/beige, navy, teak/gray, teak/brown beige, and yellow — for a truly stylish outdoor piece.
Where to buy: $149.99 (originally 409.62), Wayfair
Outdoor Rocking Chair Plastic
Best Outdoor Adirondack Rocking Chair
Adirondack chairs are the quintessential East Coast summer seat, but one that rocks? That's a game changer. We love it in a classic white or cherry red — and we'll feel very Jackie O rocking in it with an ice cold lemonade in hand (and perhaps a head scarf?) all summer!
Where to buy: $198.99, Hayneedle
Outdoor Rocking Chair Covers
Best Outdoor Rocking Chair Cover
The key to getting the most enjoyment out of your outdoor rocker is to invest in a thick cover that will protect it against wind, rain, and dirt. This fade-resistant chair cover strikes a delicate balance between style and function, shielding your deck furniture without being a complete eyesore. It also comes with handy vents to prevent molding and easy-to-grab handles for removal.
Where to buy: $32.99, Target