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DickandJaye

Age: 65+

Member since December 2014

Happily Retired, looking forward to meeting new people both at our home and theirs. Boondockers Welcome seems a great way to accomplish that.

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Both retired for the last 11 years. Dick is very handy at fixing things and has the tools and equipment to do so. Jaye is a birdwatcher and happy traveling around looking for birds where ever they may be . We have two wonderful Golden Retrievers that play well with other dogs and are good with kids. We have traveled extensively both in our careers and in our retirement and are looking forward to more adventures. We are interested in hearing what other people have done and where they have been.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Widely traveled around the US and Canada. Dick is very handy and can fix almost anything (excluding electrical stuff). Jaye is adequate with a computer, a fair cook and a reasonably good photographer.

DickandJaye's Pets

Yes, we have two beautiful pure white golden retrievers, Mazie and Trixie. Friendly with other dogs and people. Trixie unfortunately is a cat chaser so you will have to keep your kitty in your rig is you are traveling with one.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Alaska, Yukon, British Columbia. Quebec, all of the Maritimes and eastern Canada. In the lower 48 we are mostly in State Parks, unless we luck into some BLM land and National Forest Service Land.

DickandJaye's Hometown

Lake Delton, Wisconsin, originally from St Paul, Minnesota.

DickandJaye's Guest Details

DickandJaye's Rig

Rig Type: Truck Camper

27 feet long

Ford 350 Dulie Pickup which pulls a 30 ft Cougar 5th wheel or hauls a Lance Camper when we are heading out on rougher terrain (mostly in Alaska and Canada). Both are fairly new and both have slide outs. We have not been creative enough to add any funky décor. Both rigs are pretty standard off the factory floor models.

DickandJaye's Travel Preferences

  • Travels with pets
  • Has slideouts

DickandJaye Has 1 Host Location

Savanna Ridge Paradise

Reedsburg, WI, US
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DickandJaye's References (23)

References from Guests (22)

Annalarrs

September 2021

Savanna Ridge is a Paradise!

What a beautiful, quiet setting, great Hosts and friendly dogs! We enjoyed our stay...the laughter, the conversations and the travel knowldege that they provided! Thanks for a wonderful time,


nccorchuk

September 2021

Awesome hosts!

We had a wonderful time with these hosts around the fire. Thank you so much!


FayeK25

September 2021

Wonderful time!

My wife and I along with our two year old son had such a great stay at this property. Our hosts were so friendly and we enjoyed our visit with them. Beautiful, peaceful property!


Moonshadow2020

September 2021

Fabulous stay!

We absolutely loved our stay. Fantastic couple, great conversations around the fire pit and so much more.
We truly hope we catch up with them on the road. They are very experienced travellers and had lots of amazing advice for our future long trips.
Highly recommend them!


BobSally

September 2021

Fantastic setting

This host was courteous, friendly, and very welcoming, even treating us to treats with lots of good conversation. Their grounds are the best we have seen including. Very nice walking trails.


Wanderlust

August 2021

Does not get any better

WOW… we had a fabulous time: what a beautiful setting. We sat around a campfire next to a tranquil pond/ water feature and had wonderful conversation. I didn’t even have to lug out my generator to make morning coffee thanks to the provided 15amp service.
Started the day with coffee by the campfire before leaving.
We hope to return on another trip.


christopher50

July 2021

Great views, birding, and chats

Lovely fire pit shared by hosts while they have their nightly nightcap. Birding was incredible and right in the backyard. Trails and berry picking were fun. Dogs were immediately beloved. Cat stayed inside for safety.


BrendaGardner

July 2021

A beautiful home and property

Doc and I enjoyed our stay on the host property. She was very accommodating and helpful. My dog was sick and she was a really a big help. We really appreciate everything that she did for us. She's a very sweet and caring lady. Thank you very much for having us on your property we really appreciate your hospitality.


Phoenixthevan

July 2021

Absolutely wonderful !

I cannot say enough how grateful I am for my stay at Savanna Ridge Paradise... my pup got to run around with their two dogs and had the best time on their beautiful property. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with the hosts and was sad to leave. Thank you so much for opening your home to me!


Cdmjfm07

July 2021

Little piece of paradise...

We enjoyed our stay so much, we decided to extend it on the invitation of our hosts.

It was like reuniting with dear friends. They were so much fun and we could have gabbed all night!

Thank you so much for being a part of this community and sharing your little piece of paradise with us.


Cdmjfm07

July 2021

Beautiful rest stop

Our hosts were amazing. They were great with location details and we couldn't ask for a more serene location.

We truly enjoyed joining them for a campfire and reliving our past adventures.

We couldn't have had a more relaxed weekend, and sincerely enjoyed their company.


Warburton

October 2019

Generous people

Had a great yet short stay. Really enjoyed the beautiful views, lovely company, and sweet dogs.


Lkalmer

May 2019

Fabulous

They have a wonderful place, they are very gracious host. And alot of fun. J was even nice enough to give my dog a bath when he rolled in stinky stuff and was still smelly after my bath and treatment didn't work. We really loved the beautiful site, it is nice and quiet and peaceful. Nice walking trails.bAnd very doggy friendly. Definitely will come back again if they will have us.


Robin1615

April 2019

Amazing experience

This was our first time Boondocking on a host’s property and I must say it was absolutely amazing! The property is gorgeous and the company was even better! Our 3 sons had a blast and our oldest (6) begged us to stay longer. We could not have asked for a better experience! We will be back when coming through this area again.


A former member

August 2018

Wonderful hosts, beautiful site!

We arrived just ahead of the rain but Dick and Jaye had us cozied in and hooked up to 20 amp electric by their pond before it let loose. We shared a wonderful hour or so of wine and conversation accompanied by their two beautiful Irish Creme Golden Retrievers. Later their "puppy" came over for a romp with out little terrier. Morning broke rain-free so our dog and their dog and I had a great walk through the property. Birds everywhere. Heard but did not see Sandhill Cranes.Jaye is a great birder and Dick is into golf. We had a wonderful time and are making this as a favorite in our account.


Lcleitch

June 2018

A little slice of heaven in Wisconsin

An exceptional place to boondock, provided by exceptional hosts. Although I didn’t meet Dick (he was out fishing on Lake Michigan) Jaye made me feel right at home on their beautiful property, just minutes off the highway. Can’t say enough good things about this warm, gracious and lovely woman who, from the minute I pulled up, seemed like a friend I hadn’t seen in a long time. Her two beautiful Golden Retrievers, Maisie & Trixie (a raucous pup!) were a hoot and my Yorkie had the time of his life chasing Trixie all over Jaye’s beautiful back yard (although “acreage” is a more apt description than “yard”!). I was actually sad to leave but had to get on towards my destination. However, with the amount of travelling Jaye & Dick do, I wouldn’t be surprised if we’ll meet again.


pokanoket

June 2018

Great location

Great location wonderful fun and educational visit Very nice folks pleasure to have their company thank you and I hope to see you again


pokanoket

June 2018

Wonderful wonderful wonderful !!!

Great place great people great time So nice and helpful too.
Hope to see them again


cossack1

October 2017

Great hosts

We had a delightful two night stay with these hosts. Wonderful quiet location and thanks for the welcoming sit by the fire.


bella_mimi

September 2017

Wonderful!

From the minute we arrived we were treated like family! We were welcomed by three beautiful dogs and a warm and inviting bon fire. Jaye is very knowledgeable about the area and gave us some great recommendations - Dick's experience in building is echoed in their beautiful log home/garage/workshop. Their property and views of the surrounding hills/ridges are spectacular!!! Wish we had been able to stay longer, but we will definitely try to go back again sometime - and we look forward to hosting them when they travel to our area!! Thanks again Jaye &Dick!!!


Snelson600sBitterrootView

October 2016

Can't wait to go back!

What great people. Enjoyable conversation and location. Perfect for someone traveling I90 through Wisconsin. Q-U-I-ET!


Joyfullcoyote

September 2015

Royal efforts

We ended up not actually making it to Dick's and Jaye's but I wanted to say thanks for all your efforts to get us there and we will likely make it another time since Teri's son lives in the area. Thanks again!


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Cinerama

April 2016

Very responsive and friendly

We tried to stay with DickandJaye but they we booked. To our chagrin it was Memorial Day weekend 2016 and we didn't realize it. They were quick to respond and offered a place after the holiday but we were unable to stay later. If you are looking for a place to boondock I would definitely check in with DickandJaye