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The Best Of NW Michigan

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25 ft max
2 nights maximum

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2 weeks max
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  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Not Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome


  • 15 Amp Electric Hookup
  • Water Hookup
  • RV Dump
  • Tow Vehicle Parking
  • $10/night requested for hookups


Large private lot on a quiet street in the village of Benzonia. Partially wooded, shady part of the day. Nearby Post Office, large village park, gas station, Ace Hardware, quality grocery store, restaurants. Dog park at nearby township park. Water fill available, dump available. Electric plug in at your site. Fire pit usage dependent on weather/fire conditions.

House Rules

No smoking. Pets must be on a leash - village rule.

Access Road Conditions

Paved village streets. 180 ft paved drive way with incline, curves left at top to parking spot. Small trailer, class B or C can pull up and turn around to back in to parking spot. Large trailers [including us] back up.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

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Benzonia, MI, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

One mile to Beulah village and Crystal Lake beach, 7 miles to Lake Michigan beaches at Frankfort/Elberta. Easy day trip to Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore. Local breweries/meaderies/distilleries are close by. Free Beulah village concerts on Thursdays in July & August. Ongoing summer concerts at Interlochen Center for the Arts. If you want to go further, there is lots to see and do in Traverse City.

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Member Since
July 12, 2018
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September 2021

A lovely couple with lots of great information

Thank you! This is a quiet neighborhood very close to the highway so convenient. Also close to the wonders of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and other Lake Michigan towns and beaches. Our hosts are welcoming, full of information, but not intrusive. Again, thanks. Happy Trails.


August 2021

Wonderful Stay!

Hosts were extremely knowledgeable about the area and surrounding community. Michigan shoreline and Sleeping Bear Dunes is a must see area and staying with them is a perfect fit to access the area. Beautiful landscaped yard and quiet neighborhood. We’ll be back for sure.


August 2021

Wonderful stay in quiet location

Gracious and friendly hosts offered a very quiet stay for a wonderful overnight visit near Sleeping Bear Dunes. Our hosts shared lots of local knowledge about things to see and do. The 30 amp hookup and water top off before departure made this stop an A+.

The location was pitch black at night which was a huge bonus!


July 2021

Wonderful stay in every way!

These folks absolutely "rolled out the red carpet" for us in every way imaginable, from a wonderful, warm welcome and excellent place to park, to excellent conversation and information. We are very grateful for their hospitality!!

We highly recommend these folks and their location!


July 2021

Wonderful people

What can I say....another spectacular stay with amazing hosts. We had such a nice visit and they had do much experience to share. We enjoyed their town and were fortunate to be there on Thursday when there was music in the streets. Thanks so much for hosting us. Would love to see you again. Stay in touch.


July 2021

Amazing hosts and beautiful stay!

My sister and I had a wonderful time with Kat & DJ! They had fantastic recommendations for where to eat and grab a good cup of coffee and they took us out for a beautiful sunset walk around the town, describing the history behind the town. They had really good tips for RV’ing and adventure traveling. Wonderful experience and will definitely stay with them again!


July 2021

Lovely place

These hosts were very friendly & knowledgeable about things to see & do in Michigan. They are outdoor enthusiasts & we enjoyed hearing about their camping & winter activities.
Their house is in a quiet residential area & we enjoyed our stay here very much.


July 2021

Great Location and Great Hosts

Kat and DJ are super wonderful hosts. We loved staying at their place. We parked in the grass right next to their air stream. We had 30 amp hookup and access to fill up water and dump the day we left (we didn’t use it). The location is so close to Frankfort and all of the downtown action and even closer to Beulah, which turned out to be a super fun town! Backing into and up the driveway was very easy and stress free. Would definitely stay here again in the future!


September 2020

Lovely, knowledgeable and helpful hosts in a beautiful area

Thanks for your warm welcome. And for all your help on hiking, activities, and trailers. This is a beautiful quiet area just outside the very touristed Traverse City/ Leelanau. So I met dune trails without the crowds, and beaches without the noise. Couldn’t ask for a better intro or more interesting hosts!


September 2020

Great time!!

Kate & DJ were exceptionally accommodating, and are pro-RVers. They have a great spot in NW Michigan. Great people to talk to, and have a ton of camping experience. Very gracious hosts. Truly a four-star experience.


August 2020

Perfect Stay near Sleeping Bear Dunes

What a great spot! Paved location with full hookups! Who could ask for more?
Hosts are very kind and helpful. Providing tips for the area and MI travel.
Enjoyed an evening around the campfire chatting.

Highly recommended if you will be in the area.


July 2020

A wonderful initiation into the Boondockers Welcome experience

This was our first experience with Boondockers Welcome. Having purchased an RV just a week ago, we discovered Boondockers Welcome and found "the best of NW Michigan" conveniently located near where we planned to travel. If all BW hosts are like this, then we look forward to more wonderful experiences like we had this weekend. We felt welcomed and we came as complete strangers but left as friends. Thanks for your gracious hospitality and your local tips that helped us get the most out of our trip.

June 2020


This was our best visit yet. The host were very friendly and accommodating. A joy to talk to. They have a wealth of knowledge about the area, traveling and RV tips. Beautiful grounds and a great spot to park with water, electric and sewer. Highly recommend a visit. We certainly will come back when in the area.


July 2019


Very knowledgeable about the area. Very friendly. Accommodating to our needs.

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