(NAPSI)—School may be back in session, but there’s still plenty of time to take a great family vacation.

Consumers who avoid the crowds at airports and hotels, and choose to camp instead, may also find more affordable rates through the fall. Quality time, learning experiences and amazing scenery await the family that plans to camp this fall, and Generac can help ensure the comforts of home make it a positive experience for everyone.

Benefits of Family Camping in the Fall

• Better weather, fewer bugs: Climate changes that come with chilly fall weather chase bugs away as they head to warmer climates. Lower temps mean longer hikes and safer outdoor play with fewer worries of fatigue or other heat-related ailments.

• Learning opportunities: Cooking is an essential part of camp life, and when isolated from the hustle and bustle of home life, families can take the time to prepare meals together. Using Generac’s new iQ2000 to provide portable power, families don’t have to rely on an open flame to learn new cooking skills. Instead, power essential kitchen items while at the campsite and turn mealtime into quality time.

• Play benefits everyone: A study by the American Academy of Pediatrics found that just a minimal amount of daily, unstructured play was essential to the mental and physical health of children. Hiking can burn between 120 and 300 calories per hour, and parents and children can participate. Make a game out of camp setup or storytelling around the fire to keep children interested and engaged.

• The rustle of leaves and streams: Changing weather patterns mean not only fewer campers and less noise but also allow for campsite visitors to hear new sounds in nature. Protect the silence with the quiet portable power the iQ2000 provides, and hear more fish jumping and leaves crunching.

A family camping trip in the fall doesn’t have to mean a no-frills getaway or a totally rustic experience, either. Portable power solutions mean the comforts of home are all a part of loading up the family and heading into the woods for time together.

After the whirlwind of back-to-school preparations and routines, Generac portable power helps families find rest and relaxation in a family vacation far from the crowd and deep in the heart of nature—even with favorite indoor conveniences on-site and without disturbing the sounds of a stress-free weekend.

About Generac (NYSE: GNRC)

Since 1959, Generac has been a leading designer and manufacturer of a wide range of generators and engine-powered products. As a leader in power equipment serving residential, light commercial, industrial and construction markets, Generac’s power products are available through a broad network of independent dealers, retailers, wholesalers and equipment rental companies. The company markets and distributes its products primarily under its Generac and Magnum brand names. For more information on Generac and its product line, visit www.generac.com. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/generacpowersystems. Follow Generac on Twitter @generacpowersys.

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