Alpena Escape Rooms is a unique venue for playing, learning and bonding. Our escape rooms are physical adventure games in which the players solve puzzles, riddles using clues, hints and strategy to complete the objective at hand. Our rooms are also designed for players of all kinds: brave, curious, friendly and eager to learn something new about themselves and their team. Book your adventure today!

Combination Lock
Brenda and Shawn


The Masterminds behind the rooms- Brenda and Shawn Shankie 

We love traveling and trying out new adventures along the way. We discovered escape rooms and loved the whole concept and the fun of trying to beat the clock with our friends and family. It helps to be able to reconnect with people without everyone staring at their electronic devices. It is truly a hands on experience and team building all in one room. So in the beginning of 2018 we decided Alpena needed escape rooms and what better place to have them than in our own hotel. On March 10, 2018 our first group tried our escape room and it was a hit. A new attraction for Alpena was born. 

It is now 2019 and we have out grown our first home. In April construction began at the new location, the old Franks Key and Lock Shop. Here we have created two new escape which will be changed out w