Ideas for Outdoor Living

Design your dream patio or porch, check out your favorite pools, or steal an idea for dress up your outdoor space.

15 Idea-Filled Patios & Porches

Life on the coast means spending more time outside than in. Create the perfect hangout with ideas from these gorgeous spaces.

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Family and friends gather around lush couch cushions to take in a sunset.
Photo by Roger Davies

Face the View

Sunset’s calling. Arrange furniture so you’re always ready for a radiant show.

Take a break from life’s fast pace to reconnect with your family and the outdoors. Comfortable chairs and an ocean view can’t help but slow you down.

More Ways To Get Coastal Living



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Top 21 Beaches, Coast to Coast

Plan your summer getaway now: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, plus fabulous lodging so you can stay as long as you like.

The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey