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Age: 55-65

Member since August 2019

Displaced northerner with room to spare.

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Fellow RVer with a large country lot with ample room for self-contained boondockers. Relocated from New England several years back and settled in South Carolina and close to Lake Marion.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Self-sustainability drives one to become a Jack-of-all-trades.
Mechanic, electrician, plumber, painter, fabricator, computer tech, RV refurbs, amateur radio operator. Know a few things because we’ve seen and done a few things.

DTSSR's Pets

I have a pet Dachshund. His name is RV as he is the perfect size for my camper.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Base of Chesapeake Bay Bridge (north). Assateague Island National Seashore. Onondaga Lake Park, Liverpool NY. My kids front yards.

DTSSR's Hometown

Home is Manning, Sc.

DTSSR's Guest Details


Rig Type: Travel Trailer

26 feet long

26' Forest River Surveyor pulled by a RAM 1500 pickup. Which is the perfect setup for my dachshund, named RV, and I to travel about in.

DTSSR's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets
  • Has slideouts

DTSSR Has 1 Host Location

RV's Acres (he's the dog)

Manning, SC, US
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DTSSR's References (32)

References from Guests (32)


June 2021

Wonderful Bookdockimg Spot

If you’re ever in the Manning, SC area, this is a fantastic place to stop. We’ve stayed in RV parks that were not this nice. The host and RV, the dog, were wonderful, friendly, and fabulous hosts. There’s electric and water and even a dumping station, if you need it.. The catch and release pond was also fun! Highly recommend stopping here—we will again if we get back to this area.


June 2021


RV and his loyal employee Dan were very welcoming and gracious hosts. The scenery is wonderful and relaxing. Worth the few minutes from interstate for an enjoyable and safe stay. Do yourself a favor...stay here!


June 2021

Great host and super knowledgeable

The host and his dog RV are very welcoming! Dan taught me things about rving so I can have a better experience and be safer as well. I’m new to it all so this is invaluable! Truly grateful for the beautiful place to stay and help!


April 2021

Great stay.

We had a great stay at RV Acres. Our host was very welcoming along with RV. The property was beautiful and very peaceful. Wish we planned for a longer stay!


April 2021

Beautiful Acreage and Wonderful Host!

DTSSR and his dog, RV, provided a great boondocking experience. We were greeted upon arrival and offered several shaded or full sun level spots to set up our trailer on his wonderful multi acre well kept property. Our dog loved roaming around our trailer and by his pond.

Our trailer was looking pretty brown/green from the last couple months of camping under oak pollen laden trees. Our host offered a shaded spot with a hose and I was able to make her look nearly new again! He also gave us tips on securing our vents from mud dobbers and even gave us some anodized mesh for a DIY job.

Great property and wonderful host. Thank you!


March 2021

Friendly host

RV greeted us and was very welcoming. So was his human...heehee. Relaxing spot and a nice pond to walk around and sit by.
Would stay again should my journey take me this way.


March 2021

Kathy and Ronnie

RV’s acres was a great place to stay, easy in and out, plenty of room to move around. The host was so nice and helpful, gps will get you there but can give you better directions to make trip shorter . If you have T mobile you will have a quite time no service there but that was good, we got in some reading time. Hope to be able to go back again sometime. Many thanks to the host👍


March 2021

Super location for relaxing!

Our host was an amazing and was super friendly. Our dog, Dax, loved being able to explore and run around the property. The pond is beautiful and we were able to pull in And out with out any issues. We had great conversations with The host about his camping expeditions and took notes! We would highly recommend stopping any time!


February 2021

First impression of Boondockers Welcome

This was Mir and my first experience with Boondockers Welcome. We couldn't believe what we were experiencing. Dan was so accommodating and helpful to us. We were so happy that Dan shared is little peace of paradise with us. (No mistake on spelling.) Such a beautiful, peaceful rest stop for weary travelers. If RV's Acres was the one and only time we took advantage of BW our small member fee was well invested. Thank you Dan for your kind hospitality.


February 2021

A wilderness experience

A beautiful, serene setting for an overnight stay. Grateful for a quiet getaway, our dog made a new friend and our host was pleasant and accommodating.. a win win which we recommended for sure!


January 2021

Beautiful place

What a beautiful place and our host was wonderful. We will be back.


January 2021

NIce spot

A spot off the trail (I95) and peaceful. Host and RV were very polite and respectful. It was an easy in and out. As mentioned in the write-up, cell reception is bleak, but not an issue with us.
I would stay again.


December 2020

Our Special Place

This is our third stay with RV’acres. We can’t say enough good things about this place. We love that we can walk our dog and stretch our legs in this beautiful environment. We also love having a welcoming host and a safe place to stay. See you next time.


December 2020

Safe, quiet neighborhood with friendly host

What a great stay! If you come and stay here you should stay for three days at least - this host has tons of things for you to see and do in the area. He’s better than a visitor center!

We couldn’t have asked for a more kind and generous host.

We’ll be back!


November 2020

Beautiful site, great host

Host was friendly and accommodating and the site was beautiful. Would stay again when I’m back that way. There are no hook-ups so make sure your devices are charged and water in your fresh tank.


July 2020

Beautiful site - very congenial host. I highly recommend this host.

The host was waiting to greet me as I pulled in his driveway. There is a nice pond on the property which the host encourages guests to catch & release. Nice shaded site. This host went out of his way to ensure that my buddy Tucker & I were comfortable. I highly recommend DTSSR for a stay. Mr RV is quite a character and enjoyed Tuckers company. We will be returning.


June 2020


My stay at RV’s acres was perfect! DTSSR and RV were welcoming and very helpful with getting me situated. The property is beautiful and a great place for relaxing in the shade or by the pond. His knowledge of all things RV related helped to me learn and I appreciated that he took the time to give me his knowledge. My dog liked playing with RV, too. Thank you DTSSR and RV.


May 2020

Nice overnight stop with RV!

Nice location, peace and quiet, and a great host!


April 2020

Great Peaceful Place

We came upon Boondockers Welcome because we didn't always feel safe when traveling and stopping at WalMarts. Plus they can be noisy! This was our first stay using the Boondockers reservation syatem and we were delighted. RV-Acres is beautiful and we had our choice of parking anywhere in a large field. Dan was friendly and helpful. We were so tired and didn't get to do much walking of the beautiful property but hope to stop again and do so. Thanks for a safe, peaceful, quiet place to rest our weary heads!


March 2020

Who could ask for anything more!

Wow, Our first Boondockers stay! DTSSR reached out to us to confirm our arrival time. Upon arrival we were greeted with a warm and friendly smile. We had a nice conversation parked our rig and took a very needed walk around his property. Such a lovely place. Later our host checked up on us and said goodnight. I went on to have one of the most restful sleeps I've had in years. Very serene and quiet place to stay!
Thank you DTSSR!
Kevin, Christie and Jax


March 2020

Peaceful spot

2nd time staying with dtssr and RV. He and RV met us when we arrived and directed us to our place to park. He has a wonderful property and we walked over near the pond. And like last time it started to rain 🤨. Very nice spot and highly recommend


March 2020

Quiet, pleasant & Peaceful

Very beautiful, peaceful and pleasant stay. Dtssr meet us as we pulled in, helped us get parked in location he desired, wonderful views. Well maintained area, allowed time for setup and then checked on us a little later to see if we needed anything else. Allowed catch and release fishing in his pond if we desired, wonderful places to sit around pond for viewing with firepit. Although our verizon service was weak no fault of dtssr. Wonderful host and place. Absolutely would recommend and would stay again if in area.


March 2020

Great place

Really quiet. Very pretty property. Dan was welcoming and helpful. 10 /10 would stay again


March 2020

Wonderful spot

Beautiful spot I wish it stopped raining so we could have sat by the lake and enjoyed the peacefulness. We saw a big blue Herron on the lake. Wonderful host. Highly recommend this spot.


January 2020


I had a great couple of days at this quiet spot overlooking the pond. Host was most generous and accommodating. I will definitely be back.


January 2020

Our Favorite!

Another great stay on our way to Florida. Not too far off the highway and it is nice and quite with room to stretch your legs! Great host!


January 2020

Great view with an excellent host

We stayed one night on our way back home from Florida. We enjoyed a great view and a welcoming host. The view over the pond was beautiful and great to look at while winding down from a long drive. We would definitely stay here again if our travels ever brought us back this back this way!


January 2020

Idyllic overnight stay

We had a great stay with host dtssr. An idyllic spot on a small pond. Very quiet. Plenty of space to maneuver and park our Truck Camper. Mostly level and flat. We would have been completely level if we'd moved @ 10 yards farther from the pond. We were traveling northbound on 95 and looking for an overnight spot. Not too far frm the highway interchange and there are plenty of the usual places to eat at the interchange. I suggest getting a little bit closer to dtssr's location and enjoy one of the local spots in Manning. 5 of 5 stars from us! #njmooseandsquirrel


November 2019

Peaceful Retreat

Easy to find following his directions. Found pretty level spot near beautiful pond. Loved being able to walk the dog after a long drive. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough for our dog and she snuck out and took off for a fun run around the property. Gave us opportunity to watch her run while we were able to enjoy visiting and getting solar advice.


November 2019

Great place & great host

We stopped at RV’s acres for a few night waiting for the rain to stop so we could visit Charleston, though in the middle of nowhere the place was charming and so was the host.
Dtssr greeted us with his dog RV as we arrived, found us a great location and made sure we had everything we needed, even offered amenities we were not expecting.
We enjoyed numerous walks with our dogs around the property and neighborhood.
We visited Santee state park on lake Marion which was absolutely beautiful.
Would definitely come back if we are ever in the area again.
Thank you for your great hospitality!

martine V.

November 2019

lovely stop over

i arrived a day late due to nasty storms,heavy traffic and construction..then arrived at this oasis,warmly welcomed by my camper was parked near a pond in a large well kept and mowed field..a beautiful property ...very peaceful....thank you very much ....


October 2019

Nice stay

Quite a nice spot. Host was wonderful. We came in after dark sadly- but he was right there to help us get situated.