There are many two people camping tents out there on the market. Making the right choice when there are a lot to choose from can be quite daunting.
However, I know that finding the right camping tent is very crucial to your camping experience. So I am here to help you choose the tent that meets your needs.
The first time my ex-husband ever went camping we borrowed a tent from my younger sister’s friend. Back then this tent that was supposedly made for one or two people was called a pup tent.
While we did manage to sleep in it all four days of our camping trip, there was little room for anything but the two of us and two sleeping bags.
All of our clothes and other gear including our shoes we had to keep in the car. Thank goodness it was a state park campground and we could get dressed in the mornings in the public showers or bathrooms!
Today, two people camping tents have come a long way. Although they are still compact in size and many do hold only two people sleeping rather close to one another, most have room for a back pack and at least your shoes.
The best thing about two person camping tents for 1 or 2 people is, they are lightweight and perfect for those who wish to hike into a campsite.
For all other couples, especially those who want space it is better to go with a 3 or 4 man tent. These slightly larger tents will provide you with more breathing room and comfort.
Based on personal experience and in-depth research, here are some of the top rated two person tents I feel might be appropriate for 2 people.
Camp Solutions 2 Person Tent – A Lightweight 2 Person Camping Tent
Camp Solutions-2 Person TentI firmly adhere to the Bigger is better when it comes to tent. But I also realize that there are times when smaller tents may be needful.
Often couples, teenage siblings, or one parent and one child prefer a tent that is easy to carry. So they can camp while hiking longer distances.
When backpacking with a tent you want to remain small and lightweight so not to be overburdened.
This is why I included the Camp Solutions 2 Person Tent with my choices for 2 person camping.
It is lightweight, (weights 4.6 pounds) making it perfect for backpacking.
It also would make a great extra tent when camping with teens who want their own separate tent.
This tent offers 32 square feet of sleeping space, vented rainfly that covers entire tent.
There is also a loop at top for hanging light and one or two storage pockets on side of tent.
The No See Um screen is ideal for keeping the bugs out. Furthermore, since the rainfly completely covers the tent, it is nice that there is a vent. This vent allows fresh air into the tent during the night.
The fact that this tent is easy to set up and pack up makes it excellent choice for one or two people.
Do keep in mind that this tent is only big enough for two people no taller than 6 foot to sleep side by side in sleeping bags, or possibly with a small mat under their bags. There will only be room enough for shoes.
Coleman Evanston Screened Tent (6 Person) – Works Best as a 2 People Camping Tent
The reason is simple, people who car camp like tents with extra room. And the screened vestibule of this tent doesn’t close up.
So, sleeping in this area when it is raining is out of the question.
In fact, you actually have less sleeping space than it looks like you have.
Still this tent will give 2 people plenty of room and space to keep a lot of gear.
Coleman Evanston Screen Tent is 14”x 10” in size. This can hold two queen size beds (although a tight fit). This is why I consider it one of the best options for 2 or 3 person camping tents.
I like that it’s high enough (64″center height) to allow you stand up and change clothing.
It also has 4 large windows for ventilation (great for hot weather) and screened front pouch.
The screened area will hold two chairs and perhaps a small stand. Thus, it is a nice place to relax away from the bugs.
The screen porch area can’t be enclosed to keep blowing wind from getting in. But, the screened area has a floor and with the screen it dries up quickly after a rain.
Many campers who have used this tent for camping during rainy weather found it durable. It held up well to rainy conditions with some wind.
It also comes with 1 year limited warranty. So you are covered for one year in case it doesn’t hold up as much as you would like.
While one person can set up this tent, it is definitely fast and easy to take down by two people.
Coleman Instant Cabin is One of the Best Two People Camping Tents
Coleman 6-Person Instant CabinThe Coleman Instant Cabin tent is a bit like staying in a one room cabin.
This cabin comes in sizes for 4, 6, and 8 people. But we will be concentrating this review on the 4 person cabin.
Coleman 4 Person Instant Cabin has room enough for one queen size bed.
Users find this cabin tent durable and comfortable for two people.
This cabin may be considered one of the best 2 people camping tents. However, it would be a tight fit for 4 people.
This camping tents for 4 people article features tents that can comfortably accommodate 4 persons.
The Coleman Instant Cabin has four windows and screen in the door to keep you cool whenever there is a breeze.
It also has Illumline reflective guy wires to help keep you from tripping – a good safety measure I must say!
And don’t worry about set up and take down, this tent can easily be set up quickly by just one person.
I hope you find one of these recommended two people camping tents to be what you are looking for.
These are comfortable and durable camping tents for two persons. They are for sure some of the best camping tents money can buy.