The Roofnest Blog

The Roofnest Blog

Outdoor Play


Why You Need to Rent a Roof Top Tent Right Now

Our roof top tents are the best way to get closer to the outdoors. There are so many reasons to own a Roofnest — from convenience and comfort to living the #vanlife without actually having to live in a van. You might be wondering if there’s a way try a Roofnest roof top tent before […]

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Where Can You Camp In Colorado During Coronavirus?

We’ve been counting down the days until we can head out to our favorite camp spots — and that day is finally upon us! We believe one of the best ways to make it through the pandemic is getting back to the root of what we love: getting some R&R in the great outdoors. While […]

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How (And Where) To Camp With Your Dog

As the country starts to open back up little by little, one of the things we’re most excited about is planning our summer camping trips. Public camping grounds and state and national parks are slowly allowing people back in to camp. If you follow the rules, avoid crowded areas, and know how to camp safely […]

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Roofnest Tips & Features


TFLCar Reviews the Roofnest Sparrow

Photo: Grant Davis   As many parents can attest, camping with the kids is a blast for the whole family…until bedtime rolls around. Traditional ground camping can be cold, bumpy, and even a little scary for your little ones as they listen to wildlife go about their business at night. Did we mention the possibility […]

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How A Roofnest Can Save Your Camp Trip

Photo: Nickolaus Hines   When we say Roofnest roof top tents are easy-to-use, waterproof, and comfortable, we aren’t just tooting our own horns. Nick Hines at Matador Network recently took our Roofnest Falcon out for a night, and quickly saw how these three Roofnest features helped save him and his fiancé Heather from a few […]

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9 Reasons You Need a Roofnest

If you work a 9-5, the weekend is your cherished time to escape from behind your desk and get out and explore. We’re right there with you. Camping to us is all about getting away from it all, and spending as many nights as we can under the stars. But when you’ve got a busy […]

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Adventure Journal


The Best Way to Organize Your Outdoor Gear

Outdoor activities are a heck of a lot of fun, but they also mean having a heck of a lot of gear. Camping alone comes with a long list of must-haves to enjoy your trip to its fullest: outdoor cooking supplies, a way to stay clean, a camping power supply, and like 3 different kinds […]

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How to Live the Van Life (Without Actually Living in a Van)

If you’re like us, you’ve probably spent your fair share of time scrolling through #vanlife posts on Instagram, day-dreaming of breaking away from the 9-to-5 world, and living life on four wheels. But for most of us, dumping tens of thousands of dollars into a Sprinter van or a fixer-upper VW and turning it into […]

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Cut Down on Holiday Waste with a DIY Bicycle Wheel Wreath

Image courtesy of REI.com Ah, the holidays…food, gifts, family…and unfortunately, a whole lot of waste. According to Stanford University, Americans throw out about 25% more trash during the holiday season, adding up to an extra 1 million tons of waste. While that amount of waste can feel incomprehensible, what’s not so mind-blowing is how simple […]

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Travel


April Destination of the Month: Sedona, AZ

With summer fast approaching and no clear end to quarantine life, we’re looking ahead at future trips to keep our heads above water during these uncharted times. Once the quarantine is over, we’ll certainly be craving some warm weather and Mother Nature. What better place to do so than the beautiful Arizona desert town of […]

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April National Park Highlight: White Sands

While most of us are mandated to stay home right now, we think the perfect way to power through the quarantine is to start planning your next trip. And what better way to do so than to check out the rare white gypsum dunes of White Sands National Monument. With endless dunes and various hikes […]

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January Destination of the Month : Silverton, CO

Right now Colorado is getting dumped on with snow, and we can’t wait to go get some fresh powder. And one of the most extreme places to ski in Colorado is our Destination of the month, Silverton Mountain in Silverton, CO.    Skiing Silverton Mountain is one of if not the most extreme ski resort […]

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Ambassador Highlights


March Ambassador Highlight: Matt Bauer

As the winter wraps up, we can’t wait to get out and camp. One of our newest ambassadors, Matt C Bauer, Owner of Rosewood Creative, makes sure he gets to do this year-round. Matt is a father, business owner, and surfer who loves to get outdoors. We wanted to ask him a few questions and […]

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December Ambassador Highlight: Forrest Smith

This year has been one for the books here at Roofnest. We’ve come out with new tent models. You guys have grown the flock. And we got to work with some amazing ambassadors along the way. This month we wanted to highlight a good friend, ambassador, and Colorado native, Forrest Smith. Who is Forrest? Forrest […]

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November Ambassador Highlight: Mason Prendergast

Hey Flock, our community is growing and so is our amazing group of ambassadors. Today we wanted to highlight one of our newer ambassadors Mason Prendergast. Mason is a 21-year-old freelance content creator from Issaquah, Washington. Mason currently attends Central Washington University through online courses so he can travel the world while getting his degree. […]

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News & Press


TFLCar Reviews the Roofnest Sparrow

Photo: Grant Davis   As many parents can attest, camping with the kids is a blast for the whole family…until bedtime rolls around. Traditional ground camping can be cold, bumpy, and even a little scary for your little ones as they listen to wildlife go about their business at night. Did we mention the possibility […]

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How A Roofnest Can Save Your Camp Trip

Photo: Nickolaus Hines   When we say Roofnest roof top tents are easy-to-use, waterproof, and comfortable, we aren’t just tooting our own horns. Nick Hines at Matador Network recently took our Roofnest Falcon out for a night, and quickly saw how these three Roofnest features helped save him and his fiancé Heather from a few […]

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Automobile Magazine Reviews Our Sparrow XL

Image courtesy of Automobile Magazine Summer is almost here, and campers and hikers are itching to head to the mountains for a long weekend. For many states, it’s still up in the air when camp sites will be open and available for use by the public. That means we might be kicking off the camp […]

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