Perhaps more of an inland, dusty kind of escape plan is in the cards for you, like Deadwood, South Dakota (named after dead trees found in it's gulch) pictured below.
"It isn't running away they're afraid of. We wouldn't get far. It's those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge." - Margaret Atwood
Whether you travel by train-
Stay overnight in a relaxing hotel-
Or you might discover pitching a tent, or locating an old log cabin more to your liking-
Sometimes, we just have to kick up our heels and escape from where we are.
Alone, or not alone, it's your decision. Families have been packing up and escaping the comfort of their homes for the open road, for centuries. Below, greetings from Mayodan, North Carolina.
"To look back is to relax one's vigil." - Bettie Davis
Families on the open road escapes, come from all kinds of backgrounds and in all shapes and sizes, like this family below.
Meet "The Tin Family" from Enchanted Highway, Regent, North Dakota.
I see escaping our everyday life in exchange for unexpected sights along an open journey, as refreshing as a dream come true. Seeing the old with new eyes, is another form of escape without leaving home to do it.
Whatever your escape, no pressures, just do it.