Above, I share the story of my recent three-week road trip spent rock climbing in Wyoming. But what about the nitty-gritty, those deep-down details of how to coordinate and execute a successful road trip? Honestly, it doesn’t take as much planning as you might think, but there are some basics you should know before you hit the road. Below you’ll find a bunch road-trip essentials for a good time, along with a few no-no’s. Follow these guidelines, and how can you have anything but loads of fun?