Although it doesn’t require you to stay in a five star hotel, camping can be surprisingly expensive. With coolers, lanterns, and, of course, a tent, you’re looking at a couple of hundred dollars at least. Unless you’re earning millions of dollars a year, you’re likely going to be looking for a way to keep costs down. While camping isn’t the sort of thing you should be doing on the cheap, there are a couple of ways to save money.
With outdoors equipment, cheap doesn’t always mean of a low quality. Yes, there are some inexpensive camping tents out there which should be avoided unless you want to contract a life-threatening respiratory infection, but there are plenty of low-cost high-quality tents to choose from. In this article, we’re going to be looking at some of the most impressive yet affordable tents on the market.
Here are five of the best cheap tents.
Wenzel…show more content… This, of course, makes TSWA’s Pop Up Camping Tent arguably the best cheap tent for backpacking available today.
Lepair 2 Person Backpacking Tent –
Lepair proudly boasts that this tent weighs just 5.07 pounds, which is certainly an impressive feat. When you’re traveling the world, the last thing you want is a heavy bag weighing you down, so the light weight of this tent makes it a great choice for backpackers planning an extended tour.
This tent is perfect for those traveling through Europe, where the weather seems to change day-to-day and town-to-town. It is composed of durable, anti-tear 190T embossed polyester with double-taped seams and a waterproof floor, essentially eliminating the risk of water seeping into the interior.
The most impressive feature of the Lepair 2 Person Backpacking Tent is the USB LED light system, which allows you to illuminate the interior without cluttering the floor with lamps and