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7 Best Family Tents For Camping


Coleman Sundome family tentWhen it comes to a family tent, bigger is always better. And when a tent is advertised to fit up to 6 persons, you can tell that it’s large enough for you and your family. The Coleman Sundome Tent offers a spacious 100 square foot area – that fits two queen size mattresses, with a lot of headroom to spare. Plus, it comes with a competitive bargain price that’s hard to beat.

There’s a lot to be said about this tent when it comes to ventilation. It features a double-wall design with a generous mesh cover on both sides and on the ceiling that allows a significant amount of airflow. The bottom is equipped with ground vents that push warm air up so that cool air comes in – making it a solid companion for warm summer nights.

For a budget-friendly tent, the Coleman Sundome has excellent weather protection features. The rainfly extends about 2/3 of the way down the sides of the tent, so it sheds water effectively. Welded corners and covered seams also help keep the interior dry. To make your camping experience more convenient, two mesh pockets are sewn into the tent’s walls at waist height – so you can keep your personal belongings close and within reach.

Coleman Sundome Family Tent
best features
Lots of weather-resistant features
Ventilates well in hot weather
Easy to set up and takedown
Very reasonable price
Lightweight and easy to carry around
Large surface area with lots of headroom


Coleman Cabin family tentThe Coleman Cabin Tent with Instant Setup lives up to its name – it’s extremely easy to set up and take down in just 60 seconds, perfect for first-time campers who don’t want to mess around with a bunch of poles and complicated instructions.

I can’t talk about this tent without mentioning its size, which makes it a great family tent. The interior measures 14 x 10 feet and because it’s a cabin-style tent, the walls don’t slope down too much so that there’s a lot of headroom – enough to stand up straight from end to end. It’s large enough to fit up to 10 people, but we all know sleeping together in one tent can be too tight. To solve this problem, this tent comes with a room divider so you can have a bit of privacy while enjoying the outdoors.

Getting in and out of the tent is a breeze because of its patented hinged door. Like other tents from the same brand, this one also comes with Coleman’s innovative WeahterTec System that features welded corners, double seams, and a tub-style floor to make sure your tent withstands the toughest weather.

Coleman Cabin Family Tent
best features
Very easy to set up
Separate dividers for more privacy
Stands up well against windy conditions
Durable floor
Enhanced ventilation
Lots of headroom


family tent from HikergardenWhether you’re staying in your own backyard or heading out to the backcountry, the HIKERGARDEN 8-Person Camping Tent is an excellent companion for nearly every kind of outdoor adventure. It has a lot of room and fits three queen-size mattresses – perfect for your next outing with the whole family.

This spacious camping tent is designed specifically to combat the heat of summer. Almost all major parts are made of breathable mesh – from the ceiling to the windows, and even the door. This delivers enhanced ventilation by pushing up the warmth from the ground so that more cool air flows through. It also comes with an e-port for easy access to electrical power inside the tent.

There’s a lot that can be said about this tent when it comes to durability. It’s made with 185T Polyester – the same material used in high-grade backpacks because of its greater density and higher weave. The strength of the fabric adds a layer of reinforcement against tearing and ripping. It’s enhanced with a polyurethane external coating that acts as a waterproof barrier against rain.

Hikergarden Family Tent
best features
E-port for easy access to electricity
Wind and waterproof exterior
Easy to assemble
Compact and travel-friendly size
Lots of mesh windows


Coleman WeatherMaster family tentThe Coleman brand has earned a reputation for producing some of the most durable and high-quality outdoor gear – and the WeatherMaster 6-Person Tent is no different. The frame is built strong enough to withstand tough winds using redesigned poles and guy-out triangles. You won’t have to worry about rain dampening your camping experience, because this tent is equipped with a zipper cuff that protects the hinged door from water leakage – guaranteed to keep you dry no matter the weather.

What makes this family tent unique is its attachable screen room. The external walls are made entirely of zippered mesh which not only keeps the area ventilated but also keeps it safe from insects of any kind. It’s designed to be floorless, so you can put chairs and tables inside without having to worry about tearing or ripping the surface. It’s a great bonus that gives you a pleasant place to sit during the day or an additional sleeping area on warmer nights.


Coleman Weathermaster Family Tent
best features
10 Person Option
Keeps the bugs away
Hinged door is easy to open and close
Lots of storage space
Huge center height
Plenty of weather protection features


family tent from OT QOMOTOPThe key to any family camping trip is comfort – and comfort begins with a reliable tent like the OT QOMOTOP 60-Second Camping Tent. This one may not have a stand-up height, but it has a peak length of up to 59 inches and its four walls are almost completely vertical, so there’s lots of headroom for you and the rest of your family to move around inside.

Its most notable feature is its easy-to-assemble design. This is due to the fact that the tent cover and frame are permanently attached to each other, so all that’s left for you to do is unfold it and extend its telescopic poles – quickly done in just 60 seconds, or less if you work fast.

Like most modern camping tents, this one has its own weather protection system that features dual-layer windows and 68D polyester that gives it a 600mm waterproof rating – similar to your standard umbrella. The floor is also equipped with polyethylene and wielded corners, giving it a bathtub design that has a bit of elevation from the ground.


OT QOMOTOP Family Tent
best features
Durable fabric construction
Easy to assemble
Freestanding and easy to move around
Comes with an e-port for electricity
Floor vent increases airflow inside
Lots of headroom


Coleman Dome Screen Room family tentWith a popular brand name and a competitive price tag, the Coleman Dome Tent With Screen Room is an inexpensive option if you have a small family that doesn’t mind sleeping together in one room. It’s lightweight and packs into a compact size that you can easily carry around on your back or in the trunk of your car.

Much like the Coleman WeatherMaster, this tent also comes with an attached screen room that keeps the bugs away and gives you a lot of extra storage room. The rainfly doesn’t extend to the screen room, but it does have drain holes to keep the porch area dry.

When it comes to size, this tent’s main room offers 90 square feet of space and fits up to 6 people. The screen room also doubles as an extra room on warm summer nights when the skies are clear.


Coleman Dome Family Tent
best features
Dome structure is sturdy and aerodynamic
Budget-friendly price
Spacious interior
Good draining system for rainy weather
Lightweight and easy to carry around


Core 9 person family tentThe Core 9-Person Tent isn’t your ordinary dome-design tent. It has a unique feature that utilizes two additional ridge poles on both sides that extends the interior horizontally – maximizing the floor area to give you a wide rectangular base that’s large enough to fit up to nine people.

There are a lot of innovative features that come with this tent. At the top of the list is its seams that are heat-sealed from the rainfly down to the floor – guaranteed to keep water out. Another notable feature is the ventilation system with ground vents that draws cool air in and allow hot air to escape. The size of each vent is adjustable, giving you more control over the temperature inside the tent.

My favorite feature of this tent is the ceiling panels that are mostly made of transparent mesh. It’s a great addition to this sturdy tent that allows you to sleep under the stars, but also keeps you protected from bugs and insects.


Core 9 Person Family Tent
best features
 Extremely spacious interior
The roof is made of breathable mesh
Rainfly is detachable
Lots of headroom
Adjustable vents allow you to control the temperature
Heat-sealed floor and side seams to keep water out