Almost all of us have experienced taking a swing in our childhood days; even now that we’re already too old for it, we find time to take a ride on a swing.
Swings can be made out of many different ways. You can make a wood board or an improvised tire tied to a tree. No matter what design your swing is inspired from, the important thing is that you enjoy it with your family and friends. Taking a break on a swing is one of the perfect ways to relax and is guaranteed to work every time.
Every backyard should have at least one swing that your kids can enjoy together with their friends. Did you ever wonder what are the perfect swings that you should try once in your lifetime? In our search for the perfect swing experience, we’ll show you a collection of spectacular swings that we consider you should definitely try and definitely enjoy.
Giant Canyon Swing at Glenwood Caverns in Glenwood Springs, Colorado
If you’re the kind of person who likes extreme rides, you should consider going to Glenwood Springs, Colorado. It has a mechanical swing that will take you 1,300 feet above the Colorado River. If this will not make you scream your heart out, we don’t know what will.
The Ultimate Cocoon Tent
Swing Over the Blue Sea
Having a swim in the ocean is totally wonderful. With an amazing view of the blue sea and the chance to enjoy it worth your best friends, the experience is more unforgettable.
Real Waterfall in Cambodia
This is the perfect place if you like visiting exotic places, especially with the one you love. This waterfall swing is located at Phnom Kulen in Cambodia. It is surrounded by hundreds of butterflies and fireflies that you can feat your eyes on while you take the swing at the bottom of the waterfall.
This is a simple yet elegant way to make a swing. It is an easy-to-do way to improvise your home.
The Vision Division Chopstick
One of the most creative swings ever made. A giant tree is used as a swing and has a fairy-tale look that kids will definitely love. It is located in the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in the middle of a 100-acre wide park.
Corona Arch, Moab Utah
“Swing at the End of the World”
This is one of the most thrilling swings you will ever get your eyes on, considering the fact that the swing itself doesn’t carry any protective cords for your safety, so it’s at your own risk to take it. Well, if you are craving for that challenging once-in-a-lifetime experience, then a ride on this swing will give you that. This swing is known as the Swing at the End of the World and is located in Baños, Ecuador, at La Casa del Árbol. The swing is situated at an altitude of 2660 m and has a breathtaking view of the mountain.
Indoor Swing for your Kid
Building a swing inside your home will make your kids love you even more. Aside from you get an assurance that they will be safe, you can even prevent them from going outside.
Do-It-Yourself Pallet Swing
This pallet swing is the most relaxing swing that you can make in your own backyard. You don’t have to go go far just to experience a relaxing swing.
Choose a Relaxing Hammock
Making a hammock is another way to get that relaxing feels a swing gives. The best location to make a hammock is at the beach. It’s relaxing, and you can even place it over the water.
Heart Wicker Swing
Swinging over a Tropical Pool Swing
A wooden bench swing over a swimming pool. Why not? In fact, you can do it yourself if you have your pool. It is great during the summer, like the one pictured above, a swingin a spa resort in Bali.
Sky-High Billboard Swing
Definitely one of the coolest swings in the world where you can see a great view of the city from high above a billboard.
The Waterfall Swing Set
Monument Swing in Poland
This swing is made to commemorate the Berlin Army Soldiers who died in Warsaw. Its purpose is to draw attention from the public and have them link the significant past to the future.
These swings are made by hand and will bring into your homes the feeling of natural opulence.
Hanging Chairs by Concept Suspendu
If you want a unique way to make your visitors comfortable in your garden and make them experience your little piece of haven, these Hanging Chairs by Concept Suspendu is a must-have for you. But you should be ready if they’re out to sell in public because they only come in limited edition because the piece of wood is particularly made in France.
The DIY Colorful Pillow Swing
Urban Swing Installation Project by Jeff Waldman
Having a swing under the bridge near the river is a perfect way to enjoy a weekend with your family and friends.
Swing Daybed in the Forest
This picture looks like a scene from a fairy tale, but you can actually make one like this yourself in your own backyard. You just need to find an old light bed to hang onto a tree’s braches, and you’re ready to go. Just be careful on climbing the tree and make sure the tree’s branches can support your bed.
Suspended Cacoon Swing
This is the easiest way to hang your tents and take a nap during the summer. These Cacoon from Loopee Design is so light you can take them where ever you go.
Build a Pond Hammock
This is a beautiful place where you can place your hammock while surrounded by colorful fish and lotus flowers in your backyard.
DIY Fire Pit Swing Set
If your house is near the river, you can build this yourself in a fire pit area in your backyard where you can chill with your guests and friends around a cozy fire.
No one would argue that swings are best for relaxation. Now that you are given ideas on how to make one, why not start working on it? (Well, except the first few items. You can’t just make another swing over Colorado River, no.)
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