The Best 6 Person Tents of 2020

Camping is a wonderful experience for those that either know what they are doing or aren’t afraid to roll with the punches. Having a great tent can help turn a mediocre excursion into an extraordinary one. These roomy 6 person tents are no exception.

Best camping tents for 2020

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Some basic information about tents

Tents come in lots of different spaces and are made of lots of different materials, both in the fabric and the metal parts.

3-season vs 4 season tents

3-season tents are lightweight, portable tents that are good for camping and can withstand most times of year and most locations.

4-season or “winter” tents are made from materials that allow them to withstand much more extremes in location and temperature.

Since they are more durable, they are also heavier than 3-season tents but allow more internal insulation. Stronger poles mean that 4-season tents can also handle a load of snow on the top of them or high winds blowing into the sides.

What materials are tents made from

  • Cotton
    • expensive but allows for good ventilation and insulation
    • can leak in not “weathered” (left in the rain a time of two so the materials can swell and nestle together
  • PVC-coated canvas or acrylic
    • heavy
    • strong and weatherproof
  • Polycotton canvas
    • cotton blended with polyester
    • can be treated to become waterproof
  • Polyester
    • does not get baggy when wet
    • can be hard to ventilate in warm climates
  • Nylon
    • needs sunlight protection to maintain long-term durability (can be coated for this protection)
    • extremely lightweight

Types of tents

  • Dome
    • light and easy to set up
    • more headroom
    • can get caught by wind
  • A-frame
    • easy to set up
    • stable
    • can be heavy and bulky
  • Backpacking
    • smaller size, lighter
    • less room, only come in smaller sizes
  • Pop-up
    • Easy set-up and take down
    • not made for stability or long-term camping
  • Teepee
    • less poles
    • high ceilings
    • heavy

Best 6 person tents of 2020


Whiteduck 100% cotton bell tent

Pros

  • 8ft center height and 7ft door height
  • Available in fire retardant finish
  • Water and UV repellent, mold and mildew resistant

Cons

  • 30+ minute setup
  • very heavy
  • expensive
Cotton Canvas Bell Tent - Regatta 13 - Exclusive Review for Camping and Glamping

QOMOTOP 6 Person Camping Tent

Pros

  • 1 minute set up
  • 10ft x 9ft with a 5ft 9in ceiling
  • Excellent ventilation

Cons

  • Not many color options
  • Only a 3 season tent

Coleman dome tent with sunroom

Pros

  • Dark room technology (blocks 90% of daylight)
  • Reduces heat
  • 10 ft x 5 ft screen room

cons

  • 15 minute set up
  • Weighs 22 lbs

Buyer Reviews - Coleman Dome Tent for Camping


Kazoo 6 person pop up tent

pros

  • 30 second set up
  • 2 year warranty
  • 6ft tall peak height

cons

  • 18 pounds
  • May not hold up in windy conditions

CORE 6 Person Instant Cabin Tent with Awning

pros

  • 60 second set up
  • 72″ center height
  • Comes with hanging wall organizer

Cons

  • Weighs about 25 pounds
  • Possibility of zipper malfunction
  • 3-season tent
Core Equipment 6 Person Instant Cabin Tent Unboxing


NKT Cherokee 6 person tent

pros

  • 15 lbs
  • Almost 10ft x 10 ft interior
  • Antifungal flooring material

Cons

  • Only one door
  • 3-season tent
Best 6 person tents for 2020

If these are just a little too big, check out our list of the best 4 person tents for 2020.

We hope you enjoyed this list of some of the best 6 person tents. Did your favorite tent make the list? Do you have a tent that you love that didn’t?? Drop your favorites in the comments.

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