10 Rocking Chairs That Will Add Comfort and Style to Any Part of Your Home

Rock away the stress of the day in these stylish rocking chairs.

We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.

outdoor interiors 3 piece rocking set with table on patio
Photo: Courtesy of Houzz

A rocking chair has the power to lull a baby to sleep, give you comfort as you sip a glass of wine on the front porch, and can help you unwind with a good book. If you're looking for the perfect rocking chair for your home, you likely know that there are a number of factors to keep in mind when searching for one that suits your needs. In order to find the best rocking chair, there are a number of aspects to consider, including who will be using it, the frequency with which it will be used, and the room in which it will reside.

Gone are the days of the chairs with curved legs that Grandma used to love. Now, rocking chairs have become a household essential for everyone from toddlers to the family patriarch. To help you find an option that suits your needs, we've considered the many options on the market to find the best rocking chairs available now. Ahead, explore some of our favorite options for a variety of different uses.

The Best Rocking Chairs to Buy Now

small grey potter barn kids rocking chair
Courtesy of Pottery Barn

For the Nursery

Savor the precious moments spent with your little one as they doze off to sleep in this customizable rocking chair. Don't forget to check out the accompanying ottoman.

Shop Now: Pottery Barn Kids "Minna" Small Spaces Rocking Chair, from $418, potterybarnkids.com.

Gray Wood Outdoor Rocking Chair
Courtesy of Home Depot

For Your Front Porch

Have your rocking chair blend in seamlessly with your front porch décor with this classic rocker made of acacia wood.

Shop Now: Noble House Arcadia Gray Wood Outdoor Rocking Chair, $141.54, homedepot.com.

Crescent Moon shape kids Rocker

For the Kids

Once they're old enough, your little one will use this adorable rocking chair for everything from afternoon snack time to evening reading.

Shop Now: Milk Street Baby "Crescent Moon" Rocker, $129, milkstreetbaby.com.

Henrik Pederson Outdoor Rocking Chair
Courtesy of Danish Design Store

For Easy Moving

Many outdoor rocking chairs are made of heavy, cumbersome materials that make it difficult to move. This lightweight rocking chair is made with an aluminum frame for easy moving.

Shop Now: Henrik Pederson for Houe "Clips" Outdoor Rocking Chair, $626, danishdesignstore.com.

Three-Piece Eucalyptus and Ash Gray Wicker Rocking Chair Set with Round Accent Table
Courtesy of Houzz

For a Set

If you've always imagined you and your partner sipping glasses of wine while watching the sunset together in rocking chairs, this set is for you. A three-piece rocking chair set with a round accent table, it's a great buy.

Shop Now: Outdoor Interiors Three-Piece Eucalyptus and Ash Gray Wicker Rocking Chair Set with Round Accent Table, $511, houzz.com.

white Room & Board Rocker with Cushion
Courtesy of Room & Board

For Fade-Resistance

Oftentimes, outdoor furniture fades in the sun, and when you pay a pretty penny for a timeless design, you want your investment to last. This rocking chair will do just that—and provide comfort thanks to a fluffy cushion.

Shop Now: Room & Board "Emmet" Rocker with Cushion, $659, roomandboard.com.

Kathy Kuo Home Natural Rattan Rocking Chair
Courtesy of Kathy Kuo Home

For a Nature Look

Made of rattan, this rocking chair is one of the best, chicest options around. The classic, natural design adds a relaxed feel to your oasis.

Shop Now: Kathy Kuo Home "Alexis" Coastal Bach Natural Rattan Rocking Chair, $682, kathykuohome.com.

west elm indoor cushioned rocker
Courtesy of West Elm

For the Living Room

If you're looking for a rocking chair that will blend in seamlessly with your cottage core décor, look no further than this chair. It's an investment, but it's well worth the price when you consider the comfort and style it'll bring to your living room.

Shop Now: West Elm "Phoebe" Rocker, $599, westelm.com.

martha stewart wood rocking chair with cushions
Courtesy of English Helm

For a Farmhouse Look

Our founder's knack for farmhouse style is apparent in this simple-yet-chic rocking chair. An antique cream wood finish allows it to blend seamlessly with any décor.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart "Braxton" Rocking Chair, $381.65, englishhelm.com.

gracie oaks wood outdoor rocking chair
Courtesy of Wayfair

For Outdoor Comfort

With plush cushions made of water-resistant materials, this rocking chair will look at home on your front porch or deck. Plus, it's made of solid wood, so you know it'll last.

Shop Now: Gracie Oaks "Arend" Rocking Chair with Cushions, $156.99, wayfair.com.

Was this page helpful?
Related Articles