Read this Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) guide on the best tent location and how to upgrade/move your tent/house. Including best spots, villager tent/house features, & more!
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Quick Video Guide
This video will brief you on the best location to put your tent. More details are provided in the sections below.
Best Tent Locations Guide
Best Spot Is Near Resident Services
Near Airport For Frequent Online Play
If you like to play online frequently with friends, it's recommended to build your tent near the island's airport. This way, you can easily talk to Orville to fly off into another player's island.Check Out Airport Functions & Features!
Near Beach For Fishing Enthusiasts
If you like to fish, having your tent near the beach will be the best. This way, you won't have to travel too far to reach the island's shores and you can spend the day fishing!Check Out All Fish List Here
Ultimately Up To Preference
In the end, it's ultimately up to the players to choose their own tent's location, depending on how they want to play Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
How To Move Your Tent (House)
Talk To Tom Nook To Relocate
Once your tent is set up, you'll also be able to relocate if you're unsatisfied with where you pitched it. Speak with Tom Nook at Resident Services if you want to relocate. You need to upgrade the resident services to unlocking the moving option.
Moving Cost Is 30,000 Bell
You'll be asked to pay 30,000 Bell before relocating your house. Make sure new location is cost-effective!
Villager Houses Can Be Moved
Moving the houses of your villagers can be done, but it comes with a cost of 50,000 bells! This can be quite a hefty sum, so don't do this unnecessarily!
How To Upgrade Tent Into House
Pay Off Getaway Package With Miles
You can construct a house on the island once you've paid off your initial debt for the Island Getaway Package. You need to pay Tom Nook with Miles instead of Bells!Check Out How To Farm Nook Miles Fast!
Speak To Tom Nook About Expansion
When the option becomes available, you can speak to Tom Nook at Resident Services to expand your tent into a home. This will cost Bells that you can pay off over time.Check Out How Farm Money (Bells) Fast!
Tent Designs & Features
Player Tents Are Yellow & Triangular
Player tents are always going to be yellow with triangular shapes. This differentiates your tent from villagers on the island.
Villager Tents Are Rounded & Differently-Colored
Villager tents on the island have rounded roofs and will come in different colors. You'll know it's a villager's tent when it looks this way.