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Old 09-09-2013, 10:58 AM   #1
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Escape will be our next, but which one?

Hi All - I've lurked here for awhile but decided it's time to come out in the open! Hubby and I currently have a 2011 Casita Liberty which we are happy with for the time being. We are going to upgrade to an Escape 19 or 21 or perhaps the upcoming 5.1 in about a year. After looking exhaustively at all our FG options and some conventional trailers, like so many of you, we keep coming back to Escape.

Am hoping to look at a current 5.0 and a 19 soon after getting contact info for owners in the New England area. I know there aren't many

This is a great forum!
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Old 09-09-2013, 11:05 AM   #2
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Marcie,
There is an Escape rally this upcoming weekend at Niagara Falls, On as seen here 2013 niagara wine escape
maybe 8 hours away, but there will be Escape 5th and 19 there. I'll probably have the closest Escape 21' to you once mine arrives in December. Contact Escape for any other units that maybe nearby or check out the owners map above.
Also, welcome to our Escape world....
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Old 09-09-2013, 11:15 AM   #3
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Hi Marcia, and welcome aboard.

You can't go wrong with any of the models you are looking at, it is just figuring out which one fits your camping lifestyle the best.
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Old 09-09-2013, 12:24 PM   #4
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Hi Marcia

Welcome as well to our world (well not quite yet ours since we've not got an Escape yet but we shall). We were thinking 19 and 5.0 as well and have seen both but now looking at maybe downsizing to the 17. There'll be a 17b at Niagara as well. You don't need to bring your Casita, the campground has a motel, and despite an eight hour drive there's lots to see and do in Niagara (especially the wine tasting!)

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Old 09-09-2013, 01:40 PM   #5
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Thanks for the info about Niagara. If our 6 year old granddaughter's birthday party wasn't on Saturday, we'd be there! Appreciate knowing about it though and will be interested in any others coming up. We spend the winter in FL so anything there we could make it to.
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Old 09-09-2013, 01:42 PM   #6
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Hmm, thanks for the offer to see your 21 when it arrives, cpaharley2008, we might just bug you on our way to FL this winter or the way home.
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Marcia,

There is a fiberglass rally in NY state the first weekend of Oct (just west of Springfield, MA.) The Copake, NY Fall Egg Rally 10/4-10/6/2013 at Copake KOA Campground. We'll be there with our 2013 Escape 5.0.

Also, we live about 2 hours south of you in RI and will be happy to show off our trailer.

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Old 09-09-2013, 08:58 PM   #8
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I truly don't think anyone here on the forums can explain/decision the best trailer for YOU. They are ALL wonderful. This may very well be the 2nd or 3rd biggest asset you own. Don't depend on US to make that decision for you. Even if you have to drive for hours or miss a event in your life... it's your future and your dollars. Choose wisely.

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Old 09-10-2013, 11:39 AM   #9
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Thanks, Tim. We are planning to be in RI the weekend of Sept. 28, so maybe we could make a date to come by and see your 5.0. That would be great!
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:45 AM   #10
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Oh no, Donna, we don't think anyone else can influence that decision for us! Even narrowing it down to 3 Escape models makes it a lot easier and we plan to see all 3 before we make the final choice. You are exactly right about how important that is.

Thanks everyone for being so helpful!
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