THE BEST FAMILY TENT FOR CAMPING: Coleman Evanston Screened Tent

With over 1,000 five-star reviews, the Coleman Evanston Screened Tent might be the best companion for your family camping.

When warm weather arrives, the smell of campfires and pine trees allure many of you into the woods and mountains for camping trips. Sometimes there's nothing better than sitting around a fire and roasting marshmallows with your family. It’s super fun to go out for camping, but you still need something to sleep in and keep you and your family warm and dry, so a tent should be at the top of your priority list.

Want to learn more about family camping? I suggest you read this ultimate guide to camping with family: Camping Checklist - The Essential Guide for Family Camping. But if you are looking for a perfect family camping tent, which is easy to set-up, great quality and compact, I present to you: Coleman Evanston Screened Tent, the $109.99 spacious 6-person(8-person for $119.99) tent for large families and groups.

With over 1000 reviews, 4.3-star average and a fabulous price point, this product is more appealing than other family tents that are either too pricey or low quality on Amazon. All you really need is the best quality item for the most reasonable price.

  • Roomy, easy to setup, 6 person tent with a fully screened front porch area
  • WeatherTec System - guaranteed to keep you dry
  • Variflo adjustable ventilation
  • Privacy vent window
  • Color-coded 11mm fiberglass shock cord poles and continuous pole sleeves - easy setup
  • Great tent for families, scout groups, and extended camping excursions
  • 14'x 10' floor area with a center height of 72' - enough room to fit 2 Queen airbeds
  • Tent height 5' 8'

This roomy modified dome tent features a fully screened front porch and privacy wings to help you fully enjoy your family campouts in comfort. The space inside is very spacious, it could easily fits 2 queen airbeds and you still have extra room for your bag or camping gear. This 6 person is very roomy for 2 and still comfortable for 4 but 6-max if you decide to use sleeping bag only. If you have a big family that more than 6 ppl and don’t want to feel too cramped with so many people in such a small space, you can buy two 6-person tents. Or choose the 8 person tent.

The screened front porch is very nice and useful. You can easily fit a little camp table and two chairs in there – if you have rainy or buggy nights, it will be a great place for your family to relax. Stuffs you don’t want inside, like shoes, towel and wet gear, you also can put them in this area. Some people said the netted porch wouldn’t keep anything dry in bad weather, so you need to plan accordingly, but for most buyers, apparently they LOVE this front porch.

“Love the ' porch '. I put up a queen air mattress and used a rubbermaid tote as an ' end table' in the tent proper. Battery candles - cute & safe. I put a little camp table & two chairs on the porch - tho we had good weather and never really needed to sit in there. But, it would have been perfectly comfortable to hang out and play cards, drink wine, whatever - if we had. Can't say enough good things. Bought it on Prime and received it within two days. I love my tent. And so does my dog, Sugar !!” -- Pheasant

And waterproof! Obviously there is nobody wants wet clothing and wet bedding during their camping, so you have to make sure your camping tent is 100% waterproof. Coleman Evanston Screened Tent is designed to keep you warm and dry. Durable waterproof floor features welded corners and floor seams with no needle holes to prevent leaks and an inverted tub floor seam keeps water from seeping in. Tent body is made of coated polyester brought together with anti-wicking thread, webbing, and zippers. Zipper cuff adds additional weather protection to your front door. So even it pours rain entire night, the inside of your tent will stay completely dry.

Just look at this customer’s review and a picture that was taken after a rain storm.

“Just camped out in Pocomoke River State Park, Maryland while Hurricane Matthew was battering North Carolina. Our camp site was filled with inches of water, wind was 20-30mph, rain coming from all directions and we were under a flash flood watch. The only thing dry was the inside of my Coleman Evanston tent. Bone dry. Thank you Coleman. Attached picture is take the day after the storm.” -- Mark L Hammel

And check out this great team of Amazon reviewers who highly recommend this family tent!

“Love this tent! It was easy to put up and has tons of space for all of my family. We were able to fit a full queen-sized blow up mattress and two more smaller sleeping bags in line next to each other. There was extra room at the entrance where we put the backpacks and other items we wanted to keep in the tent. it's tall enough for my 6 ft 1 in husband to stand up in the middle. We love having the little "porch" out front to hang out in before going to sleep. It's nice to have a screened in spot free from bugs where we can sit and chat.” -- teemccue

“If you're on the fence about about this tent, allow me to push you over it! After doing a ridiculous amount of research, I decided this was the tent for me and boy was I right! Super easy to set up and made from quality materials. Screened in porch is VERY roomy. Husband and I set up two chairs and Still had plenty of room for LOTS of gear. Inside is incredibly spacious. We have a queen size air mattress, large cooler, drawer cubby and all our groceries and still have PLENTY of room. Mesh back makes for amazing star gazing or remove the rain fly for all day easy, breezy, beautiful nature. We've had nothing but compliments from nearly everyone who walks by. Absolutely cannot say enough good things about this tent! Now go buy it!” -- Sarah Head

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