The Escape Campervans Blog

Road Trip Ideas, Camping Tips, Adventure Stories, and Van Life

The Ultimate Summer Road Trip Playlist ft. DREAMERS

Jul 27, 2018 | Escapades, Resources

What’s a summer road trip without a killer playlist? Cruising down the highway with the windows down, belting out your own version of carpool karaoke, en route to the next beautiful destination on your itinerary is one of the best feelings in the world. It’s moments like these that you’ll…

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Guide to a Summer Coastal Tour of Southern New England

Jul 13, 2018 | Escapades, Resources

By Carly Eisley Summer is arguably the best time to visit New England (it’s a close second to Fall in my book). Miles of coastline, mountains to the North, quaint coastal towns, city life, rolling farm fields – all of it is within easy reach in this small but mighty…

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8 Hikes in 12 Days from Las Vegas to Denver

Jul 13, 2018 | Depot Locations, Escapades, Renter Stories, Resources

By Alex McClintock (Twitter: @axmcc) Word to the wise: if you’re a relatively inexperienced hiker, don’t start your 12-day hiking trip with a 19-mile trail. Definitely don’t hike said trail on a 91-degree day. Am I talking from experience? You bet. My girlfriend Sarah and I decided we liked the idea…

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How to Eat Healthy, Tasty Meals on the Road

Jul 12, 2018 | How To, Recipes for the Road

By Alex McClintock (Twitter: @axmcc) & Sarah Brown Living in a van doesn’t mean you have to eat chips, hot dogs and canned chili con carne for weeks. It’s quite possible to eat a balanced and tasty diet, though it does take a little bit of extra effort. We did it…

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6 Tips for being a Digital Nomad in an Escape Campervan

Jul 12, 2018 | How To, Renter Stories, Resources

By Alex McClintock (Twitter: @axmcc) Working remotely while travelling the world is NOT a holiday and it is NOT as glamorous as you’ve been led to believe. Just kidding, it absolutely rules. However, doing it from the back of an Escape Campervan does present some unique challenges. Here’s what I…

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5 Adventures around Mt. Rainier National Park

Jul 6, 2018 | Depot Locations, Escapades, Resources

By Emily Butterfield Mt. Rainier, a 14,411-foot mountain in the Cascade Range, is the tallest peak and largest glacial system in the lower 48 states. “The Mountain” – as locals refer to it – is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world due to amount of lava…

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Suspension Bridges British Columbia

All things suspension bridges (near Vancouver, BC)

Jul 6, 2018 | Depot Locations, Escapades, Renter Stories, Resources

By Carrie Willink I remember back in the day before the ‘gram I was scrolling through blogs and saw it; the suspension bridge that made my dreams grow big! As I got older I kept exploring around, not really sure how to ever find one of these bridges. Then, boom.…

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Monterey to Big Sur: The Perfect Day Along the Mid-California Coast

Jul 6, 2018 | Depot Locations, Escapades, Renter Stories, Resources

By Allison Fitts & Lillian Robinson When planning for a California trip, most people think of either the northern or southern reasons of the state. And for good reason, too – there are Escape Campervans depots in San Francisco to the north and Los Angeles to the south. But whether…

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Go Further on the Road: 5 tips to make the most of your adventure

Jul 6, 2018 | Renter Stories, Resources

By Jasmine Burgan A road trip can be so much more than just driving from one landmark to the next and taking photos. When you slow down, connect with people, and with the land, you can open up your trip to so many more experiences that you may have never…

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East Coast Road Trip: Miami to New York in 5 Days

Jul 5, 2018 | Escapades, Renter Stories, Resources

By Emily Green As kiwis living in New York we crave the outdoors; any chance to dip our toes in the ocean, sleep where there are actually stars, or cook over a campfire, we jump at it. On a few rare days where both Jordan and I were free, we…

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