What Are Tree Tents & How Do You Camp in Them?

by Alyssa Ruane December 02, 2017 0 Comments

Tree Tents on Hammock Town

So, maybe you’re new to this whole hammocking thing. No worries. No judgments here. But, it’s time to get you up to speed, don’t you think? The hammocking world is packed with plenty of ways to hang, but one of the most interesting ways to enjoy your comfy hammock is while suspended up in nature’s tree canopy. Enter one of our favorite kinds of hammocks: Tree tents.

What Are Tree Tents?

Picture this: You’ve hiked halfway up your favorite mountain route, and you’re ready to relax. You want to camp out for the night, but don’t want any critters or animals on the ground messing with your campsite.

So you look up. You latch your tree tent to a few trees 15 feet above ground, and you hoist yourself up into your awesome forest retreat using a foldable ladder. You call it your nest. You’re one with the trees now, and you never want to sleep on the cold, hard ground ever again.

That’s a tree tent.

Let’s look at some examples, shall we?

There’s this Trilogy Super Tree Tent that allows you and five of your closest friends to connect tree tents and craft the ultimate woodsy hang.

Trilogy Mega Tree Tent Combo

There this 3-person tree tent that includes an insect-resistant interior and a removable fly sheet so you can experience incredible views without sacrificing your skin to preying mosquitoes.


3 Person Tree Tent

You can also go incognito with this connectable camouflage 2-person tree tent.

Tree Tent
Protect yourself from the elements and treacherous terrain with the ever-popular Lawson Blue Ridge Camping Hammock, perfect for solo travelers in need of reliable shelter in some of the most beautiful locales around the world.

Tree Tents for Sale

And, behold, this TreePod, which is legitimately a traditional tent that sits above ground, is waterproof, and has mesh ventilation windows.

TreePod Treehouses
Tree tents come in a variety of types and sizes to suit every kind of adventurer. Even kids can enjoy the swinging sensation of a HugglePod, which comes complete with sweet LED lights for fun adventure in their own backyard.

No matter if you’re a hardcord hiker looking for a better solution to mid-mountain camping or just someone ready to see things from a new perspective, there are a variety of tree tents ranging in price and durability for the exact kind of hang you’re looking for.

So, what are you waiting for? See all of the tree tents we have to offer—we’re willing to bet you find something you love.

Alyssa Ruane
Alyssa Ruane



Alyssa Ruane is a journalist and editor specializing in lifestyle, fashion and hammocks. You can discover her published work on Charlotte Magazine, Charlotte Home + Garden magazine & on The Lysst.



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