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Travel + Leisure Reviews the Roofnest Sparrow

As more Americans seek to unplug, get out of the house, and forget about coronavirus for just a little while, overlanding has seen a surge in popularity this year. At Roofnest, we can attest to the summertime overlanding craze. Our hard shell roof top tents have been selling faster than hotcakes (those are pancakes, right?), […]

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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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Car and Driver Tries Out the Roofnest Sandpiper

It’s no secret that overlanding isn’t just for the hardcore gearheads and desert-crossing daredevils anymore (Mad Max, anyone?). More and more people are looking for ways to feel what it’s like to live life on four wheels — even if it’s just for the weekend. Ezra Dyer of Car and Driver strapped a Roofnest Sandpiper […]

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VIDEO: TFLOffRoad Tours the Roofnest Condor and Sparrow

When it comes to figuring out what hard shell roof top tent is best for you, nothing beats a 3D walkthrough to get up close and personal and breathe in that new tent smell. Now imagine a tour with the founder of the company, who can tell you everything you need to know: the benefits […]

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VIDEO: Unboxing a Roofnest Falcon with Trail Recon

Everyone loves unboxing videos. Whether it’s a new album, mountain bike, or pair of hiking boots, you share in the delight as the person onscreen opens a long-awaited package filled with something that you dream of opening and trying out yourself. And watching an unboxing is that much more exciting when the box is ginormous […]

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VIDEO: How to Choose a Roof Top Tent with Outside Magazine

One of the big debates in the camping world centers on which is better: a hard shell or soft shell roof top tent. We certainly think we know the answer to this one, but it’s important for everyone to arrive at their own conclusions. A roof top tent is a big investment — not just […]

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Roofnest featured in Overland Discovery® Holiday Gift Guide

Photo courtesy of Overland Discovery® When it comes to shopping for your favorite outdoor enthusiast, you don’t want to get them something they probably already have three versions of. Steer clear of the flashlights, wool socks, and water bottles, and surprise them with something that’ll really take their next outing to a whole new level. […]

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Roofnest Highlighted on Wall Street Journal

Photo courtesy of The Wall Street Journal Roofnest recently made waves partnering with Honda at the 2019 SEMA SHOWCASE to present attendees with a tricked-out overlanding rig. The excitement about the setup was palpable, and this enthusiasm was echoed in the countless press mentions and highlights Roofnest received in the wake of the event. And […]

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Roofnest Gets Long List of Shout-Outs from SEMA 2019

Image courtesy of Autoblog.com When participants arrived at the SEMA Showcase in Las Vegas earlier this month, they were expecting to be wowed by the world’s most cutting-edge automotive specialty products. But when Honda rolled up with a Roofnest Falcon roof top tent strapped on top, folks were blown away by the power of this […]

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Adventure Pro Magazine Tests out the Roofnest Eagle

Photo courtesy of Terrance Siemon Here’s the deal — most of us here at Roofnest would choose the van life if we could. Saying goodbye to a mortgage and hello to new trails and terrain every day (after work, we mean) is the outdoor adventurer’s dream. But the problem is, most of us don’t have […]

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