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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!
NEW Family Breakaway Trips, October 2013
Introducing Family Breakaway Trips: Big adventures for families with older teens and 20-somethings! In our favorite destinations worldwide, these trips are packed with active and fun things that older teens and 20-somethings love to do, from biking, kayaking and hiking to discovering local music and nightlife.
NEW Carolinas: Asheville to Greenville Biking, October 2013
The Blue Ridge Mountains are home to some of the most glorious cycling opportunities on the eastern seaboard. We're excited to introduce you to this wonderful new trip in a destination that's been on our radar for a number of years.
Family Trips: New Adventures for You & Yours, October 2013
For 2014, we're unveiling four incredible new family vacations in Iceland & Greenland, South Africa & Botswana, Cuba and California. And we're also excited to debut Family Breakaway Trips: big adventures for families with older teens and 20-somethings!
What's New for Solos? October 2013
There's just something about a Backroads Singles-Solos trip that forges bonds among fellow travelers. And now there's even more reason to rave: coming up in 2014, we're unveiling new adventures just for Singles-Solos, from the idyllic islands of Croatia's Dalmatian Coast, to the ancient villages of Italy, to the vast Alaskan wilderness.
11 New Adventures in 2014, September 2013
From the sparkling icebergs of Greenland to the crashing surf of the California Coast, we're unveiling an incredible array of new adventures in 2014.
Family Active Travel - The Ultimate "Classroom", September 2013
Back to school...back to reality! Kids are back in the classroom, but we wouldn't be surprised if they were daydreaming of the big ole' world to explore away from the textbooks. We wholeheartedly believe that Backroads-style travel is one of the greatest teachers of all.