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The Best Gear for Camping on a Budget

Cheapism Logo By Maralyn Edid,Douglas Backstrom,Scott Nyerges of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 43: Buying tents, sleeping bags, air mattresses, and other essential camping gear can cost a small fortune, but it doesn't have to. Cheapism.com consulted dozens of professional product tests and looked at hundreds of owner reviews to identify the best cheap tents for big families, couples, and individuals; sleeping bags that stay comfortable in warm and cold weather; and air mattresses for a good night's rest. Whether you're planning a weeklong wilderness getaway or hosting a slumber party for kids at home, you're sure to find the right camping gear here — at a price you can afford.Prices and availability may vary.

LET'S GO CAMPING

Buying tents, sleeping bags, air mattresses, and other essential camping gear can cost a small fortune, but it doesn't have to. Cheapism.com consulted dozens of professional product tests and looked at hundreds of owner reviews to identify the best cheap tents for big families, couples, and individuals; sleeping bags that stay comfortable in warm and cold weather; and air mattresses for a good night's rest. Whether you're planning a weeklong wilderness getaway or hosting a slumber party for kids at home, you're sure to find the right camping gear here — at a price you can afford.

Prices and availability may vary.

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