Many campers and outdoor enthusiasts dream of having their own rooftop tent. This cabin-like comfort fits right on top of your vehicle so you can camp anywhere your heart desires. Plus, they’re perched up high to protect you from animals while giving you the best view of the sunset. All you need is a roof rack and a tent! Genius!
Yet, as innovative as a rooftop tent might sound, they’re often quite expensive and tend to weigh at least 100 pounds. Luckily, there are DIY solutions if you’re willing to put in the work.
If you want to give it a shot, here’s how to build a rooftop tent all by yourself. It’s easier than you might think.