Florida Shack

Space for 1 Rig
25 ft max
2 nights maximum

Notice Required
Same day is okay
1 week max
Response Rate
100%
Usually Responds In
7 hours

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Suitability

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

Amenities

  • 15 Amp Electric Hookup
  • Water Hookup
  • Off-Leash Area
  • $10/night requested for hookups

Description

We are located in Port Charlotte, FL near Gulf Coast of Florida. Centrally located for attractions, waterways/canals and beaches. Lots of boaters come here for free boat launch access points.
Our home is modest with a simple cement driveway plus gravel area to accommodate rigs up to 25 feet. We do have accessible front yard grassy area for overflow parking as need.

House Rules

Just be respectful and enjoy your stay!

Access Road Conditions

The main street to our house is paved. Guest vehicle can park in driveway or along front yard grassy area if necessary.

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We are retired military empty nesters with our own 24-foot sprinter van. We lived full-time in our sprinter van for about 8 months mainly boondicking in Bureau of Land Management, Wildlife Management, and Forest Service areas. Visited several national and state parks from West coast CA to east coast FL. We understand the ups and downs of RV lifestyle and "decision fatigue" that can set in when traveling to unknown places every few days.
We do a lot of last minute trips year-round and also rent out our home on Home Exchange, AirBnB, etc but feel free to give us a shout and see if we can accommodate you.
Happy travels!
"RV" - Russ & Vanessa

Location

Port Charlotte, FL, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

Local beaches
Dog-friendly beaches
Downtown Punta Gorda Fisherman's Village
Port Charlotte Beach Park (3.5 miles/8 min) - a must see for amazing sunset spot
Larry Taylor Kiwanis Park (1 mile/4min) - walking trails with mature shaded trees

Port Charlotte Dining:
Gator's - dive bar w/ live music
The Grill At 1951 - upscale dining w/ live music

Punta Gorda Dining:
TTs Tiki Bar - casual spot to watch sunset (get there just before happy hour to get seating)
Laishley' Crab House - great menu with harbor views from 2nd deck
Fisherman's Village - Village Brewhouse

Further away:
Disneyworld Orlando (2 hours northeast)
Everglades (1.5 hours south)
Tampa, FL (1 hour north)
Key West (5-6 hours south)


Your Host

RVAdventure


Member Since
February 24, 2021
Host's Age
45-55


2 References

2 Positive References

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References for Florida Shack

Mieshapullano

April 2021

Quick stay, good tips

Very nice couple, who had lots of tips to share about boondocking and travel. I hope to cross paths with them in the road!


rachelvsroad

April 2021

Wonderful hosts!

Such a wonderful stay! We were only passing through, but wish we could have stayed another night. RVAdventure were so friendly and welcoming. They gave us great suggestions for where to visit nearby and when we came back we had a nice conversation outside their house with some drinks. They recently finished a journey similar to what we're hoping for, so they gave us some great tips that we might try to implement. We'll definitely be back if we're in the area again!