Best Hard Shell Roof Top Tent for Camping
Whether you’re a new or seasoned camper, investing in a hard shell roof top tent can take your camping game to new heights.
These tents attach to the roof of your car and can completely change your camping experience. Each tent, like the Miner 2 pictured above, is it’s own oasis, offering improved protection from the elements, elevated comfort, and unparalleled views.
If you’re looking to take your camping game to the next level--or are looking to be a little (okay, a lot) more comfortable next time you hit the great outdoors--you should explore hard shell roof top tents. In fact, our customers tell us a hard shell rooftop tent is a must-have piece of camping gear.
What are Hard Shell Roof Top Tents?
Roof top tents come in two different materials: hard shell tents and soft shell tents.
While soft shell roof top tents are ideal for your summer camping trips or trips with low exposure to weather elements, hard shell roof top tents can keep you protected and cozy whatever the weather. Driving with your hard shell rooftop tent couldn’t be easier, it has a low footprint on your car, SUV or truck.
To use a hard shell roof top tent, simply connect the frame to your roof rails, pull a few levers, and your home away from home is ready to go.
These tents typically come with a built-in mattress, making them inherently more comfortable than their soft shell countertops.
Best Hard Shell Roof Top Tent For Camping
While everyone’s camping needs are different, finding the right hard shell roof top tent for you doesn’t have to be overwhelming.
Below, we break down the different types of hard shell roof top tents and which type of camper they would best benefit.
For the Outdoorsy Family
When camping with your family, you want the experience to be both memorable and pleasurable. When you choose a larger hard shell roof top tent, you not only ensure there’s plenty of room for your family, but you also ensure your family is comfortable. No really, we mean it. No one will feel crowded or suffocated with our rooftop tents! Given the easy-to-set-up nature of these tents, you can focus your attention on family time, rather than fiddling with traditional tent set up processes.
For The Jeep or Truck Owner
Hard shell roof top tents fit perfectly atop Jeeps and trucks. If you own one of these vehicles and are committed to your camping lifestyle, you should definitely invest in a hard shell roof top tent. For you, a truck tent is the gift that keeps on giving. You’ll be able to hop in your car at any time and take off to the great outdoors.
For the Extreme Camper
Love visiting sites unseen? Then you should add a hard shell roof top tent to your-must have list. Capable of protecting you from the elements, these tents also give you the added benefit of a unique view of your newly-explored terrain from your vehicle’s height.
Where to Buy Hard Shell Roof Top Tents
Regardless of what kind of camper you are, you're in the right place. Hutch Tents has the perfect hard shell roof top tent for you.
Designed to take you wherever you may roam, Hutch Tents affix seamlessly to most trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. Waterproof, mold-proof, and made from rip-stop poly canvas, Hutch Tents allow you to take your camping game to new heights.
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