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TJShenValley

Age: 65+

Member since September 2020

Still married 40 years now, Class-B loving happy 2 B retired restaurant owners.

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We enjoy travel, bike riding, moderate/easy hikes, simple food, cooking, baking, wine, beer, cribbage, reading, and s'mores.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Skills? We both survived childhood without bike helmets and seatbelts so that should count for something.

TJShenValley's Pets

2 dogs 13 year old mixed companion breed 25# litter mates. Well behaved shedding machines.

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TJShenValley's Hometown

If all goes to plan our new hosting location will be in Afton, Virginia We expect to begin hosting again this fall, 2021 but in the meantime, as we stage our departure from our home of the past 24 years, we're going to close up our driveway to visitors.

TJShenValley's Guest Details

TJShenValley's Rig

Rig Type: Class B

23 feet long

Coachman Beyond (formerly known as the Crossfit) Standard production standard width Ford Transit Tall 3500 Van with roof-mounted AC and awning. No graphics, slide-outs etc. Under 10 feet tall, standard production width bike rack when we carry it adds 1.5 feet so 24 feet overall length

TJShenValley's Travel Preferences

  • Travels with pets

TJShenValley Has 1 Host Location

Shenandoah

Waynesboro, VA, US
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TJShenValley's References (14)

References from Hosts (7)

Din

July 2021

So, so quiet!

Per plan, they slipped in after dark and I never heard them. We had a nice brief conversation this morning and they were on their way. Definitely welcome to return.


Warren

March 2021

Awesome people

Great couple. I never even knew they were there. Pleasure to host.


ilovehotshot

February 2021

Three-peat

Wonderful! Always welcome.


ilovehotshot

January 2021

Repeat visitor

Awesome couple. Welcome anytime. Hopefully a three-peat.


ilovehotshot

January 2021

Avid bikers and nature lovers

Very quiet and friendly. Responsible pet owners. Dogs are quiet and well behaved. Welcome to stay anytime!


LittleItaly

January 2021

Wish I was going south with you

TJShenValley and their pups arrived with a little light left to take a hike in the woods before we realized 35 degrees was too cold to stand and chat. Early before they headed south we tackled the trails one more time. Not any warmer but conversations were flowing and didn't feel the cold. A great but short visit, looking forward to next time. Welcome anytime!


Fraybirds

January 2021

Good people

Too brief, too cold and too Covid to have enjoyed the visit like we wanted to!
Come back...


References from Guests (7)

BoardGamesOnBoard

May 2021

Very nice people

T & J were great hosts! They gave us plenty of instructions for how to get there and setup, and they were there to help when we arrived. We had a nice chat on their patio for over an hour after we setup. They even saw us off the next morning. Highly recommend you stay there if you’re nearby.


Desiarmstrong

May 2021

Great welcome and friendly couple

T&J greeted us with open arms and we felt welcomed as soon as we stepped out of the car. After we got settled, we chatted out back and my pup even fell asleep in T’s lap. :) It was a pleasure to meet them and hope to be back in the future.


ehofmann

May 2021

Great Location

Wonderful hosts and great location between Shenandoah National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway.


Covertgal

April 2021

Friendly couple, lovely neighborhood

We had a wonderful visit. Directions were very clear. Their driveway was open for us. After landing they invited us to join them for a while for a visit on their patio. They recommended a restaurant downtown where we had a wonderful meal. I hope we can meet up again!


Kurtschulte

November 2020

These guys are what boondocking is all about

Yes, their place is in a regular neighborhood, so like another reviewer, I was a little worried about not imposing on the neighbors with my trailer even though it's on the small side. It ended up being entirely my issue--there was no problem with the neighbors or with the hosts. They were even nice enough to move their cars out of the driveway so I would have plenty of room to park my trailer. That was typical for how nice they are. Plus they invited me in for a beer on their porch. How nice for a solo traveler at the end of a long day! My stay was brief but the hosts made it so nice.


Lasegen

October 2020

Very nice

I was a little concerned that this host was in a neighborhood. I was very pleasantly surprised when we arrived how easy it was to navigate the roads and how much room there was. The place we parked was very level. The hosts invited us to their screened porch after we were settled. We had a wonderful time chatting with them. We hope to stay in touch with them that we might travel together someday.


HomerHouse

October 2020

Great stay

The host were very nice and accommodating, Thank you for a wonderful stay.