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Farm near What Cheer, Iowa

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in What Cheer, IA

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Hosted By

glen112233

  • Max Rig Size

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    45+ (ft)

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    3

  • Max Nights Per Stay

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    2

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    Yes

We are a farm about 20 miles south of Interstate 80. What Cheer hosts a large flea market 3 times a year and is the site of the Keokuk County fair and car races. A couple of wineries are within a 45 minute drive. The Amana Colonies are one hour away, as are the Amish and Mennonite communities near Kalona, Iowa. Suggested Local Attractions:What Cheer Flea Market What Cheer Opera house events Keokuk County Fair Tassel Ridge Winery Amish and Mennonite communities near Kalona, Iowa Amana Colonies Wagon Wheel Winery

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Electric Hookup: 15A

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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Campfire Ring Provided

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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Generators Allowed

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Water Hookup

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Slideouts Allowed

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Offleash Area for Pets

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House Rules

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Location

Access Road Conditions: We live one mile off of a hard surface road on a gravel road. There are no sharp curves or hills. The west side of our pull-through drive has a low hanging maple tree but by pulling onto the grass the branch can be avoided. The pull through driveway has a very slight slope in the area near the power pole. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: We have a pull-through gravel drive way that wraps around the farm house, with parking available on grass in dry weather and on the gravel driveway when wet.

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Gravel

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Hosted By glen112233

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65+

Part-time RVers who summer in Iowa and winter in Florida Details: Carl and I are a retired human resources specialist and a retired librarian/archivist who spend the winter in Florida and come back to Iowa for the summer. While we are in Iowa for the summer we would like to meet other RVers and talk about the RV life-style. Home Town: We divide our time between Florida and Iowa. The boondocker's invitation is for our residence on a farm near What Cheer, Iowa. Favorite Boondocking Locations: We love National Parks, National Forests, State Parks, Bureau of Land Management sites, and Corps of Engineers Campgrounds. Skills or Expertise to Share: We have been camping in our 1999 Airstream travel trailer for 22 years and have picked up some knowledge of repair and maintenance.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    NomadicTrio

    2 months ago

    We were told right away that the hosts would not be in town to meet us, but they were still happy for us to stay! We appreciated this so much and really enjoyed our time there. It is a very easy, wrap around driveway to get in and out of, as well as easy to get level. The views were wonderful and the only sounds we heard were the birds chirping. There is nothing around but fields and open space. We were offered electric and water, which was again appreciated since we work on the road. We kept the windows open our whole time there and enjoyed the breeze we had each day! Sorry we didn't meet y'all but maybe next time! Thank you!

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    SDAllen82

    2 months ago

    It was as though we had known each other for years. Glen and Carl are exemplary professional hosts. Turning and maneuvering our 60 foot rig (truck and fifth wheel) around the maple trees low limbs was easy. The spot where we chose to setup camp in their “Drive-in and drive-out” gravel drive was simple and level. No backing necessary. We thoroughly enjoyed an evening of fellowship around the fire, sharing and gleaning stories with Carl and Glen. The view from our dining table window was borderline Divine! We already want to try scheduling another stay. Even if it’s out of our way! :)

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    DavidandMerissa

    4 months ago

    Easy to pull in and park and our stay was nice and peaceful...no traffic. We really appreciate it!

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    Hunzeker33

    4 months ago

    Very nice, clean, quiet place to stay! Wide open yard for our kids and puppies to run off some travel steam!

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    TomandCheri

    7 months ago

    Very nice folks. Super accommodating. Beautiful place in the country!

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