Make the Most Out of Summer With These 9 Spectacular Tents

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By Jonathan Simcoe
Our curated selection of modern tents is sure to create fresh vibes for the perfect summer escape.

If you're a fan of the great outdoors but not of your conventional tent, then it might be time for an upgrade. Take a look at the design-forward options below and start planning your next getaway.

Tentsile Flite+ Tree Tent

The Flite+ is an ultralight, two-person tent made to be suspended between the trees. It is an ideal size for packing into the wilderness, in the deep backcountry. It features a cross brace for extra headroom.

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Sleeping suspended between trees is a sublime way to take in outdoor vistas in the summer.

MSR Carbon Reflex 2

This two-person backpacking tent is designed for adventurers who like to travel ultralight but want more protection than a tarp can offer.

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Heimplanet Wedge Tent

The Wedge is an inflatable two-person tent from Heimplanet. During the design process, the creators focused on intuitive handling, quick and easy set-up, and the best possible wind stability.

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For those who would forgo indoor plumbing more readily than modern design, Hamburg-based Heimplanet make striking, functional camping and travel equipment. Their geodesic Wedge tent is easy to handle and inflate, and even easier on the eyes.

Heimplanet Mavericks Tent

Another pick from Heimplanet, the inflatable Mavericks tent is easy enough for one traveler to assemble while offering space for 10. Built to withstand winds up to 180 kilometers per hour, it's the perfect base camp for extreme adventure.

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Sierra Designs Nightwatch 2

The Nightwatch 2 is a minimal, lightweight tent that features a retractable rain fly to enable unhindered summer stargazing.

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Cotopaxi Inti 2

The Inti 2 is an ultra-versatile shelter that’s adaptable to many situations. It combines a two-person, standalone tent, a rainfly, and a snap-in "alcove" that effectively doubles the sleeping and storage space as needed.

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NEMO Galaxi 3P

A durable three-person tent features an unhindered view of the starry summer sky.

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Eureka Suite Dream 2P Tent

Providing plenty of elbow room and headspace thanks to a triangular extension, this spacious tent also boasts a gear loft for extra storage overhead.

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Poler Orange 2-Man Tent

With two doors and a vestibule, this tent offers ample room during an adventure and can even squeeze in three people in a pinch.

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Get the Gear

Waterproof Solar Travel Light (Set of 2)
Waterproof Solar Travel Light (Set of 2)
Lights on.  Carry a bit of light with you wherever you go with this set of inflatable and collapsible solar-powered lanterns. The lanterns provide up to 12 hours of light each, recharge in the sun, are waterproof, and have adjustable straps that make it easy to hang from a tent or strap to a backpack. Choose from white lights or ones that change color for a festive twist that might be just what your camping trip needs. Now go take a hike!  Made in: China  Made of: TPU (or Thermoplastic polyurethane), Lithium-Polymer Ion battery, 100% PVC-free, lead free and RoHs compliant.  Size: Set of 2. Each lantern is 4.75" L x 4.75" W x 1" H (flat), 4.75" L x 4.75" W x 4.75" H (inflated). Choose between a white LED lights or a multi-colored option.  Sourced from: LuminAID Photography by Rocky Luten
Portable Solar Charger
Portable Solar Charger
An all-in-one, heavy-duty power pack. The Venture 30 is a power pack built to recharge your devices when you're on the go — backcountry or otherwise. What makes this kit especially suited to the task is the included Nomad 7 solar panel to capture energy from the sun and the IPX6 weatherproof construction. Phones, cameras, tablets, headlamps — the Venture 30 can juice them all.  Stores up to 5 full smartphone charges.Dimensions 4.5" x 3.25" x 1"Weight: 8.8 oz.1-Year Warranty
Helle Folding Knife
Helle Folding Knife
A lifetime companion for outdoor adventures, this all-purpose folding knife is the first ever produced by Helle. Its triple-laminated stainless steel blade retains sharpness and prevents rust, while a beautiful, curly birch handle features integrated steel liners. Based in Holmedal, Norway, the Helle Company builds on the ancient traditions of knife making, pairing modern technology with a reverence for the rugged landscape of its home country.  
B&O's Portable Bluetooth Speakers
B&O's Portable Bluetooth Speakers
The industry standard for high fidelity audio you can take anywhere. B&O PLAY’s music systems and speakers are designed to bring you their signature high fidelity sound — the same found in the audio systems of Aston Martin, Rolls Royce, and Mercedes. The A1 packs a serious audio punch into a small, portable package you can take anywhere with you. And with a battery that lasts up to 24 hours, you can keep the party going into the wee hours no matter where you find yourself tipping one back. Weight 1.3 lbDimensions 1.9” x 5.2”Available in 4 unique colorways
K-Way Claude Rain Jacket
K-Way Claude Rain Jacket
Waterproof and packable, the K-Way is an essential when you need to be ready for anything.   The Claude 3.0 checks all of our boxes for a portable rain shell: waterproof, lightweight, high-quality construction and extremely compact. 
Handcrafted Leather Notebook Caddy 2.0
Handcrafted Leather Notebook Caddy 2.0
This handcrafted, combination notebook caddy and wallet is made to order. Cut, stitched, and burnished with great care by human hands. It holds a standard 3.5" x 5" notepad, pen, pocketnife, cash, and cards.
Matador's Droplet XL Bag
Matador's Droplet XL Bag
The perfect, packable bag for wet clothes and gear. The Droplet has at least a million uses — and with a substantial 20 L of waterproof capacity, the Droplet XL probably has about a million more. Perfect for people who travel, camping and toting sweaty gym clothes.It’s one of the greatest technologies of outdoor gear brought to everyday life, working as a 100% dry bag that packs down to the size of an avocado.
Lems Boulder Boot
Lems Boulder Boot
Lems builds all their footwear with a wide toe box for stability and shock absorption, flexible outsoles for a natural range of motion and a zero-drop footbed to keep your spine in proper alignment. The flexible sole also means you can roll ‘em up and stuff them in your carry-on — something you can’t say for most other boots. Put it all together and you get the ultimate travel boot: comfortable, but lightweight and durable too. Whether your first getaway of the new year finds you deep in the backcountry or exploring the back streets of a new city, you can count on Lems to take you there.
Heimplanet Mavericks Tent
Heimplanet Mavericks Tent
Unpack, inflate, then feel at home with the inflatable Mavericks tent by Heimplanet. It's a real fortress, made to withstand wind forces up to 180 kilometers per hour, yet easy enough for one person to assemble in under ten minutes. It's thoughtful design includes space for ten people plus equipment, double layer air structs, multi-chamber safety system and high tenacity polyester construction.
The Suite Dream Tent from Eureka
The Suite Dream Tent from Eureka
Spacious comfort in the outdoors.  For over 100 years Eureka Camping has been keeping folks covered in the outdoors — from rugged canvas wagon covers at the turn of the century to modern day tents constructed with high-tech design and cutting edge textiles. The Suite Dream 2P Tent is a spacious tent with plenty of elbow room and headspace for staying comfortable in the outdoors. Floor Size: 84” x 60”Interior Height: 4’ Minimum Weight: 7 lb. 2 oz.Includes: 1 gear hammock, 2 doors, 6 gear pockets

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