Sit back, relax and say ahhh with a photo roundup featuring this favorite summer lounge spot.
These 50 porch swings won’t make back-to-school, the end of summer and the return of fall any less real, but they may help us forget they’re coming — even if only for five minutes. Take a seat and enjoy a mini break from real life with this favorite summer icon.
1. This porch in Georgia may be low on color, but it is high in texture and layers, with lots of natural materials coming together to create a relaxing, boho space. The design was inspired by a safari in South Africa. The rug is from West Elm, the chairs are by Ballard Designs and the swing is custom.
2. The porch of this Florida vacation home features a custom hanging swing that also doubles as a place to sleep at night. The shutters and curtains can be closed, transforming the sunlit space into a cozy sleeping porch. The shutters and shades are by New Horizon Shutters and painted in French Quarter Green by Sherwin-Williams.
3. While this porch was built in the 18th century as a means of climate control in the hot, muggy South, it’s just as welcoming and inviting today.
4. L.Bonadies General Contracting used reclaimed wood when fabricating this rustic porch swing in New York.
5. A white wood porch swing hangs from a pergola constructed during this Orange County, California, backyard’s renovation.
6. In Palo Alto, California, a swing hangs as a focal point from a rose-covered arbor at the end of a brick pathway. Called the Chandler swing, it’s by Arthur Lauer.
7. This California patio features a freestanding pergola and hanging swing. Matching armchairs with blue cushions complete the scene.
8. This Arts and Crafts front porch is outfitted with lush potted plants and lounge chairs, and rounded out by a custom porch swing by Copper Sky Renovations.
9. It’s easier to enjoy an afternoon on the porch without the bugs, and this screened porch in Michigan enables that. This soft swing by Penobscot Bay Porch Swings is the Camden model.
10. On a porch full of color, with lime green drapes and a vivid purple coffee table, a classic white porch swing calms everything down.