Browsing Category : Road Trips

Destination: Asheville, North Carolina


One of my favorite East Coast destinations has to be, without a doubt – Asheville, North Carolina.  It’s a quirky, bike-centric town in the mountains of western North Carolina with a young outdoorsy vibe, vibrant arts community, and phenomenal craft beer scene.  The surrounding area is a hiker’s and mountain biker’s dream, with hundreds of miles of state and national…

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Las Vegas to Denver Road Trip: Fruita, Frisco, and Breckenridge Colorado


The final two days of our Escape Campervan Vegas to Denver trip were spent in ColoRADo.  I had a sneaking suspicion we would fall in love with Colorado immediately and never want to leave – turns out I was right. We had no plan for this part of the trip.  Nowhere to stay, no idea where we were headed or…

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Two Days in Moab: Day two – Arches National Park


One of the hardest things about traveling and trip planning is trying to squeeze in everything you want to do within a limited time frame.  We only had one full day in Moab, so we decided to head to iconic Arches National Park to do some hiking.  (This meant skipping Canyonlands, which we were super bummed about.  Just a good excuse…

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Escape Campervan Road Trip: Las Vegas to Denver via Utah National Parks


In June we were lucky enough to hit the road for another Escape Campervan road trip vacation.  I think it’s safe to say that the campervan road trip is officially our FAVORITE type of vacation.   And as if it couldn’t get any better, we doubled down on the madness and made this a group trip with two of our…

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California Road Trip Days 7, 8, & 9: Bodie Historic Ghost Town, Lake Tahoe, Russian Gulch State Park


Day 7 – October 4, 2016 After some delicious craft brews and a peaceful night in June Lake, we headed North up Route 395 along the Sierras toward our next stop in Lake Tahoe.  First stop?  Breakfast!  We had very few restaurant meals on our trip since our campervan’s kitchen setup made it so convenient and easy to cook ourselves.…

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California Road Trip Day 3: Yosemite Hiking 4 Mile Trail – Panorama Trail – Mist Trail


California Road Trip Day 3: September 30, 2016 On our 3rd day in Yosemite we hit the trails for a long day of trail running/hiking.  I did a LOT of research on different trails and hiking routes in preparation for this trip, since I knew we would have to narrow it down to a few routes.  I settled on two…

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2 Week Yosemite & Northern California Road Trip 2016 – Overview


Road trips are one of the most fun and exciting ways to explore a scenic area… hop behind the wheel, put on some tunes, and go!  There are many ways to do it – stay in hotels along the way, bring a tent and camp, crash with friends, sleep in your car (yuck),  or if you’re really lucky – sleep…

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Escape Campervan Review


It’s no secret that we have a bit of a “thing” for camper vans.  And by thing I mean total obsession with the damn things.  Snapping shots of them wherever we go.  Spending way too much time longingly looking at ebay, craigslist, Pinterest, Instagram…. you name it, we will find the van of our dreams on it. So, what’s a…

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