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Botanic Bliss and RV Haven at Sims TLC
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Riverside, CA
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Max Rig Size
Up to 30 ft
Max Nights
1
Parking Spaces
3
Same Day Requests
No
About
Embark on a serene escape into the vibrant heart of Southern California's botanical wonder, where RV camping meets educational enchantment. Our 6-acre haven invites you to traverse a tapestry of lush gardens, from the spiny allure of a cactus and succulent sanctuary to the lush expanse of one of the Inland Empire's most extensive palm collections. Visitors bask in the quietude of nightfall, enveloped by nature's nocturnal whispers and an inky sky, while days bubble with the comings and goings of a thriving tree health care enterprise. Unleash your inner botanist with self-guided tours through flourishing flora, or ignite your curiosity with our guided tours a paltry $10 unlocks a world of rare fruits and garden secrets for groups of five, with a nominal $2 fee for each additional nature enthusiast. Succumb to the allure of not just the RV life but also the gift of knowledge, as our 4,000-square-foot museum brims with biological marvels, from antiques to the living cackle of our Poultry Palace residents. In terms of accommodations, RV campers can choose from two exclusive spots, each offering its comforts: the pasture spot, replete with full hookups under a protective cover, and the carport area, a modest pitch offering essential services alongside a neighborly view of olive trees. Both spots do require a dance of skillful backing but fret not, for assistance is at hand, should it be desired. For those looking to indulge in a longer stay beyond the initial complimentary night, gentle communication will unravel opportunities hidden from the public booking calendar. RV wanderers yearning for a touch of home can revel in the luxury of a full bathroom, complete with shower a respite from the confines of your RV's quarters. While you must bring your essentials, we provide the basics to freshen up after a day of exploration. Equestrian grace and local adventures abound in the area around us, with hiking trails, horseback serenity, and the dazzle of Southern California attractions, from Disneyland's magic to the rejuvenating embrace of beaches, mountains, and deserts. All locations are easily accessible, albeit with due respect to the unpredictable rhythm of SoCal traffic; apps like Waze and Google Maps are your trusted guides. The canine companions you tow along will find friendly kin here our own four-legged hosts are eager to share their sprawling garden with your furry pals, albeit within planned schedules to ensure joyous, safe frolics for all. And though coyote calls may echo from afar, our commitment to safety means leashes are a must, fostering a safe haven for everyone, including our free-range feathered friends. To remember your time with us, why not take a piece of us home? From Extra Virgin Olive Oil harvested from our family's orchard to charming garden-themed memorabilia, our in-office offerings provide a quaint shopping experience. With the roll of your wheels over our verdant grounds, a responsible tread is expected, respecting both the inherent risks of nature's hidden snares and the menagerie of life that thrives here. In this sanctuary of natural learning and tranquil stays, your RV camping adventure blossoms into an unforgettable story inked with greenery, knowledge, and the warmth of a family-rooted experience. Prepare to greet the morning light with renewed wonder and the evening stars with tranquil contentment. Welcome, to an RV stay woven into the tapestry of education and nature's embrace.
Opening Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Suitability
Pets Allowed
FRIENDLY DOGGOS WELCOMED: We welcome friendly dogs of all sizes to enjoy the gardens with you in a safe manner. Please note, we have 2 friendly dogs of our own that live on the property. During early evening and weekends, the pups are let out to run around the gardens for a few hours. I will inform you in advance prior to letting them out. We do ask that you keep your pups inside while our pups are out, however, we are more than happy to work with you on timing to ensure all pups get a healthy amount of time amongst the gardens. We ask that guests be open to us communicating with them on a daily basis and work together to make sure our pups are put away and safe when driving in and out of the gardens. This also allows guests to feel comfortable to drive on the property. To ensure your pets can enjoy the gardens safely, we ask that your pups are leashed while they are out to lower risk of contact with potential harmful plants. Keeping your pups leashed will also protect our free-range chickens.
Water Hookup Available
Electric Hookup Available: 15A, 30A, 50A
Generators Allowed
Hookup Notes
Please see our host profile for which sites have which hookups and the costs associated.
Amenities
Birding & Wildlife Viewing
Farm/Garden/Nature Tour
Farmers Market
Gardening
Gift Shop
Historical Exhibit
Picnic/Patio Area
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Items to Purchase
We don't have an official gift shop just yet but it's coming. We have farm fresh eggs, fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil from our family's olive orchard, garden themed playing cards, and fresh fruit picked daily from our gardens (including rare fruits). Other items coming soon!
House Rules
All messages must be done through Harvest Host app.
Parking & Arrival
Team members will greet you upon arrival into the gate and point you to the area you are staying at.
Max Rig Size:
Up to 30 ft
Parking Spaces:
3
Parking Surface:
Dirt
Parking Method:
Back-In
Check-In:
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM PT
Check-Out:
Before 12:00 PM PT
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