Acklins is on my list. It is a place that lots of folks have been heading to for a DIY experience and, at heart, I’m kind of a DIY guy (my budget is CERTAINLY DIY).
I found this little vid of a DIY trip from March 2010. The sound track has been disabled, so rock your own tunes.
If you’d like to do a DIY trip with a little bit of help… you can check out the DIY package put together by Cattaraugus Creek Outfitters… if you can get 4 guys together, they have a package for $850 a person for SEVEN days (basically, it’s the lodging, a rental truck and information so you get to start beyond square one, you pay for meals, flights and anything else).