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The Roofnest Blog

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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.

Glamping vs. Car Camping: Why You Should Experience a Roof Top Tent

Being quarantined inside was probably not what you had planned for 2020. We’re right there with you. With COVID regulations lifting and more and more Americans getting vaccinated, this spring looks a heck of a lot different than last year. And if you’re like us, we’re itching to get outside and have some fun. Most […]

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Which Hard Shell Roof Top Tent is Right for Families?

Family camping trips can mean the world to the ones you love. They’re opportunities to reset and relax with your children, and a chance to feel close to your partner out in a beautiful landscape. But to make sure those camping memories are positive ones, you need your whole family to be comfortable and prepared […]

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What Kind of Roof Rack Do I Need for a Hard Shell Roof Top Tent?

So you’ve decided to get a hard shell roof top tent. Now you need to know what kind of roof rack to get to support your snazzy new setup. While this may seem daunting because there are more than a handful of styles, designs, and brands out there on the market, we’ve put together a […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Between an RV, Camper, Trailer, Van, Or Roof Top Tent

Whether you’re already an outdoorsy person or you aspire to be one, you’ll need a vehicle that best compliments your…well…outdoorsiness. You need something that can safely and adequately get you into the backcountry and can keep you comfortable while you’re there. When it comes to the best outdoor vehicle for you, there are 5 main […]

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How to Feather Your Roofnest For Winter Camping

Winter is here, which means looking forward to cozy fireplaces, warm slippers, and holiday movie binges. But for those of us who can’t turn off the need for adventure, being cooped up inside all winter just isn’t an option — no matter how cozy. With a warm and durable hard shell roof top tent, you […]

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Reviews that Prove Roofnest is the Best Gift to Give this Christmas

We made it! 2020 is coming to an end. If there’s one thing we could all use after this whirlwind year, it’s a little extra love from our friends and family. Christmas 2020 is the perfect excuse to give our loved ones something extra special. We’ve had to get creative to stay connected, and some […]

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Why This Camper Chose Roofnest Over iKamper

We can talk about how great Roofnest roof top tents are compared to our competitors all day. An incredibly slim profile, insanely quick and easy setup, durable, waterproof…the list goes on. But what we like even better is to shut up and let our fans do the talking. Why Edward Shin Gave Up His iKamper […]

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The Best Solar Panels For Camping And How To Use Them

Photo by @sponsoredbywifey   After camping for more than a few nights, you might find yourself missing some of the luxuries of modern life back home. Don’t get us wrong — we can’t get enough fresh mountain air and sleeping out under the stars. But that doesn’t mean we don’t crave some creature comforts to make […]

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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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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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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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