The Escape Artists

Helping Other Families That Also Live for Travel "Escapes"

Our goal is to travel as much as we can, experience as many cool adventures and differing cultures as possible, and through this build lifelong memories and a closer sense of family.

November 18, 2017

What is the perfect age to take your child on a trip?  I think any age is works if you have the right mindset.  Here I will breakdown the various age groups and share some mishaps we had.  Despite them, I would do it again.  I do not accept the excuse that a kid will n...

November 16, 2017

First, let me start by saying that I detest sitting and I would happily move somewhere with amazing public transportation and never drive a car again.  Knowing those two things, you can imagine that when the discussion of taking our first road trip started I was totall...

November 14, 2017

In the past, we had been to a couple stage doors when there was the chance of meeting someone like Idina Menzel but didn’t make a habit of it.  When the original cast of Hamilton became famous we started going to the stage door to try to meet them.  We now make it a re...

November 11, 2017

Full disclosure: we love Broadway. A lot. Supporting the arts in a variety of ways, including frequent ticket sales, is just something we do. And lucky for us, our kids like Broadway as much as we do. But it can be a very expensive passion, especially right now as tick...

November 9, 2017

We do not have the luxury of traveling during the shoulder season when everything is priced well because we have kids in high school who cannot miss school to travel.  (Prior to 9th grade we pulled our kids a couple times a year to extend a trip or go when the deals ar...

November 7, 2017

This article was planned to go live on November 1 but we needed time to process the fact that one of the areas we love and recommend was the site where the terrorist used a van to plow over innocent people.  We are crushed for the victims and for all of New York.  We d...

November 4, 2017

One family's adventure in chartering a yacht in the Greek Isles, what worked, and what didn't

October 29, 2017

Going to New York City for the Thanksgiving Day parade was one of our bucket list items, and it might be yours as well.  It’s a fun, once-in-a-lifetime experience, but is made much more enjoyable if you follow a few simple tips. I wasn’t sure if this was going to be a...

October 29, 2017

Our NYC vacations are fast-paced and involve more “food on the go” and casual, kid-friendly choices instead of a fancy, gastronomical foodie tour of some of the more well-known restaurants. And with our crew of kids, this approach makes sense. We tend to grab a lot of...

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Meet The Escape

We vowed not to give up our love of travel once we had children. So we've been stuffing our backpacks and taking our children across the United States and around the world since they were infants. And we've found that no matter the age, there's something for us to learn as a family.

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