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Check Out These Camping Gadgets For Men

Check Out These Camping Gadgets For Men

If you are looking for a gift idea, whether it is for Christmas or a birthday then look no further because we have come up with some top choices of camping gadgets for men – women love them too – but these gadgets are ‘manly’ gadgets which will keep men quiet for hours on end and will actually come in useful for something.  If your other half is a camping fanatic then we have all the answers below. Bringing technology and nature together who knew that these camping gadgets take camping to new heights. We have even picked out neat camping chairs and even drones to please the man in your life so you can pick something ultra-unique and ultra-special. Check out our coolest picks below.

Selk’bag Captain America Sleeping Bag

We know a sleeping bag isn’t a gadget but it is something you can’t do without when camping and we love this Captain America wearable sleeping bag which will really please your other half. They can eat and drink by the campfire and then fall into the tent without having to worry about fitting and zipping up sleeping bags. It has an insulated hood which will keep your ears warm, it has a quick release system so you can easily get your hands out of the sleeping bag, the hip zipper allows you to easily reach into your pockets, the botties can also be detached so you can wear your own shoes when outside and it comes in four sizes so is made to fit every shape!

Selk’bag do a whole range of similar wearable sleeping bags including spider man, the incredible hulk and even the iron man. This is a neat present which will make your other half smile and you can even get matching ones for the whole family. They are great value for money and can be used as an extra layer of clothing when out in the cold. This is a must have for any camping fanatic!

Gerber Freescape Camp Kitchen Kit

This green and black stylish camping kitchen set is great for any man who loves to cook on the BBQ. It includes two kitchen knives, a built in ceramic sharpener, a locking drawer for the knives, a drip channel around the board and non-slip rubber footing. We love this nifty item because it is perfect for camping, it fits compactly into your luggage and it means you can transport your kitchen knives with safety.

If your man loves to try his hand at chopping and grilling then buy this for him to give him a jump start. You never know, he might actually like it and start to cook more at home!

Satechi LightMate Emergency LED Flashlight with 2200mAh Power Bank USB Port and Rechargeable Battery

This really versatile gadget works as a breaker, a charger and a light so in the event of the end of the world you can be guaranteed light and the battery on your phone not to die. This is a

high-brightness, portable LED light – safe, long lasting, and highly visible, it is safe and efficient mobile power – 2200mAh power bank USB charging port with cable included, it has a long-distance flash light – 5 different lighting modes: bright, medium, dim, SOS, and strobe, it has a high-strength alloy steel emergency glass breaker and it is waterproof and durable – can withstand inclement weather, accidental submersion, or spills.

We love this flashlight and is one of the items we are going to be adding to our survival kit list!

AirDog – The Action Sports Drone

When camping the one thing people sometimes to forget is pictures because they are having too much fun with outdoor activities. This drone is easy to use and has a dedicated flight mode for every action and sport. It is super compact to carry around making it a perfect gadget to use when camping. It has a wrist controller which is waterproof so you can maintain full focus on the action going on around you while still being able to capture it.

It has a ground collision avoidance on board so you can ensure it won’t fall apart to pieces when in use and it has a top speed of 44 mph so you can catch all those exciting outdoor sports from a bird’s eye view and it also has a wind resistance of up to 28 knots. It includes batteries, a charger, a wrist controller and propellers.

We love this neat creation and couldn’t be more excited about the new drones which are coming out next season. If you want to please your other half and if they are both gadget and camping mad then buy this and film your next game of baseball at the campsite or even film the next time you go surfing.

Coleman Quattro Lax Double Quad Chair

We couldn’t help but add this neat loveseat to our list even though it isn’t a gadget because let’s be honest, what man wouldn’t love to cuddle up to his other half by the campfire in a comfy loveseat camp seat! This one comes in lime green and black so it will make you stand out from the crowd and each chair has a cup holder so you can sit back, relax and enjoy a drink or two together. The two convenient backseat pockets can allow you to store your books and phones and it folds away really easily for transportation.

Victorinox Swiss Army Camper II Pocket Knife

Last but not least we have the classical gadget which every man will love. A swiss army camping survival knife which has everything you need in one compact, pocket item. The champion plus version has so many versatile tools which will come handy to anyone who loves to camp, fish, hike or hunt. It has 30 individual tools such as screwdrivers, bottle openers, can openers, files, hooks, saws and is crafted in switzerland with a lifetime warranty.

This item is a great gift for anyone and is so versatile and is great to have in your backpack when camping. Be assured any man will love this nifty gadget.

Other Camping Gadget Ideas…

Alongside the obvious army knife and camping seat there are so many things you can buy as a gift for any camping lover. Try looking at the smart compasses which have recently come out or even the smartwatches which everyone has fallen in love with. Buy a portable speaker if your camping fanatic loves music or buy some BBQ skewers if they love to cook! The choices are endless but we picked the products above because they are great value for money and will bring a smile to anyone’s face. If you want something extra special then go for personalised items like engraved compasses or water bottles. Have a look at ordering a t-shirt with the slogan ‘Happy Camper’ for example.

For the ones who like to wear clean clothes every day we even have portable washing machines and a portable coffee makers so you can have that burst of caffeine before anyone else gets up. With today’s technology we have seen gadgets that help you get a phone signal when you don’t have one, gadgets that charge up your phone and other items through a USB solar powered port and even blankets which fold down to the size of penny. If you can think of it then it has probably been invented, right down to waterproof notebooks and backpacks that fold out into a tent. A lot of the gadgets we have researched aren’t entirely practical for campers but if you want to go camping and have some home comforts with you then try out some of these gadgets. We even came across a waterproof, smart umbrella which alerts you when you forget it or if it’s going to rain anytime soon. Buy a smart gadget today and please your loved one!

Check Out These Camping Gadgets For Men

Check Out These Camping Gadgets For Men

If you are looking for a gift idea, whether it is for Christmas or a birthday then look no further because we have come up with some top choices of camping gadgets for men – women love them too – but these gadgets are ‘manly’ gadgets which will keep men quiet for hours on end and will actually come in useful for something.  If your other half is a camping fanatic then we have all the answers below. Bringing technology and nature together who knew that these camping gadgets take camping to new heights. We have even picked out neat camping chairs and even drones to please the man in your life so you can pick something ultra-unique and ultra-special. Check out our coolest picks below.

Selk’bag Captain America Sleeping Bag

We know a sleeping bag isn’t a gadget but it is something you can’t do without when camping and we love this Captain America wearable sleeping bag which will really please your other half. They can eat and drink by the campfire and then fall into the tent without having to worry about fitting and zipping up sleeping bags. It has an insulated hood which will keep your ears warm, it has a quick release system so you can easily get your hands out of the sleeping bag, the hip zipper allows you to easily reach into your pockets, the botties can also be detached so you can wear your own shoes when outside and it comes in four sizes so is made to fit every shape!

Selk’bag do a whole range of similar wearable sleeping bags including spider man, the incredible hulk and even the iron man. This is a neat present which will make your other half smile and you can even get matching ones for the whole family. They are great value for money and can be used as an extra layer of clothing when out in the cold. This is a must have for any camping fanatic!

Gerber Freescape Camp Kitchen Kit

This green and black stylish camping kitchen set is great for any man who loves to cook on the BBQ. It includes two kitchen knives, a built in ceramic sharpener, a locking drawer for the knives, a drip channel around the board and non-slip rubber footing. We love this nifty item because it is perfect for camping, it fits compactly into your luggage and it means you can transport your kitchen knives with safety.

Camping gadgets for men
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If your man loves to try his hand at chopping and grilling then buy this for him to give him a jump start. You never know, he might actually like it and start to cook more at home!

Satechi LightMate Emergency LED Flashlight with 2200mAh Power Bank USB Port and Rechargeable Battery

This really versatile gadget works as a breaker, a charger and a light so in the event of the end of the world you can be guaranteed light and the battery on your phone not to die. This is a

high-brightness, portable LED light – safe, long lasting, and highly visible, it is safe and efficient mobile power – 2200mAh power bank USB charging port with cable included, it has a long-distance flash light – 5 different lighting modes: bright, medium, dim, SOS, and strobe, it has a high-strength alloy steel emergency glass breaker and it is waterproof and durable – can withstand inclement weather, accidental submersion, or spills.

We love this flashlight and is one of the items we are going to be adding to our survival kit list!

AirDog – The Action Sports Drone

When camping the one thing people sometimes to forget is pictures because they are having too much fun with outdoor activities. This drone is easy to use and has a dedicated flight mode for every action and sport. It is super compact to carry around making it a perfect gadget to use when camping. It has a wrist controller which is waterproof so you can maintain full focus on the action going on around you while still being able to capture it.

It has a ground collision avoidance on board so you can ensure it won’t fall apart to pieces when in use and it has a top speed of 44 mph so you can catch all those exciting outdoor sports from a bird’s eye view and it also has a wind resistance of up to 28 knots. It includes batteries, a charger, a wrist controller and propellers.

We love this neat creation and couldn’t be more excited about the new drones which are coming out next season. If you want to please your other half and if they are both gadget and camping mad then buy this and film your next game of baseball at the campsite or even film the next time you go surfing.

Coleman Quattro Lax Double Quad Chair

We couldn’t help but add this neat loveseat to our list even though it isn’t a gadget because let’s be honest, what man wouldn’t love to cuddle up to his other half by the campfire in a comfy loveseat camp seat! This one comes in lime green and black so it will make you stand out from the crowd and each chair has a cup holder so you can sit back, relax and enjoy a drink or two together. The two convenient backseat pockets can allow you to store your books and phones and it folds away really easily for transportation.

Victorinox Swiss Army Camper II Pocket Knife

Last but not least we have the classical gadget which every man will love. A swiss army camping survival knife which has everything you need in one compact, pocket item. The champion plus version has so many versatile tools which will come handy to anyone who loves to camp, fish, hike or hunt. It has 30 individual tools such as screwdrivers, bottle openers, can openers, files, hooks, saws and is crafted in switzerland with a lifetime warranty.

This item is a great gift for anyone and is so versatile and is great to have in your backpack when camping. Be assured any man will love this nifty gadget.

Other Camping Gadget Ideas…

Alongside the obvious army knife and camping seat there are so many things you can buy as a gift for any camping lover. Try looking at the smart compasses which have recently come out or even the smartwatches which everyone has fallen in love with. Buy a portable speaker if your camping fanatic loves music or buy some BBQ skewers if they love to cook! The choices are endless but we picked the products above because they are great value for money and will bring a smile to anyone’s face. If you want something extra special then go for personalised items like engraved compasses or water bottles. Have a look at ordering a t-shirt with the slogan ‘Happy Camper’ for example.

Camping gadgets for men
Buy a smart gadget today and please your loved one!

For the ones who like to wear clean clothes every day we even have portable washing machines and a portable coffee makers so you can have that burst of caffeine before anyone else gets up. With today’s technology we have seen gadgets that help you get a phone signal when you don’t have one, gadgets that charge up your phone and other items through a USB solar powered port and even blankets which fold down to the size of penny. If you can think of it then it has probably been invented, right down to waterproof notebooks and backpacks that fold out into a tent. A lot of the gadgets we have researched aren’t entirely practical for campers but if you want to go camping and have some home comforts with you then try out some of these gadgets. We even came across a waterproof, smart umbrella which alerts you when you forget it or if it’s going to rain anytime soon. Buy a smart gadget today and please your loved one!

Best Sleeping Bags for Camping Trips

Best Sleeping Bags for Camping Trips

After our team have had a hundred wet, damp and cold nights testing sleeping bags we have come up with the top choices which gave us a few cozy, warm nights when camping! When you are new to camping and backpacking choosing items for your trip can be overwhelming. With all the technical specifications that are listed with a tent, a sleeping bag and a backpack the choices can be daunting. To a novice a sleeping bag with a rating of -40F might look the same as a sleeping bag with a rating of 35F. These factors are the difference between getting a good night’s sleep and a bad one and it is these specifications that are vital for safety and comfort when camping.

Best Camping Sleeping Bag

We have decoded all these important aspects of a sleeping bag for you, such as how warm the bag is, what it is insulated with and the size to help you find a sleeping bag that will do it’s job for your trip. Once you make sense of what you need then you can purchase a sleeping bag which will offer you the comfort of sleeping in a hotel room – only in a tent, in the wilderness!

Coleman Brazos Cold Weather Sleeping Bag
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The temperature rating is the most important thing you need to look at before anything else. This is how warm you will be when sleeping and all sleeping bags come with a rating which lets you know what temperature the sleeping bag has been designed for. If you are sleeping in a 10F bag when it is 65F outside you will be sweating within minutes but if you have a 40F bag when it’s 20F outside then you will probably catch hypothermia! Make sure you do your research first and find out about the climate that you will be staying in before you make your choice on what rating you need.

In the past many companies made up their own temperature ratings which made it impossible for users to compare one sleeping bag against the next without testing it. In 2005 the European Norm was released and this made sure that all sleeping bags sold in Europe had a specific standard for testing and ratings. This means that it is easier than ever for you to choose the right sleeping bag for your needs. It is important to note that women on average sleep about 12 degrees colder than men. The ratings which are given are usually given a standard for men and women. For example if a sleeping bag is rated for women at 25F then it will be 37F for men’s rating which makes them equal for one temperature.

Coleman Palmetto Cool Weather Adult Sleeping Bag
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The next thing you need to consider is what the sleeping bag is filled with. This is what will trap the heat and essentially keep you warm when you need it the most. Two main types are used today and these are synthetic polyester fibers and natural down from geese or ducks. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. Synthetic bags retain their loft when wet and are easier on your bank account, while down bags weigh less relative to their temperature ratings and compress to a smaller size. You also need to consider the size of bag you need and the type of shape you will be more comfy in. Mummy bags will keep you warmer but don’t give you a lot of room to move it. You can also get rectangular bags which can be zipped together if you want to share your sleeping space with a partner.

Nemo Sonic Down Sleeping Bag 15F

This is a more expensive sleeping bag but well worth the investment if you are going to be staying in harsh, cold, wet conditions. This is from the 2015 selection and comes in two sizes, long or regular. This sleeping bag has been designed using a unique technology which allows you to regulate the warmth of the bag on milder nights without letting a draft in. It has a center zipper which can be partially opened for access without having to leave the warmth of the bag and it designed for durability with stretch stitching and high quality shell material. We found this bag to be the most appropriate in the wind, the wet and the harsh cold you can sometimes meet when backpacking or camping. For what you get it is compact and easy to carry around, if your budget allows it then this is great for those serious campers and backpackers.

Sierra Designs DriDown Mobile Mummy 800-Fill 3 Season Sleeping Bag

This unique sleeping bag comes down in price and is great for those that don’t have such a generous budget. You can buy it in purple or green and has openings also for your arms so you can stay snug while drinking your morning coffee.

It has an ultralight jacket hood fits comfortably snug around your face like the hood on a jacket, it has a centrally placed, ventable 58″ zipper which is easier and more natural to operate than other sleeping bags. It has dual sliders which can be zipped from the bottom for venting and all openings on the bag are reinforced with additional interior down baffling to prevent cold-air drafts

You can also leave you down jacket at home and stow the foot box for a comfortable walk around camp. DriDown technology represents the evolution of down insulation and is treated with a molecular polymer that creates a hydrophobic finish on each individual down plume. DriDown stays dry longer, packs better and dries faster than untreated down.

Mountain Hardwear HyperLamina Spark 35 Sleeping Bag

We also couldn’t help but include this sleeping bag in our list because we love the design and of course, the price. It is synthetic and does exactly what it should – keep you snug as a bug in a rug! It has proprietary welded Lamina construction which enhances loft and eliminates cold spots. It has thermal Q insulation which has outstanding compressibility and maintains excellent loft and offers a unique performance with the mummy cut which is snug, reduces girth, weight, and bulk and maximizes thermal efficiency. It has been engineered to be the lightest and warmest synthetic bag on the market. Our team found this one to be the best value for money and we love its bright color which will put a smile on your face even on the coldest of mornings. This sleeping bag also packs really well and rolls down easy so you can pack and unpack with ease.

Mountain Hardwear Heratio 32 Sleeping Bag – Women’s

We couldn’t go without testing a women’s sleeping bag and from many, we narrowed our choice down to this light aqua blue sleeping bag – mummy style! It has an advanced treatment applied that resists heat robbing moisture and retains maximum loft in damp conditions. It has been made with increased insulation and it has a down-filled face gasket comfortably blocks drafts at the hood opening. It even has an insulated draft tube with anti snag panel prevents cold spots along zipper and a full length 5 zipper with double sliders for versatile ventilation. It packs well and is light in weight so if you are going car camping or backpacking, this option works really well.

Coleman North Rim Adult Mummy Sleeping Bag
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Ask Fellow Campers

It is always a good idea to ask fellow campers for advice on which sleeping bags they have tried and tested and maybe ask to borrow theirs before you invest in one. There are many forums online where you can find people with similar interests and fellows professional campers are always happy to give advice and recommendations. Ask your friends and family as well because when you invest in a sleeping bag, you are investing in the way you sleep, how you sleep and the safety of your sleeping conditions.

Ideal Tent Lighting Ideas For When You Go Camping

Ideal Tent Lighting Ideas For When You Go Camping

Tent lighting ideas campingWhen you go on a camping trip lighting is something you simply can’t do without. You need light to cook, clean, get dressed and set up camp with. Not only is it something you can’t do without but it creates a warm, inviting atmosphere inside and outside your tent. Lighting comes in many sizes, shapes and forms as well different varieties for example battery powered or solar powered. Choosing what is right for you depends on the space you have, the size of your tent, what you need it for and the weather conditions you will be staying in. You also need to make sure you purchase good quality lighting that won’t leave you in the dark. Here is what we think is important when choosing lighting for your camping trip.

What You Need To Look For When Purchasing Lighting For Your Tent

Choose battery operated. These are the safest and the most reliable. Under bad weather conditions they are so much more practical. You can turn them on and off whenever you see fit and they are a lot safer than the traditional kerosene lamps. Choose one with a longer battery life or even one that has a recharge crank so if you get caught short with no batteries and a dead light you can still use it in emergencies until you return home. If you are going on a backpacking trip and you have to lug it around with you all day choose something small and light because an extra pound or two can make a huge difference. It needs to be compact in size but it also needs to have a huge effect. Any lantern, flashlight or headlight that you have needs to be bright. To be able to keep you organised and of course out of danger in the more extreme conditions it needs to emit a lot of light. It is even a good idea to invest a light that has different dim settings on it so you can sleep with a night light on for example.

Another good thing to look for is a hands free light, when pitching your tent or when cooking you will need both hands so having one that is attached to you makes camping a whole lot easier. If you want a well-lit campsite then invest in a freestanding one as well. You can even buy lights today that have emergency signals on them incase you get lost in the dark or come across an emergency situation. More than anything you need a weatherproof, waterproof light that won’t die on you in the damp or the cold. As a rule always make sure your light has this feature and as a second rule look for LED lighting because they are brighter and longer lasting than any other lights and LED lighting doesn’t attract bugs because they they don’t emit UV rays like the others do.

CampGuard LED Camping Lantern with Auto Motion and Auto Motion with Alarm sensing detection and Rugged rubber coated protection

As far as lanterns go we really love this camping lantern. This is an ultra-bright LED lantern which emits 400 lumens and is rubber coated making it durable and weatherproof. It is equipped with motion detection as well so it will automatically light up if you want it to when you enter or exit the tent for example. It also has an additional motion detector sensor with an alarm that will alert you to any unwanted guests by your tent which also works during the daytime when the light isn’t turned on which helps ward off wild animals! With a warranty of three years this makes for a really good investment and one which we love. CampGuard have really good reviews from hundreds of customers and their lantern is high quality and safe to use.

Secur Waterproof Hand crank or built in Solar powered 3 LED Flashlight, High power 3 functions LED, Dynamo powered no batteries needed, waterproof up to 45 feet

We are really in love with this compact sized solar powered flashlight which is waterproof so you know it will work in harsh weather conditions. It comes with a built in hand crank for emergencies and has three settings for LED lighting. This is great value for money and offers some real light – it offers 120 minutes of light after one hour of direct sunlight charging and sixty minutes of light after one minute of cranking. It comes with a strong five year warranty and we can’t help but notice the stylish design which pulls it apart from other flashlights.

Cymas LED Headlamp 5000 Lumens, Bright Headlight Flashlight Waterproof USB Rechargeable Headlamp for Hunting Camping Running Fishing Night Working

If you want something really bright and a light that is handfree then go for this more professional option which is really comfy to wear. It frees up your hands, has a really good fit which can be adjusted to different angles and sizes and with 5000 lumens this LED headlight will give you the light you need to do any task while camping. There are four different light modes which you can choose from and it can be charged through a USB port as well as batteries. Cymas offer an 18 month guarantee with this product and customers are more than satisfied with its amazing features.

Suaoki Led Camping Lantern Lights Rechargeable Battery (Powered By Solar Panel and USB Charging) Collapsible Mini Brightest Flashlight for Outdoor Hiking Camping Tent Garden Patio(Emergency Charger for Phone, Water-Resistant)

We also love nifty gadgets that feature a round of uses which are helpful when camping and we got all excited when Suaki created a snazzy lantern that not only is collapsible and compact but one which has a whole range of buttons, features and uses. This cool lantern can be charged through sunlight or through USB giving you the choice to choose whichever is more convenient for you. It is foldable and durable and it smaller than the iPhone 6 meaning you can fit it nicely into any sized backpack. It has three lighting modes and you can even purchase it in green or red! Not only is it water resistant but it will charge you phone if you have an emergency. We are in love with this lantern and think it is great value for money!

Big Agnes – MtnGLO Tent Light Accessory Kit

Maybe not so practical and a bit of a fuss to put up but these string lights will make your tent feel as if you are in Santa’s Grotto and this is a lighting option which is perfect if you have kids. They are a fun way to light up your tent for the whole family and let’s face it – the toddlers can’t exactly lose them! These lights come packed in an easy portable carry bag with 100 inches of LED lights. The kit includes clips so you can install them easily and the work on three AAA batteries which will give you 24 hours of light. You also have the option to charge with a USB port. These lights will really brighten up your tent, give off a cozy atmosphere and will probably make your tent the coolest in the campsite!

Tent lighting ideas camping

Just Buy Them All!

If you have the space then don’t choose but buy them all! You can never have enough lights when you are camping and if you go with kids you will probably end up with less than when you started. Have a few inexpensive flashlights at hand to use and one headlight each which can be used hands-free. Make sure you have a lantern for your tent and one for the outside as well to make cooking and dressing tasks easier. Choose the lights and lanterns which can be folded and packed away easily to make for better storage and enjoy your trip rather than fumbling around in the dark!

Amazing House Tents For Family Camping Trips

Amazing House Tents For Family Camping Trips

House Tents for camping
With so much to choose from purchasing a tent perfect for your family can be difficult – today we discuss some of the best house tents for camping to help make your choice just that little bit easier.

Taking your family camping can be fun and enjoyable. Make the planning and organization stress free by letting us do the hard work of finding a tent which is right for you. House tents are great if you are a family with children and you need space for luggage, cooler boxes, shoes, clothes and other essentials which you might need when catering in the forest with both younger and older children. Making your choice might not be so easy because there are so many tents to choose from. A lot of people like all the fussy features which some tents come with like awnings, inside doors and toilet areas and others prefer a simple large tent which is big enough to sleep six people. We have picked what we think is the best of both worlds. Read on below to see our picks and why we think they are the best family house tents around.

Wenzel Klondike Tent - 8 Person
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Eureka Copper Canyon 6 Tent – 6 Person
This tent is great if you don’t mind the bigger size. If you are going car camping and you have the room to store a bulky, boxy tent then you should go for this. The extra space provided by this large family tent will help you have more sleeping space and it will make the trip more comfortable if you are staying a week rather than just a weekend. Eureka make camping as comfy as possible and with this tent you will want to be going camping again and again. It has a cube shape and the center height reaches seven feet and is probably one of the roomiest family tents about. It is isn’t built for the top of a mountain in a snowstorm but it does withhold strong wind and rainstorms which is important, durable to say the least.

Coleman Sundome 3-Person Dome Tent, Green
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This tent will be a family favorite and you will be pitching it up in many years time as well. Long lasting and high quality is what you get when purchasing the copper canyon. It has a 10 x 10 floor space, a large D style door with windows which offer both ventilation and visibility. Eureka build tents for little ones to large ones and this ticks off our checklist of all the things we need and it easy to set up! We give this stylish tent a thumbs up! Plus who doesn’t enjoy stargazing when camping?

Coleman 8-Person Instant Tent (14’x10′)
We also can’t help but smile at the Coleman tent. It is so spacious and well worth the investment if you are a large family. You can buy it in three cool colors, black, brown or blue and it has a modern yet stunning design. It is designed for quick assembly so you can erect it in about five minutes which is a great plus because the poles are attached to the tent so no more wondering on what tubes go where. It has also been designed using the unique exclusive weather Tec system which basically means it has really thick waterproof walls with a welded floor ensuring you and your family will stay dry in even the heaviest of downpour. It has two doors and seven windows with additional removable dividers between rooms so every family member can have their own privacy. It has a center height of six feet which is substantial enough for someone to stand up in without having to crouch over in two. Coleman will also give you a one year warranty with this tent which is something we can’t help but love!

The designers have created this tent with you in mind and have used only the best quality materials when manufacturing it. No more elbowing each other when asleep because this tent gives everyone the room they need to get a good nights kip and we love the Coleman tents!

Coleman Montana 8-Person Tent, Black
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Tahoe Gear Carson 3-Season 14 Person Large Family Cabin Tent
When it comes to family camping we say the bigger the better. Why not have a tent which is like a house to make your camping trip even more memorable? We love this huge fourteen person tent and although you probably won’t be squeezing fourteen people inside it is perfect for a family of six or even eight.

If you are looking for something practical as well as comfy then we have just the tent for you. It is great for use during the day and at night. The generous seven foot height allows for people to move with ease inside the tent and the durable material body is great if you want to retreat into the cool after a hot day or retreat into the warm after a cold day. It comes with an additional fly canopy which can be pulled out and extended over the door for extra space and includes guy ropes so you can secure it in harsher weather conditions. We love this extra space because it is great for storing bags and shoes and is even better to use as a cooking area. The three adjoining rooms can be separated off for privacy or opened to create a larger living space. There is open mesh windows and doors in each room so you can keep the light in but the bugs out which is another plus that we love and it comes fitted with solar reflectors to keep it cool in the hot sun. We think this family tent is great value for money and is worth the buy. Spacious, affordable, durable and long lasting with an easy to pitch design you simply can’t ask for more.

Coleman 8-Person Instant Tent
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Ozark Trail Base Camp 14-Person Cabin Tent
If you want something even bigger then go for this blue and yellow tent which is designed like a cross. It can have up to four separate rooms which can be divided off easily with tie backs. It has an outstanding twelve windows which provide ventilation throughout and it can fit up to five air mattresses inside! With two people at hand it can be set up with ease under twenty minutes and the main area has a mesh roof for those stargazing evenings to enjoy with your other half. This is a great tent if you are planning to go camping in a wet and damp area because there is enough space inside the tent to prepare food and play card games with your children to pass the time! The main area works well as a storage area and is somewhere where you can take off your muddy shoes as well.

Coleman WeatherMaster 6-Person Tent with Screen Room
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Many campers say this is the best family tent around and even though an older model still beats the newer ones. If you have both older and younger children then this tent would work great for you as it offers the right amount of private space that every individual might need.

House Tents for camping

Choosing the Best House Tents for Camping

All these four tents are perfect family tents. They all have great customer reviews and will give you and your family the room you need to sleep well, dress and eat without sitting on top of one another. Even though these are large tents we have picked them because they are in general easy to pitch and easy to put away. All of them are weatherproof and have been tested against high wind and rain. Choose one with an awning area if you think you will use it or if not choose one with a main middle area like the Ozark where you can snug together and watch the stars at night. All of the above tents are good quality, long lasting tents which are great for the novice campers right down to the pro’s.

CORE 9 Person Instant Cabin Tent - 14' x 9'
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Why not try a family camping trip today and enjoy the holiday of a lifetime while getting back in touch with Mother Nature? Pack some clothes, wellies and enough food and you will find you won’t even need your phone!