10 Rocking Chairs That Will Add Comfort and Style to Any Part of Your Home
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
- Best for the Nursery: Pottery Barn Kids Minna Small Spaces Rocking Chair
- Best for Your Front Porch: Noble House Arcadia Gray Wood Outdoor Rocking Chair
- Best for the Kids: Milk Street Baby Crescent Moon Rocker
- Best for Easy Moving: Henrik Peterson Clips Outdoor Rocking Chair
- Best Set: Outdoor Interiors Three-Piece Eucalyptus and Ash Gray Wicker Rocking Chair Set with Round Accent Table
- Best Fade Resistant: Room & Board Emmet Rocker with Cushion
- Best Nature-Inspired: Kathy Kuo Home Alexis Coastal Bach Natural Rattan Rocking Chair
- Best for the Living Room: West Elm Phoebe Rocker
- Best for a Farmhouse Look: Martha Stewart Braxton Rocking Chair
- Best for Outdoors: Gracie Oaks Arend Outdoor Rocking Chair with Cushions
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.