With spring weather finally upon us, there are few better places to sit and relax than the front porch. Whether it's a sweeping, wrap around balcony or a cozy nook off the entryway of your home, a warm and welcoming porch brings indoor comforts outside, making it the perfect place to unwind with a cup of coffee or catch up with friends and neighbors. Plus, a well-maintained porch can actually boost curb appeal, making your home feel more inviting from off the street.
Need inspiration? From traditional outdoor spaces decked out with rockers to colorful havens filled with flowers, we've rounded up 13 relaxing porches that have us itching to get outside. Just take a look through our design slideshow -- and be sure to offer suggestions of your own in the comments below.