These tents are durable and are usually available in nylon and polyurethane and also come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. They are mostly windproof as well as waterproof.
A close cousin to the truck tent is the SUV tent. As the back of an SUV is already covered, these tents simply extend the useful living area by attaching to the back of the truck. You can then use the back of your truck for sleeping and the extended tent section attached to it as living and changing quarters.
Truck tents are designed to cover the entire bed of your truck. They turn that wasted space into a convenient place to sleep. By using the bed of your pickup as your sleeping quarters you manage to stay off the ground which can be a tremendous comfort when an unexpected storm rolls through.
Lightweight and designed to sleep 2 adults these tents are very spacious, even enough for 2 small children. These tents are mainly designed just for sleeping and storage. Mesh windows for proper ventilation are included and some even come with great accessories like a changing room, a soft foam mattress (that can be inflated and deflated at will), pillows, mosquito nets and even a ladder for those tents that sit on the top of the truck.
Always remember to have your truck bed empty and clean, some tents have sewn floor and others don’t. Those without a floor are easier to install and keep clean. A truck tent with a sewn in floor or a tent with no floor, truck tents are a wonderful travel accessory that breeds a race of travelers who don’t mind spending a night in the middle of nowhere, preferring to get lost in the wilderness.
Truck tents are the first choice amongst travelers who cherish their freedom. It is the best possible option if one wants to stop in the middle of a cross-country ride and camp anywhere one wants to. These tents give you the option to camp anywhere you would like. You have plenty of storage in you truck, the safety of your truck and freedom to camp anywhere that you will never experience with any other kind of tent.
These days any type of tent is available for any make of the truck or SUV. Make sure that you check the tent size with the truck bed size, which will fit properly and not leave any room for any inconvenience.