Not all 10 person tents were created equal and it’s worth thinking that you’ll only be able to fit around 8 adults comfortably in most 10-man tents on the market. If you’re looking to fit 10 adults comfortably, go for a 12-man tent, such as the Ozark Trail Hazel Creek Cabin tent.
Besides floor space, also make sure to assess head clearance, especially if you’re a taller guy who wants to stand and move around.
You should also be aware of room dividers and accessibility. Various tents have various layout configurations; some can have 3 rooms, others 2, and some just one big room. The best layout for a 10 person tent in our minds is two rooms with two doors and a screen room. This gives you the ultimate comfort, space, and privacy.
Talking about portability, remember that a 10 person tent is not a light package and certainly isn’t made for backpacking.
You will no doubt put it in your car and then walk a few yards to your preferred camping spot. You might not think portability would matter but some of these tents are large, bulky, and heavy. Packing, storing, and moving them can be tricky, so be sure to check before you buy.