It's Friday and many NYC workers will be headed to their homes just outside the hustle and bustle of the big city — here are some close-to-NYC outdoor spaces that will prime you for the weekend. And don't forget! We're looking for more of your Outdoor Spaces to share — see the link to the submission form below!

Each of these New York Metro area outdoor spaces has 5 photos and a description from the owner, check them out:

1 Bellport, New York: Elenamc's Garden Rehaul
2 Allentown, Pennsylvania: Lissette128's Patio
3 White Plains, New York: Jen's Front Porch
4 Jersey City, New Jersey: Plumstitches' Vermont Flagstones
5 Pound Ridge, New York: Coachleader's Gravel Garden

Inspired to Share Your Own Outdoor Space or Outdoor Party Photos?
Send us 5 images and a brief description of your garden, deck, yard, terrace, balcony or patio: OUTSIDE SPACE SUBMISSION FORM