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WHIDBEY ISLAND GET-AWAY

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Clinton, WA

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Hosted By

Heathgal

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    < 25 (ft)

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    1

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    5

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    Yes

WHIDBEY ISLAND GET-AWAY offers a cozy, rustic and wooded setting within a few minutes drive from the Clinton/Mukilteo ferry. We are close to island beaches, recreational, and historic seaside vilages and their dining and shopping opportunities. Friendly and cheerful travelers, POC, BLM, and LGBTQ peeps are welcome here. Bigots, cultists and crabby peeps will be happier elsewhere. Under our canopy of tall cedars you may hear a far off rooster crow, but mostly all you will hear are the sounds of croaking frogs or a hooty owl. Nearby are picturesque public beaches with views of Mt Raineer and snowcapped Cascade and Olympic Mountains. Within minutes are the WA State historic seaside villages of Clinton, Langley, Freeland and Coupeville that offer wonderful dining, shopping, art gallery, and entertainment opportunities. Recreational opportunities such as cycling, hiking, kayaking, fishing, crabbing and boating abound. And one more thing: WHIDBEY ISLANDERS are typically friendly and helpful. ;-) We are located in Puget Sound, about one hour north of Seattle. Travel further north by rural highways and ferry and you will be in the legendary San Juan Islands or nearby Olympic Peninsula. Suggested Local Attractions:State parks such as Ft Casey, Ft Ebey and Deception Pass are all located on Whidbey Island. Charming and historic seaside villages of Clinton, Langley, Freeland, Greenbank and Coupeville are fun to explore. Hop on the Coupeville/Pt Townsend Ferry for a visit to pedestrian friendly Pt Townsend and the Olympic Peninsula. Or drive north to Anacortes for a stunning ferry ride to the San Juan Islands and legendary Friday Harbor.

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Electric Hookup: 30A

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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Campfire Ring Provided

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Generators Allowed

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Wifi

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Slideouts Allowed

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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House Rules

Be kind. Be thoughtful, to hosts AND to other guests. Pack out whatever you bring in, including your trash. Quiet time 10pm-8am. Clean up after your pets. Guests under 18 years old MUST be okayed by property owners. Check out by 11:00am, unless you obtain special permission to stay longer. RV owners assume ALL risks and liabilities for personal injury or damage to their camping equipment, including RVs and tow vehicles. Please, no collecting of firewood. Bring your own. If you need water or power, please check with hosts. There is a Dump Station at the Public Island Fairgrounds in Langley, about 10 miles away. Firearms, smoking, and rude behavior are not welcome here. Your length of stay MUST be cleared by hosts. Typically, stays of 1, 2 or 3 nights are welcome. Long term accomodations should be obtained elsewhere. Rude or obnoxious behavior is not welcome.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: Paved public roads access our property. Within our property, care must be taken. Tall trees. No pull throughs. Small RVs up to 26 ft only. Small trailers under 24 ft only. Well behaved dogs welcome. Aggressive dogs are not welcome. Dogs must be leashed and supervised at all times and owners must clean up after their dogs. Children and infants must be cleared by property owner/hosts prior to stay. All children must be supervised by adults at all times. Climbing trees or climbing yard art and sculptures is forbidden. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: RVs park at our campsite at the end of Rollinghill Dr, on the right. You will see it. Likely you can park your tow vehicle there too. If not, there's room in our separate driveway. Our property is well suited for small motorhomes under 26 ft, and small trailers, under 25ft. There is separate off-street parking for tow vehicles. We sometimes can accommodate tenters. Be sure to discuss tenting with owner/hosts. Also, you MUST tell us about dogs and/or kids.

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host Profile

Hosted By Heathgal

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65+

Longtime RV Campers Simon & I are camper/road trippers with a lifetime of experiences. We enjoy road-tripping with our small terriers in a 24ft 2004 BORN FREE RV. Our 2 acre WHIDBEY ISLAND, WA, property enjoys a rustic, wooded, cozy and peaceful setting, a few minutes drive from the Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry (Hwy 525) and island beaches and seaside villages. As BDW hosts WE WELCOME DIVERSITY. POC, BLM, LGBTQ, INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS and their friendly pets are warmly welcomed. If you are Racist, Radical or Cultists you will not enjoy our hospitality. Weapons and smoking are not permitted on our property. Simon was Made in England. I'm originally from NY. We have enjoyed travels in Scandanavia, Europe, Mexico and South America. For 7 years we were AIRBNB hosts and enjoy meeting people and introducing newcomers to Whidbey Island. We have hosted BDW RV guests for several years. Home Town: Our home is in Clinton, WA, gateway to WHIDBEY ISLAND, located about 45 minutes north of Seattle. Whidbey Island enjoys three beautiful State Park Campgrounds - Ft Casey, Ft Ebey, and Deception Pass - but in warm months you have to be very lucky to secure reservations. Further north of Whidbey Island are the picturesque San Juan Islands, and further still is Brittish Columbia in Canada. Favorite Boondocking Locations: We haven't done much boondocking, per se, but we LOVE camping in WA, OR, and CA, on the seashore, at lakes and in mountains. We love exploring villages. And we're avid thrift shoppers. Skills or Expertise to Share: Simon is a retired A/V engineer, and a skilled Mr Fixit. Sharen is a retired Advertising and PR executive. They are engaged in Progressive community activities, both culturally and politically.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    RoverOne

    1 month ago

    Quite the experience. Thank you Sharen and Simon for sharing humorous stories and your peaceful wooded corner.

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    LunaTheCamperVan

    3 months ago

    Our hosts were kind to let us stay on the night of our request. Their place is a quiet retreat under the trees and close to the ferry in Clinton. Highly recommend.

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    Townsend1

    3 months ago

    Sheron and Simon were wonderful hosts in this unique property. - communication and directions were excellent! Clean and perfect getaway experience. A must see. We will return again. Many thanks.

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    chauncey1899

    4 months ago

    This is a very nice and unique HH/Boondocker. They have an awesome setting, with table’s, chairs, fire pit and interesting outhouse. The hosts are very inviting and friendly.

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    sdiversbd

    4 months ago

    Sheron & Simon were great hosts. They have a campground setup that includes 2 1954 Terry campers, a tent, a campfire ring, multiple older thermos jugs, and all kinds of decorations. The campground is set up in amongst multiple large cedar trees. Sharon was very helpful giving us information on local businesses. One item that would be helpful for guiding future Boondockers, would be to tell them that their campground is on the back of their property, and give the directions to the back of their property (do not follow Hoist road beyond where there is a 45 degree curve, but instead drive straight on the dirt road to where it deadends and their campground is on the right across from one of their neighbors property.. They are not to not use their home address to find the campground, but as a guide to find the campground on the back of their property.

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