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10 Summer-Ready Backyards to Daydream About

Summer is quickly approaching, and that usually means adventures and getaways. That said, a luxury home should always have an outdoor space that makes any ‘staycation’ feel like a vacation.

Check out these 10 amazing yards built to make your home a perfect summer destination.

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Zachary & SonsSanta Fe, NM

1) Less is More


The summer heat in Santa Fe can’t compete with this stunning, minimalistic yard. Well shaded during the day, and stunning view of the stars and sky at night.

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Wilson & CompanyOkanagan, BC

2) Waterfront Retreat


This Okanagan back patio lets you soak up the summer heat and breeze while you stare off at the lake and mountains. There is no spot that doesn’t have great sightlines.

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Blanchford LanscapeBozeman, MT

3) Bozeman Backyard


Sit down for afternoon drinks in this beautiful Bozeman back yard. Plenty of space to relax and have fun, a fire pit should a chilly day come round, and great views of the big skies. (image courtesy of Blanchford Lanscape)

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Land EscapesBend, OR

4) High Desert Escape


Nothing says a perfect Bend yard more than a custom pool designed to look like a natural waterscape. Combine it with a bar and huge patio space, and there is nothing summer-related this yard cannot handle. (image courtesy of Land Effects)

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GM ConstructionHawaii

5) Tropical Paradise


Forget you’re at home in this serene Hawaiian yard. The open grass, the stunning waterfall, plants galore, and sweet smell of ocean air make it easy to forget about everything else except that feeling of summer freedom.

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Solid Ground LandscapingSouthern Oregon

6) A Cozy Cut Out


A meal by a fire with a soft breeze and a stunning view of the cloudy Southern Oregon sky. Hard to beat a stunning outdoor kitchen and dining space that makes you feel like you’re a million miles away while being in your own back yard.

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Clear Creak GroupJackson, WY

7)  Jackson Jive


Summer in Jackson, Wyoming is stunning, but it can get a little hot. So take a rest in this amazing outdoor living space, with seating, sightlines, and a kitchen to boot. It is the perfect summer hideout.

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White Cloud DesignFlathead Valley, MT

8)  Vacation Valley


Eat, drink, swim, relax, and be merry. This Flathead Valley yard has all your summer getaway needs wrapped in one, along with amazing views of the water and forests.

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Kettle River TimberworksWhistler – SEA to Sky

9)  Jackson


The perfect blend of indoor and outdoor living is vital for a staycation yard in Whistler, and this covered patio does just that. An amazing space with all the basic and more that works not just for summer, but the rest of the year too.

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Trinity Valley PoolsTyler, TX

10)  Southern Draw


Texas summers are as hot as they are beautiful, and so a pool and plenty of covered patio space a vital. This back yard does not disappoint, and is even built for both day and night use.


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