Going on an adventure? Take these tips with you!

Hello Fall!

YES! You can rent our Aerie Vans!

The cooler temps have arrived and so have our adventure tips; check these out to make your campervan trip AMAZING!

- Tip 1: Plan for a clothing change! Pack lighter weight clothes to layer as you hike, paddle or bike your way to new adventures- easy to shed and easy to carry.

-Tip 2: Cooler in the morning and then warmer in the afternoon! Make sure your bedding, accessories and equipment is ready for those temps changes through the day. Plenty of water, extra boots and jackets are useful.

-Tip 3: Plan ahead. With the temperature fluctuating, make sure you know what to expect at your destination. Animals could be active, trails could be closed. Having a plan b is wise.

Tip 4: Festival time! There are many festivals and fairs going on at this time of year. From apples to pumpkins, see what activities is going on at your destination and join the fun to support local businesses!

Understanding your adventure purpose can prepare you for many unplanned situations. Read below our suggestions for your upcoming trip

1) Know your why
Why are you going on this adventure? To join a group? To cross off a bucket list item? To accomplish an achievement? Make sure you know your why before you pack your gear- it'll save you time and help you prepare better.

2) Treat your adventure as a project
Create a to-do list and a supply list, even make a goal list for your destination. You'll thank yourself for listing out the materials needed and your end-in-mind.

3) Set a budget
This is important in almost everything you do. It's fun to be spontaneous, but when you're out on your journey and you've already spent your funds on that souvenir- that you absolutely must have- all of a sudden you have an unexpected expense. Make sure to budget for any costs that may occur- impulsive and planned.

4) Do a test run on all your gear
For any journey, make sure you test your equipment out. Whether it's in your home or testing it out during a short adventure, it's essential to know your equipment will not fail you when it really counts. If possible, always pack extra batteries, charges, and other supplies. The weather impacts functionality, so keep that in mind.

Come back next month for more adventure tips!

Aerie Vans
Exclusively at Perkins Motors
1133 Motor City Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Hours of Operation
M-F: 8am-8pm
Sat: 9am-7pm
Sales: 719-203-7730

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