Although often reserved for use during cold winter nights, fireplaces can add warmth and personality to any room year-round -- even outdoor spaces. Welcome your guests to your next outdoor gathering by incorporating a cozy fireplace, fire pit, or freestanding structure into your outdoor room. Our inspiring images are sure to show you how an outdoor fireplace can transform a deck, patio, or other outdoor gathering spot into a scene-stealing area that's perfectly suited to entertaining. Browse through our favorite outdoor fireplace designs to learn the endless array of design options on the market today and to find the style that suits your space and your tastes. You can also use our easy-to-use Design-a-Deck tool that will help you create your dream outdoor sanctuary (fireplace and all!) before you even begin to tackle the project. Whether you're in the market for a freestanding fire pit or a built-in outdoor hearth, our inspiring photos and expert tips are sure to give you the inspiration you need to transform an ordinary outdoor space into a warm and welcoming escape.
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