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Age: 65+

Member since April 2012

Seven grandkids but still traveling America as much as we can

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We have been in the Gift Shop business for many years.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Antique clocks has been a passion and clock restoration has become a part time profession.
It's hard to get Kay away from our gift-shop (which our son manages)

papa56468's Pets

One indoor cat that travels with us.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

We love to travel the backroads of America.

papa56468's Hometown

Brainerd Lakes area in Minnesota is where we were born and where we live.


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papa56468's Guest Details

papa56468's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

30 feet long

Winnebago Vista and tow a small car.

papa56468's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets
  • Prefers an electric hookup
  • Has slideouts

papa56468 Has 1 Host Location

A spot in the woods

Brainerd, MN, US
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papa56468's References (11)

References from Guests (11)


August 2020

Lovely peaceful location

This property is beautiful and quiet. We parked on the gravel driveway because rain had made the grass soft. The owner provided an electric hookup and water and we enjoyed chatting with him. We appreciated him wearing a mask while we talked.


August 2020

Beautiful property

Mark went out of his way to be attentive to my needs! His property is very woody & peaceful with entertainment provided by wildlife. Ernie’s was recommended for eats and boy was Mark right about how super it is! Thanks a bunch my friend!


August 2020

Truly a Slice of Heaven!

A Spot in the Woods is an immaculate spot. Papa56468 made every effort to make our stay so pleasant. He’s selected the perfect shaded area to park. He offered for us to enjoy some outdoor seating which we partook. We are appreciative of his allowing us their 30 amp electric. Also gave us great ideas to see this lovely area. We are rested and ready to continue our journey. Thanks so much!!!


August 2019


Our host was so helpful and accommodating. There was plenty of room for us and we enjoyed a walk around the property. My children enjoyed hearing about the gnome and his garden that also lives on the property.


August 2019

Great spot, great hosts

We enjoyed our visit to "A Spot in the Woods." After we set up and had our supper, we had the opportunity to visit with our hosts for a while on their front porch. It was a very enjoyable conversation about multiple topics. It seems we both travel to some of the same locations, so perhaps our paths will cross out on the road.

Thank you for hosting.
Gene & Liz


July 2019

Short stop

Mark and kay where great hosts , I want to thank mark for his assistance on a issue i had, we did get to check out their gidt shop in Nisswa . All around good stay


May 2019

Warm, welcoming and very inviting!

Mark made sure he was there to welcome us, to show us where to park and where all the hookups were. We had a very nice introduction and then we were allowed to set up and feel at home without interruptions. We really appreciated that after a long day on the road, We would have liked to spend more time and meet Kay, but it wasn’t in the cards. All the more reason to return!


October 2018

Really nice wooded land and considerate hosts.

There is a lot of wooded land with trails to walk on the property. Hosts were considerate and friendly. I had a great visit. :) The dates were actually the 21st thru the 23rd of October. The site doesn't let you adjust them unless you cancel the request and start over. We talked prior to my visit so there were no surprises.


August 2018

Wonderful friendly host

Mark was very nice and knowledgeable about the entire area. He has a wonderful place to park among the trees and Greenery. Such a nice quiet night. Thank you so much for your hospitality.

The Marti's

June 2016

Creek Retreat

Wonderful location on a beautiful lake and creek property. We had a perfect stay, our only regret was not being able to meet both hosts.


November 2013

Warm Welcome in Minnesota

Beautiful lake location. A very friendly and hospitable couple who took pity on me and allowed my dog and I to spend the night in their RV instead of the small tent I had to use. September can be cold in Minnesota!