HighDesertTravelers

Age: 65+

Member since July 2012

We are a married couple and we love to travel and boondock.

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The husband is retired, or maybe just tired. The wife retired in the fall of 2018 and putters around the yard in her flower beds. We love to travel about the country, would love to travel by RV to Alaska but may never get around to it. We try to travel around the SW during the winter months, staying mostly in Thousand Trails. We have gotten into geocaching and have traveled about letting that guide our route at times.

Skills & Expertise to Share

The wife doesn't particularly like to cook but can do it, the husband nor wife have no particular skills though the husband makes a fairly good handy man.

HighDesertTravelers's Pets

In December 2018, we adopted a small stray dog from the Yuma Humane Society and we are really enjoying him. He's young, rambunctious and very entertaining. Loves to meet people and other pets.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ and dry camping away from civilization in Nevada.

HighDesertTravelers's Hometown

Redmond, Oregon

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HighDesertTravelers's Guest Details

HighDesertTravelers's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

37 feet long

We have a 2003 National RV, Tradewinds, 37 foot with 2 slides, both on the drivers side. We tow a Ford Explorer.

HighDesertTravelers's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Needs to run a generator

HighDesertTravelers Has 1 Host Location

HighDesertTravelers's Host Location

Redmond, OR, US
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HighDesertTravelers's References (21)

References from Hosts (2)

HilscherFam

April 2019

Short But Nice

We didn't have a lot of time to chat/interact but they were very friendly and we enjoyed hosting them.


Toofar

October 2018

Headed South

An Oregon couple, they stopped for the night. A friendly evening together. They were such nice guest I hope they return en route home.


References from Guests (19)

phooper

November 2019

Great Boondockers

Enjoyed my stay and would certainly stop back when next in the area.


highrisetohighway

October 2019

Totally exceeded our expectations!

This was our first Boondockers Welcome experience.... and it totally set the bar high for our next experience. They were very accommodating and went above and beyond to ensure that our time spent there was truly memorable and effortless. Location was in great proximity to the Redmond airport (where the host was even kind enough to drop one of us off at). There's plenty of things to do within walking distance and the the area was very safe and quiet.

Hope to see the HighDesertTravelers again during our travels, if not in Oregon, perhaps somewhere on the road together!

Very sweet couple who I would recommend to anyone! Thanks a million for everything!

Best,

HighriseToHighway


Familytripn

September 2019

Great Spot in the heart of Redmond

HighDesertTravelers were super great hosts! We had a few special needs for this portion of the tip and they were totally willing to help us. Very much like them and hope to visit again! Their yard is setup nice for parking and is super close to downtown redmond. Would definitely stay again!


copterdude

July 2019

Wonderful Hosts..Great location

The High Desert Travelers are very experienced RVers and were very helpful to us newbies. They wonderful, very nice people. The site level nice and level and peaceful. They also offered water and electric if needed. I would stay again in a heart beat. Hope to see them again in travels. Take care and thank you again. M&D


NancyNZ

July 2019

Great stay

Thanks HighDesertTravelers. Lovely quiet street. Nice backyard and lovely hosts. Thanks for having us.


4sununfun

June 2019

A very relaxing and friendly stay

HighDesertTravelers are both great hosts and we enjoyed our conversations on their beautiful patio and yard, as well as play with their friendly dog Fritz. We had time to explore several suggested points if interest as well.

Hope we have the opportunity to revisit when we are back in the area


Lia

May 2019

Nice stay

Nice stay, can’t complain. Couple was friendly and hospitable!!


JTowers

October 2018

A nice overnight stay

Easy to find off main highway into town, Host welcomed me and helped direct me onto grass side lawn. We visited as he showed me his large fenced backyard, great motorcoach & welcomed my lil dog Scout. Had a pleasant visit, offered me an extension cord to 15amp garage outlet, which was perfect for me for the night. He wife was working late so we didn't meet. Surprisingly it got below freezing in the wee hours so I truly appreciated ability to use my space space heater. A nice host and overnight spot if stopping in the area.


mado

September 2018

Very accomodating

HighDesertTravelers are very accommodating and are great hosts.
Mado


Pat Anderson

September 2018

Delightful Stay, Wonderful Hosts

We truly enjoyed our two night stay with HighDesertTravelers! We dropped our cargo trailer on the street in front of their house, and they put us and our pickup camper in their fenced backyard instead of in their side yard so our 12 year old Lhasa Baxter could be off-leash. The first evening, we sat with them at their patio table enjoying adult beverages and good conversation, and Baxter just sat at his feet. The next morning we unloaded our scooters from the cargo trailer and headed off the Bend. We came back in the afternoon, and enjoyed another afternoon of good conversation on their patio. We had left the camper door open so Baxter could go in an out at will, but they told us when they checked he mostly just stayed inside the camper but finally did come out. HighDesertTravelers are "Baxter approved" folks and are first class BW hosts by us, highly recommended!


AmberNSean

August 2018

Wonderful People

We had a fantastic stay with HDT’s. They are friendly, helpful and accommodating. We had troubles with our truck and they went down with us to get it sorted at a local shop. We couldn’t have asked for anything better and would love to stay with them again. Thank you for everything x


kcd.on.the.road

July 2018

Wonderful folks and neighbourhood.

Such a hot day and so nice to come home to the High Desert Travelers.
They provided us a cool and refreshing Oasis on our way through town,
and made sure we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay.
Despite a long shift that day and another looming the next day,
Mrs HDT took the time to visit with us both in the evening and the next morning over coffee.
We stayed in their quiet side yard and had a wonderful sleep that night,
and were able to have an early start the next day after a coffee.
We shared mutual traveling tales and information and would hope to meet with them again!


Paintmobile

June 2018

Simply wonderful!

There are lots of good people out there in the world and these two are tops!


Paintmobile

May 2018

You won’t find any better hosts than These folks:)

I’m batting 1000! Yet another wonderful couple who make you feel like your visiting family. I will them and I’m grayedul for the safe and warm-hearted place to stay. Thank you and God Bless you both!


The Galavan

May 2018

Wonderful, friendly hosts in the High Dessert

High Desert Travelers were lovely hosts. Very accommodating.

If you need a respite in central Oregon, be sure to reach out to them. They are friendly and just lovely people.


lonfu

August 2017

an oasis in the city....

Sweating bullets, all the local parks filled due to the eclipse, local parking lots filled with RV's with no where to stay. HighDesertTravelers took us in....Let us park on the street in front so we didn't have to even unhook our car. We got to sit in the back yard for some pleasant conversations and our old desert dingo could wiggle on the green grass and sniff to his heart's content...(no green grass at our desert hide out!) Didn't need to hook up because as soon as the sun went down the temp dropped to a nice sleeping range. Thanks guys for the pointers on the road north, we could have ended up in North Dakota!!!! Yikes!!!


danshula

June 2017

Great Couple

HighDesertTravelers answered our mail imiddiatly and even ofered to pick us from the Redmond Airport as we arrived by flight from Toronto.
They were our first summer 2017 stop and they helped us get ready to get on the road including recommending a place to serve thr truck and give us a ride to and back from the garage.
We enjoyed every minute with them, hope to see them again.
The are GOOD PEOPLE.


LaurieA

June 2017

The Best Hosts!

Tony and I loved these two wonderful people. They were very helpful in so many ways. We felt very welcome camping in their yard and our pups enjoyed romping in the fenced in yard. We hope to stay friends and see them again in Redmond or on the road. Happy Trails to you both.


Bandit

November 2014

Very hospitable.

Our request was answered promptly, and we were made very welcome.
We had a quiet night in nice location.