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Summer is around the corner, and if you plan on spending lots of time at home, now is the perfect time to invest in your outdoor space.
From an outdoor fire pit to inflatable kiddie pools (or even a fun pool float!), there are plenty of ways to turn your backyard into an oasis. And let's not forget about revamping that outdoor living area or a patio.
One way to add texture or color to any outdoor living space is with an outdoor rug. It offers comfort, helps reduce mold or mildew in moisture-prone areas and is an easy way to upgrade that patio furniture you splurged on. So we rounded up 38 of the best outdoor rugs to spruce up your backyard this summer.
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Outdoor area rugs
From a low pile height that can handle high amounts of foot traffic to a material that can resist mold and mildew, this structured outdoor area rug can do it all. Have we mentioned that its ocean blue and champagne hues are also a sight for sore eyes?
If you're looking for a patterned outdoor rug with neutral colors, consider this loom medallion design from Overstock. It’s available in a variety of sizes and colors if you prefer something bolder like burnt orange, yellow and gray.
For something a little bit more abstract, this funky gray area rug will fit the bill. This gray Turkish rug comes in a wide range of sizes to suit your outdoor space.
For those who want something different but don’t have an interest in a widely patterned rug, this one from Overstock is a good option. It comes in navy blue and teal.
If you’re stressed about staining your new rug, try this reversible plastic rug. It's completely stain-proof thanks to its synthetic material! Since it’s so lightweight, you can also keep this rug rolled up in the back of your car to use for a camping trip or day at the beach.
This Moroccan-inspired patterned rug is great for high traffic areas in your outdoor space since it’s water-resistant, stain-resistant and doesn’t shed. The top-rated outdoor rug also has almost 3,000 verified reviews on Amazon.
Do you love pineapples? Then you’ll love this gray patterned rug emblazoned with your favorite fruit.
For a pop of color, go with this highly rated "Aloha" floral outdoor rug. It has over 7,500 reviews on Overstock and an impressive 4.7-star rating. Reviewers say they love this rug for its vibrant colors and high quality.
If you’re looking for something simple, try this modern outdoor rug by Gertmenian. You can keep things neutral with a brown or gray or experiment with a red or blue shade.
For a chic black and white outdoor rug option, this Jill Zarin option is a great way to go. It’s stain-resistant and easy to clean.
If you’re looking to cover more space, consider a large outdoor area rug. This affordable one from Walmart looks great in a green and blue shade, but it also comes in eight other colors like orange and yellow.
For those who enjoy decorating their home with nautical items, there's this navy blue anchor rug. It’s durable so its ideal for high traffic areas and can be used both inside or outside.
If you’re going for a more rustic aesthetic, you’ll enjoy this natural-looking area rug for your outdoor space. It’s pet- and kid-friendly thanks to the all-weather material it's made with.
Add some floral accents to your patio with this daisy print rug. It comes in various sizes and a handful of colors, including an array of blue, red and purple.
If you’re on the hunt for a rug with fringe, this is the one for you. The ivory rug has sleek black detailing and is the perfect outdoor rug for a laid-back, beachy vibe.
This budget-friendly option is durable, stain-resistant and will last multiple seasons. It comes in three different colors including dark brown, dark gray and beige. Plus, it has almost 700 five-star ratings on Home Depot's website.
Indoor outdoor rugs
Decor with a side of sustainability! This eco-friendly piece from Pottery Barn is handwoven with recycled polyester fibers sourced from hundreds of plastic bottles.
It'll be nothing but peachy keen kaleidoscope dreams on your patio or deck with this reversible rug from World Market. The material is not only soft on your feet, but it's also lightweight for easy readjustments.
If you want a rug that you can use both indoors and outdoors, there are plenty of great options. Whether you want to use it for your patio or living room, this multi-colored striped design is the summer decor every space could use.
Add some beachy vibes to your outdoor living space with this navy and white starfish rug. Pair it with some wicker outdoor furniture and you’ll never want to leave your patio.
We love this bohemian style rug and its reasonable price tag. It comes in both blue and ivory colors and in a variety of different sizes to fit whatever space you want.
This solid braided rug will complete your outdoor space and create the perfect aesthetic. The beautifully textured rug has over 2,600 positive reviews on RugUSA’s website and comes in colors like gray, blue and pink.
The Safavieh Courtyard Judi rug from Overstock is highly rated with over 700 reviews. While shoppers love this rug for a variety of reasons, they especially enjoy it because it’s easy to clean with a vacuum and holds up against summer weather.
Calling all plant lovers! Anyone with a green thumb will love this botanical leaf-patterned rug to create the perfect oasis in your backyard.
This modern rug with tile detailing is the perfect way to complete your patio. It would pair well with any furniture and will last for years to come.
This colorful rug can be used both outdoors and indoors — but we think it would look great in your outdoor living space during the summer months. Plus, it has over 1,700 reviews and a 4.8-star rating on Overstock.
Round outdoor rugs
With an artisanal woven design and modern cutouts, this circular rug is an effortlessly stylish selection for your backyard space.
It's hard to beat a near-flawless 4.9-star rating from over 130 satisfied customers. Reviewers particularly love this rug's durability against the elements, along with its high-quality feel and design.
This navy blue and white rug has a decorative design that reminds us of summer. If you’re not a huge fan of dark blue, consider the same rug in a black and white pattern.
For those who are looking for a round outdoor rug, this cream and green patterned one from Amazon would look great on any patio this summer.
If you want something a little less busy, go for this navy blue geometric round rug from Wayfair. The simple design is made with stain-resistant material that naturally repels moisture.
Put a bird on it — literally. Currently the third top bestseller on Rugs.com, this runner includes vibrant winged creatures in a bucolic setting.
Bring the tropical island right to your backyard with this palm leaf runner. It’s affordable and fade-resistant.
Striking ivory dandelions branch out all across this runner from Archer Lane, making it a perfect decorative choice for the outdoors. Its polypropylene material can also be easily cleaned with a hose.
If you're going for an edgier look, this cobblestone-inspired black-and-white runner will do the trick. It's also UV and chlorine resistant and can be cleaned in the washing machine.
Available in three lengths and seven muted tone like mellow yellow and pastel pink, this runner is suitable for any backyard.
Feeling bold? The abstract design of this Well Woven runner is sure to catch any guest's eye when they step foot onto your patio — and they'll appreciate the velvety feel underneath their feet, too.
With a modern geometric pattern overlapping a straightforward grid, this navy runner is sure to stun.
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