While on vacation, my family and I stayed in a very primitive cabin in Kentucky. We didn't have any AC, so we slept with the windows open, and though the days were really hot, the cool night air was heavenly, signaled the start of ideal camping weather.

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I'm hoping to head to a local state park in the middle of October to camp with some close friends. Though the trip is a few weeks away, I'm already starting to plan.

Whether you're a camping pro or a beginner, here are eight tips to remember before heading out into the wilderness.

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