Custom-Crafted Tours

We were awarded a National Geographic Traveler Top 50 Tours of a Lifetime in both 2014 and 2015! Let us put the same care into your next custom-crafted trip.

Oregon Coast

Mt. St. Helens Tour from Seattle

Only two more weeks before our Mt. St. Helens Tour ends for the season! Take a haunting journey to the reemerging habitats that surround the volcano, learn about the geological forces that led to its 1980 eruption, and hear captivating stories from that fateful day.

Columbia Gorge Waterfalls & Wine

Pair a wine tasting of Oregon’s best vintages with the spectacular waterfalls and vistas of the Columbia Gorge on our half-day tour from Portland.

Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Wine Tour

$50 Off September & October Yosemite Tours from San Francisco!

We’re keeping the spirit of the centennial going with $50 off our September and October tours to Yosemite. Learn the natural history of the Park’s distinct domes, rushing waterfalls, and forested valley floors on our small group Yosemite day tours from San Francisco!

Waterfalls and Granite Domes of Yosemite

Who We Are

We are Escape Artists, a community of travel professionals against the magnificent backdrop of Cascadia, a bio-region encompassing Northern California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. Our world-renowned and award winning escapes range from educational small group tours, to custom-crafted private travel, from family adventures and self-drive itineraries, to meaningful corporate adventures and international journeys. Blending the best of our natural wonders, wildlife encounters, culinary bounty and urban enchantments, thoughtfully designed just for you; the curious, sophisticated and responsible traveler.

What Our Escapists are Saying...

What a blast – end up being just a small group on the wine tour. We felt like special guest at each stop… More

– Carol T

This was the best choice we could have made. Nick was our guide. He went at our pace. Answered every question and went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed the tour…More


– KDG-Traveler

Great guide. Darren got the group interacting immediately which made a good tour an even more interesting and informative and fun one… More

– Mottsorella

Sean did an amazing job telling us about the city and the breweries that we visited. He kept things casual and really made it feel like we were all a group of friends going out for the day instead of a stuffy tour… More

– Jellibeen1982

The company provides amazing meals, comfortable vehicles and friendly staff members that all enhance the visitor’s experience to these amazing places of natural beauty… More

– Corx23

I can’t thank you enough for a fantastic trip!  Brad was a wonderful driver, guide, and overall great person! He was so knowledgeable and fun.  The lodging was special, had great stories behind each of them, and were fantastic.  And last, but not least…the National Parks were awesome.  Thank you, thank you, thank you for helping make my dream come true!  You never cease to amaze me!

With utmost appreciation,
Mary Anne