Want every day to seem like a vacation? Create a retreat in your own backyard.

Summer camp

Gather up the s'mores fixings and move right into this Outdoor Teepee ($2,200). Available to order at Design Within Reach, 1710 Walnut St., and www.dwr.com.

Sway out

Introduce baby to naps al fresco with the Hushamok Hammock ($429). Available at www.sparkability.net. (Mom and Dad will have to find other accommodations.)

Drying time again

Resort-style luxury awaits poolside with this antiqued-gold Tropical Towel Stand ($265). Available at www.horchow.com.

Sit, stretch, relax

Blu Dot's Blur Lounge Chair ($699) and Ottoman ($349) blend walnut veneer and powder-coated frames for modern meditation. Available at Matthew Izzo, 1109 Walnut St., and www.matthewizzo.com.

Lazy lounging

Equipped with a built-in backrest, the Sommar Mat ($20) supports your pursuit of leisure. Available at area Ikea stores and www.ikea.com.

Sip, don't stir

Why venture out for refreshments when you can belly up to the Sydney Bar ($749, barstool $249). Available at West Elm, 1330 Chestnut St., and www.westelm.com.

Joy Deangdeelert Cho is a Philadelphia textile and graphic designer.

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