Escapees HOPs – Head Out Program

Escapees HOPs - Head Out Program

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Escapees HOPs – Head Out Program focuses on bringing RVers to unique locations, special events and theme-related activities to create fun-filled and memorable adventures.

All you have to do is register and show up!

HOPs – Escapees Head Out Program offers our highest level of service of all of our RV events. We take care of everything from planning the itinerary, making your reservations, arranging meals, and setting up excursions.

Escapees Rose Parade Hop
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Escapees Whitewater Hop
Escapees Moab HOP

Past HOPs visited the Rose Parade and the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, while others featured cruises to explore Alaska, Cuba and the Panama Canal, or white-water rafting and ATV riding.

What to Expect at a HOP

Land HOPs

  • Approx 30-60 active RVers

  • A 5-10 day event – most HOPs include full hookups

  • Organized activities are included – for example: tours, some catered meals, potlucks, local event tickets, professional tour guide, professional motorcoach and driver, your HOP hosts, a souvenir HOP name badge, meet and greet socials, all gratuities, and much more!

  • Many HOPs include optional tours and activities like:
    Breweries, wineries, foodie tours, hiking, biking, and kayaking.

Cruise HOPs

  • Approx 30-200 active attendees that enjoy cruising and meeting fellow SKPs

  • Cruise itineraries are typically 7-35 days

  • Organized meet and greet socials for the cruise HOP attendees

  • Optional port-of-call excursions
Photo complement of Tom Barbernitz ‐ Escapee #120286
Escapees HOPs Cruise
Lisa Koca Escapees HOPs Director

Meet Your HOPs Director

Lisa Koca

Born and raised in the Lone Star State, Lisa Koca retired after 29 years with GTE/Verizon. During her working years Lisa volunteered 14 years for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and 10 years for the crisis center.

She has been RVing since 2000 and has traveled to 48 of the 50 states, Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas, and South America.

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March 2022

North to Alaska Adventure HOP – SOLD OUT. WAIT LIST CLOSED
Aurora Borealis aka Norther Lights

March 13 - March 19
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 United States + Google Map

Location: Fairbanks, Alaska The Northern Lights are on most people’s bucket list and the best way to see these magical dancing lights is to be there in person.March is the best time to see the lights when less daylight leads to darker night skies.Join your fellow Escapees and travel to Alaska to see the Aurora Borealis, better known as the Northern Lights.Flying into Fairbanks, Alaska, this is a 6-night, 7-day journey in Alaska which includes tours with expert guides. Ice…

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The Best of Northern Ireland HOP

March 19 - March 26
Ireland Dublin, Ireland + Google Map

Location: Ireland Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom and lies on the northeastern portion of Ireland's island. It is one of the most popular places for vacationers, and you will visit some of the hottest "must-see" sites that Northern Ireland has to offer. Start your sightseeing in Dublin, Ireland, a member of the European Union and is known for its literary heritage, Georgian architecture, and famous pubs. See the city's sights, including St. Stephen's Green, Trinity College and…

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April 2022

South Texas Outdoor HOP

April 3 - April 9

Location: Mission, Texas South Texas is rich with grasslands, lakes, and rivers, making this a prime area for several migrating animal species.Although birds are the highest-profile migratory species in South Texas, which makes this area a mecca for bird watchers, there are also javelinas, bobcats, ocelots, sea turtles, bats and butterflies migrating through Texas and you will see some on the tours.  In April, it reaches a fever pitch with the most significant numbers and various migrating birds. Some of…

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May 2022

Moab Outdoor Adventure HOP – SOLD OUT. WAIT LIST ONLY

May 17 - May 22
Moab, UT Moab, UT 84532 United States + Google Map

Location: Moab, Utah If you love outdoor adventure, then this HOP is for you! Moab, Utah is a perfect climate for outdoor events and Escapees has an exciting, action-packed outdoor adventure awaiting your arrival.Several days will be filled with fun and excitement with off-road runs while exploring the beautiful Moab area with your HOP hosts. Dinosaur Tracks Photo courtesy TD During the HOP, attend a Dinosaur Museum, where its interactive technology and exhibits illustrate the tracks' formation and the stories…

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September 2022

Experience the Big Bend HOP

September 18 - September 25
Lajitas, Texas TX 79852 United States + Google Map

Location: Big Bend Area, Texas Escapees have a relaxed and fun-filled time lined up for you! The area you will visit is like no other; there are radiant night skies, cowboy hospitality, friendly folks, where the stars at night are big and bright, and the skies are not cloudy all day! Several activities and tours are arranged on this HOP, and there is a wide array of places to see, things to do, and activities to choose from while in…

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Maine Leaves & Lobsta’ HOP – SOLD OUT. WAIT LIST ONLY

September 25 - September 29
Bar Harbor, maine Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States + Google Map

Location: Bar Harbor, Maine This HOP was so popular in 2021 that Escapees RV Club is offering it again in 2022!  The best time to visit Maine is September, after the summer crowds have left, but before the temperatures drop. Maine landscapes are quaint and beautiful, and its coastal vista is stunning!You can feel the crisp air in the mornings and see Mother Nature’s abundant beauty in the vibrant colors of the fall leaves. The dogwood, red oak and maples turn…

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