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- Best For Car Camping With Baby: Gazelle 22272 T4 (Scroll to read the complete review)
- Best Lightweight Option: ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 3-Person Tent (Scroll to read the complete review)
Table of Contents
- Gazelle 22272 T4 – Best For Car Camping
- ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 3-Person Tent- Best Lightweight Tent
- Coleman Sundome Tent
Gazelle 22272 T4 – Best For Car Camping
- Occupany: 4 person
- Fabric: 210 coated polyester
- Pole material: Fiberglass
- Shape: Square
- Item weight: 13.6 kilograms
The first thing we need to clear is – it is obviously not for backpackers due to its weight. So if you’re a car camper then continue reading about Gazelle to know why this can be the best decision you can have in your life when car camping with a baby.
If you’re not a car camper then scroll down to find the other best option for backpacking campers.
The tent is easy and fast to set up. It will only take your 90 seconds to do that. It has 6 windows and 2 doors with mesh so that you can enjoy the outdoor view without letting the mosquitoes in.
What I like most about this tent is its roof where I can remove its covers to enjoy the beauty of the sky and high trees.
And other things is its overhead gear loft which you use to put your baby essentials and not only that if you wish you can remove that overhead loft and hang a lantern up to make the tent interior look more stylish.
To protect us from harmful UV rays it has a UV 50+ rating. The floor material features oxford weave which is meant to be more durable and sturdy than a normal weave.
When it comes to sleep, 4 members can sleep easily and comfortably inside the tent. But if your child needs more space to crawl and play this 4 person tent can be used as 3 people (you, your partner, and your baby).
However, the standard stakes that you’ll get with this tent are not highly durable as you can see them bend when hammering.
They’re not cheap but if you camp very often then it is great to invest in high-quality stakes to keep your Gazelle T4 secure for years.
Let’s discuss its waterproofing and wind protection. I’ve just one word for it – ‘It’s outstanding. Why? Let’s breakdown. One day a heavy storm hit the site with about 60 mph winds.
That night we aren’t sleeping in that as we’re that day using it for gears storage. The next day when everything calmed, the things are absolutely remained dry. Just a wall caved in little which is not a problem and normal in heavy winds.
I know when you’re camping with a baby you won’t choose such a place but that was just to give you an idea about the tent’s durability and stability.
The tent’s floor is completely removable for cleaning purposes. However, after removing the floor don’t think that it will be completely sealed again.
It does leave some space, but that’s too small and it still seals well to prevent bugs and insects to come in.
Overall the tent is absolutely worth the money that might be expensive for some people. But trust me, if you’re looking for something very comfortable, spacious, durable, sturdy, and beautiful then the Gazelle T4 worth $$$.
- perfect for a crawler who needs more space to play
- Great waterproofing
- A hanger on the top for hanging a lantern
- 6 tight weave mesh windows for ventilation while keeping pests out
- 2 doors so that you don’t disturb the child’s sleep.
ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 3-Person Tent- Best Lightweight Tent
- Fabric: Polyester
- Pole material Type: Aluminium
- Item weight: 7 pounds
- Occupancy: 3 person
- Season: 3 season
There are 2 main reasons why I like this tent so much: first, it has 2 vestibules and secondly, it has a great overhead gear loft. Now you can imagine how this can be helpful when camping with a crawling baby.
You can put all your major gears in vestibules to keep them away from your baby and above all, you’ll get more space inside to sleep with your baby comfortably without any suffocative feelings.
The overhead gear loft and mesh storage pocket are to keep the most important gears, gadgets, water bottles, or just a baby bottle so that they are in your reach as soon as you need them.
I don’t recommend putting things in overhead gear loft if you’re camping with the baby as it can be risky.
Do you know how we as children love to stare at the sky and I think your child does too? So to keep your child busy the tent has mesh windows.
However, when camping in summer the tent can definitely get warm if you have the fly completely on.
To satisfy its price, the tent’ 75D 185T poly taffeta floor has a 2000mm coating for wet weather protection. The factory-sealed seams will keep you dry even in heavy rains.
Just to remind you that this tent is suitable for 3 people but it works best only if you’re a solo camper and only need a tent for you and your baby. Why? Usually baby wants more space to live comfortably inside the tent.
- Best tent for those who camp with baby
- Fast setup
- Water resistance
- Has 2 vestibules
- 2 doors
- Overhead gear loft
- Little Expensive
Coleman Sundome Tent
- Fabric Type: Polyester taffeta 75 denier flysheet
- Pole Material Type: Fiberglass
- Item Weight: 3.32 Kilograms
- Shape: Round
- Floor Area: 35
- Seasons: 3 Season
Why this tent can be the best tent to live with your baby? Well as you can watch in the above video it has great ventilation and a comfortable living area which makes it a baby-friendly tent.
But that’s not at all, it does have some little cons (Scroll down to read cons).
When we camp in new terrains, where we are not familiar with the weather of that particular place this tent can protect us from even hardcore rains.
We don’t have to treat with any sealant or camp dry. Just a rainfly that comes with it and a trap will do everything.
The outside is filled with raining water to the extent where we can feel our legs covered with some inches of water, but only drops make them inside the tent.
Apart from this, when raining, you’ll get a nice ventilation area on the downside of the tent which keeps the baby and us breathing.
However, the tent shade is not that good as it is not large enough to prevent every single drop from coming inside and also not capable of keeping our footwear dry that are sitting outside the tent on the doormat.
Also, Coleman is lying that the tent can support 35+ mph winds but it can not even remain in a strong position when the winds hit 15-25 mph.
It is not that tent torn apart, but acting mad that I won’t feel safe going inside. But yep as it only got mad and not killer so I can say the tent is durable and sturdy.
Yes, the tent is perfect for all 3 seasons until you’re planning to take your baby inside the tent when winds are more than 15 mph.
- Comfortable for you and your baby
- 3 Season camping tent
- Good storage pockets
- Great Vents on up and ground
- Great waterproofing
- Pockets will be that away from crawler or toddler so keep anything that not meant to be there
- Obviously not idea for 35+ mph