E-mail Newsletter Archives
Wine-Inspired Journeys, April 2014
From the revered domaines of Burgundy to the vineyard-laced farmland of Sonoma and Napa, it's no accident that many of our most beloved biking trips take place in renowned wine regions. This summer, enjoy a world of unique, enriching and just plain fun experiences as you explore by bike—and toast with us!
Bring the Family, Camp in Style! April 2014
This summer discover the sheer joy of a Backroads Family Deluxe Camping trip. Explore nature up close, delight in fun-filled active days, share stories by the fire, refuel on deliciously fresh cuisine and dream under a star-studded sky. Ready to enjoy the great outdoors without the chores?
The Northwest + Alaska 6 Ways, March 2014
From Alaska's magnificent Kenai Peninsula to the pristine waterways of British Columbia's Gulf Islands and Washington's San Juan Islands, you're in for an unforgettable experience with Backroads!
Family Trips: The Great North 9 Ways, March 2014
Are you ready for a fun-filled and stress-free week full of laughter, adventure, shared discoveries and some precious family bonding? Join us up north this summer!
Singles-Solos Trips Departing Soon, March 2014
From the Grand Canyon to the Czech Republic, we still have a few spaces on exclusive Singles-Solos adventures coming up this spring. Are you in?
Top 5 Trips for Summer Family Fun, March 2014
Have you been feeling trapped indoors by winter weather? Well, rest up while you can, because summer's just around the corner and we've got a slew of action-packed family adventures waiting just for you!
A Passion for Italia, March 2014
What's not to love about traveling actively in Italy? Imagine pedaling among classic hill towns in Tuscany. Striding on time-worn paths high above the Mediterranean in the Cinque Terre. Or spinning past renowned vineyards in the alpine foothills of Piedmont. And everywhere, the promise of mouthwatering cuisine awaits.
California Epic Ride: You're Invited! February 2014
Join us—and special guests Bob Roll and Tom Hale—for six unforgettable days in some of the sweetest cycling terrain ever.
Adventures in the Land of the Midnight Sun, February 2014
Whether you choose to explore Iceland or Norway, yours will be a journey of epic scenery and exhilarating adventure. Be awed by the sight of some of the planet's most remarkable natural treasures, from thundering waterfalls and active volcanoes to pristine fjords and sapphire-blue glaciers.
Families Footloose in Europe, February 2014
Could your family do with a little less "screen time" and a little more "amazing-activities-in-incredible-new-places" time? We suggest sharing some real-world, real-fun, real adventures in Europe with Backroads!
Singles-Solos Journeys with Heart & Sol, February 2014
Explore Spain with Backroads—from the palm-shaded plazas of Barcelona to the lofty peaks of the Pyrenees, we'll reveal superb cycling routes that many locals don't even know about.
America's National Parks: Family Adventures Abound! February 2014
Discovering America's national parks with Backroads couldn't be easier—or more fun! Backroads' 2014 lineup features our favorite national parks for active families.
Journeys with Heart & Sol in Spain, February 2014
Exploring Spain by bike or on foot with Backroads opens up a world of authentic encounters. From the Moorish monuments of Andalucía to the Mediterranean waters of Mallorca, we'll reveal superb cycling and hiking routes that many locals don't even know about.
Singles-Solos Trips Departing Soon, February 2014
Are you in? We still have a few spaces on exclusive Singles-Solos adventures coming up this spring. Availability is limited, so don't delay!
Cuba People-to-People Exchange, February 2014
We're thrilled to announce that Backroads just received our U.S. government license renewal for our People-to-People Cuba trips—so you can start booking immediately!
Ready to put some SUN on your calendar? February 2014
Are you just so over winter? Allow us to tempt you and your family with a decidedly non-wintery idea: six fun-filled days exploring Croatia's sunny Dalmatian Coast this summer!
Easy Does It in Europe, February 2014
We're often asked about our easiest biking trips in Europe. Ask no more! We invite you to join us along the winding riverbanks of the Loire Valley or in the canal-laced countryside of Holland & Belgium.
Active Gourmet: Walking & Cooking in Provence and Tuscany, January 2014
On Backroads Walking & Cooking trips in Tuscany and Provence, you'll not only find joy at the table and in the kitchen, you'll also learn about traditional ingredients as you walk in the landscapes that nourish them.
An Amazingly Awesome Spring Break Awaits, January 2014
Every year, families discover just how great spring break'ing with Backroads can be. Now is the time to solidify plans for your family's best spring break ever...
Singles-Solos Trips Departing Soon! January 2014
Are you in? We still have some spots available on a few upcoming Singles-Solos adventures—the ultimate way to ring in 2014 with a crew of new friends.
'Tis the season... for new Backroads catalogs! December 2013
We're pleased to let you know that our 2014 catalogs of Biking & Multisport, Walking & Hiking and Family Trips are now available. Order yours online or phone us at 800-462-2848 and we'll drop them in the mail for you.
Meet Our New Bike Fleet, December 2013
Ready for the ride of your life? We've retooled our bike fleet, from frame to pedals. Whichever bike you choose, no matter what your cycling style, count on Backroads to deliver the absolute BEST experience you'll have on two wheels.
Private Trips: The Ultimate Way to Reconnect, November 2013
We've redefined Private Trips for 2014 and they're now incredibly fast and easy to book! You can pick any open date in next year's lineup for your group of 8 or more—just book by December 31st of this year.
Singles-Solos: Why Wait to Make Your Escape? November 2013
Still mulling over where to make your escape this winter? Allow us to suggest an action-packed and enriching Backroads trip just for Singles-Solos!