8 Ways a Camping Generator Will Improve Your Next Trip

I recently read an article about the different types of camping enthusiasts. First you have the Bear Grylls fanatics who will hunt fish out of the creek with their bare hands. Next you have outdoor adventurists who at least need a sleeping bag and matches to get through the night. That group is closely followed by the tent campers, the camper campers and then the cabin campers. I would be placed miles after those other groups.

Whatever group you fall in, camping in the great outdoors doesn’t mean you have to rough it. One piece of equipment I use to power electricity while camping is the P2000 PowerSmart Series™ Inverter Generator, which helps me take advantage of what nature has to offer in the comfort and style that I enjoy. With 2000 starting watts and 1600 running watts* this is the perfect camping generator for the casual camper that needs power but wants quiet.

Generators for Camping TipsEight Benefits of Using a Generator for Camping Electricity

  1. Decorate the camping site’s boundaries with festive outdoor lights
  2. Cool out the tent with a fan
  3. Make coffee (this is especially necessary if the bright sun/noisy birds will be giving you an early wake up call)
  4. Skip another night of hotdogs over the fire and cook an easy meal in a slow cooker
  5. Keep away mosquitos with an electric bug zapper
  6. Create an outdoor movie theater with a projector and screen
  7. Blend smoothies for an afternoon snack
  8. Charge your cell phone in case of emergencies

The P2000 generator is priced at approximately $699. They are available through our Briggs & Stratton dealer network or online at Home Depot, Amazon and more key retailers!

So indoor people, there is a way for us to enjoy the great outdoors without having to be so… outdoorsy. Allow yourself to kick back and have a camping trip you’ll actually want to go on again with a little help from our recreation and camping generators.


Briggs & Stratton sets a large priority on helping consumers understand portable generator safety. We support the Portable Generator Manufacturer’s Safety First campaign, designed to alert consumers about the hazards of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning while using a portable generator. Whether you’re camping, powering your RV, tailgating or using your generator to provide backup power to your home during a power outage, remember that all gas-powered engine exhaust contains CO, a poisonous gas that can kill in minutes. The most important thing to remember is that you CANNOT smell, see or taste carbon monoxide. This means you should only use your portable generator outside, away from any windows, doors or vents. Always direct the generator engine exhaust away from potentially occupied spaces and install carbon monoxide detectors or alarms in your home and RV.

*Generators are certified in accordance with CSA standard C22.2 No. 100-4 and rated in accordance with PGMA standard PGMA 200.

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