Patio Design Ideas for Your Backyard

Patios are perfect for extending your home’s living space to the outdoors. Whether you love to host or want a calming space to wind down, your patio can be designed to fit your lifestyle. When you know how you would like your patio to function, it’s easy to create a beautiful space that checks all of your design boxes.

We compiled our favorite patio design ideas from across the United States to inspire your own patio design. Simply use the filters below to help you find the perfect style for your home.

Instructions: Select the filters below to browse through different features and styles. To view the full image, click on the image itself.

Style

Large flagstone pavers complement this Spanish style courtyard.

Source: Design + Build by Harrell Remodeling

Contemporary patio with hanging lights and outdoor fireplace

Source: Promised Path Landscaping

Contemporary patio with outdoor kitchen and fireplace

Source: Promised Path Landscaping

Cozy Southwestern style patio surrounded by plants

Source: Belgard

Modern gray patio with minimalist furniture

Source: Belgard

Contemporary patio with large square pavers

Source: Belgard

Modern patio and pool deck with large square pavers

Source: Belgard

Traditional patio with textured pavers

Source: Belgard

Contemporary patio with pavers that look like wood

Traditional patio with pergola and outdoor kitchen

Traditional patio withstone outdoor fireplace

Source: Belgard

Traditional patio with fire pit and paved sitting wall

Source: Belgard

Traditional paved patio with outdoor fireplace and wicker furniture

Mediterranean style paved patio

Traditional patio with large multicolored pavers and rocking chair

Modern gray patio with clean lines and matching furniture

Traditional paved patio with pergola, swinging seat, hanging lights and outdoor fireplace

Mediterranean style patio with curtained pergola

Contemporary patio with square paved dining area

Contemporary patio with wooden pergola and driftwood decorations

Mediterranean style patio with pergola and outdoor kitchen

Source: Derwin Edwards

Romantic patio with decorative pergola and hanging lights

Source: Randy Fath

Traditional concrete patio with farmhouse style furniture

Source: Randy Fath

Mediterranean style courtyard patio with decorative pavers and tiles

Source: Lindsey LaMont

Contemporary patio with large paving stones and natural pool deck

Source: Roberto Nixon

Unique patio paver design with pebble fill

Source: Angelus

Contemporary paved patio with floating stairs, boxed planters and wicker furniture

Southwestern style adobe patio with built-in grill and outdoor fireplace

Mediterranean style patio with fire bowl, outdoor dining and wall lighting

Rounded paved patio overlooking the ocean

Southwestern style stone patio with outdoor kitchen

Narrow paved patio with pergola and artificial grass

Simple traditional paved patio with wicker furniture

Southwestern patio with unique paver pattern

Source: Belgard

Modern Mediterranean patio with multi-sized pavers

Source: Belgard

Luxurious traditional paved patio with ornate fireplace and comfortable furniture

Source: Angelus

Mediterranean patio with pergola, string lights and infinity pool

Source: Angelus

Patio with circle pattern in pavers

Source: Angelus

Paved patio and pool deck with string lights and outdoor fireplace

Source: Angelus

Gray paved patio with comfortable wicker chairs

Source: Angelus

Traditional poolside patio with multi-level sitting walls

Source: Angelus

Raised circular patio with round furniture

Source: Sonnie Hiles

Minimalist paved poolside patio

Source: Hutomo Abrianto

Mediterranean style balcony patio

Source: Marion Michele