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Plane Door County

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Brussels, WI

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Hosted By

jonandramelle

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    < 35 (ft)

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    1

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    2

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    Yes

Door County is home to five state parks, vineyards, wineries, fishing villages, boating, hiking, biking. The bay of Green Bay is about three miles to the west and Lake Michigan is 12 miles north or to the east with access in Sturgeon Bay. Can go salmon fishing in Algoma about 20 miles east, visit a cheese factory down the road about 5 miles or bike on country roads around our place. Lots of wildlife, wildflowers, beautiful stars and night sky, gorgeous sunsets and very peaceful. Suggested Local Attractions:Can take the ferry to Washington Island and visit a lavender farm, drive around Door County to visit any shops or festivals or lighthouses. Walk beaches, go swimming, running, hiking, biking, sailing, diving, fishing...any water sports. Cherry picking nearby and throughout Door County. Lots of apple, grape and cherry orchards and farm markets. Several wineries--wine tasting throughout the county (part of the Wisconsin Wine Trail).

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Generators Allowed

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Water Hookup

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Slideouts Allowed

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Electric Hookup: 30A

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Wifi

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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House Rules

Arrive before dark and give ETA. Have prior references (reviews). Have ALL Covid vaccines (If you are not fully vaccinated you cannot stay here). No smoking outside your unit. No young children, No dogs NO exceptions; cats ok if kept inside your own RV.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: Narrow gravel drive with no turnaround. Our RV is also parked in the driveway so would be difficult for very large RV to park. We are off paved country road. Watch for deer and turkeys. Woodsy. Ice and snow covered in winter. Parking in front of hangar;please stay on gravel drive. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: Tow vehicle length is in addition to trailer length; ok to park on driveway or on side.

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Gravel

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Hosted By jonandramelle

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65+

Experimental aircraft enthusiast and Monarch butterfly garden host Details: Jon teaches how to build experimental airplanes. Ramelle retired from journalism and works part-time at a nearby state park. We live on a small grass airstrip in beautiful southern Door County. Jon is a pilot, owner of Homebuilt Help, and columnist for Kitplanes magazine. We enjoy traveling in our 2014 Winnebago. Home Town: Jon is originally from Illinois. Ramelle is a homegrown Wisconsin girl. We live in rural Brussels, Wisconsin. Favorite Boondocking Locations: We have been boondocking in Florida, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, and pretty much any Cracker Barrel or Walmart parking lot that will have us. Skills or Expertise to Share: Sport aircraft is Jon's expertise. He is also a ham radio operator. Ramelle works at Potawatomi State Park and volunteers at the local hospital. We have had our Covid vaccinations and although it is not a RULE, we would hope those traveling and visiting would likewise have had their shots.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    Slystangler10

    3 months ago

    My Host was very accommodating and easy to work with would stay there again if it worked out for me

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    TheGalphins

    3 months ago

    We really appreciated the ability to stay here. They were very pleasant couple and were helpful in providing us brochures ton the area. We appreciate the time they gave us and enjoyed the discussion on the plane. We would stay again when we are in the area.

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    MARYGOROUND

    5 months ago

    A lovely retreat and gracious hosts. The property has a butterfly garden that I was able to explore. I was provided a travel guide that helped me explore the area and homemade blueberry cider cake!!

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    Bill_Julie

    5 months ago

    Quiet location on a country road, Jon was very welcoming and friendly, level spot with super easy access. I had great conversation with Jon on everything from building airplanes to solar options for RV's. Unfortunately I did not meet Ramelle but that was my fault - I spent the days on long hikes so when I came back to my rig I was exhausted and just crashed. Oops probably shouldn't say that in case a pilot might read this! I recommend this host without hesitation.

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    mirenic

    5 months ago

    We had a great stay. Super nice hosts and we loved the inquisitive cats. We parked on a large level area in front of the plane hanger. He has a very interesting hobby of building ultra-light aircraft. This is a convenient spot to explore Strugeon Bay from. We highly recommend Plane Door County and would glady return.

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