Instead, I find myself sitting outside in the scorching heat day after day for all sorts of reasons. Sporting events, visits to the park, parades, BBQs... even if I happen to find shade, it's not like I can set up an air conditioner or a box fan to help keep me cool, right? Not exactly.
Instead, I now bring along something that combines the benefits of a fan with the convenience of lawn chair. I bring the Traveling Breeze Fan-Cooled Chair!
The only sports/camping chair of its kind to take things a step beyond comfort and portability, Traveling Breeze's patented technology integrates efficient fans right into their pop-up chair.
Fans in the chair, you ask? Yes, there are fans right there in the back of the chair to deliver a quiet, powerful airflow up along your back and neck. Simply flip a switch and this handy system keeps your head, back, neck and shoulders cool all while you kick back and relax anytime, anywhere!
Skeptical? I was, too. So when a tall, slim package from Traveling Breeze arrived, it was time to see the Fan-Cooled Chair for myself.
Right out of the box this unique chair is safely stored in its carrying bag and nearly ready for use.
Simply slide it out of the bag and pop it right open...
...and the sturdy frame and strong nylon fabric is ready for your relaxation (complete with convenient cup holder).
However, one peek under the left armrest reveals the power source and operating switch. Just install batteries (important note: not all versions of the Traveling Breeze Fan-Cooled Chairs use disposable batteries - one comes with a rechargeable battery and charger, so no need to worry about replacements!) and pop the compartment back into place.
Once you flip that switch, the Traveling Breeze Chair provides hour after hour of refreshing cooling thanks to the two strong fans on the lower back.
Remember my initial skepticism? It was immediately erased when I sat in this chair and felt the cool air coming through the soft mesh on my neck and neck! Forget standing up 10 minutes later and feeling sweaty while peeling my shirt from my back, instead I happily stayed cool and refreshed from the moment I sat down to the time I stood up.
In fact, every time my family has brought the Traveling Breeze Chair with us this summer the only problem we have had is forcing everyone to take turns beating the heat with it!
|My girls loving the ability to cool off in the Traveling Breeze Chair at a recent swim meet!|
This handy little cord connects right to the power source on the chair but then, by using the USB port on the other end, is able to run the Fan-Cooled Chair directly from the power of a portable cell phone charger. I simply make sure my portable charger is full before we leave the house and then it is ready to run the fans on my chair all day. Genius!
Whether you're heading to a neighbor's cookout, spending hours on the sidelines of a soccer tournament, enjoying an afternoon tailgating with your buddies or packing up for a weekend of camping and fishing at the lake, the Traveling Breeze Fan-Cooled Chair is uniquely perfect for the occasion.
It folds compactly, sets up immediately and keeps you cool without any effort or work. Why sit outside without it?
Available only from Ace Hardware for $49.99, this Traveling Breeze Fan-Cooled Chair is only one of Traveling Breeze's innovative cooling products available. They also have fantastic options for the beach, the stadium, and more! A different version of the Fan-Cooled Chair (with a rechargeable 12-V battery) can be purchased directly from TravelingBreeze.com, on Amazon or from a variety of other retail partners for $69.95.
Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or simply find yourself spending time outside in the heat, this is one company that knows how to provide cooling comfort with ease. Once you've sat in the Fan-Cooled Chair, you won't ever want to go back!
Find out much more about this and all of Traveling Breeze's cooling options by visiting their website and connecting with them on Facebook and Twitter.
Other than the Fan-Cooled Chair that I was provided by Traveling Breeze in order to facilitate my review, I was not compensated or enticed to do this post in any way. This review is solely my honest opinion about this product.