WE CAN ONLY ACCOMMODATE VANS/VAN-LIFERS.....This is because in Lake county, FL, a person cannot sleep in an RV overnight legally, so even though we are on 2 acres deemed agricultural, we can't even sleep in our own RV in our own yard overnight....the ordinance guy stopped by to tell us this when we had an RV with guests in the yard....But a van would be somewhat different....You could park in the driveway and vans are not as obvious that you are sleeping in it/more stealthy.... I know, ridiculous rules. Ugh...Makes us want to move just because of that one rule!!!! Anyways, So if you have a nice van and won't catch the ordinance guys eye, then you are Golden to stay here. We Love meeting you all and are so sad we have to limit the stays this way, but no choice....If you do plug in(we have 30 Amp or 15 Amp), a $5 donation is appreciated per night.
The WiFi is not available in the yard, but the screened porch area has it.
We do not have any spectacular water views, but you can walk down the road to see the water.
Fenced area for pets; we do have a shih tzu who does not get along with other dogs, but is the sweetest, most gentle with humans.
If it works out time and weather wise, we have a pontoon boat we can take you out on to show you the beautiful Dora Canal(A $10 gas donation would be cool)
Have a good relaxing time!
If you want to be left alone or the opposite, just say the word; it's all good with us. We respect privacy and communication.
We don’t want to bother neighbors, so unfortunately no generators.
You will just pull into our driveway. Easy peasy. We are at the corner of a somewhat busy country road and a very quiet side road, so there is road/traffic noise from vehicles stepping on it at stop sign. Annoying.
I know I mentioned 1 night stay, but we could do more depending on the situation.... : ))
We do a lot of last minute trips ourselves, but feel free to check with us because we may or may not be available
1-Eustis-www.eustis.org (4.5 miles away)
Always free parking
Boardwalk to walk and enjoy view
A few good eats
First Friday of month music, food trucks and fun
Fourth Saturday of month, car show, music, food trucks and fun
2-Mount Dora ( www.mountdora.com )
Cute town with lots of shops and good eats, free parking, pretty boardwalk, also a farm market Sunday’s)
3-Tavares- ( www.tavares.org ) 9 miles
Wooten Park has a huge kids play area(water feature too, so bring their bathing suits & towels)
Pretty walking path along water
Delhi Llama lunch restaurant! Yum(does not overlook water)
Puddle Jumpers restaurant(overlooks water
4-Swimming springs in Ocala Forest
Park(Closest-Alexander Springs(20 miles), Juniper Springs(29 miles). A fee to get in, no pets. Fresh water, no alligators)
Discount for military or disabled(go to ranger station on hwy 19 on the right in Ocala forest to get the discount voucher)
5-Orange Blossom Opry 18 miles away
Lots of live music events
6-Eaton’s Beach-19 miles away
Great restaurant overlooking lake Weir
Beach to swim
Pontoon boat rentals
7-French bakery at the end of our street
8-Lake County Fairgrounds(2 miles away)
9-Renningers Flea & Antiques
10-Russell Stover Chocolate Outlet
24 miles away
11-Citrus Tower (30 miles away)
Fee to go up tower(Groupon discount)
Coffee shop at bottom
Great BBQ place next door!
12-Lakeridge Winery (27 miles away)
Best grape juice that they brew on site!
13-Dirt bike trails(side by side or Jeep too)
14-Trout Lake Nature (3.6 miles away)
There’s a YouTube channel from a local who does lots of awesome, professional, fun day trips around central FL that I highly recommend to find out fun places to explore.
I’ll list more later, as there’s still more....
Our visit was short notice and ours hosts graciously welcomed us. They have helped us to plan some great stops for the next leg of our wanderings and we plan to return for another visit very soon!
This was our first boondocking experience and we feel very spoilt! Our hosts are the loveliest of people and went above and beyond to make us feel at home! From providing us with an extensive list of things to do to lending us their vacuum cleaner before we departed! We cannot speak highly enough about our stay here and look forward to seeing our new friends again soon!
Warm and friendly hosts who have a lot of great suggestions and knowledge. Really enjoyed talking with them & wish we’d had more time! Will definitely stop again while passing thru.
We very much enjoyed being hosted by NomadLove! They were very generous and hospitable. They told us of great events that were going on in the area and we had a tremendous time! Would definitely recommend!
These hosts can’t do more to make you feel at home!
While they provide one of the easiest “Big Rig (HDT too) Friendly level sites you can find (not a pull through) the real welcome is in their personalities. Simply put, their not just hosts, their fun, enjoyable ambassadors of RV Life!
Warning to RV’ers on the move...you won’t want to leave!!
We had a great time staying here and it was so nice of the host to open up their Fenced yard so that our dogs could play in a safe place. It was like meeting new friends! We are humbled by their generosity and hope to be back again.
You couldn’t ask for a better host. John and Susan were awesome. Gave us some great suggestions to go explore with our kids and some really great food in the area. It was so relaxin and We greatly appreciated their hospitality Thank you so much and hope to see you soon.
We so appreciated the wonderful hospitality! They had great recommendations on things to do and see nearby and were very welcoming. Thank you!
They were the nicest people we’ve met since we left Michigan. Made sure we knew how to get there, and that we had everything we needed to hook up to water and electricity. Checked with us throughout our stay to make sure we had everything we needed. Very good hosts. Highly recommend them!!!
Nomadlove are great hosts, I had a magic weekend touring around and a couple of excellent dinners
Nice location and plenty of room
I would be back like a shot
A good place with wonderful people. We had a 1A stay and hope to make new friends. All the best for you on your future life.