10 Best Porch Swings for Every Style and Budget

Take a load off this summer by snagging the perfect seat for your space.

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April 12, 2021

I think we can all agree that porch swings are pretty magical. Not only do they add instant charm and curb appeal to a home, but they also invite long conversations and afternoons getting lost in a good book. Plus, they quite literally sweep us off our feet.

If you're looking for a special place to perch this summer, a porch swing might be exactly what you need. Keep scrolling to see our top picks for every style and budget. We've even included a few no-drills-necessary options, too.

Porch Swings Under $200

If you're lucky enough to live somewhere with palm trees and ocean views, then complete your outdoor oasis with this weather-resistant porch swing. The frame is crafted from sturdy acacia wood, so it can handle a little wind and rain, with a natural finish that will easily complement your surroundings.

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Bring the country charm to your outdoor space by way of this adorable crossback porch swing. The natural wood finish is ideal for more rustic settings, and can be customized with a plush cushion. Add a side table for sweet tea and a book, and you'll be all set come summertime.

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Porch Swings Under $400


Somehow, your cottage-style home will seem even more idyllic with this classic porch swing out front. The slatted back offers some texture and helps prop up throw pillows, while the white finish keeps everything looking simple and sweet.

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Love the easy, breezy, beachy look? Achieve it with this low-maintenance porch swing. Lengths of braided rope support the wood frame and lend some nautical flair to the space, while UV-light protection prevents the wood from fading.

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Porch Swings Under $800


Put the finishing touches on your wrap-around porch with this inviting modern farmhouse swing. The frame is crafted from weather-resistant, marine-grade lumbar so you can leave it up year-round, with a matte black finish.

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Cozy up your front porch (without sacrificing style) by opting for this contemporary daybed. The streamlined design features a wide seat for people and pillows alike, plus a mid-rise back that offers added lumbar support.

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Porch Swings Under $2,000

Treat yourself to a lazy afternoon of reading or snoozing in the sun with this transitional porch swing. The classic slat-rail design is hand-crafted from 100-percent FSC eucalyptus, so it's naturally moisture and insect-resistant. The deep seat cushion and back pillow are both included, as well.

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If your family loves to stretch and sprawl out, skip the traditional porch swing and go straight to this daybed. Though it's definitely on the pricier end at $2000, this classic slat-rail bed is also considerably larger than the average swing and comes with the plush cushion. (So, you're getting your money's worth.) Plus, the graywash finish and cream-colored seat are easy to style with transitional, contemporary and coastal accessories.

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Porch Swings You Don't Have to Install


We have good news: Thanks to this freestanding swing, you can finally hang out without drilling holes into your porch. The sturdy wood frame and steel chains can support up to 400 pounds, while the slatted back offers a touch of style.

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To paraphrase a certain hit from the '60s, it's your porch and you can glide if you want to. Make the most of your outdoor space (and avoid that hands-on installation) with this freestanding loveseat. A steel mechanism mimics the effect of swinging.

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