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Summer Getaway

Space for 1 Rig
Any size
3 nights maximum

Notice Required
Same day is okay
2 weeks max
Response Rate
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Usually Responds In
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Suitability

  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome

Amenities

  • 15 Amp Electric Hookup
  • Wifi
  • Tow Vehicle Parking
  • Off-Leash Area
  • No donation requested for hookups

Description

20 amps electric hook-up. 1 mile from town. Wifi is wireless and may be unreliable. Graveled almost level spot 25 yards across our back yard from our house. There is a bit of privacy from our house due to a spruce tree. To the south is a half acre of mowed grass you may use. This area can also be used for additional rigs traveling with you, to camp without hook-up when it's dry enough. To the east is a fenced half acre of pines and brush you may use. Our back yard is to the north and you're welcome to roam. It's usually quiet here except for planes flying over. You'll have shady mornings and sunny afternoons. If you don't have air conditioning and need to park in the shade of the shop, just let us know so we can move vehicles out if we need to. In lieu of paying for power, please "pay it forward," maybe extra tips to service workers in the area. We have excellent well water for you to fill tanks or jugs, just ask. You are welcome to use our trash bin in the "old" shed. There are 3 dump stations in town. I have printed up local info and will have a visitor's guide for you.

House Rules

WE HAVE TO ASK PEOPLE TO NOT PULL IN UNLESS WE ARE HERE.
Everyone has been very respectful so we're not worried.
Children of any age are very welcome.
Your dogs and cats are welcome and may remain off leash, depending on their behavior & how they get along with our small dog. They must not cross our fence lines onto neighbor's properties. We treasure our neighbors and their hunting cats, and deer and fawns are often on the property. Dogs love to dig holes in the soft dirt in the pines behind the open gate and that's usually fine, (please ask if we have a fawn living there at present).

Access Road Conditions

WE HAVE TO ASK PEOPLE NOT TO PULL IN UNLESS WE ARE HERE. EASY ACCESS, NO OVERHEADS. From the paved county road, there is a short 100 yard gravel road to our 3 gravel driveways. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE 1ST ONE BY THE HOUSE OR BACK ONTO OUR HOUSE LAWN. THERE ARE SPRINKLER HEADS TO BREAK AND BUILDINGS TO CLIP.
It's easiest to use the 3rd drive just before the pole fence so you can use the grassy area and 2nd drive, (just beyond the second shop), to maneuver into your spot.
We have room in the grassy area for other RVs traveling with you. Once it has dried out in Spring and before it soaks in Fall, this area is without hook-up.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

We have 20 amp electric. Roomy parking on the almost level gravel beside or in front of your rig.
From some time in July through some time in October there is pull-through room for a couple more rigs in the grassy area. No electrical hook-ups there and it's not totally level.
PLEASE DO NOT PULL THROUGH THE 1ST DRIVEWAY, OUR PRIVATE DRIVE, OR BACK ONTO THE HOUSE LAWN. THERE ARE SPRINKLER HEADS TO BREAK OFF AND BUILDINGS TO CLIP. AND YOU HAVE 1/2 ACRE TO MANEUVAR IN BEYONG THE SHOPS. WE HAVE TO ASK PEOPLE TO NOT PULL IN UNLESS WE ARE HERE.

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You are very welcome during this 2020 virus summer. Sit on the porch and visit us or just say "Hi" in the driveway, whichever makes you comfortable. Usually May through October. We travel to, so feel free to call to see about available dates and times. The spots in the grassy area can only be used while that area is dry enough - some time in July through some time in October. Just ask.

Location

McCall, ID, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

We have 2 large lakes (Payette & Cascade) and many mountain lakes and streams. World class white water starts 40 miles from here (North Fork of the Payette & Salmon Rivers). Kelly's Whitewater Park, Gold Fork Hot Springs, 4 golf courses, music & art festivals, many miles of bicycle paths, adventure guides and rentals, live music at least on weekends, art galleries, interesting shops, and a variety of good restaurants.


Your Host

SummerGetaway


Member Since
May 4, 2018
Host's Age
65+


38 References

38 Positive References

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References for Summer Getaway

Cmoffitt54

September 2020

Great grassy area

Summer Getaway hosts were so friendly and helpful to us. The area that they had us park on was easy to get through as our hosts showed us how to drive through, no backing up, to get there. It is a very nice grassy area. We highly recommend staying at Summer Getaway!


Linda555

September 2020

Beautiful Setting

Very peaceful and quiet in a beautiful setting. Can’t say enough about how generous and easy it was! Thank- you !


Colyar

September 2020

Amazing stay!

Wonderful hosts and a great site on their beautiful property.. we would love to stay here again when we're in this area. We found this to be a great summer getaway! A big thank you to our kind and informative hosts!


martinasdogs

September 2020

Country living just outside of town

Not only did the hosts accommodate me despite having already other boondockers, I felt so welcome and comfortable there right away. Super nice people. And their little dog is the cutest thing :)
Their property and their house are something else. Self designed and built and gorgeous ! Very well maintained place.
I hope I get to stay with them the next time I'm in the area.
Thank you guys again for helping me out !


SuzieDee

September 2020

Quiet night close to McCall

Nice plot of land close to McCall. Hosts were very hospitable and offered information of what to see in town. I got a great nights sleep and would stay there again when visiting this beautiful lake side small town.


Morrow6

August 2020

Ice place and people

Had a easy in , flat spot with 20 amp power. Great people and the town of McCall is a terrific place to spend some summer.
Jim


rvacrossamerica

August 2020

A great place and great folks...

SummerGetaway are a wonderful couple, easy going, very nice location to the town of McCall, and easy access for almost any size rig. You'll be better for having stayed with them!


babyatlas

July 2020

Everything great

Had a wonderful three night stay. Beautiful property. Harold was beyond helpful. Wooded area for the kids to hang hammocks. Peaceful. Beautiful. Can't go wrong.


donaldsorrells

June 2020

Simply Awesome all around

Just good people! Very welcoming. We played a fun family game of football in there field. There were very happy to say yes when we ask. I wish I would have had more time to hang out!

Thank your for being what I call old school friendly and down to earth!


Sangfroid

May 2020

Great couple, great site

This was my second stay with Summer Getaway and it is a wonderful experience. You won’t regret staying here.


IdahoWanderer

May 2020

Beautiful setting

Lovely area and lots of room. Host so helpful and kind.


Jennifer333

May 2020

Great hosts, beautiful location

H & G were so welcoming! They have us info for the surrounding area which was really convenient. Beautiful location, easy to find and they have a sweet little dog. Definitely would recommend a stay here. Thanks for being so accommodating!
P.s. Sunday we found morels at ponderosa state park! Yay 😊


luckybus

November 2019

Great Hosts! Beautiful Place

Such lovely hosts on a lovely property. We had great conversation, the offered us a guide and suggestions of the area, and their place is in biking distance of the quaint downtown. Thank you!


Shelbyd1

November 2019

Enjoyable Stay!

These are wonderful courteous people. Have stayed here twice now.
Thank you again!


Sangfroid

October 2019

Nice location

I'm sure I already left a reference but here it is again. This was my first Boondocker experience and it was a very positive one. Harold greeted me and helped with locating my RV next to his hookups. Genevieve provided me with a packet of information including a summary sheet of local dump stations, propane sites, laundromats, post office, etc. They were also very informative about where to visit and hike. They have a very nice, quiet location. You will enjoy their company and site.


Sangfroid

October 2019

Very accommodating and wonderful hosts.

Harold and Genevieve welcomed me with open arms. Harold helped with pulling in my RV, unloading my car from the tow dolly, and backing my RV next to the plugin. Genevieve provided me with a small stack of information on local sites and activities. What was really useful was a sheet she put together herself that listed trash sites, dump stations, laundromats, etc that are useful for RV'ers first stay in McCall, ID.
After my first full day there they invited me into their home for homemade stew and great conversation. They have a beautiful home that they remodeled over many years. Genevieve did the design, and Harold followed orders to provide a super friendly interior.
I highly recommend this wonderful host couple for any RV'er who wants to visit the area.


Joyceann

September 2019

Lovely

It’s so nice and relaxing, our host so friendly and welcoming. He said OK to spend a couple more nights here. Thank you so much.


danleach22

September 2019

Fall in McCall

Our stay at Summer Getaway at the start of fall was just about perfect. The site was easy to get in and out, level, and quiet. Our hosts were very friendly, letting us know where to set up. It was a little cool and rainy, so we didn't get to chat much, but they were very nice.

Their cheerful property is just outside the core of McCall, but that's perfect. It allows you to enjoy, or avoid, the crowds as you choose. We highly recommend stopping by to anyone in this area.


Gypsy-Jenns

September 2019

Great hosts!

SummerGetaway is the perfect location, easy access, and the hosts are helpful!


rvacrossamerica

September 2019

Great folks, excellent location

Very nice couple, very accommodating. Excellent location, near town and all facilities (grocery, restaurants) without being in the middle of mccall.


Journey

August 2019

Paying it forward

I was greeted by a large wild mule dear with quite a rack. Then their pup, then my hosts! It was so windy across Wyoming my door handle on my trailer almost juggled off! He replaced the missing screw. This couple are some of the kindness folks you'll meet. The drive up 55, winding and amazing rapids! Town, lake and river nearby!


NancyNZ

August 2019

Thanks

Thanks so much for being boondockers and allowing same day booking even though we didn't make it. Communication was really prompt. Thanks again


TianCi

August 2019

Warm, Gracious Hosts

We stayed here two nights and would have loved to stay another if we hadn't had a prior meeting down the road. We so enjoyed our stay and look forward to a return visit the next time we are traveling through. The pine forest all around, many deer and easily accessible space to park our 39' 5th-wheel made for an extremely pleasant stay!


casstempleton

July 2019

Awesome Stay

This was our first time using BW and our hosts were great! We got to fill our water tank, dump our trash, have an electrical hookup and our dogs were able to run off leash in the large grassy yard. Their property has a rural feel but is only 5 minutes from town!


krisjennm

July 2019

Fabulous

We absolutely LOVED staying at Summer Getaway. McCall was SO busy after the Juky 4th holiday but getting to stay at this quiet country scenic property was perfect! We cycled for 3 hours from our rv into Ponderosa State park then back all on different bike paths. Yes we'll come again!!!


eas49

July 2019

Lovely!

We had a wonderful stay with our hosts. They were incredibly friendly and kind! McCall is beautiful too! The location was convenient, relaxing and pretty. We hope to come back again. A great first experience with Boondockers Welcome.


aref43

June 2019

Summer Getaway as Expected

Both Hosts were great. Beautiful piece of property, excellent space, awesome back porch visits. Buttercup was our entertainment!
C U again someday....
Aref and Hansi


Edc1951

June 2019

What a wonderful treat!!

Once again, I am writing before we leave because SummerGetaway offered to have us stay longer and we accepted so we won't be leaving until tomorrow...and that is with regret and only because we have another "appointment." Truly, this has been another shining example of what is wonderful about BDW. From the communication, being met as we came in the driveway, the information about McCall to the grciousness of both our hosts, long, wonderful conversations it has just been such a treat! They gave us ideas of what to do and see and lots of tips and even one for when we are on the road tomorrow. Buttercup, the Yorkie-Poodle has been such a love and we are doubly glad because our cat has had some urinary stress issues due in part to a bad encounter with a dog and Buttercup's sweetness has relaxed him again... the two of them are almost friends.
The site is quiet, level and surrounded by beauty. Minutes away from town yet it feels like you are far removed. The gardens are lovely, the neighborhood rooster will crow sometimes and there is a field of yaks right down the road.
McCall is gorgeous and well worth an extended visit. The lake is beautiful, town is cute although we did not spend much time there. The list of possible places you might need is perfect.
We will remember this visit for a long time and hope that if we get back through this area again we can return. Thanks to both of you for EVERYTHING!


Katiemac

June 2019

Chasing Shade

We got caught up on some chores and an appointment while at SummerGetaway. Our hosts let us move the van a little in the afternoon so we could take advantage of the shade of the shop. They had several helpful pieces of information about the area and were very welcoming to Robbie. Their acres show the beauty of decades of care. Highly recommend this location if you are travelling through Idaho.


TheRestlessYoungs

May 2019

Such a Great Stop and Awesome Hosts

Such a great visit--fantastic location and ever better hosts!! McCall is a great little town and our hosts had a great launching point to explore the area. They also have a cool dog--buttercup!! Really enjoyed our stop here!!


taiterdad

May 2019

Couldn’t be better than this!

Wonderful stay with such welcoming, generous, helpful hosts in a very beautiful area. Highly recommend and would love to visit again.


moorwoble4444

October 2018

Great stay

“Summer Getaway” was really easy to drive to , especially as they emailed us really specific directions. It was easy to pull in & setup even with our 42’ + tow. Got to sit on the deck & have a great chat the first night & meet Buttercup. We ended up only staying the one night since the weather forecast showed snow the next day. They were super friendly hosts & we’d love to spend more time with them another time & also get to see some of the great surrounding country.


A former member

July 2018

Great spot!!!

This was are first boondocker experience and how wonderfull!!
The hosts met us upon arrival and we right away we felt so welcome.
We spent hours talking with them about life in the mountains compared to city life.
They have enriched our lives. We would love to come back some time in the future.


4jacksup

July 2018

Summer Paradise

Great place to stay. Hosts went out of their way to make us feel welcome. They took us around McCall and the Ponderosa State Park. Take your bikes and ride the many trails McCall has to offer. Would stay there again.


Kix

July 2018

Great stop

Excellent hosts! Easy to get to and easy to maneuver too very pretty area. Buttercup’s cool!!
And thanks for your help with my brake issue. Seems like it’s all good now. Thanks.


Kix

July 2018

Very nice spot

Harold and Genevieve are very nice folks. Their parking spot is easy to get to and very quiet. The town of McCall is very pretty too. We really appreciated their kind and generous hospitality. Plenty of room for our 49’ MH. Thank you.


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