friz

Age: 65+

Member since November 2018

Retired military/professional

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The Mrs. and I live on a acre of land (fenced) in rural north central Florida lakeside. We are both retired. We recently purchased a 5th wheel after maybe a 12 year hiatus from camping. We have several friends who RV/camp and their stories seduced us back.

Skills & Expertise to Share

I am a retired engineer among other careers/professions. I try to maintain everything I own. 2 cars, 1 truck, 1 cabin cruiser, 1 5th wheel, 1 lawn tractor, various power equipment, our home and property. I am busy. I thought I had retired. I have a tool garage with a lifetime accumulation of tools. I am more than happy to lend you tools or turn to.

friz's Pets

Yes. Two elderly basset hounds. They are friendly. We intend to travel with them.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

None as of yet. Purchased a 5th wheel last fall after a 12 year hiatus from camping. There are two Boondocker guests whom we look forward to visiting in New Hampshire and Nova Scotia.

friz's Hometown

Melrose, Florida

friz Has 1 Host Location

Melrose, Florida

Melrose, FL, US
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friz's References (12)

References from Guests (12)

LaurieA

March 2019

Left as friends

A big shout out and thank you to Fitz and his wife. We enjoyed our time at this lovely location. Friz’s and Tony shared lots of great stories about their adventures. We will be back to visit our new friends.


summerbounder

March 2019

Another great stay!

H and C were again very kind to us and we thoroughly enjoyed the conversations we had on their deck watching the sunsets. We will definitely return if we head back up this way. Thanks again folks :)


summerbounder

February 2019

Wonderful hosts!

We had a great time here, excellent conversation, generous hosts, will return again!


Bakerschest

February 2019

Perfect getaway

We stayed here on our first night in Florida and now again on our last night. We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent with the hosts and their 2 dogs. From all the boondocking spots we stayed this one is definitely in the top 3!


Rich+Trudy

February 2019

Excellent

Hal was an amazing host providing all the comforts, with beautiful sunsets!!!


reddyk

February 2019

Very gracious hosts

A beautiful property on a lake, but what made our stay special, was the friendliness and gracious attitudes of our hosts and our small beagle enjoyed playing with Darley and Clydesdale, the resident Bassett Hounds. At sunset we relaxed on their raised back porch watching the sun set over the lake.


Johan and Loes

February 2019

One of our nicest places!

We travel every year a few months and do a lot of boondocking. On that way we hope to learn more about the USA and hope to met nice people. We had so a fantastic stay by Celline and Hal. Feel likes we knew them a long time. Had nice talkings on their great terras with wonderful view. Join them to church and had a meal together. Wish we could stay longer but wants to see more in the area. Hope to see these great hosts a next time when we come in USA. God bless!


Trekkers

February 2019

One of the few truly quiet lakeside places around!

Wonderful Boondockers Welcome new hosts. Our group is lucky that such an hospitable couple will share their quiet rural lakeside home with those of us travelling in Florida. We asked to arrive a day early but a flat tire had us arriving the next day. We were invited to share their sunset view from the deck then moved indoors as it got later. We asked to stay an extra night - and they let us. This led to us going out for dinner together to see a neighbouring town.
If you love nature and friendly folks, you should visit Melrose!


Allison

January 2019

Absolutely fantastic!

Host were extremely hospitality! Great place to spend a night and day. They shared their home and beautiful sunset over lake with me, as well as wine, and even homemade guacamole. And their two Basset Hounds were friendly and majestic.
I couldn’t have ask for more. Great spot and wonderful host!


Tigerpilots

January 2019

Gorgeous sunset over the pond!

Our host was in touch with us in a very timely fashion and greeted us upon our arrival. We had fun sharing rv stories. What a beautiful spot complete with dancing sand hill cranes!


Chagan976

December 2018

My stay with Friz at Melrose

The hosts were extremely hospitable, even sharing a glass of wine with me while we sat on their deck and watched the sand hill cranes dance about and the sun set.


Bakerschest

December 2018

Tranquil

We stayed here one night and wished we stayed longer. After staying at several boondocking places we have to say that this was the best one. Beautiful property, wonderful welcoming hosts and lovely dogs. On our way back we will try staying here again.