Hipcamp host Dennis A.,
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Enjoy a very large deck to pitch your tent or put it up anywhere on the ground. Room for a few cars and a few large tents.  Have your meals on my homemade shou sugi ban picnic table next to the local sandstone fire pit.

Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader here, I just moved from the NYC area to build an off grid homestead on a bare 28 acres in central PA surrounded by Ami

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Enjoy a very large deck to pitch your tent or put it up anywhere on the ground. Room for a few cars and a few large tents.  Have your meals on my homemade shou sugi ban picnic table next to the local sandstone fire pit.

Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader here, I just moved from the NYC area to build an off grid homestead on a bare 28 acres in central PA surrounded by Amish farms. The land is still pretty much raw and beautiful with many different spots on the property to pitch a tent for the night or week! From pitching a tent on an open pasture, surrounded by trees alone, next to a creek, or even in an old rock quarry. That's right there are two old rock quarries that you could take advantage of. The small on has it's own little cave at the base and the larger one has a stage made of rocks to facilitate shows there. Our neighbor is the famous Woodward Cave and just down the road is one of the top 5 trout fishing spots in the northeast, Coburn PA. A town over, at the only light around, is Millheim, PA where the few businesses are a cool art gallery, farm to table restaurant/ brew pub, IngleBean (.com) Coffee House (that I own), local winery, 2 wine stores and a local meat market! wow great place to be on a Saturday afternoon. Most weekends in the summer will have some kind of fair or festival going on so please check in with me with any questions.

Also check out my YouTube channel called Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader

find videos of the sites by going to dennisalan dot com / camping

99% of the videos are shot on the property :)

Thank you

Dennis Alan

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, RVs
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
No potable water
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-through site
Max length 25ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Have a question? Send Dennis a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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6 Person Tent

Unassembled 6 person tent 10ft by 10ft and 7ft tall. Made by Eurika

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Smaller Cooler

A smaller cooler for some beers and your food.

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26 Quart Cooler

Ozark Trail Cooler

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4 Person tent

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Best Vista in Pennsylvania.

Cave

3 small caves that wold need to have caving experience to explore. Just next door is the BIG Woodward Cave

Forest

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Hipcamper Shelbi

Great ed

Shelbi M.
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August 23rd, 2020

We loved our little get away into the country! Dennis runs a really cool cafe in town too that we checked out. The site was clean but you can tell it’s been well enjoyed, which is fine; we didn’t book a five star hotel! We would totally go back. The surrounding area has other campsites which we didn’t know about but everyone is super respectful and keeps themselves to themselves. Tons to do around the area and really just let you disconnect from the busy city life! Also our dog loved it!!

Hipcamper Lydia

Perfect cozy little getaway

Lydia M.
recommends this listing.
August 30th, 2020

My friends and I had an amazing camping experience here! The location was beautiful. Dennis even had the fire started for us when we arrived a little late in the evening. He was very responsive to all my questions leading up to arrival.

View of the pasture from the tent😍Best Vista
Hipcamper EJ
Ej R.
recommends this listing.
September 7th, 2020

We had a great stay at Dennis’ property. We had a bit of trouble finding the spot at first and there is limited reception in the area, but once we got it sorted out everything was fantastic. The glamping tent was perfect for a long weekend in nature and there were plenty of trails and rivers to explore nearby.

Hipcamper Dorothy
Dorothy O.
recommends this listing.
September 29th, 2020

Myself, husband and son had a great time. Dennis Alan Homestead was a truly unique camping experience. The metal canvas tent on a raised wooden deck came complete with a comfy queen bunk bed. The site looked out upon an open field where we would wave to neighbors on horse and buggy passing through in the distance. Dennis was friendly and accommodating. His coffee shop in town was a cool point of interest that we hit on our way home. My family is already planning a return stay in the spring!

Hipcamper Brooke
Brooke S.
recommends this listing.
October 20th, 2020

A picturesque campsite with a lovely view of the valley on Dennis’ property. The site is tucked away from the others on the property giving adequate privacy. It was a cold weekend and the tent blunted any additional windchill. There is a well built fire pit with plenty of firewood within walking distance, a lifesaver when temperatures dropped below 35. Dennis was friendly and answered all questions quickly before the trip. We checked out his coffee shop, Inglebean, in the next town over and went every morning of our trip. Would highly recommend visiting at least once during your stay.

Hipcamper Donna

Peaceful and tranquil

Donna A.
recommends this listing.
April 18th, 2021

We had a great camping experience at BestVista! We stayed at site #1 and the tanquility and peace of this location. We had a van and two tents on the platform. Great level lot with awesome views of Amish working farms. Purchased burgers and cheese from local farms from Dennis. Great expereience!

Hipcamper Justin
Justin S.
recommends this listing.
May 21st, 2021

The site was really nice, relaxed with fire pit ready and large wooden platform for use. We took our 24ft travel trailer and although it was a tight fit getting in and out, Dennis was great and helped by pulling back some branches and modifying the course of the road to make it easier. Quiet at night, and private save the occasional horse and buggy in the distance. Great view at day and stars at night. Not much daytime shade at this site but his other sites offer more shade. No hook ups, we were dry camping, and knew that in advance. We and our kids and dogs had a really nice time!

Hipcamper Jonathan W.
recommends this listing.
July 20th, 2020
Property
Dennis Alan Homestead
State
Pennsylvania
Country
United States
$53/night
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