Our Favorite Outdoor Furniture for the Perfect Summer in Maine

Whether you prefer the coastline, the pool, or the lakeside when the weather heats up, summer in Maine is an experience unlike any other. Prepare yourself (and your backyard) for al fresco dining, casual conversations by the fire pit, and a season of sun with these editor-approved outdoor furniture picks.

CB2 | Pod Hanging Outdoor Chair with Cushion

Have you ever been on vacation and wished you could bring resort vibes home? This egg-shaped hanging chair with a handwoven seat and faux wicker pod provides a cozy, airy nest you won’t want to leave. Add an accent pillow for a pop of color, and tuck in with your favorite book or beverage.

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TUPELO GOODS | Loop Lounge Chair

This modern take on an outdoor chair is perfect for the patio, near the fire pit, or by (or in!) the pool. Inspired by the mid-century modern movement, the seamless, ergonomic design features clean lines and contours and is built to withstand sun, rain, and snow.

Shop It: Tupelo Goods

SANTA BARBARA DESIGNS | Regency-Style Paseo Umbrella

A popular choice for hotels, homes, restaurants, and offices, the Paseo umbrella offers incredible shade protection in a square, hexagonal, or rectangular shape. The sturdy, powder-coated aluminum frame comes in eight color options, and the scalloped Regency-style valence (shown here with brush fringe) adds a playful touch to any backyard or patio.

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WEST ELM | Westport Chaise Lounge

Made from recycled, all-weather wicker that’s low-maintenance and easy to clean, this charming chaise reclines to three positions for maximum comfort. A supportive back and cozy alabaster cushions (which are water-, mold-, and mildew-resistant) make it the perfect place to enjoy summer gatherings.

Shop It: West Elm

Courtesy of Knoll, Inc.

KNOLL | Topiary Bench

Designed by Richard Shultz in the late 1990s, Knoll’s Topiary collection resembles shrubs pruned to look like furniture. On sunny summer days, light filters through the aluminum bench and creates whimsical patterns on the ground below.

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WEATHEREND | Beauchamp Tea Cart

For heirloom quality outdoor furniture made right here in Maine, look no further than Weatherend. The company’s high gloss “yacht finish”—available in any color—protects the furniture’s natural wood from UV rays (and comes with a four-year warranty). This tea cart with brass handles, serving space, and a storage shelf makes entertaining a breeze.

Shop It: Weatherend

FOUR OAK DESIGNS | Avalon Swing Bed

Design your own contemporary outdoor swing bed in three sizes: crib, twin, or full. Pick from an unfinished, painted, or stained kiln-dried pine frame, add cup holders or wine slots (why not both?), and choose your rope length and hanging hardware. The result? A comfortable spot created just for your space.

Shop It: The Porchswing Company

NEIGHBOR | Haven Dining Set

Constructed of kiln-dried, FSC-certified teak and all-weather woven rope, this teak dining set with 4, 6, or 8 chairs is made for al fresco evenings with friends and family. Featuring a built-in hole for umbrellas (which can be covered with a cap), the set offers a subtle Scandinavian look that will patina to a silvery gray color over time.

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ROVE CONCEPTS | Jericho Sling Chair

This foldable option from Rove Concepts takes the iconic sling chair’s timeless silhouette outdoors. Featuring fast-dry foam cushions, an adjustable headrest, and stylish leatherette straps, the Jericho Sling Chair is made with highly breathable endurance upholstery built to withstand weather.

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WRMTH | Modern Muskoka Heated Chair

Is there a more quintessential outdoor chair than everyone’s favorite, the Adirondack? Canadian company Wrmth puts a new twist on the classic seat with a patented thermal core that generates controlled radiant heating, keeping you warm on cool summer nights. Each chair features built-in ambient lighting and can be controlled via phone without installing an app.

Shop It: Wrmth

SERENA & LILY | Salt Creek Sofa

Add a touch of coastal charm to your outdoor setup with this nautical sofa inspired by hand-wrapped sailing rope. Available in a variety of fabric patterns and colors, this stylish sofa is perfect for sailors and land-lovers alike.

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