The 16 Best Camping Tents for Every Kind of Outdoor Adventure

Home is wherever you want it to be with these fun options.

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Never underestimate the power of a reliable camping tent. We rounded up the best camping tents to use, whether you need shelter on the trail or are just looking for a backyard hideaway. Some of the best tents fit families and groups of friends, while others are perfect for solo travel or just two people. Not quite ready to rough it and sleep on the ground? We've also found some of the best car camping tents, ones for glamping, and also ones that you can hang from trees. No matter where you might venture when you go camping— the beach, a forest, or an outdoor country music festival—these tents have got you covered.

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Editor's Pick
Suisse Sport Wyoming 8-Person Camping Tent
walmart.com
$85.00

Whether you've got a big family or just want the space, this giant, three-room tent is the ultimate hideaway after a day on the trail. 

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Northwest Territory Kmart
Northwest Territory kmart.com
$299.99

Your whole clan (and then some) can fit in this roomy 10-person tent. You'll especially love taking in the surrounding views from its spacious front porch, which makes this abode feel just like home.

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Transparent Bubble Tent
bubble amazon.com
$899.00

Turn your backyard into the most enjoyable summer camping site with this funky, inflatable bubble tent. Set up a bed inside, and you'll have the perfect place to stargaze at night.

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Tentsile Suspended Tree House Tent
Tentsile amazon.com
$650.00

Suspended from three different anchor points, this three-person tent can be hung from any sort of sturdy post, allowing you to sleep among the trees, up and away from any body of water, or just about anywhere else your adventures take you.

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best camping tents - large tent
Courtesy of Kmart
Grand Canyon Tent

$300


This 12-person tent is so spacious that it even comes with two full-size closets, a divider to part the tent into two separate spaces, and four supersize windows designed to make the most of your views.

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Ozark Trail Outfitter Wall Tent
Ozark Trail walmart.com
$269.00

Invite your girlfriends to go "glamping" with this chic tent that's ideal for an outdoor sleepover party.

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Sky Tent
Tepui backcountry.com
$1,050.00

While this neat car-top tent may be on the pricer side, just imagine how much use you'll get out of this innovative piece. And with its cozy foam mattress and overhead skylight, you may never want to head back home.

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Coleman Evanston Screened Tent
Coleman amazon.com
$199.99
$123.11 (38% off)

Affordable, easy-to-assemble, roomy, and waterproof, this versatile tent is one of the best on the market at this price-point.

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15-Person Split Plan Instant Cabin
Ozark Trail walmart.com
$175.00

No matter how big your family, you'll have plenty of room for everyone in this spacious 15-person tent, which provides privacy via three different defined spaces.

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Campla Lightweight Hiking Tent
Campla amazon.com

Roll it up and attach it to your backpack or throw it in your bag, this lightweight tent is exactly what you want for your next overnight hike.

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TearDrop Tree Hammock
Flowerhouse wayfair.com
$187.99

Whether you want to kick back in your backyard, or spend the night outside at your favorite beach, this affordable tent is a cozy place to catch some zzz's wherever you go.

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Cold Weather Hilight Tent
Black Diamond amazon.com
$329.97

Autumn camping fans, this one's for you! From heavy thunder to frosty snowstorms, this durable tent is designed to protect you from whatever chilly conditions mother nature may bring.

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Sundome 4 Person Tent (Green and Navy color options)
Coleman amazon.com
$84.99
$53.00 (38% off)

Simply one of the best options out there, this easy-to-assemble tent is great for all campers—from beginners to experienced. "Love this tent," one customer wrote on . "We're not big "outdoors" people [and] this tent exceeded my expectations! Breaking everything down was a breeze, too."

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best camping tents - suspended tree tent
Courtesy of Brookstone
Tentsile Una Tree Tent

$200


Perfect for solo travel or backpacking adventures, this single-person suspended tent can be affixed just about anywhere. Its design is similar to Tentsile's other products, but this cozy one-person zip-up option means you'll have the tent all to yourself.

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best camping tents - truck bed tent
Courtesy of Walmart.com
Long Bed Truck Tent

$180


Your truck + this tent = the ultimate road trip accommodations.

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Amazon
Coleman 6-Person Instant Cabin
amazon.com

When we say "instant" we mean it! This no-fuss tent comes together in just 60 seconds.

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