Dave and Lori

Age: 65+

Member since March 2015

Full timers for 10 years who now have a house but still travel part-time.

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We quit work in the mid 1990's, got rid of most of our possessions and began the full timing lifestyle. We thought we'd give it a try for two years. Ten years later in 2006 we purchased a house in central Vermont to be closer to our two young grandchildren as Lori felt we would be the most influential on them at that age. We still travel at various times of the year and have been to all 50 states (did not take our rig to Hawaii, though), Mexico and many Canadian Provinces. The friendships we've made and the people we've met have been wonderful.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Lori is a great gardener and a gifted cook. Dave is a golfer and mechanically inclined and is adept at chair repairs including caning, rush and splint weaving.

Dave and Lori's Pets

Have recently inherited, from a cousin who died, a cute and well behaved shih tzu of about ten years old.

Dave and Lori's Hometown

Randolph is an active town in central Vermont. The Chandler Music Hall is renown for it's acoustics and has hosted many well known musical groups, comedy acts and stage plays. The Gifford Medical Center is in town and Montague Golf Course sits at it's edge.


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Dave and Lori's Guest Details

Dave and Lori's Rig

Rig Type: Travel Trailer

34 feet long

1993 34 foot Airstream travel trailer with an F-250 extended cab truck. Fifty-five feet long when hooked up but still able to back it into driveway.

Dave and Lori's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets

Dave and Lori Has 1 Host Location

Dave and Lori's Host Location

Randolph, VT, US
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Dave and Lori's References (36)

References from Guests (36)


September 2021

Very pleasant

The stay at Dave and Lori's was everything you hope for at a stay. Beautiful surroundings, quiet and peaceful country neighborhood, and amazing, personable hosts. It's easy to see they love RVing, love our great country, and love people.


September 2021

Wonderful place to stay!

Our hosts were wonderful! We had a very nice visit with them on their deck overlooking the valley. The view is breathtaking! Our stay was quiet and relaxing, just what we needed. If you are in the area, this is the place to stay!


September 2021

Warm Folks

Lori and Dave were wonderful hosts. Beautiful location with views of the Vermont Mountains. We had some great conversations exchanging travel stories. They gave us tips and information on places to go.
There is a nice winery right by them also. If you are in the area we recommend staying here. We look forward to coming back.


August 2021

Another Great Visit

Another great Visit with Dave and Lori,two of the nicest people we have met in our boondocking expeditions.We have been looking forward to returning since last year.This is a wonderful little town,and they gave us the tour after we visited a local pub for dinner.This is a great place to see the real Vermont.We'll be back!


August 2021

Beautiful view

Dave and Lori were wonderful hosts. They met us when we arrived and helped us to get backed in. The spot was level With plenty of room. We wish we could’ve stayed for longer!


August 2021

Beautiful spot and wonderful people

Lori and Dave are wonderful hosts. Dave helped us back the trailer into the spot. The rolling hills and flowers are a lovely sight! Super quiet but a quick jaunt to Randolph. They are very kind and we appreciated them letting us stay


July 2021

Very Welcoming & Informative!

Our hosts went above and beyond our expectations, providing a great deal of local info. We enjoyed sharing stories with them while overlooking their beautiful property, and hope to be able to return.


July 2021

Flexible, kind very communicative!

Dave and Lori were super flexible when we had to move our request later due to mechanical issues with our truck, though a short stay only night, Dave coached backing up his driveway to the site and Lori provided a much needed drink. Would stay again, Great hosts!


July 2021

Super Nice People

Beautiful quiet location with super nice hosts! Enjoyed visiting with them about their full time travels. Would definitely stop again if traveling in the area.


July 2021

Beautiful neighborhood

Beautiful location. It was Vermont beauty. Quiet location with great views. Thank you for offering electric, so that we could watch movies and keep comfortable. Appreciate the hospitality and help in backing me up.


June 2021

Great Place to Stay

Nice spot near the house in a quiet rural area. Close to the town center. Dave and Lori are wonderful hosts. Very generous with their time. Wonderful stories of their adventures and good knowledge of the area. Will stay again when we are up thiS way.


October 2020

Beautiful area with great views of their valley

Nice neighborhood out in the country. Great place for a peaceful nights rest


October 2020

High on a hilltop

What a view! Clouds and colors and a warm welcome!


October 2020

Great stay in the hills of VT!

We enjoyed our short stay at Dave and Lori’s place. They greeted us upon arrival and showed us where to parks, next to their Airstream. It was a level spot with great views of the VT country. We chatted with them for about half hour and they are very friendly and outgoing. Wish we could’ve spend more time getting to know these two Navy vets.....thanks for your service!!


September 2020

A wonderful campfire with friends

Dave and Lori we're wonderful hosts and shared a campfire under a star filled sky.Great fun to share experiences with other adventurous folks.The view from their location is as Vermont as it gets.We look forward to visiting again.


September 2020

What A Pleasure

It is always nice to meet new friends. D and L were fabulous hosts and checked on me often to make sure I had everything. What a beautiful view from the deck of their home! We had drinks and conservation. They told me of their many adventures while traveling 10 years as full-timers. If you are looking for a comfortable place with some very nice new friends you have found the spot!

Thank you D & L!


July 2020

Fabulous site!

We loved our two night stay in Randolph! Our hosts were friendly and helpful, yet we also enjoyed our privacy. The communication and directions before our visit were appreciated,
as well as the guidance in helping us plan our daily adventures in the area.
Beautiful spot!


October 2019

Peaceful Stop

Very friendly, great couple. We enjoyed hearing about their stays in Wyoming - and other travels.
Once we got our rv parked (a little tricky for a long rig) it was great! Took their advice on local scenery (loved the thrift store 😊). Beautiful area, fall color!


October 2019

Wonderful hosts, peaceful pleasant location

Friendly host came out to help us back in. Gave good insight on what to do in the area.

Gave us plenty of privacy yet fully available if we needed anything.

Note granite museum and the Montpelier museum both closed on Sunday and Monday, so we missed both. Don't miss Hope Cemetery.

We really enjoyed our stay with Dave and Lori.


October 2019

Warm welcome.

Our host were welcoming. They showed us where we could park and had prepare the 30 amp connexion so that we could use it. The location is in the magnificient Vermont mountains landscape. We felt at home and had a nice stay et their location.. We are grateful to our host.


September 2019

An easy first stay!

D and L were very hospitable! Helped us back in and gave us tips for the local area. They are a wealth of knowledge and I would stay there anytime!


September 2019

Boondocking stay in Randolph, VT

These fine people typify the friendly and gracious folks who volunteer their properties for fellow RVers. It was a priviledge to stay overnight with them and get to know them. A great stay for us; which we really appreciate.


September 2019

Such a wonderful place to stay.

Such gracious hosts and beautiful countryside.


October 2018


Dave and Lori could not have been more friendly and accommodating. They made us feel right at home during our brief stopover. Randolph is a lovely town and they have a gorgeous view from their hillside property. Thanks Dave and Lori!!


September 2018

Terrific Host!!!

Dave was most welcoming and very accommodating!!
I had recently bruised my ribs, prior to our arrival and Dave let us extend our stay to give my body time to recover.
He gave us many recommendations of things to see and even introduced us to some local friends AND another couple of Boondocker’s Welcome people near where we were headed next!!

Highly recommend this stay... the view and gardens are lovely!!
Next time we will look forward to meeting his wife, who was not there during our stay!!

Travelers Rest

September 2018

Great Location - Great Host

Very much enjoyed our stay with Dave & Lori. Hope they visit with us down south some day.

Travelers Rest


August 2017

Awesome experience

Our first time Boon docking was with Dave and Lori. We had such a Great experience we got to share some camping experiences with each other and chatted for a bit. Dave helped us get our trailer set up with power. Graciously offered us water and Wi-Fi also. There beautiful home has a great view of Vermont. Dave assisted us with directions and information about the area. Super hosts we hope we find ourselves in Vermont again in the future.


May 2017

Highly Recommend

We enjoyed our stopover at Dave and Lori"s immensely. They were very helpful and accommodating to us and our 2 dogs, with a great site...water and power supplied.Their beautiful home is in a convenient location and we enjoyed getting to know our hosts, in the short time we were there. Thanks, Dave and Lori!!


October 2016

Great Place, Great Peoples

This was our first Boondockers site since joining the week before, and they were amazing. We were met as we arrived and they guided us into our level site. They both were very gracious Hosts, providing many details about etiquette, do's & don'ts with other Hosts. We would recommend them to everyone as a place to visit when you are passing nearby!!!


October 2016

Great location and hosts

Delighted with my stay. Beautiful location convenient to the delightful town of Randolph. Only 4 miles off I-89. Truly a slice of heaven here.

Larry Dean Jackson

October 2016

Awesome Host

Dave was right there when we drove in. Helped us back in. We needed an extension for the electricity and Dave had in strung out for us instantly. Fantastic views and great people. We really enjoyed visiting with them. They were exetremely helpful on local sites. Can't recommend them highly enough!!!


September 2016

Awesome People, Beautiful Location!

As we arrived Dave was right there to help us get in and set up. Within minutes of meeting them it felt like we were trying to catch up with family or old friends! These people are so enjoyable to spend time with and have such a great sense of humor together or separately! They had no problem with us fielding them dozens of questions; they are such a great resource of what FULL TIME RVing is all about and Alaska! Easily observed they are such positive people who enjoy family, friends, and who make the most of their time and life! Hope to stay connected and catch them another time.


August 2016

Good to meet up finally

Good to finally meet up with Dave and Lori after crossing paths for years. We had a great time remembering all the places we have been and the people we know in common. Also a wonderful place to stay for a couple of nights up in the hills of Vermont.


July 2016

Great host and great view

When I arrived, Dave was there to guide me as I backed-into the spot, and wow, what a spot! Views of the mountains to the south plus Lori's beautiful flower garden! They even had an old-fashioned clothes line, and due to a faulty dryer in town, I had some damp clothes, so their clothes line was much appreciated. Very nice and very accommodating hosts, thank you Dave and Lori!


July 2015

Outstanding Hosts

As I pulled up Dave came running out to help me park my rig in his driveway. As I started backing up, out the door came his wife Lori to also help me back it up.
After Dave helped me by supplying 30 amp and water he invited my wife and I out back to his deck where Lori had some hard boiled eggs along with some nachos and cheese waiting for us. To our surprise up the hill came their neighbor Chris to also welcome us. What a great time the 5 of us had chatting about this and that and staring down the valley at the town. What a beautiful view this was. Afterwards Dave and Lori invited us along with Chris to go with them to a local restaurant where we ate supper and then to top the evening off Dave took us for a ride through town showing us the local sites.
We were blessed with a great evening and great hosts.


May 2015

Great Couple

Words can't describe how great these two are! Very welcoming and great spot to crash for the night. Went out of their way to make our stay great and hope to run into them again soon!