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Learn more about different Roofnest models, get slick storage tips, and discover the best accessories to pair with your hard shell roof top tent.

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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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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What’s the Best Durable, Low-Profile Hard Shell Roof Top Tent?

While camping is obviously one of our favorite ways to enjoy the great outdoors, there’s one teeny tiny thing that absolutely no one likes about camping: setting up a tent. Whether you’re an overland enthusiast or a casual weekend camper, pitching a traditional tent at the end of a long day outside is the last […]

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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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The Condor 4-Person Roof Top Tent Takes Camping to the Next Level

When it comes to hard shell roof top tents, there’s the Roofnest, then there’s everything else. Not all roof top tents are created equal — you may find one online that looks kinda like a Roofnest, but there’s a reason our tents keep racking up those rave reviews. The Roofnest advantage means a more durable, […]

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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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Top 5 Holiday Gifts For Overlanders

The holidays are right around the corner, and we all have that special someone who is especially hard to shop for. Here at Roofnest, we want to make your life easier in more ways than one. Whether that means making your camping setup quicker, or showing you what gifts to buy the person who “already […]

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How to Find Places to Car Camp in Your Roof Top Tent

Camping with a Roofnest on your car is like regular camping…but way better. You don’t have to set up a tent, it’s more comfortable, more convenient, better protected from weather, and you wake up with a heck of a panoramic view. A hard shell roof top tent automatically turns any car into a camper. That […]

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