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The Fortress of Solitude (TFOS)

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Kernersville, NC

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Hosted By

jamesmessick

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    < 25 (ft)

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    2

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    2

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    Yes

I am offering my home as a step-up from the Walmart parking lot. It is quiet and mostly level. Water may be available but outside connection is usually shut off during winter to prevent freezing. Pets under 10-lbs only as I have an indoor/outdoor cat and older small dog. Please clean up after your pets and yourself. I welcome guests looking for a safe, quiet place to park for a night or two. All requests considered. Suggested Local Attractions:Located near major shopping (5 miles). Convenient to High Point, Kernersville, Greensboro and Winston-Salem.

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Electric Hookup: 15A

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Slideouts Allowed

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Generators Allowed

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Water Hookup

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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House Rules

Be respectful of me and my neighbors. Take your trash with you unless otherwise instructed. Please keep the volume down.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: Access is from a gravel road. Somewhat hilly with 1 sharp turn at the beginning. Best suited for Class B's, teardrops and other small trailers and vans. Class C's may work but due to overhanging limbs on road you enter at your own risk. Amazon and the UPS truck make it regularly, though.

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Hosted By jamesmessick

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55-65

Sight Seer Details: Just completed my first 7-day trip in preparation for a coming cross-country trip in the spring. I have lots of room but don't think bigger rigs would be able to navigate my road, more suitable to class-C and vanlifers. Home Town: Kernersville is located in the area known as the Piedmont Triad, defined by the cities of Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and High Point, North Carolina. My hope is actually outside of the city limits, closest to High Point. Favorite Boondocking Locations: I'm new to boondocking but on a recent trip I stayed in friends driveways, on the street in front of their houses, and even a few parking lots, including Walmart. Skills or Expertise to Share: Good listener?

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References for this location from other RVers

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    MarkandKate

    2 months ago

    James is the host and a more welcoming and friendly person could not be expected. He helped us set up the van nicely and stay around for a tour of our new OGA-built campervan. Gave us great info on local trails which we used the next day, cruising Salem Lake Park. We are especially appreciative of being welcomed in on the same day as we had been without internet for a week prior while in Damascus/Hickory area. Great stop! We wish James luck with his new PleasureWay camper van. I'm pretty sure he'll soon be on the road and using his BW privileges.

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    Martine

    2 months ago

    This host is about getting you comfortably situated and then wanting to hear about your travels and adventures. Also enjoyed watching the four deer along property edge in the AM. Nice quite location for smaller units.

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    SuzanneLewis

    9 months ago

    The access road has a lot of low hanging trees, but the heavy branches could be avoided with care in my Class C. I was there to visit friends and the host graciously offered to take me in his car to meet them and as a bonus gave me a tour of Winston Salem. His backyard is a delightful and quiet place to camp. I made a new good friend, and I would definitely stay there again.

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    Katyanno

    1 year ago

    It was a wonderful stay. I was greeted by the host upon arrival and welcomed. As an added bonus the host accompanied me on a bike ride. I enjoyed a show of songbirds in the morning. A lovely location and a most gracious host.

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    Yakkinkat

    1 year ago

    He is a wonderful host. His place is quiet and very peaceful, just what I needed! He made me feel welcome and offered water and power, which I didn't need. I would stay again if coming through here. Thanks for a nice few days.

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