Sunny City

Space for 1 Rig
30 ft max
2 nights maximum

Notice Required
Same day is okay
2 months max
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  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Not Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome


  • 30 Amp Electric Hookup
  • Water Hookup
  • Tow Vehicle Parking
  • No donation requested for hookups


Driveway space up to 28 feet. On street space okay but no room for slides or awnings. Dump station 2 miles away at Orangewood RV.
Pets must be in RV or with you--NO loose pets allowed.

House Rules

No smoking
Pets must be with you on leash or in RV--no loose animals
No generators

Access Road Conditions

Paved city streets, easy access.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

driveway or on the street


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No availability May through September 2021


Sun city, AZ, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

Located 30 minutes to downtown Phoenix. Five minutes to Surprise.
30 minutes to Musical Instrument Museum.

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Member Since
November 28, 2016
Host's Age

60 References

60 Positive References

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References for Sunny City


May 2021

Perfect Couple for a Rookier

This couple were indeed Sunny and were charming, friendly hosts, especially for this first-timer on his first solo RV trip. He got me up on blocks and settled in their spacious driveway within minutes of arrival. We chatted a while and got acquainted and then they and I settled in for a quiet evening and a good night's sleep. I would stop again if I have the opportunity and would recommend them to other Sunny City travelers.


April 2021


The hosts are lovely people with a great boondocking site. 30A, easy access and super helpful. Absolutely awesome!


April 2021


Very nice stay with very interesting folks. Thankyou


April 2021

Super nice host in a very nice neighborhood

The host are super nice and invited us with joy and even took the time to chat with us and share their story, experience and suggestions.

They have a very beautiful backyard and not to forget the grapefruit tree.


April 2021

Very pleasant stay with a wonderful couple.

Very much enjoyed it here. A great place to ground and enjoy some comfort before heading back into the wilderness!

Thank you to the hosts for such fantastic hospitality!


February 2021

Another great Host

We had a one night pleasant stay very nice community love the cactus and palm tree. Our host gave us fresh fruit from their tree and we have already consumed some and it was really good. Too bad covid is around because we
could of sit around and talked more. Very generous and kind people.


February 2021

Beautiful neighborhood

Such an amazing couple!
They offered us oranges and grapefruit from their trees! Really comfortable stay


February 2021

Lovely stay

We had a lovely stay at Sunny City. The hosts were warm and friendly and made us feel comfortable right away. They were so generous to offer us electricity/water and citrus. We enjoyed walking in their safe and well maintained neighborhood. We also enjoyed listening to the birds in the morning. Couldn’t ask for a better host.


January 2021

Great stay

They are such a nice and welcoming couple! This is a nice and quiet spot to stay near Phoenix. Thanks for the oranges!


January 2021

Very comfy quiet stay

Loved staying here! Very warm & welcoming hosts. They even gave us fresh fruit from their trees. Walking distance to grocery store. Highly recommend.


January 2021

Great stay!

This was a great spot for us for a night! They are such a nice couple and made us feel so welcomed. They even shared some oranges with us from their trees! Would definitely recommend staying here if you are in the area.


January 2021

Really nice people

Kind enough to accept a last-minute request for an overnight stay, really appreciate it. Really nice people safe area. Wish them the best


January 2021

Extremely friendly and helpful hosts

Great stay, very nice and quiet neighborhood. Very kind people with a lot of rv experience. Highly recommend. Thanks for the oranges and grapefruits!


December 2020

Best Stay and Host

I had a wonderful stay. They went out of their way to make me feel at home. They offered practical suggestions, help with my rig, and I left with a bag of succulant oranges from their garden. Best hosts ever!


December 2020

Very nice stay

These hosts were most hospitable. I left with oranges, grapefruit and lemons that I picked from their trees. They even offered to let me stay another night. Everything I needed they offered to me. I would definitely stay again.


December 2020

Thank you for your Safe Place

Very nice people, nice neighborhood, nice driveway. You need some ramps to keep you level, but I got 30AMP power which was great on this chilly Arizona night. Thank you


December 2020

Sunshine-y Visit with Perfect Hosts

Staying on the bustermurphy's Sunny City host site was great. Friendly but low key, so they weren't intrusive. We even got grapefruit from their garden! Yum! The site is so easy to access; not far off major thoroughfares and has a nice wide street for maneuvering into the spot. Beautiful, well-kept property with charming decor and a view of palms, fruit trees and cacti out every window of our truck camper. Despite proximity to a major road, it was so quiet! The only word of advice for people staying here is bring extra leveling blocks for your streetside end. Also be prepared to leave with the knowledge that you are new friends with wonderful people!


November 2020

Perfect sunny stay

Very nice two day stay in a lovely, quiet neighborhood. Driveway parking was just long enough for our 30 ft trailer and we parked our truck on the street. Enjoyed a cup of tea and conversation with Bustermurphy and shared our common travel experiences. They were very kind when we accidentally bumped their mailbox :-(


March 2020


Very welcoming and gracious hosts. Super quiet neighborhood. Generous with gifts of oranges and grapefruit. A pleasure. P&J


March 2020

Great place near Spring Training Fields

Very nice couple in quite neighborhood. We stayed to hit a spring training game. Was within 3-4 miles of field. Some dog parks within a couple of miles and a Safeway you can walk to. All this and 30A power. I’m the morning they offered another nights stay if we wanted and gave us directions to the nearest free dump station. Would stay here again for sure. Thanks to the host.


February 2020

Welcoming and Convenient

This lovely couple was waiting in front of their driveway as I rolled up. Kind and generous people, and they even offered an electric hookup, though I did't need it.


February 2020

Easy parking and lots of grapefruit and oranges

Great hosts and a perfect driveway for the camper. Close to everything but out of the way just enough. 30A service was right there. If you prefer to use your own water hose, bring at least 30 feet. Very dog-friendly people and a good neighborhood for walking them.


February 2020

a special valentine reward

Heart felt thanks for the help you did for us last Nov. Both of you were special. Our trip has been (sucessful and) safe travels.
We are now enjoying our first RV ralley here in florida. The toe injury has recovered nicely.
best wishes and thanks,


February 2020

Wonderful stay with a delightful couple!

Our hosts were both so wonderful and welcoming as we enjoyed a lovely evening visit with delicious cake and coffee. Following were two nights on their driveway in a quiet and safe neighborhood. With their suggestions for things to do, our time with them was such a great introduction to the Phoenix area of Arizona! Thank you once again to our amazing hosts!!


February 2020

Great Hosts and Neighborhood

This is a really nice neighborhood. It’s peaceful and gorgeous. I woke up every morning to birds singing and fruit trees right out my window. I would highly recommend stopping here if you’re going to be near Phoenix.


December 2019

Great hosts in the centre of Phoenix

We only stayed for one night and we unfortunately had to leave early in the morning. But our host was welcoming and nice, we hooked up to water and electricity. Just what we needed!


December 2019

5 Star

We enjoyed our stay with bustermurphy. They treated us like family. We hope to visit them again!!!


November 2019

Positive. YES

Just good things and more. Sharing lessons learned will always be remembered. Again, glad to have met you.

Professional Nomad

May 2019

A Real Treat...

What a delightful and interesting couple Ivan and Bev are. They couldn't have been more friendly, hospitable and accommodating. Their location is in a residential community that was very quiet. I enjoyed our conversations. And, Bev also provided me with some tasty treats. They are terrific hosts. Thank you.


April 2019

Oranjuice sorry?

You didn’t stay here? Fabulous folk. Nice old kitty, nice doggie, but then there’s the Jack Russellguard dog!
Delightful stay indeed!


April 2019

Blessed to Boondock with Bustermurphy!

2nd Time Boondocking, and another wonderful experience! Bustermurphy accepted our request at VERY short notice.
They were accommodating, helpful, and fun to chat with.. Hope to spend more time with them in the future! Kaileydog enjoyed all the attention too!


March 2019

Great Hosts!

We had a wonderful stay with Bev and Ivan. They are a lovely, generous couple that graciously gave us a tour of the local area and invited us to join them for an outdoor community concert. They are in a convenient location near amenities but on a quiet street. An RV dump is available at a nearby RV dealer if needed. We look forward to meeting up with them again someday.


March 2019

Great hosts!

Such a friendly couple! Great suggestions on things to do in the area and other places to visit on our travels. It was a nice level place to park close to spring training games and other amenities. Thanks for sharing oranges and grapefruit with us!


February 2019

Wonderful place to stay!

My stay here was a very pleasant experience. The hosts are very friendly and kind. I would definitely stay here again.


January 2019

Fantastic experience!

Our stay at bustermurphy has been absolutely wonderful and we couldn't have asked for a better experience! Highly recommended!


January 2019

Really great!!

Loved our time here!! Very nice folks. Love all of the plants and decor!!!! Blessings to you both .. thanks so very much. ^_^


December 2018

Super nice people!

We had a great stay! What nice and friendly people. Originally we had not play on going to Phoenix but we are sure glad we did as we got to meet Bustermurphy! Our kids are going to remember picking oranges for a long time! Thank you!


December 2018

Sunny & Football!

We had a great stay! They greeted us and helped us to back in our trailer. We were immediately offered to hook up to 30amp and water. We were invited to use the back patio too! Great location close to shopping. Orangewood RV center is about a mile away with a free dump station. We stayed to attend the AZ Cardinals game and it took us about 15 minutes to get to the stadium. Overall a great stay!


December 2018

Just like family

Very nice stay again! Actually Bev & Ivan had their neighbors over for dinner and and invited me as well! Lasagna, homemade turkey soup, dessert and Bev had fun cookie decorating kit for us to share. It was a nice time and we will stay in contact as I travel to Texas, Hawaii and hopefully back to Phoenix in March, God willing. 😊🙏❤️


December 2018

Kind Kampers

Another wonderful stay at Ivan & Bev’s! Visited a little the first night, played some Mexican Train the 2nd night. Very hospitable and friendly as usual!! Plan on staying 2 more nights before I head to TX.


November 2018

Perfect stay for our last two days :) thank you

We had two good nights at their drive way. Wonderful people, good talking and we even got some nice grapefruits:)

Thank you !


November 2018

You'll be glad you stayed here

Easy going, warm and caring hosts with fun experiences and laughs to share. They invited me into their home for coffee and ensured I had what I needed. I loved meeting this charming couple; I wish they were my neighbors!

Pat and Josie Milan

November 2018

Sunny Stay

We enjoyed our stay at Sunny City, as well as our conversations with Bev and Ivan. They have a little haven off the beaten path with hummingbirds flitting around... a great place to park for a couple of nights. Thanks for letting us stay, and perhaps we’ll see you again!


November 2018

Mexican Train fun

Had a great couple hours playing Nexican Train dominos with Ivan & Bev! Tasty lemon pie and Ivan installed new water input connector for me! I look forward to hanging out again soon!


November 2018


Sweet and kind people!!


November 2018

Another great stay!

What can I say, love these guys!


October 2018

Like family

Bev & Ivan already feel like family! God has blessed me with more wonderful friends!!


October 2018


Ivan & Bev are sweet people and I felt very safe and their neighborhood. I plan to stay again soon!!


April 2018

Felt like Family

Dave and I enjoyed out boondocking experience with bustermurphy very much. They were delightful hosts and a special treat was coffee with them and their neighbors who are also boondocking hosts......good conversation and good coffee was enjoyed by all!
Thanks so much,
joan and dave


March 2018

Great hosts

These are the best people ever. It was a lovely experience.


March 2018

Got lucky on my very first Boondockers welcome stay!

I’m very fortunate to have found such a wonderful place to stay my first time using this service. The accommodations and company were first rate. I would and plan to visit again. I feel like I have friends in Phoenix area now:)


February 2018

Convenient location in Sun City, close to Glendale Folk Festival

Friendly hosts that offered us 30 amp power for the night! They also invited us into their home to enjoy dessert, decaf coffee, and travel stories. Great stop!


February 2018

wonderful hosts

Had a great stay, quiet and peaceful. Thank you for the hydro and water fill up. May see you again before we leave Arizona.


January 2018

Great people.

A very pleasant experience. Ivan and Bev are both very kind and helpful.
I am very grateful.

Thanks again!


December 2017

Two Thumbs Up!

These two are great hosts, and wonderful people as well! They are so friendly and made me feel right at home. I definitely recommend them.


June 2017

Great hosts, wonderful overnight!

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting these folks and "borrowing" their driveway for an overnight. They immediately offered a power hook up which was kind, but we declined as we have a lot of solar that works great in the Phoenix area! They are a very interesting couple and they have all kinds of hobbies that are fascinating. We had a good time visiting and having coffee with them later in the evening. Couldn't ask for nicer folks to meet. Especially as this was our first Boondockers Welcome experience.
Ken and Jerilyn


May 2017


Thank you for your hospitality! You made our stay fun restful and just downright nice. Great hosts and great neighbors too!


April 2017

Wonderful hosts

This was our first Boondocker's experience & we were delightfully surprised at what a great experience it was. Our hosts were very helpful in seeing that we had water, power & leveling but even more than that, they were the nicest, most interesting folks you could find. They are very experienced travelers & lovers of life. We count them as really good friends now after staying on two separate occasions. We hope we will see them sometime in our area.


March 2017


Bustermurphy and his parents were AWESOME hosts and new lifetime friends. We had some unexpected rig issues and it pushed back our date of arrival by a couple of days, but our hosts were very understanding and welcomed us with open arms.

They immediately offered us 30 amp and water. AMAZING!

We enjoyed a pleasant happy hour (or 2) on their back deck that over looked a golf course - absolutely lovely! Oh... and I can't forget the homemade lemon pie made from the lemon trees in their back yard. YUMMY! They have great stories about both RVing and sailing. These folks know how to live life!

The area is very safe, quiet, and comfortable and has a beautiful aroma.

We very much enjoyed our stay here and can't wait to see these folks again!

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