Live in an apartment building and don’t have a backyard? That’s okay, just gain access to the roof.
A picnic table with a built-in beer cooler.
A hidden, sunken trampoline.
Beside a pool disguised as a pond.
An outdoor movie theater.
An inflatable bubble tent.
Photo: Bulle d’R
A giant hammock for you and your 16 closest friends.
Photo: Edinburgh Hacklab
Or if you’re not that popular, a three-person will do.
Photo: Trinity Hammocks
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A treehouse that’s nicer than your neighbor’s actual house.
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A lazy river.
Photo: Elite Pools
A detached rec room.
A landscaped chessboard.
And a giant scrabble game.
Or pool table.
An outdoor shower.
A poolside climbing wall.
Floating mini golf.
And a floating poker table.
An outdoor kitchen with a swim-up bar.
A swing bed.
A greenhouse converted into a bedroom for stargazing.
A giant DIY slip and slide.
All you need is a couple hundred yards of industrial plastic sheeting, dish soap and a hose.
A badass fire pit with swing seating.
And another fire pit right in the pool.