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Age: 65+

Member since April 2016

Retired Air Force couple on way somewhere with their dog.

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Travel in 20ft class-B motorhome with dog. Typically on our way to/from Utah to visit kids and grands. Happy to reimburse hosts for electric hookup if not running generator.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Can help with on-line travel planning.

jpsherm's Pets

Snickers the golden doodle. Loves people tooo much so we keep her inside with us. She never figured out the RV toilet so we need to walk her outside in a designated area -- and, of course, we pickup after her like she trained us to do. She would be humiliated to think we'd do otherwise.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

National forests, western deserts, son's barn.

jpsherm's Hometown

Close to Caledonia near Grand Rapids, MI. on the family homestead of six generations, hosting Under the Pines.

jpsherm's Guest Details

jpsherm's Rig

Rig Type: Class B

20 feet long

2015 Roadtrek SS Agile, class-B motorhome. 20ft van(unless I have to haul more stuff in small utility trailer behind. Totally self-contained. Can get by without hookups but prefer to have electric to keep from having to run generator. Generally only plan on one-night stays. Retired Air Force couple in youthful '70s who travel mostly between Michigan and Utah to see Grandchildren and their parents.

jpsherm's Travel Preferences

  • Travels with pets
  • Prefers an electric hookup
  • Needs to run a generator

jpsherm Has 1 Host Location

Under the Pines

Alto, MI, US
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jpsherm's References (12)

References from Guests (12)


September 2021

Great stay!

We arrived and we were met by jpsherm and found them to be wonderful host! We had a great stay and enjoyed Grand Rapids and Holland MI! Look forward to staying again sometime!


August 2021

Great location for our needs

Our hosts were super-friendly, and we enjoyed meeting their dog and pet goat. They have a lovely piece of property, and we very much appreciated the electric!


June 2021


Great place to stay close to Grand Rapids


June 2021

Wonderful Place to Stay

This was a wonderful place to stay. We were parked under some pines! It was very peaceful too! We were on the bigger side (30 ft TT) with our truck as well, so I would suggest to back into the first part of the driveway instead of trying to make the turn around the horseshoe.

They met us outside to show us the power hook up & water. Very friendly from the beginning. We truly enjoyed our 4 night stay! Thank you again!


May 2021

Under The Pines

We spent 3 days literally "under the pines" and the stay was great. Our RV was under immense pines trees and made it seem like we were in a giant forest. Our hosts were very gracious and we really enjoyed our stay.


August 2019

Very nice

Thanks a lot for letting us stay at your place. We wish all the best to your wife and you, thanks!


August 2019

Great host

Great place to hang out for a day or two. This was our first Boondocking stay, and it was a good one.


July 2019

Awesome Little Homestead

Great shaded stay with an accommodating couple who were gracious enough to take me in a day early AND during a power outage. Thanks!


May 2019

Under the pines

We had a great stay and were warmly welcomed by John. Thanks so much for having us.


April 2019

Great host that went above and beyond to make us feel welcome

We had a great relaxing break from the busy week we had previous to staying with John. We had some great talks and would have liked to spend more time together but we were both busy. Hopefully we see them again and are able to keep in touch. Thanks for all your help and we are very grateful for your hospitality. Keep in touch!


September 2018


Out in the quiet countryside, a friendly host with an easy-to-park-in u-shaped driveway. Thank you for your kind hospitality!


September 2018

Wonderful hosts

We enjoyed being able to stay at Under the Pines. Its a beautiful location literally under the pines! Our hosts were kind and generous in allowing us to use water and electric during our stay. We enjoyed being able to hear about their upcoming trip and the history of their property. Highly recommend!