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Head-Out Program (HOPs)

Our popular Head-out Program, better known as HOP, includes excursions with fellow RVers that target unique locations, special events and theme-related activities to create fun-filled and memorable adventures. Past HOPs were centered around 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. The Club does all of the work—planning the itinerary; making reservations for campgrounds, restaurants and tours; and organizing many of the meals. All you do is register, then show up! 
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May 2018

Destination Derby HOP

May 3 - May 6
Kentucky Derby, 700 Central Ave
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Sold out. Wait list only. Location: Kentucky Derby - Louisville, KY On your way to the 2018 Escapade, in Sedalia, Missouri, join fellow Escapees for this amazing Destination Derby HOP. Then, after the Escapade, we invite you to join us for the fabulous New York City and the Hudson River Valley HOP, July 8-13, 2018.Grab your favorite, most colorful hat and let’s go to the derby! There is nothing like experiencing this one-of-a-kind event firsthand. Known as “The Most Exciting…

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June 2018

The National WWI Museum & Treasures of the Steamboat Arabia HOP

June 1
Kansas City Kansas City, MO United States + Google Map

Location: Kansas City, MO After an incredible week at Escapade, you may want to take a relaxing, fun filled tour around the area. HOPs arefun and exciting, especially when shared with your fellow Escapees friends.Board a luxury coach and let us do the driving into Kansas City. Along with a local, knowledgeable tour guide, enjoy the scenic view of this beautiful countryside, listen to passages read from the doughboys’ diaries and learn about Missouri’s rich history.America’s WWI Museum is nothing…

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Home of the Clydesdales and the Antebellum Dixie Region HOP

June 2
Missouri Missouri, United States + Google Map

Sold out. Wait list only. Location: Missouri Region After an incredible week of Escapade seminars and workshops, you may want to take a relaxing, fun-filled tour aroundthe area.Board a luxury coach with a local, knowledgeable tour guide and enjoy the beautiful sights of Missouri. Learn about the region’s rich history and modern day venues on this HOP.This impressive behind-the-scenes tour begins with a visit to the state-of-the-art facilities where the Clydesdale’s are bred, raised, selected and trained to become the…

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The Best of Ireland HOP

June 13 - June 19

Location: Ireland Flight Date to Ireland: Wednesday, June 13, 2018Tour Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018Leave Ireland: Tuesday, June 19, 2018Castles, Pubs and the Blarney StoneThe Irish people offer a warm and hearty welcome to visitors. It is one of the most popular places for vacationers and, with this trip, you will visit some of the hottest, “must see” sites it has to offer.Ireland beckons us with its’ lush gardens, beautiful flowers and vegetation in fifty shades of green! This climate…

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July 2018

New York City and The Hudson River Valley HOP

July 8 - July 13
New York City New York, NY United States + Google Map

Sold out. Wait list only. Location: New York, NY Experience the best of both worlds with these amazing excursions in the “Big Apple” and the Hudson River Valley!While in the heart of the historic Hudson River Valley, enjoy spectacular farm markets, wineries and themagnificent Hudson Valley scenery; but, let us do the driving into New York City!Board a luxury motor coach with a local tour guide, and enjoy an easy ride into the city. See historical sites, learn about the…

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August 2018

Howling with the Wolves HOP

August 11 - August 16
Boundary Waters Canoe Area, River Point Resort and Outfitting Company
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Sold out. Wait list only. Location: Boundary Waters Canoe Area - Superior National Forest, MN Enjoy an amazing wilderness experience beyond what you can ever imagine! Escapees has designed a special package just for you. No RVs are needed for this HOP, as we go Howling with the Wolves!Minnesota is known as the gateway to the legendary wilderness Boundary Waters Canoe Area, and the beautiful lakes are teaming with bass, walleye and pike, just to name a few.The BWCA is…

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September 2018

Colorado Outdoor Adventure HOP

September 2 - September 8
South Fork South Fork, CO 719 United States + Google Map

Sold out. Wait list only. Location: South Fork, CO Located on the Gold Medal trout waters of the Rio Grande River and surrounded by national forestsSouth Fork, Colorado, is nestled comfortably in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and is a perfect climate foroutdoor events.Days will be filled with off road exploration and sight-seeing in the most picturesque areas of Colorado.In the evenings, relax by the campfire and reflect on the day of adventures with your fellow HOP attendees.Stephen Krasovetz, a Texas…

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Fall Foliage Cruise HOP

September 16 - September 23

Location: Canada – New England Cruise On this seven-night round-trip cruise, you will have the opportunity to experience all the magic of fall foliage aboard the comfort of Royal Caribbean’s ship, Serenade of the Seas.Feel the crisp air and see Mother Nature’s abundant beauty in the vibrant colors of the fall leaves. Trees like the dogwood, red oak, and the maples turn crimson and scarlet; hickory, birch and elm change to gold and yellow; mountain maples are reddish orange and…

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October 2018

Balloon Fiesta HOP

October 5 - October 14
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiest, 5000 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113 United States
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Option #1: October 5-10, 2018Option #2 October 10 – 14, 2018Option #3: Oct. 5 – 14, 2018 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.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…

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December 2018

Rose Parade HOP

December 27, 2018 - January 3, 2019
Pasadena Tournament of Roses, 391 South Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91184 United States
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Location: Pasadena, CA Experience the behind-the-scenes magic of the legendary Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade and have your fairy tale come true! Help decorate the award-winning floats; see and smell all the vibrant flowers, and the cocoa and coffee beans; learn how the floats are created. In VIP setting, relax and enjoy Equestfest. See the beautiful horses outfitted in stunning parade attire. Watch talented riders perform trick riding, precision drills and amazing rope tricks. Visit the stables and learn about…

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