Best Camping Tents with a Screen Porch

Here you have my selection of best camping tents with a screen porch in a variety of styles and with some truly amazing features, all multiple room shelters for family camping.

The term screen porch is sometimes incorrectly described as screen room. In my view the difference is that a screen room should imply a floor while a screen porch is without a floor. You will realize that even some brands describe them as rooms.

I do not claim that my definition is the best and correct. I just want to stress that the tents presented here are with such an extra floorless screened part or with a removable floor, plus the usual floored and sealed sleeping area.

So the level of protection in such a screen porch area can be very different, some are fully protected with panels on the walls, but some have only screens.

Such screened porch areas are suitable for cooking and also to use for your camping furniture because you do not have to worry about the floor.


My list of best tents with a screen porch

So here is the list of tents ordered by the floor area from smaller to larger:

 


1. Browning Camping Big Horn 5 Tent Plus Screen Room

Browning Camping Big Horn 5 Tent Plus Screen Room.
Browning Camping Big Horn 5 Tent Plus Screen Room.

This beautifully designed tent is surprisingly tall and pleasant, you have a peak height of 90 inches (229 cm). As you see from the picture, its walls are steep so with such a peak height you have a stand-up height practically everywhere in the tent.

So the tent is cabin-type but with a vestibule which is on the opposite side in the picture, not many cabin-type tents are with such a detail. But it is here because of its floorless but otherwise fully protected screen porch. As you realize from its official name, the manufacturer calls this a screen room.

The tent is very livable with its many windows and two large doors. It comes with a pair of aluminum poles included so that you can create an awning and even more extend its covered area.

Regarding the materials, the frame is a combination of steel used for legs poles and fiberglass used for the roof poles. The fabric is a durable 75D 185T polyester, and the floor is also polyester but 150D. It comes with all seams sealed.

Here are some numbers; the floored room offers 80 ft² (7.4 m²), and the same area you have in the mentioned screen room/porch. The vestibule adds 26 ft² (2.4 m²) of a covered space for storage. So this is lots of protected space.

The overall dimensions are 16 x 10 ft (488 x 305 cm), and the tent weighs 9 lb 8 oz (17.9 kg). The packed size is 29 x 12 x 12 inches (74 x 30 x 30 cm).

What I like:

  • Very tall tent.
  • Lots of storage space.
  • Screen room.

What I dislike:

  • The weight.

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2. Coleman WeatherMaster 6 Person Screened Tent

Coleman WeatherMaster 6 Person Screened Tent.
Coleman WeatherMaster 6 Person Screened Tent.

This Coleman WeatherMaster 6 Person Screened Tent is one of the best known tents from this brand. Note that they also have a larger 10-person tent.

The tent is tunnel-type but its side leg poles are straight so it looks almost like a cabin tent. One of its distinctive features is its hinged door visible in the picture.

But the tent is here because of its floorless screen porch that you see on the right in the picture. Note that it is only partly covered, there is a roof but the walls are only a mesh. So you have protection from flyting insects and this is a great area to sit and also to use for cooking.

The floored area is with a removable divider so you have two rooms. The tent is generally pleasant with many windows around. It is non-freestanding, and it is suitable for 2-3 seasons. It is also incredibly popular and affordable.

The official capacity is 6 people and for this you have the floored area of 99 ft² (9.2 m²). But the screen area adds 54 ft² (5 m²). The tent is tall with its peak height of 80 inches (203 cm). The weight is 32 lb (14.5 kg) and the packed size is (L x D) 41 x 10 inches (104 x 25 cm).

What I like:

  • The height.
  • Hinged door.
  • Windows.
  • Screen room.
  • The price.

What I dislike:

  • The weight.


3. CORE Lighted 10 Person Instant Cabin Tent with Screen Room

CORE Lighted 10 Person Instant Cabin Tent with Screen Room.
CORE Lighted 10 Person Instant Cabin Tent with Screen Room.

This manufacturer uses the word screen room in the official name, but this part is without a floor, and on the walls you only have a mesh. So this is a space to use your camping chairs and a camping table, for sitting and for cooking.

The tent is very pleasant and tall, note that the peak height is 84 inches (213 cm). The floored area is 140 ft² (13 m²). This includes a sleeping area with a divider creating two rooms.

It can be described as an instant (or semi-instant) tent. This means that the frame is pre-attached to the main part of the tent, but the support poles of the screen room must be added separately.

As the name suggests, this is also a lighted tent and its light system operates on 4D batteries with three different settings.

You have views around through its 4 large windows, and the entrance is through its screen area. An E-cable port is available.

The tent weighs 47.8 lb (21.7 kg) and its packed size is 49 x 16 x 11.5 inches (124 x 41 x 29 cm). Regarding the materials, the fly fabric is a 68D polyester and the floor is 115 g/m² polyethylene. The poles are all steel.

What I like:

  • Easy setup.
  • Lighted.
  • Ventilated.
  • Very tall and pleasant.

What I dislike:

  • Heavy.


4. Zempire Aero TL PRO Series Tent

Zempire Aero TL PRO Series Tent.
Zempire Aero TL PRO Series Tent.

Here you have a tent without solid poles, it is with air beams instead. It is not clear to me if the word Aero in the name is related to this or to the fact that this tent offers an incredible ventilation.

The officially capacity is only 5 people, but here you have 3 rooms plus a large floorless porch which is fully protected. So you have 187.2 ft² (17.4 m²) of the floored area, and the porch offers extra 54.9 ft² (5.1 m²). So this is a true camping castle.

If you want to have many doors, this is it, you have 5 doors in this tent. In addition to this you have tinted solid windows and skylight windows.

The peak height is impressive 89 inches (225 cm). The bedrooms are dark rest type and this means with considerably reduced daylight. There are multiple cable entry points and there is a pair of poles in the package which you can use to create an awning to even more extend its covered space.

With this tent you have a full protection in any weather conditions, its waterproof rating is impressive 10000 mm. Note that they give a 4-year warranty with this tent.

The tent weighs 70.5 lb (32 kg), and its packed size is (L x D) 32.3 x 20.1 inches (82 x 51 cm). Please see more in this video:

What I like:

  • Rooms.
  • Incredible protection.
  • Solid windows.
  • Ventilation.
  • Doors.

What I dislike:

  • The weight.
  • The packed size.
  • The price.


5. Outwell Mountain Lake 5ATC Air Tent

Outwell Mountain Lake 5ATC Air Tent.
Outwell Mountain Lake 5ATC Air Tent.

This tent is with a base that is T-shaped. The inner space is a tent within the shell tent, with three bedrooms, plus a huge living area, and finally a fully protected front screened porch which is with a removable floor. One could described is also as a 5-room structure.

The dimensions are incredible 287.4 x 193 inches (7.3 x 4.9 m). The fully floored and protected area is around 19.8 square meters. The front porch/room with its removable floor is around 8 square meters.

The tent is supported with gothic style air tubes that provide great headroom and interior space. Observe also that the inner doors are with magnetic closure. It has durable storm webbings, and ventilation is the best you can have, with several floor vents, a rear vent system, plus mesh on the doors.

There are also several cable entry points, adjustable pegging points for pitching flexibility, and their HookTrack System for versatile positioning of lights, plus numerous mesh pockets to store small items. In addition, you have large tinted windows with zip-up curtains for privacy.

The floor is a double-coated waterproof polyethylene. The packed size is 31.5 x 23.6 x 23.6 inches (80 x 60 x 60 cm), and the weight is 106.5 lb (48.3 kg). Please see more in this video:

What I like:

  • Incredible organization and rooms.
  • Great ventilation.
  • Dark rest bedrooms.
  • Tinted windows.

What I dislike:

  • The price.
  • The packed size.
  • The weight.

Final thoughts

So this was my selection of the best camping tents with a screen porch, as you realize they are all very different and with extraordinary features. You have them here with classic poles as well as with air beams. There are instant options as well, dark rest, etc. The differences in prices and sizes are huge and this is on purpose, I wanted to provide options for everybody.

Editor’s Choice

The tent presented below as my choice tent is definitely not for people on a budget. But this tent combines such a great collection of features that I had to put it forward. Its waterproof rating is incredible, this is a top-quality product from a brand that is originally from New Zealand, but they have their tents on the EU and US market.

Incredible features & quality
Zempire Aero TL PRO Series Tent.

Product Name: Zempire Aero TL PRO Series Tent

Product Description: This tent combines some truly unique features and the highest craftsmanship for full protection in any weather conditions.

Brand: Zempire

SKU: 15905690 / 325595

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  • Design - 9.8/10
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  • Quality & craftsmanship - 9.8/10
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For more products of this brand please check my Zempire air tents text. But you might want also to see my list of best family tents with a vestibule.

Thank you for reading. Let me know if you have questions, there is a comment box below.

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