15 Rocking Chairs That'll Have You Sitting Pretty on the Porch All Season

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Porch-loving Southerners couldn't be luckier when it comes to outdoor furniture. The selection online and in-store is more varied than ever before. But while stores offer outdoor loveseats that rival the looks of our living room sectional, we still seem to lean into the classics. Spend an afternoon in a rocking chair on the porch with a cold sweet tea in hand, and you'll understand what we mean. In the middle of a sticky Southern summer, you've got to make your own breeze; there's no better way to relax and cool down than with a little rock.

While we'll never take a dig at the traditional rocker Grandma settled into every evening, today's outdoor rocking chairs come in designs worth raising a glass of sweet tea for. There's something for every porch and patio aesthetic. Want to take things rustic? Try a fir wood rocker that can fit two and looks like it was made for log cabin living. Do you lean more to the modern side of things? Iron, wicker, and teak rocking chairs offer sleek lines that are anything but old-timey, and vintage-inspired metal rockers offer a retro twist. For those who can't get enough of a traditional look, the classic styles available now are even better than Grandma's.

Not sure where to start? We've got you covered as well as your screened in porch. From traditional outdoor rocking chairs to sleek new-age rockers, here are some of the most varied designs offered online.

Best Adirondack Rocking Chair

Best Outdoor Rocking Adirondack Chair

BUY IT: $161.99, overstock.com

Add a laidback look to your outdoor set up and prepare to rock away in comfort with these Adirondack rocking chairs.

Best Curved Rocking Chair


BUY IT: $231.19, overstock.com

Ideal of reading, sweet tea sipping, or just soaking up some sun, this stylish rocking chair with a curved seat and circular arms is ready for swinging.

Best Wicker Rocking Chair

Cambridge Brown Wicker Outdoor Patio Rocking Chair

BUY IT: Sale price: $199, Regular Price: $219, homedepot.com

When it comes to rocking chairs, it doesn't get more classic than wicker. With CushionGuard fabric pillows and all-weather resin, this rocker will last for many seasons to come.

Best Teak Rocking Chair

Farmhouse Teak Wood Outdoor Patio Rocking Chair

BUY IT: $299, homedepot.com

The diamond lattice backrest and beautiful teak finish on this outdoor rocking chair offers a smooth ride with a modern, farmhouse look.

Best Mixed Material Rocking Chair Set

Iron and Wicker Rocker Conversation Patio Set

BUY IT: Sale Price: $239.27 (set of 2), Regular Price: $281.49, overstock.com

A mix of classic wicker and contemporary iron lines leaves a this comfortable chair with a welcoming, mixed-modern appeal.

Best Wide Rocking Chair

Vernon Teak Brown Wood Outdoor Rocking Chair

BUY IT: $158.26, homedepot.com

This wide, eucalyptus wood outdoor rocking chair is the perfect addition to any patio.

Best Classic White Rocking Chair

Rajesh Rocking Chair

BUY IT: $151.99, wayfair.com

Solid mahogany with a classic silhouette, this white rocker can be used in a sun room or on a covered porch.

Best Chevron Rocking Chair

Chevron Outdoor Rocking Chair

BUY IT: Sale Price: $170.10, Regular Price: $189, target.com

Sit back and relax in this patterned rocker that's sure to complete any patio.

Best Loveseat Rocking Chair

Rustic Fir Wood Patio Rocking Loveseat

BUY IT: $219, homedepot.com

Bring a bit of rustic charm to your patio with this loveseat rocking chair that lets you cozy up next to someone special.

Best Vintage Rocking Chair Set

Griffith Rocking Chair Set

BUY IT: Sale Price: $163.62 (set of 2) Regular Price: $192.49, overstock.com

Retro-inspired and crafted in a powder-coated steel, these smooth metal rockers just might take you back in time to days spent on grandma's porch.

Best Bamboo Rocking Chair

Bamboo Outdoor Rocking Chair

BUY IT: Sale Price: $92.99, Regular Price: $107.99. wayfair.com

Solid bamboo makes this rocker as sturdy as it is striking.

Best Cushioned Wood Rocking Chair

Candel Outdoor Acacia Wood Rocking Chair

BUY IT: Sale Price: $143.64, Regular Price: $169.49, overstock.com

This water-resistant cushion is ready for a long sit and a good read.

Best Vibrant Colored Rocking Chair

Roberta Patio Rocking Chair

BUY IT: $149, target.com

Retro and radiant, this brightly colored rocking chair is ready for sunny porch sitting.

Best Tall Back Rocking Chair


BUY IT: Sale Price: 135.99, Regular Price: $315, overstock.com

Weather-resistant acacia wood sets this slatted seat up for success outside all year.

Best Portable Outdoor Rocking Chair

Portable Outdoor Rocking Chair

BUY IT: $82.99, bedbathandbeyond.com

Taking your love for rocking on the go with this portable rocker that works at home or on the road.

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