Summertime, bring the lightest clothing you have, it gets HOT here. Winters can be brutally cold, but only for a few days. Rain gear is handy to have all year around. Spring and fall are the best times, light clothing with a light jacket for night. Prescriptions and other personal items; pharmacies, Wal-Mart etc. are plentiful for the shampoo or shaving cream you forgot to bring. Lots of outdoor activity in Outstate - camping, hiking, canoeing, hunting and fishing. Summer nights can be hot and muggy. Keep the Bud cold and handy.