We’ve gathered a list of great outdoor tents to fit parties of three people. Whether you’re biking, hiking or driving to your campsite, there’s a tent on our list that will work for you. All of these 3-person tents are well constructed, easy to set up and come with a minimum one-year warranty. Not all tents are made for overnighters, so you’ll find tents for day trips and ice fishing, too.
This snag-free tent sets up in 10 minutes. The awning provides shade and rain protection, while the mesh windows allow for cooling and ventilation. The inverted seams of this tent keep water out. Inside there is enough room to fit a queen-sized airbed with nearly 4 and a half feet of standing room. There is a small vent near the bottom of the tent and an E-Port opening to connect power sources to your devices inside.
This 3-person tent is lightweight with a carrying bag made to easily take along when hiking. It only takes five minutes to put up, including the awning. Inside you can fit an inflatable mattress, plus there are several side pockets and a large overhead pocket for storing items out of the way. This tent has three zippered windows and a ground vent. It also has a cable port to run electricity into the tent.
This 3-person tent features two doors to make it easier for people to get in and out. Each door has two-way zippers, so you’re never stuck. There is also a large mesh window and two ceiling vents to provide airflow. The outside, floors, and rainfly of this tent are all made from polyester to make it waterproof. It also protects against UV rays. There are four guylines to help this test be more stable and wind-resistant when up.
This tent is designed to last several seasons, so it’s perfect for avid campers that spend a lot of time outdoors. The dome-shaped tent has an extra high ceiling with a peak over five feet tall. The floor dimensions are 88 inches by 80 inches, so it accommodates campers over 6 feet tall. The tent has two doors with one that can be propped up on walking sticks to make a covered porch area.
While this tent is designed to hold four people, it still works from smaller parties. It has an easy to assemble design and more headroom than a dome tent. You can easily fit a queen airbed in this tent with enough space to store camping gear and walk comfortably around in the tent. The floor has welded corners and uses PE tubing to ensure the inside of the tent stays dry in rainy weather. It also has an electrical cord port, a mesh roof, and ground vents.
For campers taking along their road bikes or motorcycles, this is the perfect tent to take along. The traditional domed tent holds three adults, but also extends to create a covered garage area to store your bikes. The garage area is big enough to fit most tall and large motorcycles with two side doors to make it easy to get it in and out. When finished, the Vuz camping tent rolls up small enough to strap to your bike and go.
For day trips the AmazonBasic pop-up tent is a good option. This tent doesn’t zip closed but does provide enough shade from the sun, or shelter from the wind and rain for several people. There is a mesh window at the back of the tent to provide ample airflow. The front flap lays flat to provide some protection from the ground. When done, the tent collapses quickly and fits into the included carrying case.
This tent is designed to keep you sheltered from the cold, wind and snow while ice fishing. The Eskimo fishing tent has several storage pockets to keep your fishing gear close by, ventilation to allow smoke and fumes from indoor heat sources escape and enough room for three people to comfortably sit and fish together. The ice anchors don’t bend under pressure and are easy to grip while placing and removing them.
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We recommend the Coleman Sundome Tent for your next camping trip. It’s built to last several seasons, which is a lot of time to enjoy the outdoors while also having shelter nearby. The Alpha Camp tent is also a good option if you’re hiking to your camping spot because of its lightweight design and ease of carrying with you.
For bikers, we recommend looking at the Vuz. This tent straps easily to your motorcycle and includes a garage to store your bike out of the elements while you sleep.