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Boondocking in Ball Ground

Age: 55-65

Member since March 2017

Retired and loving life!

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First I retired from the US Coast Guard, worked after that at at&t and met a great lady that became my wife. We are both retired from at&t now and had 11 wonderful cruises but decided to now see the United States. Bought a 21 foot travel trailer and then decided we would rather have a class B motor home.

Skills & Expertise to Share

No real skills.

Boondocking in Ball Ground's Pets

Yes, a 22 pound Chihaua/ Beagle mix.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Traveling the south now, from Florida to Arizona. Plans to see up north next summer with a trip to Maine and the surrounding states.

Boondocking in Ball Ground's Hometown

Ball Ground, Georgia

Boondocking in Ball Ground's Guest Details

Boondocking in Ball Ground's Rig

Rig Type: Class B

22 feet long

2020 Coachmen Beyond 22CEB

Boondocking in Ball Ground's Travel Preferences

  • Travels with pets

Boondocking in Ball Ground Has 1 Host Location

Boondocking in Ball Ground's Host Location

Ball Ground, GA, US
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Boondocking in Ball Ground's References (29)

References from Hosts (1)

Laurieamalone

June 2019

Great couple

We enjoyed chatting about our travels and dogs and rvs. Great couple. Hope to see them down the road.


References from Guests (28)

CamperGuy

August 2021

Great time in Ball Ground

This place was the perfect get away. On a scale of 1 to 10, it scores an 11 and what gives it the extra point are the super nice hosts. I highly recommend this place for a fun get away to the quaint, welcoming and fun town of Ball Ground. Be sure to eat at Frankfurt Doner Meats and the Burger Bus for some really good food. …And thank you to my hosts for another great Boondockers Welcome experience.


Mariethetraveler

July 2021

Excellent

Helpful couple. Helped me get parked and the next morning guided me out. Nice quiet area, which I am thankful for. Wonderful hosts. Nice setup with all the amenities. If you Are ever in their area, send a request and get to meet these wonderful people!


TenaciousJay

July 2021

Very friendly host

Had a short but wonderful stay and the host was very accommodating in helping us get setup and even gave us a few nice accessories for our rig they weren’t using anymore! Great people, would definitely consider staying again.


Laurie92356

July 2021

Quiet and Quaint

Nice, quiet spot for our smaller rig. Hosts were friendly, gracious and helpful. We spent some time exchanging RV travel stories. Within walking distance of historic downtown area. Ask them about the coffee house!


Off_Kilter

July 2021

Nice spot

Hosts are nice and friendly. Cute town. Walk to the Ice Cream Store!!!
Get a cup of Barrel Aged Coffee!!!


Gaiahealer

June 2021

Cute little town

Hosts are some of the most gracious & helpful folks you’ll ever meet. Enjoyed staying with them & hope we can return the hospitality some day.


joebeach

June 2021

Fun day in Ball Ground

We spent the day walking around town shopping and visiting stores, the local brewery and a restaurant. Nice quiet night. Ball Ground is a vibrant small town and very walkable. One of our favorites!


joebeach

June 2021

Very Enjoyable Stay!

Ball Ground is a charming community with a vibrant downtown area(restaurants, shops, etc. Hosts’ location is easy walking distance to all of it! Definitely would stay again!


Have.camper.will.travel

March 2021

Wonderful stay

Friendly hosts who's you tube videos are very educational... Wonderfully quiet stay.. Thank you.


Adventurousfun777

September 2020

Super nice hosts cute little town

These hosts were super nice and the location was quite with walking distance to a cute little restaurant shaped like a bus, ice cream place, bakery and cute little shops. The town people were very friendly and nice. The hosts helped me to back in and greeted me with a smile and made sure I got out ok. I had a very nice time.


JoAnneShields

September 2020

Ball ground

thank you for accepting our late request and accommodation for our rig in your pad. Wonderful conversation and beautiful quiet neighborhood. Please find us when you are in our area.


craftingourtomorrow

September 2020

Friendly host!

We had a great two-night stay in Ball Ground. In addition to the 15-amp & water hookup the host was nice enough to allow us to use their on-site dump. We really enjoyed chatting with them about all of their travels!


landcruisers

September 2020

A extremely welcoming host

Really felt welcomed by this host. Would come back in the future.


CCCruiser

May 2020

FANTASTIC FOLKS!!

These hosts are on the “A+“ list!!! Quickly accommodated me due change in my travel plans and were so helpful getting me parked & level, in the rain!!!
Very convenient when passing through north Georgia. Be sure to save a few hours to spend in delightful Ball Ground!


Marianne

January 2020

Appreciated these wonderful hosts

Spent a quiet evening. Enjoyed walking through and having dinner in this quaint town. ....you'll love the downtown food trucks and Burger Bus...all just a short walk from the host's location. It was pretty cold so we were happy for the offer of electric too.


NeilRakker

November 2019

Super friendly hosts

Thanks for having us. You made us feel so welcome. We enjoyed our stay and sharing travel experiencs. Thanks for the coffee place suggestion.


Clover

September 2019

Awesome Amenities

Our hosts were extremely gracious and gave us great insides to the area. Their full hookups were a real treat! We will definitely be back whenever we’re in the area.


dtidmore

August 2019

Quaint Southern Charm

Ball Ground offers some of the last vestiges of good southern hospitality. Everyone welcomes you with open arms. The ladies even offer fresh herbs from the local botanical garden. Local German butcher has a great selection of meats right in the middle of downtown. Don't miss a chance to see Ball Ground. You local host is a great host and will put you in the right direction for everything Ball Ground!!


dtidmore

July 2019

Quiet lazy and laidback

Great stay in Ball Ground. Highly recommend this location which has virtually full hookup. Don't forget to chip in for utilities. Property is adjacent to the local Botanical Garden where freesh herbs are in abundance! Don't forget the world famous Burger Bus...Burgers and Hot Dogs only. Local German butcher has a variety of meats available and a local Italian place is your in that mood. Two Brothers BBQ is a local favorite Thursday thru Sunday only. Less than an hour to the Braves game may delight some folks.

The host was very accomodating and has the spot with privacy for both parties if that's important for you.


Coast2Coast

May 2019

Thanks for having me

I had a great stay here. My hosts were helpful and the covered boondocking area was great for my travel trailer. They supplied me with power and offered water as well. I got in a day later than expected but my host were very accommodating. Thanks for having me.


A former member

May 2019

Great Hosts

Lovely residence
Lovely hosts. Thanks for the nice time we had together in your living room

Regards
Asta & Arne


SecondWind

January 2019

Surprise

We would have never gone to Ball Ground, GA if not for BW. Very pleasant town and enjoyed talking to our host, who provided a covered carport to stay in. Wonderful experience.


aleden2

October 2018

Very Nice In Ball Ground, GA

We were directed to park on a level, covered, concrete pad, as you see in the pictures. It doesn't get any better than that. We were warmly greeted and invited in for treats, which we actually declined as we had been in the RV all day and wanted to go walking to explore the town. They therefore supplied us with walking directions into town and we proceeded there. Ball Ground is a very nice small town with some quaint shops, a couple of nice restaurants, and so forth. In the morning they provided us with some excellent carrot cake to go! Definitely a great spot to stay.


bbill66

June 2018

Fantastic Hosts

Bill and Debra could not have been more gracious. Bill met us at the street, directed us to park under the canopy for their new coach. We had a wonderful chat and shared excellent cake


msaardvark

June 2018

Great Hosts and Nice Site

I very much enjoyed my stay at Ball Ground. Beautiful surroundings and the hosts were especially accommodating, generous and fun to get to know. Thank you for the wonderful carrot cake. If you stay at Ball Ground take the time to walk around the area and visit the botanical garden. I would love to stay if I get back your way. Thank you so much for a wonderful experience.


KootenayCubby

April 2018

Wish we had met our hosts, they were great!!

Even though they were not home they kindly let us stay the night. We enjoyed the small town of Ball Ground Georgia very much. The lovely women at the bakery didn't mind us spending the very rainy afternoon there playing cards while we coffeed and tried out the goodies!! Thanks again for a great stop over!


monroe

August 2017

Our First Boondocking Experience

We just bought our rv a few months ago and this is our first real trip. Boondocking in Ball Ground was a perfect start. The location is just off the interstate far enough to enter a relaxed atmosphere. The area is quiet and is a great place to get your morning run/walk in. The host were real patient with me being my first time I had asked a lot of question. Great set up and niece folks plan on stopping in again! See Ya Carrol


Haul'n Oakes

July 2017

Fantastic Hosts

We stayed at the location of "Boondocking in Ball Ground" and were amazed with the hospitality of the hosts. We are in a 25' class B and fit wonderfully on their level RV cement pad and high roofed open shelter next to their home. The location is near a well maintained (free) botanical garden and mere blocks from the quaint main downtown roadway. We traveled through on the July 4th long weekend and even enjoyed a masterful fireworks show by the City from our host's front porch. The next day we ate lunch at the unique Burger Bus hamburger place in town. This was a wonderful experience and we recommend this location anytime. Thank you "Boondocking in ..."