When we go camping we like to try and get the whole family in one tent if possible. Ultimately, that shouldn’t be too difficult since there are only 5 of us and many tent manufacturers make 5 and 6 person tents, right?
Wrong, when they say it’s a 6 person tent they mean 6 people sleeping right up next to each other with basically no extra room for gear. My rule of thumb is to get a tent that is double the size of what it says you need. So with 5 people in our family, we are looking for at least a 10 man tent. Additionally, we sleep on cots, which end up taking more room, so we look for the largest family camping tents that don’t cost a fortune.
The following large camping tents are great options for large families or those who simply like having extra room in the tent