Best Family Tents

You want to have a great time with your family. You are looking for a shelter that will provide a home for your loved ones during a camping trip. Family tents were designed with exactly this purpose in mind.

What do the best models have in common? They are big, waterproof and well designed so that they stay solid even in the fiercest of storms.

I made a table, which contains all the information about the products I have reviewed so far. This table will help you choose the one that fits your needs the most. Have fun!

Coleman Red Canyon $$4.5Coleman Red Canyon Review
Coleman WeatherMaster Screened $$$$4Coleman Weather Master Review
Mountain Trails Grand Pass$$$$4.5Mountain Trails Grand Pass Review


The Coleman Red Canyon Family Tent. Coleman Red Canyon: An Excellent Waterproof Shelter

Coleman is a respected manufacturer of products with decades of experience. One of their best family models is the Coleman Red Canyon. It is huge, waterproof and very durable.

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Guide Gear 10'x10' Tee Pee Tent Guide Gear 10′ x 10′ Tee Pee Review: An eye-catching family shelter

The Guide Gear Tee Pee is one of the most spacious products reviewed on this site, yet it is extremely easy to set up. It is a perfect shelter for car trips.

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The Coleman Weather Master Screened Tent Coleman Weather Master Screened 6 Person Tent: A second Home

This model is huge, robust, has two doors, has two separate rooms, excellent ventilation, and it even has an electrical access port.

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montanaColeman Montana 8: A solid family tent, lacking dividing walls

This product has plenty of great features, like the vent windows, a cool air port and a very comfortable porch. It doesn’t have dividing walls on the inside.

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mountain trailsMountain Trails Grand Pass Family Dome: A Spacious 10 Person Product

Even though this product is huge, it is easy to set up. It is huge, durable and has great ventilation. This is a great choice if you want to take the extended family out on a camping trip.

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What do you have to look for if you want to choose the best accommodation for your family? There are a few features that all the best models have. These include:

- Big inner space

- Fiberglass poles

-Removable walls

-Extra gizmos and gadgets you desire

Big space is an absolute must when it comes to shelters for the whole family. In order to decide how big your accommodation needs to be you have to figure out how many people are going to use it exactly, after that your buying decision will be a lot easier. Manufacturers tend to make their products smaller than advertised. For example products advertised as six person shelters tend to be a bit small for six people. For this reason it is better to be on the safe side and buy a product that is made for more people than how many are going to sleep in it.

Fiberglass poles are the most common types of poles used for family models. They are lightweight and pretty durable. They break if you use them for years, but almost all manufacturers sell poles separately for a low price, so they can be replaced easily.

The best family camping models have removable internal walls. This way they can be used as one big room, or you can form multiple several rooms by putting in the walls. The rooms enable people to have a little bit of personal space and solitude if they want to.

Many products have other features that can make it more comfortable for the people who stay in them. Such features include internal pockets and gear lofts that allow you to store little objects. Some models have electric access ports, which you can use to charge up your electronic devices.

If none of these products got you going, you can find other reviews here.

You can also check out our backpacking product reviews and kid’s product reviews.

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