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.

August 3, 2018

Travelling for an extended time with your children is easier than it sounds. 7 tips for planning - and going on - an extended family vacation.

June 28, 2018

How to have a great family vacation in Siem Reap, Cambodia and get your kids to appreciate their visit to Angkor Wat, the other temples, and dive into Cambodian culture and cuisine

June 20, 2018

Danang, Vietnam is a great beach resort town in central Vietnam. We spent several days there with our kids during our month-long travels through SE Asia to get a little downtime and recharge our sightseeing batteries.

June 15, 2018

Travel tips with kids to Hanoi, Vietnam

January 26, 2018

A guide to some of our favorite adult-oriented beverage tours (brewery and distillery) while on vacation where the kids also had tons of fun!

December 5, 2017

Family travel at 3 top ski resorts in Colorado - Vail, Beaver Creek, and Breckenridge

November 30, 2017

The Mall of America is one, gigantic playground of shops, restaurants, and activities.

I lived the first 40 years of my life in Minnesota.  All four of our kids were born there and I was fortunate to stay home with them when they were young, so I had a lot of time to ex...

November 28, 2017

After trial and error (with emphasis on error) on many road trips, we finally have a method that seems to work.  We’ll break down what gear you need, what goes in the car and where to put stuff to maximize accessibility.  This is an actual photo of what we packed in a...

November 21, 2017

Disney Paris is a chance to go back to the pure, pre everything scheduled Disney of the past.

We recently had an unexpected few days at Disneyland Paris.  We planned the trip the night before we arrived and knew very little about the parks or how to navigate the experie...

November 18, 2017

By default we travel with backpacks instead of suitcases.  We made the switch for several reasons.  First, if everyone in our family packed all they wanted to pack, we wouldn’t be able to fit into the car to get to the airport.  Secondly, we have kids that physically c...

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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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