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Escapees HOPs – Head Out Program

Escapees HOPs - Head Out Program

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Just Show Up And Have Fun!

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
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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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September 2019

Jekyll Island Outdoor HOP (SOLD OUT, Wait List Only)
(Head Out Program)

September 23, 2019 - September 27, 2019
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 United States + Google Map

Location: Jekyll Island, GA Once known as the playground of the rich and famous, with families such as the Morgans, Pulitzers, Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and the Goodyears, is now opened for everyone to enjoy. Experience the stunning sunsets and sunrises on this beautiful southern coastal island, well-known for its beauty, historical buildings, and from its many relics of the Civil War. Admire the marsh grasslands, home to many types of wildlife and the inspiration for the sentiments penned by Sidney Lanier,…

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October 2019

Balloon Fiesta HOP 2019 (SOLD OUT, Wait List Only)
(Head Out Program)

October 4, 2019 - October 13, 2019
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiest, 5000 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113 United States
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Option #1: October 4-9, 2019 Option #2: October 9-13, 2019 Option #3: October 4-13, 2019 Location: Albuquerque, NM Balloons, balloons and more balloons! If this world premiere event is on your bucket list, then join SKP friends for the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Each morning as dawn breaks over the majestic Sandia Mountains, the skies will be filled with 600 bright, beautiful and palatial hot-air balloons from all over the world. From its modest beginnings in 1972, the Balloon…

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Caribbean Cruise HOP

October 20, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Location: Caribbean What a magnificent time you are going to have on this cruise!Since there was such an overwhelming response and attendance last year for this Caribbean Cruise HOP, Escapees RV Club is excited to be able to offer this cruise again, this year!Enjoy the sparkling blue ocean waters, relax on beautiful sand beaches, sip on a favorite cool beverage and watch the sunsets!Once on-board, the ship will provide activities, entertainment and incredible food. There will also be fun and…

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December 2019

Rose Parade HOP (SOLD OUT, Wait List Only)

December 27, 2019 - January 3, 2020
Colorado Street, Pasadena, California, Colorado Street
Pasadena, CA United States
+ Google Map

Location: Pasadena, California Come with us and experience the behind-the-scenes magic of the legendary Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade and have your fairy tale come true! See how these beautiful, award-winning floats are created and even help decorate them! Enjoy the vibrant extravagance of the aromatic flowers and the rich smell of the cocoa and coffee beans. In VIP setting, relax and enjoy Equestfest. See the beautiful horses outfitted in stunning parade attire. Watch talented riders perform trick-riding, precision drills…

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September 2021

Maine Leaves and Lobster HOP – SOLD OUT
(Head Out Program)

September 27 - October 1
Bar Harbor, maine Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States + Google Map

Location: Bar Harbor, Maine Due to the overwhelming interest in attending the Maine Leaves and Lobster HOP, the waitlist has been closed.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 beauty is stunning!Feel the crisp air in the mornings and see Mother Nature’s abundant beauty in the vibrant colors of the fall leaves. Trees, like the dogwood, red oak and maples,…

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October 2021

Balloon fiesta HOP
(Head Out Program)

October 1 - October 11
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiest, 5000 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113 United States
+ Google Map

Due to the overwhelming interest in attending the Balloon Fiesta HOP, the waitlist has been closed. Option #1: October 1-6, 2021 Option #2: October 6-11, 2021 Option #3: October 1-11, 2021 Location: Albuquerque, NM Balloons, balloons and more balloons! If this world premiere event is on your bucket list, then join SKP friends for the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Each morning as dawn breaks over the majestic Sandia Mountains, the skies will be filled with 600 bright, beautiful and…

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