Adirondack Chairs: 10 New Classics for Today

A New England creation turned countrywide deck favorite, this American standard is as popular as ever.

Folding Classic

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Folding Adirondack Chair

These Rustic Natural Cedar Adirondack Chairs are stylish and durable, being naturally resistant to weather, insects, and decay. Built to last with traditional mortise-and-tenon joinery, the chairs fold for easy storage and can be ordered with matching ottoman and table. At Classic Adirondack Chairs, $290

Classic Adirondack Chairs

Adirondack with Ottoman

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Adirondack with Ottoman

In addition to being made of recycled plastic and weather-resistant, this Big Daddy Adirondack Chair with Pull-Out Ottoman offers the added benefit of becoming a lounger. Simply pull it out when you're ready to settle in and push it back when you need space. It is made of recycled plastic and resistant to weather. At Adirondackchairs.com, $330

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Kid's Chair

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Kid's Adirondack Chairs

Cute, miniature Adirondack chairs, like this one from Lohasrus, are perfect for the lounging tot. Constructed of fir and finished in a dual, non-toxic water-based green paint with a silk-screen giraffe, the chair is playful and fun and perfect for ages 3 to 8. At The Home Depot, $54

Home Depot

Double Seater

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Lawn Chair

Conversation just got cozier with this Double Adirondack Chair (Tête-a-Tête). Constructed of weather-resistant Western red cedar, the chairs are separated by a table that can be ordered with a hole for an umbrella. Best of all, it folds for off-season storage. At The Best Adirondack Chair, $775

The Best Adirondack Chair

Reclining Variation

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Outdoor Recliner

Made in the Adirondack region of New York State from sustainably harvested wood, this chair is as authentic as it gets. It does, however, offer two updated options: it reclines in three positions and folds for easy storage. Outfitted with rust-resistant hardware, it's available in six colors. At L.L. Bean, $209

l.l. Bean

Modern Refresher

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Red Chairs

This 4-Slat Adirondack Rocker offers a modern update on the classic with its thin profile and exaggerated rocker. Made of recycled plastic and available in eight beautiful colors, the contoured seat and back are comfortable enough for hours of lounging. From Loll, $669

Loll Designs

Rustic Lounge Adirondack

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Rustic Chair

With its contoured seat slats and natural log frame construction, this Rustic Lounge Adirondack Chair offers comfort and rugged good looks. The chair—resistant to insects and rot—can be treated with a penetrating oil finish or left to weather naturally. At Bob Vila Shops, $106

Bob Vila Shop

Teak Loveseat

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Teak

This Adirondack Loveseat is made from solid teak and constructed with traditional mortise-and-tenon joinery held together with wooden dowels and stainless steel hardware. The wood can be treated with oil or left to weather naturally. Matching teak chairs, tables, and ottomans are also available. At Country Casual, $795

Country Casual

Wing-Back Update

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Wing-Back Chair

This Siesta Left Wave Adirondack Chair is made from durable, maintenance-free poly lumber (recycled plastic). Featuring a unique wingback design, it comes in 20 vibrant colors and is naturally resistant to mold and mildew. At Terra Bound Solutions, $398

Terra Bound Solutions

Refined Lounger

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Outdoor Lounge Chair

What would make an Adirondack chair even more comfortable? An attached footrest. This model is made from solid Acacia hardwood and sealed in a high-gloss finish. The beautiful wood tone and enhanced design make it a worthy offspring of the original. At Overstock.com, $159.99

Overstock.com

The Adirondack Chair

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Adirondack Chair

From one man's personal quest to design the most comfortable outdoor lounge chair for his family to a mass-manufactured classic for all times, learn more about the design and history in Anatomy of an Adirondack Chair.  

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