Find the best lightweight, dependable four person tent for your next backcountry trip with advice from experienced backpackers who put many models to the test to find out which tents are worth the price.
Best tent for families
Most versatile tent
This superlivable tent is great for families.
The more, the merrier. Bring the gang along with one of these king-size shelters.
The most livable group tent out there gets better.
Light Four-Person Tent
A lavish palace that packs down smaller than other family tents.
By pairing four expedition-worthy poles with three-season fabric, the four-person Gemini tent delivers rock-solid stability for an attractive weight.
From ultralight to ultra bomber these six tents will keep you outside all winter long.
Roomy, strong, and sturdy—it’s everything we want in a foul-weather home away from home.
This freestanding shelter fits a whole family—on a family budget. But space is best for parents with young kids, not teens.
Find the right shelter for every budget and trip.
Camp in comfort with this spacious and weatherproof tent from Sierra Designs.
Bugout lets you congregate for blissfully insect-free meals and card games.
Few four-person tents best this blend of livability, low weight, and reasonable cost.
If low weight is your prime tent priority, put this shelter at the top of your shopping list.
A four-person, double-walled tent that's supremely packable.