There are a lot of factors to concider when hunting in a general season areas "vrs" limited quota areas, just a few things to concider...
what state are you concidering ,this makes a big differance, each state has varied management strategies for general season
1.what kind of shape are you in ?
2. are you a road hunter ?
3.what are your hunting skills ?
4.how far are you willing to drive ?
5.are you hunting on your own or with a group ?
6. the list goes on
if you do some basic research you will find some great areas in alot of western states , good luck