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Cross Country Road Trip – The Kluitenbergs

Sep 6, 2017 | Escapades, Renter Stories

Our July Escape of the Month Club Winners were kind enough to answer a few questions about their Escape for our Renter Stories! Learn more about the lovely Dutch family, the Kluitenbergs, and their trip with Crayola. Where are you from? We are a family of three from Voorschoten, about…

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Campervan Elopement to Big Sur and Yosemite

Sep 1, 2017 | Escapades, Renter Stories

We’re not crying… you’re crying! Christlyn and Erik’s photos from their eight-day Escape Campervan road trip elopement from San Francisco to Big Sur to Yosemite are, as the kids say, #goals. What an amazing idea, and how incredibly well they captured it. Needless to say, we are THRILLED, and we couldn’t wait to share…

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Planning a Campervan Trip with Kids – Tyson Wheatley

Aug 25, 2017 | Escapades, How To, Renter Stories

How do you plan a campervan trip with kids? Will we have enough room? What if we’ve never camped before? Tyson Wheatley (@twheat) is a strategist, director, and photographer. He worked at CNN and as Communications Manager at Instagram, and has more than 600K followers on the app. On top…

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Your Eclipse Escape Experiences

Aug 22, 2017 | Escapades, News & Events, Renter Stories

The total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, had what seemed like all of North America putting on their eclipse glasses and gazing up at the skies in unison. Many of our renters planned trips around camping out in the path of totality. We loved seeing your photos and videos…

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America’s Best Drive-In Movie Theaters

Aug 18, 2017 | Escapades, Resources

What’s more American than watching a movie from the comfort of your Escape Campervan?  While drive-in movie theaters are rapidly becoming a thing of the past, there are still a few in business. We’ve listed several good ones below. California Skyline Drive-In Theater | Barstow Drive a couple hours east…

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Best Places to See Wildlife in Big Sur

Aug 11, 2017 | Escapades, How To, Resources

Highway 1 near Big Sur is one of the best places in the world for wildlife viewing–particularly whale watching. Just an hour south of our San Francisco Depot, you’ll find whales, elephant seals, dolphins, sea otters, and more along the California Central Coast. We’ve highlighted the best places to see…

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Don’t have reservations? Here’s how to find camping in Yosemite

Aug 4, 2017 | Escapades, How To, Resources

5 million people visited Yosemite in 2016. That means that you’re vying for camping spots with a lot of other people. Ideally, you’ll book your campsites months in advance at, and then you won’t have to worry about it. For those of us who like to live life on…

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Cat and John’s Wild Western Road Trip

Jul 28, 2017 | Escapades, Renter Stories

From Cat and John: In April 2013 we set off on a little western road trip through the Wild West of the USA. This is our recipe for adventure. Big thanks to Escape Campervans USA for the van, codenamed “Cliffhanger.” Also big thanks to two people whose work inspired a…

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Rollin’ with Escape – DJ Neff

Jul 21, 2017 | Escapades, Renter Stories

Our friend and partner DJ Neff took the van out for a spin with his buddies. Check it out in Rollin’ With Escape! We’ve known DJ Neff for a long time now and he’s been both a great business partner and a great supporter of Escape! Based in Venice, CA,…

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Eric and Kim’s Escape to Yosemite

Jul 14, 2017 | Escapades, Renter Stories

Watch Eric and Kim’s Escape to Yosemite: “An incomparable adventure through Yosemite National Park! This amazing road trip was made possible by the crew at Escape Campervans. We spent the days exploring Tunnel View, Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Falls, Taft Point and the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. Our trip would…

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