Incredibly, that big canvas tent is still around too, more than 40 years after they bought it. This is a very large tent! Also, I just read another recent review on this particular tent here on this site, and I believe that the reviewer was having a little trouble getting the tent folded properly so it would fit back into the bag. It completely covers the top, side and back screened panels of the tent and stays quite taut when properly set up and attached. Why a full rainfly? A door you can walk through while standing up:
Deluxe 4 Room Cabin Tent 24'x10'
As with my previous tent search, finding a reasonably-priced tent with all of these features was not easy. We camped with two cots and a queen-size airbed, and as you can see, there was plenty of room in the tent to move around. This post contains affiliate links. A tent like this would make a week-long trip much more comfortable for our family… Note: Better-quality tents have a full rainfly that extends to the ground. My search for the perfect family camping tent July 10, By:
My search for the perfect family camping tent - Jill Cataldo
The back of the tent has a zipper on the outside of the rainfly to open the fly and allow air through the tent. It clips to rings installed in the middle of the tent. I read another extensive review of this tent at CampArizona. If you open a tent door without a vestibule during a rainstorm, the rain is going to fall into your tent.
Tent Repair & Replacement Parts
Description: The tent floor is a tub-style floor, which is good — this means the seams where the floor meets the walls are raised off the ground a few inches. This post contains affiliate links. I stuck a bandanna in the opening to keep insects or other critters! Better-quality tents have a full rainfly that extends to the ground. Dome and tunnel-style tents are self-supporting, with one large central room.