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Camping season is in full swing. If you're ready for an outdoor vacation with your clan, a sturdy tent is essential for any family camping trip.
Although I'm a writer for the Review's parenting team, I'm also a passionate outdoorsman with nearly 30 years of camping experience. I have a rather awkward collection of tents, some from my backpacking days, and some from when I went on a family car camping trip. In short, I have a lot of experience working with tents, so I feel very confident in evaluating the best and best family tent in the review, the Coleman Skylodge Instant Tent, after many beta tests.
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We tested eight of the most popular tents you can find on Amazon over the course of two months, taking them to different campsites to see which were the most robust and popular in terms of space, smart storage, ventilation and ease of installation. .
The Coleman Skylodge outshone the competition and provided not only a quick and easy setup for one, but also the most comfortable wilderness accommodations of all the tents we tested.
As well as being spacious, weather resistant and strong, it can be installed in less than five minutes.
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This tent takes less than five minutes to set up and requires only one person. It also offers roomy pockets to store a wallet, phone, e-reader, some headlamps and even a small audio player for kids and headphones.
Also, the ventilation of this tent is unmatched by almost any other competitor. You will be well protected from wind and rain, without having to worry about a good night's sleep.
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Although there are other cheaper options on the market, the Coleman Skylodge still represents good value for money. A 4-person model that costs less than $250, you'd be wise to go for it. You'll spend less time figuring out complicated curtain rods and more time enjoying the great outdoors.
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This article originally appeared on Review: The Coleman Skylodge Instant Tent Is the Best Family Tent – Here's Why