Investing in a camping bed is the most comfortable way to sleep in a tent. It might seem luxurious when planning a camping adventure, but come nightfall, it suddenly be the most valuable thing you can ever own to turn the most remote camp into a cozy spot.
10 Best Camping Beds to Invest in for Your 2021 Camping Needs
1. KingCamp Camping Cot
This KingCamp camping bed has an easy 60-second setup that entails pressing down on the four frame joints to lock the bed in position—or folding it up to fit into its provided storage bag that will fit inside most car trunks.
It comes with an oversized build for comfort with a 30-inch width that offers more than enough space for a cozy nap outdoors. As far as length goes, this 80-inch camping bed can accommodate a 6’2 person without any problem.
The best part is the breathable 400D double-layer oxford fabric and a raised padded pillow design to provide excellent support for your head and neck for comfort.
For stability, the cot is designed with anti-slip plastic feet for enhanced support for both indoor and outdoor use. The cherry on the top is the three-compartment pocket that offers convenient storage space to ensure your necessities are at arms reach even at night.
- It has a bearing capacity of 440lbs
- Is easy to set up
- It is sturdy and stable
- Doesn’t have enough space under it to store your other camping gear
2. LILYPELLE Folding Camping Cot
This Lilypelle camping cot is designed with an adjustable locking system that allows you to adjust the bed to comfortable positions for sitting up, reclining, or lying flat. What’s more, it features a tri-fold design making it easy to fold for storage or transportation. The tri-fold design also makes this camping a multi-purpose tool as you can use it outdoors or on your deck.
Thanks to the sturdy full square tube frame, the camping bed evenly distributes any applied pressure resulting in a remarkable 400 pounds weight capacity.
Lastly, its ergonomic design strikes the perfect balance between a soft and firm surface, thereby reducing stress and muscle tension. That’s not all. It has a side pocket that enables you to keep your flashlight and other camping gear close. And a detachable pillow that you can easily adjust to suit your needs.
- It is easy to store away
- Is comfortable
- It has a sturdy build
- It can only accommodate one person at a time
3. Disc-O-Bed Large Camping Bunk Bed
Camping beds need to be comfortable and compact, and the Disc-O-Bed Cam-O-Bunk promises all that and enough room to kick back without taking up much space. It is versatile enough to use as a bench, bunk, or two separate cots depending on how much space is available.
Standing at 11-inches above the ground, the rounded frame offers a level sleeping surface as it does not sink even on uneven terrain. Also, with 21 inches between the cots, the person on the bottom bunk gets enough headspace to move around.
On the other hand, the hanging organizers offer enough room for you to stash away your gear while still keeping it close. Its contouring sleep system lets the camping bed naturally curve around your body for comfort without compromising the 79 inches long by 28 inches wide sleeping area.
- Are great for saving space
- It has a sturdy build
- Can accommodate two people at a time
- It is somewhat heavy
4. S.Y. Folding Camping Cot
S.Y camping beds come reinforced with steel tubes, and a double 600D diamond checked Oxford surface cloth for stability. This attributes to its commendable 500-pound weight capacity.
Like other camping beds in this list, the S.Y cot is light enough to carry around and store and doesn’t require installation – expanding the frame and folding it back up is all it takes. Besides being a camping bed for outdoor adventures, it also makes a great addition to your living room or patio.
- It has a large weight capacity
- Is easy to set up
- Comes in a sturdy build
- Can’t hold more than 500 pounds
5. ATEPA Heavy Duty Folding Camping Bed
Thanks to its height adjusting mechanism, this Atepa sleeping cot has two models that allow you to adjust your cot’s height from 7.8 to 12.9 inches and vice versa. This helps keep you away from insects, moisture, dirt, and rocks.
The latest lever locking system saves labor when you need to set up or take down the camping bed. Its high strength 7075 aluminum alloy frame is sturdy enough to withhold up to 330 lbs. On the other hand, the surface cloth is a treated-300D-ripstop cloth, which is firm, breathable, and none-scratchy.
An inner bonus pocket provides accessible storage for your gear, while its anti-slip design ensures the camping bed doesn’t sink in loose ground or mud.
- Is lightweight
- It is affordable
- Is comfortable and sturdy
- It needs an extra sleeping pad
6. Coleman ComfortSmart Cot
This Coleman ComfortSmart folding cot offers bed-like comfort for a peaceful night’s sleep, especially when outdoors. This superior support is partly thanks to its thick foam mattress and coil suspension system.
Its durable steel frame can hold up to 275 pounds and accommodate campers of up to 5 feet 7 inches tall. It measures 69 x 25 x 15 inches when unfolded and will fit into most car trunks.
- Great value
- It comes with functional closures
- The extra width comes in handy for heavier people
- The mattress is prone to sliding
7. ABORON Camping Cots
This adult camping cot by Aboron doesn’t come with an inverted side of the bed, while its right-angle design is unexpanded. As a result, the one-inch thick structure of bold-square tubes can support a 600lbs load. Additionally, its crossed-tubes 10-leg system is advantageous for high performance, sturdiness, and durability.
Similarly, the high-quality double-layered 600D polyester fabric is thick enough to ensure you don’t feel the bar tubes you are lying on. At the same time, the slightly elevated cot head provides a headrest.
Besides its considerably small folded size, it weighs in at only 17 pounds which is ideal for carrying outdoors whether on your back or truck or just setting it up by the poolside at home.
- It is very comfortable
- It is multi-purpose
- It can be uncomfortable when the mattress slides off during sleeping
8. DEERFAMY Collapsible Sleeping Bed
At 26-inches wide and 75-inches long, an adult can comfortably and efficiently roll over without disrupting the cot’s stability. You will love its low profile because, at only 6-inches, it will effortlessly fit in most tents, including those that are not high enough.
Its sturdy carrying bag not only eases transportation outdoors and storage, but it also adds neatness and longevity. It can equally come in handy indoors as an extra guest bed when you are hosting.
As far as stability goes, you can count on the five high-quality U-shaped steel frame leg poles to support up to 225 pounds, especially with a soft, stretchy, and sturdy 600D fabric for turning over.
- It has an easy setup
- Is comfortable
- It has a compact design
- The rivets are prone to coming out
9. KingCamp Double Folding Camping Cots
With a weight capacity of 550lbs, this camping bed by KingCamp offers adequate room for two people to sleep or rest throughout the night or day comfortably. It features built-in extras that allow you and your buddy to store your camping gear within arm’s length.
The high-quality 1200D oxford material increases its strength, waterproof nature and tightly stays in place so you can sleep comfortably. When folded into its carry bag, it weighs only 35.3lbs making it easy to carry around for indoor and outdoor use.
- Is convenient
- It comes with a sturdy and comfortable design
- Has a decent weight-bearing capacity
- It is not ideal for people with varying weights
10. AbocoFur Portable Camping Cot
The AbocoFur camping cot comes with a high-strength 600D Oxford fabric, with up to 580g and 3cm thick spray cotton for the ultimate soft and comfortable sleeping surface.
It has a 7-level adjustable design allowing it to convert from a bed to a recliner to any other sleeping angle in between. A sturdy steel frame and a weight capacity of 550 pounds are ideal for tall and heavy people.
- It is easy to use
- Reasonably comfortable
- It is durable
- The feet can easily snap when not fully unfolded
There you have it, outdoor lovers. Thanks to the wide variety of camping beds in the market today, you can bet to find something within your preferred size, make, design, and of course, price range. Bunk and two people camping beds are exceptionally economical and convenient for camping with many people.
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