Finding the perfect place to pitch your tent takes time and experience, and the people featured here have it down to an art. They’ve pitched up everywhere, from the perfect look-out point to a lush green mountainside. We've picked up the best of the best tent scenes, so scroll down, take a look at these perfect pitches and feel inspired — you’ll be dreaming of your next camping trip before it's over.
1. Get the best view (pictured at top)
Think about what you want to wake up to, like this set-up at Mount Shuksan in Washington.
2. Getting the best view can't be emphasized enough
Another amazing view in Washington, this one at Cutthroat Pass.
3. Pitch on a ledge
It’s precarious, but awesome. This photograph was taken near San Diego, California.
4. Camp by the water
Get the perfect location for a morning swim. This one's in Oregon.
5. Pitch in the desert after a bike ride
Camping in the Sahara Desert has its perks.
6. Sleep under snow
This photo was taken at an altitude of about 15,100 feet in Amdo province on the Tibetan Plateu, by Nicholás Marino as he travelled the world on his bike.
7. Camp above the clouds
Stefan Glowacz and Robert Jasper during their expedition on Baffin Island’s Buchan Gulf, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. This image was part of international photography contest Red Bull Illume.
8. Camp in Washington
So yeah, Washington makes the list again. The state is packed with some spectacular scenes, like this one at Summit Lake.
9. Camp in a cave
Looking for the Big Dipper in Escalante, Utah.
10. Suspend your tent above water
Who says you need some ground to pitch a tent? Check out the Tentsile Trillium, hung over water in Oahu, Hawaii.
11. Enjoy the sunset
Taking in the sunset at The Enchantments in — you guessed it — Washington State.
12. Surround yourself with green mountains
This looks like the kind of place where you might see a hobbit, but this picture was actually taken in Ethiopia, not The Shire.
13. Camp with friends
14. Take time to look at the stars
Catch the Milky Way at Summit Lake in Washington.
15. Pitch up in your own rock fortress
Feel like a King at Washington's Sahale Glacier Camp.