Have you ever imagined that camping could mean sleeping in the trees with your kids or never having to pitch a tent? You’ll believe it after you check out these wild takes on the traditional tent. Some of these portable shelters are so innovative that they set themselves up! Click through our photo album and get inspired by real tents that put a thrill back in family camping.

Cocoon Tree Tent

Suspended above ground, this Cocoon Tree Tent is a lovely nest designed to sway amongst the branches. The inside is padded with a super-soft foam mattress, making it a luxury getaway for any spider monkeys out there. Got a minute or two? Design your own Cocoon Tree for kicks here.

Are your kids itching to set up camp right now? Check out how to make the best indoor forts here!

— Christal Yuen