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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March 2019

Guns and Ammo HOP

March 22, 2019
Southeast Regional Park Shooting Range, 11296 S. Harrison Road
Tucson, Arizona 85747 United States
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Location: Tucson, AZ After a busy week at Escapade, let’s get together for a fun, friendly shooting competition!  This HOP will give you the opportunity to participate in safe gun-handling skills, in a competitive, yet friendly, environment.There will be two classes of competitions revolver and semi-auto.You may choose revolver, semi-auto, or both. A prize will be presented to the best shooter in each of these two competitions. In the event of a tie, a coin flip will decide the best…

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Tucson and the Wild West HOP

March 22, 2019

Location: Tucson, AZ After a busy week at Escapade, you might consider an enjoyable and relaxing HOP. Let us do the driving, while you sit back, relax and enjoy!Board a luxury coach with a local, fun and knowledgeable tour guide. Enjoy scenic views of the beautiful countryside of mountains and deserts, while learning about the rich western heritage of Tucson and the surrounding area.HOPs are fun and exciting, especially when shared with other Escapees!On this excursion: Enjoy a scenic drive…

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April 2019

Panama Canal Cruise HOP

April 10, 2019 - April 21, 2019
Holland America Line Seattle, WA 98119 United States

Location: Panama Canal Cruise What a magnificent time you are going to have on this cruise!Setting sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, you will have an opportunity to experience the Panama Canal aboard the luxurious comfort of Holland America’s ship, Ms. Zuiderdam.You will certainly enjoy going through the locks in the canal and, coupled with the wonderful shore excursions the ship has to offer, you are certain to have a lifetime of memories.Excursions are the best way to enjoy the magnificent…

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July 2019

Oshkosh Air Show HOP (SOLD OUT, Wait List Only)

July 21, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Location: Oshkosh, Wisconsin Enjoy the greatest aviation celebration of historical, vintage, commercial and military aircraft in existence! If you are a history buff or an aircraft enthusiast, join us on this HOP for the most amazing aviation attractions assembled in one location. With 10,000 aircraft, from 80 different countries, and 550,000 people in attendance, this makes the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) AirVenture, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, America’s ultimate air show. During this seven-day event, there are countless daily and nightly activities…

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August 2019

Alaska Cruise HOP

August 4, 2019 - August 11, 2019
Seattle Seattle, WA 98119 United States + Google Map

Location: Canada – Alaska Cruise HOP Travel with us to the 49th State and experience the magic that only Alaska can offer, on this spectacular 7-day, round-trip cruise, on Holland America’s, Ms. Oosterdam. Travel with us to the 49th State and experience the magic that only Alaska can offer, on this spectacular 7-day, round-trip cruise, on Holland America’s, Ms. Oosterdam. Witness lush rainforests, colossal mountains and salmon making their way upstream in the clear river streams, with bear and moose…

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September 2019

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