Want the coziness of a fire without the hassle of burning wood logs? The Flame Genie is powered by wood pellets, which means it reduces smoke and sparks, and there's less ash to clean up. At only 12 pounds, it can be easily repositioned to delight your backyard guests wherever they've gathered. Available on Amazon; $130.
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- No Money to Burn? 9 Fire Pits You Can Afford
No Money to Burn? 9 Fire Pits You Can Afford
Flame Genie Pellet Fire Pit
Fire Sense Bon Fire Portable Fireplace
This handy fire pit features a retractable handle and large wheels that make it easy to move around the patio or transport to the campfire or beach. The durable spark-screen walls keep embers from landing on clothing or surroundings, and the double doors allow for easy refueling, cleaning, and marshmallow roasting. Available on Amazon ; $109.
CobraCo Hand-Hammered 100 Percent Copper Fire Pit with Screen and Cover
Bet you've never roasted s'mores by such a chic heat source! Imagine sitting around toasty flames as they bounce around the rim of this hand-hammered copper fire pit. At more than 11 inches deep, the basin is perfect for housing a long-lasting fire, and it's outfitted with a mesh screen to protect against flyaway ash. Expect the copper to weather with use, aging gracefully to a rustic patina. Available on Amazon; $400.
Esschert Design Rusted Steel Fire Bowl
Double Flame Fire Pit
Equipped with smoke-reducing technology, the Double Flame Fire Pit is a practical outdoor decor essential. The best part? You can use this wood-burning pit to grill too! And with temperatures that can reach 1200 degrees, it'll have your burgers and hot dogs done in no time. Available on Amazon; $235.
La Hacienda Chimenea
For a year-round fire pit, consider this modern and stately chimenea, which not only provides light and warmth but also doubles as a garden sculpture. The steel structure has built-in log storage for extra convenience. Available on Amazon; $200.
Northwoods Outdoor Fireplace
In the Landmann Northwoods Outdoor Fireplace, you get a sturdy, generously sized base that holds plenty of firewood—even larger, longer-burning logs. Also included is a full-coverage spark guard that lifts out of the way, a cooking grate, and a couple of handy stoking tools. A handle runs around the perimeter of the fire pit, and there's also a mechanism for releasing ash and promoting optimal airflow. Available on Amazon; $200.
Crosley Hudson Basket-Weave Fire Pit
If you're looking for a fire pit that can keep the flames going almost all night long with very little maintenance, look no further. The Crosley Hudson fire pit is equipped with an oversize steel bowl to hold a hearty supply of wood for longer, warmer fires. The innovative lattice pattern vents the fire, helping it burn vigorously. Available on Amazon; $149.