A tipi also called as tepee or teepee and often called a lodge in older English writings, is a tent, by tradition made up of animal skins upon wooden poles. Contemporary tipis usually have a covering with canvas material. A tipi is different from other pointed tents by the smoke flaps at the top of the structure.
With all the space that a teepee poses as compared to a regular tent, you will feel like you are camping in an actual house rather than a weak tent. Additionally, because the teepee is designed in such a way that it appears to be tall enough, you will have enough space to stand up fully, which is the best option when you are changing clothes or just want to stretch your body.
5 best Tipi Tents for Camping in 2021
Teepee tents are made with the most practical designs to provide comfort. They are meant to offer the great balance between transportability, space, and weatherproofing to protect you from hard times during camping. Most of the teepee tents follow a very traditional design that has only one center pole, large interior floor space and critically slanted walls.
You can find a lot of different verities of teepee tents and you can choose according to your needs and requirements.
Here is the list of 5 main and most selling practical designed teepees that you can choose from for your best camping experience.
GEERTOP 4-6 Person Teepee Tent
This GEERTOP conveniently made for 4-6 Person Teepee Tent is a smoothly built tent with two walls and this feature makes it different from other typical teepees that are already present in the market. This teepee tent is made up of polycotton fabric, a mixture of cotton and polyester.
This teepee tent is constructed on a single pole with a fully sealed floor and has a footprint included.
- Flysheet Material: TC fabric (80% polyester 20% cotton) + water repellent + seam tape processing.
- Inner tent material: Polyester high-density fine mesh
- Floor material: 150D polyester that is not easily torn
- Groundsheet material: 150D polyester that is not easily torn
- Flysheet water pressure: PU2000MM
- Water pressure resistance of floor & groundsheet: PU1500MM
- Number of poles: 1
- Capacity: 4-6 adults
- Number of doors: 1
- Fly sheet x 1
- Inner tent x 1
- Ground sheet x 1
- Tent Pole x 1
- Tent Stakes x 15
- Tent rope x 5
- Storage bag x 1
Vidalido teepee tent
The Vidalido teepee is spacious tent that can easily fit a group of family or friends in it, but this tent is still small enough for couples who want more space. The entry door of this tent is very big and can be turned into a stunning awning to sit underneath and chill during sun times.
The inner mesh door is meant to be kept the awning open to get rid of bugs and dust to some in.In reality, you can set up the inner mesh tent on its own on hot days for optimal ventilation and stargazing.
The tent has two sets of tent flags, guy lines, stakes, and poles for the interior and exterior awning.
You cannot see any interior storage pockets in this tent as the tent is so vast that you can easily fit a small set of drawers so that you can store your belongings inside it. There is also a loop in the ceiling and you can hang a lantern or light on it.
- Pole Material: Aluminium
- Origin: CN(Origin)
- Building Type: Construction Based on Need
- Type:3 – 4 Person
- Tent Layers: DOUBLE Outside
- Tent Waterproof Index:2000-3000 mm
- customized: Yes
- Style: Outdoor
- Structure: One Bedroom
- Season: Four-season Tent
- Bottom Waterproof Index:2000-3000 mm
- Model Number:S-T828
- Number of Users:3/4 Area:320x260x200cm
Guide Gear Teepee Tent 18 x 18
As the name of this tent suggests, the dimension is 18 ft so it offers around 230 – 237 ft² (21 – 22 m²) which according to the company is enough for up to 12 people to fit in. As it has a single-pole tipi, it is very tall with a height of 118 inches (300 cm).
This tent has a single-layer structure, and it comes with 4 solid windows, 2 doors, and 5 vents in total. The pole in the center is made up of steel 28 mm in the diameter, and the canopy is 190D polyester with a 1500 mm waterproof rating.
- Item Number: 703803
- Sleeps: 8 plus gear
- Shell: 190-denier polyester
- Waterproof Coating: 1,200mm polyurethane
- Tent Door: 60″w. x 88″h.
- Weatherproof Windows (4): 17″ x 30″
- Zip Windows (4): 17″ x 36″
- Vestibule Door: 60″w. x 63″h.
- Vestibule Floor: 54″w. x 51″h.
- Vestibule Windows (2): 38″ x 26″
- Overall Vestibule Dimensions: 51.2” x 66.9″ x 70.9”h.
- Centre Height: 9’10”
- Dimensions: 18’l. x 18’w. x 9’10″h.
- Weight: 30 lbs.
Ozark Trail 12 x 12 Instant Tepee Tent
This teepee tent is very unique in its design. As you see in the the name, this is an instant tent and that’s why it is fully freestanding. So, this makes it unique from the other models in the list.
You can construct this teepee tent in 2 minutes only. The poles are pre-attached to the tent as usual for instant tents, so just unfold and extend.
- Teepee-style tent.
- 2-Minute instant setup.
- E-cable port.
- Floor & top vents.
- Incredible price
- Air circulation.
- Declared capacity: 7 people.
- Weight: 25 lb (11.3 kg).
- Diameter: 12 ft (366 cm).
- Area: around 108 ft² (10 m²).
- Area per person: 15.4 ft² (1.4 m²).
- Peak height: 97 in (246 cm).
- Packed size: 48 x 9 x 9 in (122 x 23 x 23 cm).
- Warranty: 6-month limited warranty.
OmniCore Designs teepee tent
The OmniCore Designs tent is one of the largest family camping teepee tents on the market as it can fit many people at a time. It is quite similar to the BaiYouDa, it comes with a covering for the peak of the tent to make sure water cannot leak in via the top.
The good feature about the covering on this tent, although, it comes with draw strings to open and close the covering, that allows you to let fresh air circulate through the mesh ceiling on warmer nights.
With an 8ft diameter and a peak height of 9ft, there’s tonnes of space for chilling out, sleeping, and walking around inside the tent.
As with all teepee tents however, the walls clearly slope, so there is only enough space to comfortably stand when you are in the middle of the tent.
While it is good for up to twelve people, it would be much comfortable for 5-8 people if you would like room to relax and walk around easily.
Despite its large size it is extremely easy to set up and take down and is light enough for one or two people to comfortably handle it and quickly close if it rains.
- Tent Bag,
- Pole Bag,
- Stake Bag,
- (20) Guy Ropes,
- (30) Tent Stakes
- CARRY WEIGHT: 24 lbs. (11.05 kg)
- CARTON DIMENSIONS: 33 x 9.45 x 9.45 in (84 x 24 x 24 cm)
- WARRANTY: 1 Year from purchase
So, this was the list with best teepee tents for camping that are available in the market currently. New models will be added to the list as soon as they will be manufactured.
As you realize from the list above, these are all nicely packable structures, and all of them comes with an easy setup. Of course, the easiest to use are always instant-setup tents and this holds here as well. But in general, one person can easily pitch any of these teepees.