If you're looking for the perfect 2-person tent for your next adventure, check out this list of our experts' top picks. Want to make sure you're getting the right tent for you? Be sure to chat with a Camping & Hiking expert here on Curated to get free, personalized recommendations.
- Nemo Dagger Tent
- Nemo Dragonfly Tent
- MSR Elixir 2 Backpacking Tent in Red, Nylon
- Marmot Nighthawk 2P Tent
- Marmot Mantis 2P Plus Tent
- Marmot Fortress Ul 2P Tent
- Marmot Thor 2P Tent
- The North Face Eco Trail 3 Tent
- Mountain Hardwear Mineral King 2P Tent
- NEMO Dagger Porch 2P Tent
Nemo Dagger Tent
As Nemo markets it – "the quintessential one tent wonder!" The perfect combination of lightweight (packed weight of 4lb 5oz) and spacious which makes it ideal for backpackers. This tent has 2 doors and 2 large vestibules for gear storage as well as color-coded tent poles, making for a super simple set up! Repair kit included and this tent is covered by Nemo's lifetime warranty.
As the brand describes it "a quintessential one-tent wonder." This tent can do it all. Weight-conscious backpacking to comfort-oriented car camping. Great balance of weight and functionality. Weighs in at just about 3 pounds, making it a great ultralight option for a 3 person.
As the brand describes it "a quintessential one-tent wonder." This tent can do it all. Weight-conscious backpacking to comfort-oriented car camping. Great balance of weight and functionality. Weighs in at just about 3 pounds, making it a great ultralight option for a 2 person
Nemo Dragonfly Tent
This thing basically weighs nothing. The 1 person option weighs 2 lbs 10 oz - super lightweight and high quality. NEMO makes some solid gear - their tents last for years! This one has large doors with versatile vestibules, a high-arching main pole for a lofty feel, and super easy setup with color-coded poles and matched webbing.
A top-of-the-line contender for a ultralight, quality backpacking or thru-hiking with features like double doors/vestibules, lighting pockets and a freestanding design.
Great price for an ultralight 1 person, NEMO makes some solid tents that are easy to set up. 2 lbs 13 oz
MSR Elixir 2 Backpacking Tent in Red, Nylon
This tent is versatile, and includes a footprint that can enable you to pitch fast and pack light with just the footprint and rainfly. Easy pitch design color coded poles, clips and webbing make setting it up a breeze. A height of 3 feet gives you plenty of headroom too!
This is a super high quality tent which is super quick and easy to set up! Constructed from durable fabrics and with a full coverage rainfly, this tent holds up during poor weather spells to keep you and your gear dry. Two doors and two vestibules.
Camping in inclement weather. Includes a rainfly and footprint for easy set-up!
Marmot Nighthawk 2P Tent
This is the footprint specifically designed for Marmot's 2 person Nighthawk tent. It was made to fit it perfectly, and will help protect the floor of your tent and extend its life.
Marmot Mantis 2P Plus Tent
Linear-shaped tents are great, because they usually do better in the wind. This one also comes with a weatherproof fly and huge front-facing door and vestibule. Marmot makes quality gear!
Marmot Fortress Ul 2P Tent
This tent is extremely easy to set up, it's very durable, and it's also relatively lightweight. This tent would be great in Utah or Colorado because you can set it up in any environment, even above tree line. It can take a beating from the wind, and will also keep you very dry any storms.
A lightweight version of the notorious Marmot fortress tent, which is known for durability and performance in all weather. Weighs in at 4lb 3 oz, which is a good price for the warmth it offers. Also super roomy, and has two doors and vestibules. Marmot has a great lifetime guarantee!
Great tent, very durable. Extremely easy to set up - takes one person around 3 minutes. Seam-taped, full-coverage fly with top vent and additional guyouts for windy conditions.
Marmot Thor 2P Tent
10 lbs 2.5 oz four season tent with plenty of space for three people (or two people with extra gear). The poled vestibule is great for maintaining control of the extra area during wind storms.
Three season camping in cold weather with precipitation and wind, big enough for three people but ideal for two people with additional room for gear.
Winter camping, potentially winter backpacking, extra sturdy to hold up against winds, warmer tent for colder temperatures.
The North Face Eco Trail 3 Tent
A perfect 2 person tent for the eco conscious camper - this tent is made from fully recycled and durable fabrics! 2 doors for easy entry and exit as well as 2 vestibules which provide plenty of space for gear storage. This freestanding tent has an increased peak height of 43 inches which creates a spacious feel to the interior, as far as 2 person backpacking tents go. Great for both car camping and backcountry backpacking trips with a packed weight of 6lbs 4oz. Time to hit the trail!
This is a sturdy and durable backpacking tent! It weighs in at 5lbs 9oz, so it's light but not ultralight. This is a great option - reasonably priced and made of high quality materials!
Great for 3-season adventures, providing two doors and two vestibules to keep your gear dry, accessible, and out of sight.
Mountain Hardwear Mineral King 2P Tent
The larger design and ample room, make it a comfortable home base for easy car camping. It can also be erected in under 5 minutes, and will never be a cumbersome set-up regardless of where call home for the night. Very spacious, ample head room, and great features like wall pockets, bathtub design, included footprint, and huge mesh doors and ceilings for stargazing on clear nights.
2 doors and very roomy for the weight! 5lbs 13oz trail weight. High quality and durable materials.
A well constructed backpacking tent with easy set-up and can withstand the elements.
NEMO Dagger Porch 2P Tent
Good fit for various types of weather conditions. The top can be used with a net for hot nights and with a cover for cold. The double-wrap "porch" also offers great wind coverage. Awesome amount of storage space with internal pockets and loops for adding lights or other accessories. It’s lightweight and compact for trekking and the porch is spacious enough to relax once it’s set up.
Single front door with large vestibule (aka the porch) so when the weather isn't in your favor you can shed your wet gear outside and keep you and the gear covered before crawling in to hunker down.
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