Latest news and the most exciting facts from the magical world of escaperooms in Washington, DC, United States and all around the world

Six reasons to try an escape room in DC

Escape rooms are a relatively new phenomena in the US, but what is this craze about? Why do people flood to try the newest escape games in almost every US city? Maybe you heard about friends who tried it, but still need a few good reasons to be convinced! Luckily …

May 31, 2016

Escape Rooms Around the World

Ever thought about escape rooms around the world? Do people like playing escape games on the other side of the globe? Is everyone really all that buzzed about this puzzle-heavy mystery craze? The answer is, hell yes!

July 4, 2016

Are escape rooms scary?

The door locks behind you and the timer starts ticking. It becomes nerve-wracking in no time. The room is strange, dark and sinister. You can hear your heart beating. There are clues seemingly everywhere, and a timer counts backwards from 60 minutes. You must rely on some black light flashlights, …

September 27, 2016

What makes a great escape room?

The escape room craze started just a couple of years ago, yet every major metropolitan area is now abundant in options. The same applies to our nation’s capital, but weeding out the best from the rest is not an easy task, especially for first time visitors! In this month’s blog …

December 14, 2016

Team Building and Escape Rooms, They Work!

You’ve probably heard of a lot of team building and ice breaking activities, like a camping trips and such. And they are great. But what if we told you that you can have more fun and intensity while you’re building camaraderie with your team? Yes, you should try out escape …

January 21, 2017

Insomnia Escape Room DC Wins Golden Lock-In Award

Real motivation comes from within, but a little external validation can be nice too. Insomnia Escape is pleased to announce that The Alchemist has won a 2016 Golden Lock-In award. We beat out 139 other rooms around the world to claim the award from expert escape artists David and Lisa …

February 2, 2017

Here’s How to Win at an Escape Room!

More and more people try escape rooms and have a good time solving mysteries and playing with friends and family. Is this your first time you look for escaping games? You think you are an expert but you want to improve your detective skills? Learn how to win at an …

April 18, 2017

5 Reasons for an Escape Room Family Night Out!

It really is time for you to change things up a bit for family game nights. Sprinkle a little more spice; inject a little more fun juice. And really, the best way to do that is trying out a real life escape game. If you are on the east coast …

April 18, 2017