Here you have our list of the best screen houses for camping. All screen tents in this review have features and materials that make them ideal for camping. Please note that while there are many camping screen tents, not all of them are recommended by us. This review highlights our 5 top screen houses for different situations. Hopefully you can find one that suits your specific needs. Without further ado, let’s dive in!
1. Coleman Instant Screen House
From one of the biggest camping brands, this is tent is our best instant screen tent. In fact, it’s our number 1 overall! The spacious screen tent measures 15×13 feet, which provides 41.6 sq. ft. of shade and is big enough for large families.
Right, so the main benefit with this best-rated screen house is the set-up time. In fact, because it comes pre-assembled, it should take under 60 seconds to fully-erect the tent. This feature allows users to get out of the rain/sun quickly, or provides a lifeline if the bugs attack your picnic!
As well as easy-erection, it is also easy to move the unit from place to place. The free carry bag is easy to hold and secures the tent well while it is not in use. Here are more instant tents.
The Coleman Instant Screen House is crafted from a durable 2X Polyguard fabric. This should give you confidence that the material will not tear in harsh weather. Furthermore, the tent has a 50+ UPF coating that protects from the sun’s powerful rays.
- Type: Instant
- Dimensions:180 x 156 x 84 inches
- Weight: 18.25 pounds
2. Quick-Set 9281 Escape Shelter Pop-Up Tent
The Clam Corporation 9281 Escape Shelter is a forest green tent that offers 94 square foot of total floor space. This brand specializes in this type of shelter, making it one of the best screened canopy houses on the market today. This is a good choice for anyone (6-8 people) that wants a large canopy screen house that can be set-up with ease. In fact, the tent has an official set-up time of just 45 seconds! Although it’ll take longer on the first go.
The tent is crafted from a 210 denier poly-oxford fabric, with triple layers in the corners to increase strength. 50+ UV guard protection means the constructional integrity of the tent is protected by the sun rays.
No-see-um mesh screen boosts the privacy of this tent, allowing you to have increased privacy on your picnic. The mesh also helps to prevent any bugs from making their way in. Users will also love the leak-proof seams, corner storage pockets, stakes, and over-sized carry bag.
- Type: Quick-erection canopy
- Dimensions: 140 x 140 inches
- Weight: 35 pounds
3. Eureka Northern Breeze Screen House
The Eureka Northern Breeze Screen House is a unique screen house that measures 12×12 feet, giving 144 square feet of total space. The tent has no-see-um mesh panels on all sides of the tent; this allows for superior ventilation in the heat of summer and also improves privacy.
As you may have gathered from the product name, the Northern Breeze is built to withstand all kinds of weather. The sturdy screen house has an aluminum frame, a UV-resistant 150D StormShield Splash cloth, and built-in weather-protection curtains on all four sides.
In regards to its livability, you’ll be please to know that you can fit a good-sized table in the tent. It is also easy to get in and out, thanks to the full-length zippered doors on the front.
- Type: Framed-tent
- Dimensions: 12 x 12 feet
- Weight: 25 pounds
4. Hasika All-Weather 8 x 8 Instant Screened Canopy
Built for all environments, the Hasika All-Weather Screened Canopy is an instant screened canopy that provides protection in 3-seasons. Just like all tents in this review, the tent provides protection from sun and bugs. As this tent is covered on all four walls, it will protect you from any side rains too.
The Hasika has a lightweight, yet durable design that features strong mesh. The roof and side panels have a protective UV Guard that provides extra protection of the tents material. Two doors make it easy for groups to get in and out of the 8 by 8-foot shelter.
- Type: Screened Pop-Up
- Dimensions: 94″ x 94″ x 71″
- Weight: 12.8 pounds
5. Alvantor Screen House Room
The Alvantor is a screened pop-up tent that is big enough for 8-12 adults to live comfortably.
The main quality of this tent is the fiberglass build that is lightweight, requires no assembly, and is easy to carry at just 8.4lbs. In fact, as a pop-up tent, it will take less than a minute to erect. This is very useful if you are rushing to get out of the rain or under attack from a swarm of bugs!
The tent has 6 mesh walls for increased ventilation and all-round protection from mosquitoes and other insects. You’ll also love that the tent comes with a hook to hang clothing or other essentials. Other features include silicone zippers, free carry bag, and 12 guy-lines and 12 metal stakes for stability.
- Type: Screened Pop-Up
- Dimensions: 10 x 10 x 7 feet
- Weight: 8.4 pounds