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.

June 17, 2018

Halong Bay, a UNESCO site located outside of the capital of Hanoi, should be a must for any visitor to Vietnam. It is made up of over 1,960 karts that jettison and is best accessed via a cruise. Transportation to cruise pier from Hanoi is usually handled direct through...

December 14, 2017

Travel tips for a family ski vacation to Beaver Creek, Colorado, including where to stay, eat, and things to do whether you are a skier (or not)

December 9, 2017

Make family travels more fun by finding a food that city or region is known for, and then spending your vacation comparing all the different styles or restaurants that serve it. The kids get involved and love it!

December 7, 2017

A current review of many of the shows on Broadway, from a parent/child's perspective, on what they might enjoy in the theater today

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 25, 2017

Our family discusses everything, so usually everyone, except the occasionally clueless child, knows what is going on in our lives.  We make menus together, discuss our upcoming weekly events, take votes when we want opinions, and have an ongoing discussion about what t...

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 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...

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Meet The Escape
Artists!

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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Reach us at: theescapeartists@yahoo.com