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LarryJ

Age: 65+

Member since August 2012

Retired

Ultra Host

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Currently 1/2 time campers in 2017 Casita Liberty Deluxe heavily modified to boondock whenever available. Located on a small private lakeside community about midway between Raleigh, NC and the central NC coast.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Relatively familiar with rv construction and repair. Have a stick built homebuilt teardrop trailer and have restored several campers and boats over the years.

LarryJ's Pets

One chocolate Lab usually travels with us.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Planning trip from North Carolina to Alaska via the trans Canadian Highway in mid June of '18 for a few months. Really enjoy Alaska, the deserts, and the Outer Banks of NC as well as mountains anywhere.

LarryJ's Hometown

Located about 10 miles southeast of Goldsboro, NC a community of about 40,000 residents and a metro area population of around 120,000 people. Goldsboro is the home of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and has pretty much all needed services.

LarryJ's Guest Details

LarryJ's Rig

Rig Type: Travel Trailer

17 feet long

2017 GMC Canyon DuraMax Diesel towing a 2017 Casita 17 foot Liberty Deluxe heavily modified for boondocking.

LarryJ's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets

LarryJ Has 1 Host Location

LarryJ's Host Location

Dudley, NC, US
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LarryJ's References (24)

References from Guests (23)

Nomad_Bike_Rider

April 2021

Awesome Place!

I had the good fortune to stay at Larry's place for two nights, and a nicer man you will not find! He was quick to offer anything I could need or want to make my visit comfortable, including parking right next to the lake since my van could fit!

Larry is as generous and warmhearted as they come and has fantastic stories about a life lived in beautiful North Carolina.

My only two regrets are that I didn't get to meet his wife and I didn't get a chance to say goodbye and thank you in person because I left early on a Sunday morning and didn't want to disturb the household. Oh and, I would have loved more time to hear about all things North Carolina so I guess it is three regrets! That just means I'll have to go back for another visit again someday.

Thank you LarryJ, you are the best my friend.

P.S. if you stay there, check out Goldsboro nearby, its a great town.


Mark33g

April 2021

A pleasant stop

A lovely peaceful overnight. Enjoyed meeting Larry. A very welcoming Host.


WalnutCove

March 2021

Awesome

Well, you've got to see Larry's RV trailers. His home-built teardrop is unbelievable. You will get many ideas for your rig - whatever it is. And where the trailers have been is a whole 'nother story ! Our stay was cut short with a development back home, but this will be our go to place near Goldsboro. Thank you so much.


HETKEN

March 2021

LarryJ is now a friend

Such a great, private spot and a super nice man. We stayed going AND returning from florida. Will be there again the next time we are near.


MisfitsInAnRV

March 2021

A quite peace of paradise

Larry was all you could hope for in a host. Friendly, accommodating and helpful. Many thanks for a much needed rest!


kcadventure1

February 2021

Lakeside Paradise!

These guys have a phenomenal location, and Larry invited us to sit with them on the deck overlooking the lake!!! Like family! Beautiful people!!! And the kind of location you want to buy a lot and settle down at. Thank you, thank you.


mlharmon

January 2021

Great location

We were greeted by the great host and given instructions on parking on his large lot with easy access to electric hookup. Beautiful location up on a hill overlooking the lake which water level was low for the season. Awesome host who was very friendly! Left the following morning during a thunderstorm and heavy rain with no problems pulling out!


sunvalleysu

December 2020

Nice neighborhood-really nice host!

We only had a short time with this host but really wished for more time with him.

He’s renovated his Casita (same type and size as ours) for maximum solar capacity and customized the inside so beautifully. Loved the stain glass windows!

He was so welcoming and open to sharing his Casita and front yard. Hope to come back sometime.


JimQuince

May 2020

Lovely location with options.

We stayed for a night and had a nice quiet stay. Larry was a great host!


Sailon

March 2020

Friendly and Welcoming

We spent one night at LarryJ’s and had to leave early the next day. Larry made us feel very welcome and we so appreciated staying here. It provided us a very quiet night in a nice, safe spot!


BaerOdyssey

October 2019

Super friendly hospitality

Really lovely and friendly hosts. Quiet and safe neighborhood. Beautiful spot by the water.


Mili

October 2019

Nice place

Beautiful safe area and hosts were very friendly and welcoming. They have a nice friendly dog as well.


smokelesspaul

June 2019

Beautiful lakeside stay with a gracious host.

Larry was extremely welcoming and provided an excellent, safe boondocking location.


Bikerndiver

April 2019

Quiet, safe place to stay

Our hosts place is at the end of a dead end road. It was mostly level, dark and quiet. Our hosts were very friendly and gracious in parking us in a pretty level sit just off their driveway. Would stay there again for sure!
Thanks for the stay!


roadpyrate

February 2019

Great stay

Larry was very kind and helpful. I appreciated the overnight stay and the generous, accommodating attitude of the host. Do be aware that the most level place to park is next to the road and while most people abide by the 20 mph speed limit many do not. The neighborhood is private and quiet so there are only a few cars going by but something to be aware of.


ridesocratesride

February 2019

Quiet and nice!

We stayed here for a couple days- Larry was great, we hardly saw each other with busy work schedule but we enjoyed the place. Quiet snd peaceful! Thanks Larry!


mhilliard

October 2018

Very nice host and location

We had a great stay at LarryJ’s place. It’s located on a small, but beautiful, lake that we had full access to canoe on, or just sit next to. LarryJ and his wife were there when we got there and were very welcoming and accommodating. He even provided me with some minor materials I needed for a repair I had to make on our camper and gave us a ride to the local Nuese River so we could canoe it. We highly recommend this host site and will keep it on our list of good places to stop if ever through this area again. Thank you very much LarryJ.


SteveM

April 2018

Thanks, wonderful stay

Lovely location, friendly welcome, happy dog......what more could anyone ask for?


mado

April 2017

nice and quiet place

We past a good night over there. Very peacefully place. Thank you for your hospitality.
Mado


Clauvie

April 2016

Very Quiet

March 30,2016
The location is beautiful and very quiet.


PaoloGio

May 2015

Beautiful and very quiet

We stayed one night to Larry. the location is beautiful and very quiet. Larry was a great person. He provided us with everything you need. Thanks Larry! Paolo and Giovanna from Italy


cossack1

March 2015

One night stay in early March 2015

Stayed with Larry for one night, very quiet and peaceful location. Easy access and found Larry to be very receptive and accommodating.


godboute

July 2013

Nice stay at Larry's

We stopped at Larry's place for one night in July of 2013. He is very nice and and helpful.


Personal References (1)

lynnedits2

July 2019

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I haven't stayed with this host, but all Boondockers Welcome I have met are great!