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Spartan Hometown

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in New Hartford, NY

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Hosted By

johnb

  • Max Rig Size

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    < 45 (ft)

  • Parking Spaces

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    1

  • Max Nights Per Stay

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    3

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Approximately 7 miles south from I-90 (NYS Thruway). We are located in a small New England style village. Eateries etc are a 5 minute walk away on sidewalks. Located at the end of a dead end street - you must back up the last 300 feet on the road as we are at the end of a dead end road with little turn around ability for a long (24 ft or greater) vehicle. Shorter vehicles present no problem. Walmart 4-5 miles away on west side of New Hartford also currently allows overnight stops. Suggested Local Attractions:Cooperstown ~ 40 minutes away. Old Forge ~ 60 minutes away. West End Brewery tours ~ 10 minutes away. Root Glen, Hamilton College in Clinton ~ 10 minutes away. Fort Stanwix in Rome ~ 25 minutes away.

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Wifi

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Slideouts Allowed

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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Electric Hookup: 15A

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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Offleash Area for Pets

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House Rules

No smoking on property. Kids of any age are welcome Dogs off property must be on leashes (village ordinance) Dog droppings must be cleaned up at time of deposit. No generators.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: Paved City / Interstate Streets all the way Tow Vehicle Parking Details: Tow Vehicle can park in drive - if your rig is greater than 24 feet (approximately) then you must back up the last 300 feet on the road as we are at the end of a dead end road with little turn around ability.

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Parking Surface

Gravel

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Hosted By johnb

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65+

Retirees Details: John; US Army Vietnam Veteran; IBM Retiree - served Airlines Industry Karen; Metife Retiree - Coordinator Dental Consultant Unit (Contractor Dentists) looking to meet interesting people and see the local / interesting places in the US (historical, geographical, cultural) not looking to travel the interstates 2 children - one son - one daughter (in that order), 2 granddaughters living in Virginia Home Town: John - grew up in and retired back to New Hartford NY (50 miles east of Syracuse NY in Upstate NY) - lived many places with IBM ( I've Been Moved)) to include Westchester/Putnam County New York, London England, Miami Florida. Karen - grew up in Jersey City worked in NY City until married to john then all the same localities Favorite Boondocking Locations: Florida - Keys, Maine, Cape Cod, Newport, North Carolina, Georgia Skills or Expertise to Share: Know my way around computers.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    Shawn_n_Sheri

    3 months ago

    Upon our arrival John promptly greated us and helped us park our trailer. After we were set up they invited us for pizza dinner / break bread together. We spent a lovely 3 days there, which allowed me to show my wife the area. The site was on a gravel driveway and relatively flat / level which made setting up the trailer very easy. We would definitely stay again.

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    gggagnon

    1 year ago

    We had a very nice stay with John and Karen. They took us on a short tour of the neighborhood and recommended a couple spots for dinner. They have a nice level gravel spot next to the house and even ran a power cord out for us to use. We enjoyed chatting with them, and left early the next day. Highly recommended.

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    dkphilbin

    1 year ago

    Our host was very helpful to the point of standing out in the rain to help me back into the camping space. We really appreciated their help and hospitality.

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    steven2

    1 year ago

    The location is a great spot to take in the local shopping centers and restaurants. The host was a big help parking, backing up our 31 class A motorhome into the space

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    Jillsaqt

    1 year ago

    The host was very helpful in getting me situated and settled in to his lovely property. We had several enjoyable conversations. The location is excellent for getting around the area. I wholeheartedly recommend this place.

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