Summer vacation season has faded away, but you can still squeeze in microadventures like camping. Here are some tips to help you prepare for your next fall camping trip. These tips are meant to guide those looking for a low-key tent experience with some hiking involved, but not wilderness trek status.

Decide Where To Go and How To Get There

Before you can head off on an outdoor adventure, you’ve got to pick a good spot! Resources like Reserve America can help you find and reserve a campsite. You don’t have to go somewhere far from home. In fact, I recommend you try a site close by in case something goes awry—that way, you can easily get back.