Nana and Papa G

Age: 45-55

Member since October 2012

Retired Marine Corps couple looking to visit family, old friends and new friends

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We are a youngish (late-40's) couple retired from the Marine Corps and now, more or less, permanently located in Eastern North Carolina (near Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base). We both work full time, but enjoy traveling on vacation.

We have one Grandchild and decided to purchase an RV so we could make the 18+ hour drive to upstate New York more often, taking the comfort of home with us.

Due to our military travels, we have family and friends in almost every other state, and hope to begin using our RV as our main source of travel.

We are sort of new to the ins and outs of travel by RV and appreciate any and all tips, cautions, or other information.

Nana and Papa G's Pets

We are animal lovers and have pet cats, dogs, pygmy goats and chickens.

We welcome pets, but... our older dog is not great with other dogs, so a little bit of coordination and scheduling of yard time is a good idea.

Our younger dog is sight impaired, so also is a bit nervous with new dogs.

They both love people and are good with 🐈 πŸ“ and 🐐...😁

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Travel plans include Massachusetts, upstate New York, Colorado and will expand from there... We are fairly new, so don't have a lot of experience, but are very willing to offer up our yard as a boondocking site... We have plenty of room, a 16 foot gate, into our yard, access to electricity and water, and friendly pets, including dogs, cats and pygmy goats.

Nana and Papa G's Hometown

Our β€˜home towns’ are San Francisco, CA and Springfield, MA Home now is Richlands, NC

Nana and Papa G's Guest Details

Nana and Papa G's Rig

Rig Type: Class C

31 feet long

2005, 31' Dutchmen Class C, with one slide out. Our current toad is a Chevy Equinox.

Nana and Papa G's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets
  • Prefers an electric hookup
  • Needs to run a generator

Nana and Papa G Has 1 Host Location

Nana and Papa G's House

Richlands, NC, US
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Nana and Papa G's References (4)

References from Guests (4)

glrvers

November 2016

Very caring couple

We enjoyed hearing about their volunteer activities. The time we spent talking with them was the best part of our stay. The site was level and the neighborhood was quiet. A great place to spend some time.


daklein

December 2015

Great people, couldn't be a safer boondocking spot!

We had a great time visiting with Nana & Papa for 2 nights. Very pleasant and welcoming, it was a pleasure to meet them both and all their pets too. The street is a quiet dead end and where everyone watches out for each other. The dogs are friendly and well behaved with visitors.


Dee

July 2015

Very hospitable and accomodating

I stayed with Nana and Papa G back in March, although I am just writing up this recommendation four months later. Nana and Papa were wonderful hosts. Being a solo traveler, I spend far too much time alone, so I welcomed their invitation to visit with them in their home after I set up and settled in. They made me feel very welcome and comfortable and we had a wonderful evening together. If I am ever in their area again, I will definitely look them up.


CalolsCuddles

November 2014

Fantastic hosts

Nana & Papa were such great hosts. They treated us like family and did everything possible to make us feel at home. They included us in activities that they did and Papa took us on a tour of his work place. We had such a great time and hope that we will be friends for many years to come. It is not possible to thank them enough for everything they did for us. We would be more than happy to be able to go there again and spend time with them and hope that they will visit us sometime soon. We would recommend them as hosts to anyone.