Contents

- 1 How big a tent do I need for camping?
- 2 How do you pick a tent size?
- 3 Is a 6-person tent too big?
- 4 Should I get a 4 or 6-person tent?
- 5 How big is a one person tent?
- 6 How do I pick the right tent?
- 7 Is an 8 person tent too big?
- 8 Is a 4-person tent too big?
- 9 Can you fit a queen mattress in a 3 person tent?
- 10 Does a 6 person tent actually fit 6 people?
- 11 Why are Coleman tents so cheap?
- 12 Does a 4 person tent really fit 4 people?

## How big a tent do I need for camping?

If you are six feet tall, you will need a space of at least seven feet in order to stretch out and not be crammed against the tent sides. You will need at least two and one half feet in width just for sleeping. This equals only 17.5 square feet. A “two man” tent might be advertised which measures five by seven feet.

## How do you pick a tent size?

Consider tent height. Camping tent height is measured from the ground up to the top of the tent’s exterior. To calculate interior height, subtract 2 or 3 inches from the stated “peak height.” 3 ft. 6 in. is usually enough to sit up in.

## Is a 6-person tent too big?

It’s certainly bigger than you really need. Probably. A general rule of thumb is you should put 1 less person than what the tent is rated for in the tent, so there’s room for rbekr gear. So a 6-person tent would be good for 4 or 5 people.

## Should I get a 4 or 6-person tent?

You’ll find a 4-person tent will be more comfortable for two people, and you will have space to spread out and store your gear too. For a family of four, I recommend a 6-person tent. As a rule-of-thumb buy a tent that has a capacity rated two people higher than the number that will actually be using it.

## How big is a one person tent?

With a packed size of only 5.5” x 17” and 7,000-series aluminum poles, Weanas Single Person Tent is designed to save on weight. Making this a great tent for Backpacking, Bicycle camping or Motorcycle touring.

## How do I pick the right tent?

When choosing your tent, think about the number of doors you need as well as their shape and orientation. If you’re camping with your family, multiple doors help you avoid climbing over each other for midnight bathroom breaks. Cabin-style tents tend to shine in this area.

## Is an 8 person tent too big?

Typically, an 8-person tent will have a single main area or room, and a one to three side-rooms. Of course, as we discussed earlier, this size can theoretically sleep 8, but it’d be a tight fit for any measure of comfort, you’re better off with six people, and if you really want to enjoy, four is even better.

## Is a 4-person tent too big?

4-Man Tent Size For many families that enjoy camping, the 4-person tent size provides ample space and storage capacity. These tents can also be a perfect fit if you’re going on a longer camping trip. The average 4-man tent size comes out to about 240cm x 220cm in the main floor area.

## Can you fit a queen mattress in a 3 person tent?

A queen inflatable mattress may also fit in a 3-person tent such as Coleman Sundome 3 (84 x 84). But it will take up the entire floor space leaving only a couple of feet on the side to put things. If you’ve got a tall air mattress, it could get tight and hotter because tents get tighter and hotter as you go high.

## Does a 6 person tent actually fit 6 people?

Yes, 6 children could probably fit inside of a 6 person tent, but with sleeping pads, backpacks, shoes, sleeping bags, clothes, etc. even they will be cramped.

## Why are Coleman tents so cheap?

Coleman tents are cheaper than other leading brands due to the lightweight and inexpensive materials used to make the tents. Using polyester fabrics instead of nylon can make the tent much cheaper to produce and sell.

## Does a 4 person tent really fit 4 people?

If we know that 25 square feet is the ideal space for an adult, a 4 person tent can barely fit 2 adults on average. While you shouldn’t count on a 4 person tent to house 4 adults, a family of 2 adults and 2 small kids is doable. However, we highly recommend sticking to a 4 person tent for 2 people or less only.