E-mail Newsletter Archives
Québec & Maine Just for Families, May 2013
Still wondering where to go on your family's summer vacation? Consider two of our top picks for family adventures: Québec Multisport and Maine Biking.
New Friends & Good Times in Europe, May 2013
Singles-Solos guests rave about the special camaraderie that develops among Backroads travelers. Strangers become friends in record time, happily sharing new discoveries. This summer, why not experience this phenomenon for yourself—in Europe!
It's Not Too Late for a Summer Vacation, May 2013
Ever had one of those forehead-slapping moments? Well it's not too late to make this summer's vacation the most memorable of all!
Keep the Good Times Rolling, May 2013
So many of our Singles-Solos guests tell us it's tough to say sayonara to new friends at the week's end. So why not extend the party? From San Francisco to Barcelona, world-renowned restaurants, theaters, music venues, group excursions, festivals and other events await discovery.
National Park Vacations: Gawk at a Geyser, Marvel at a Moose, May 2013
Longer days and warmer nights. Kids restlessly eyeing the school calendar. It can only mean one thing—summer's on the horizon! And since there's still time to start planning your carefree, fun-filled and truly unforgettable family vacation, why not consider national park'ing with Backroads?
Top Euro Hotels our Guests Rave About, April 2013
Hotels that go above and beyond—and make you feel at home after your active day—are an essential part of the Backroads experience. Take a peek at seven European properties that our guests (and we!) rave about.
Our Top Ten Family Trips This Summer, April 2013
As the family vacation experts, we leave no stone unturned in our quest to find the world's best places for epic FUN! Check out our Top Ten Family summer getaways.
A Vacation Extraordinaire, April 2013
Join Backroads in France. Any way you journey—on foot or two wheels—it's certain to be an extraordinary experience!
No travel buddy? Not to worry! April 2013
Our trips go way beyond the typical singles getaway to ensure an off-the-charts vacation unlike anything you've ever experienced. Check out the Top Ten Backroads Singles-Solos getaways!
A Peak Experience in Switzerland, France & Italy, April 2013
Join us in the incredible high-altitude playground of the Swiss, French or Italian Alps and prepare to be pampered, awestruck and exhilarated!
Cuba, Here We Come! March 2013
We can barely contain our excitement: Backroads' license for travel in Cuba has been approved by the United States' Office of Foreign Assets Control. We've worked hard over the past two years to craft an incredible itinerary that brings you the most immersive, rewarding cultural exchange possible. We are thrilled to see this trip finally coming to life!
Singles-Solos: Our Leaders Make the Trip, March 2013
No matter how phenomenal a destination might be, no matter how grand the views or rich the culture, we believe your travel experience is better when shared with others with a common spirit for adventure. Not only do we attract fun-loving active travelers who are keen to see the world up close, we also attract the best trip leaders!
Adventures Near the Sea, February 2013
From Mediterranean coves to the rocky shores of Maine, we've uncovered the best coastal locales to bike, hike, enjoy awe-inspiring vistas, soak up local culture and even spend a relaxing afternoon at the beach. Dive into one of our incredible seaside escapes this summer!
Singles-Solos Spring Getaways: Going, Going, Gone... February 2013
Still haven't made plans for a spring getaway? Does your vacation time not line up with any of your friends' time off? Don't let that stop you from taking the trip of a lifetime. There's still time to get away in style—Backroads style—on a fantastic trip designed specifically for single and solo travelers.
Italy with the Bambini, February 2013
Find la dolce vita in incredible Italy! A magical place to travel with kids, Italy is packed with extraordinary opportunities to explore, discover and connect as a family.
Family Bonding in the Great Outdoors, January 2013
There's something to be said for the simple things in life made better—like family camping with Backroads. It's the ideal way to spend quality time together and enjoy exciting and healthy activities.
Walking & Cooking in the Heart of Italy, January 2013
It's impossible to think of Tuscany without thinking of its famous cuisine. With us, you'll not only explore Tuscany's timeless landscapes on foot, you'll also experience its magic in la cucina.
Spain: From the Pyrenees to the Mediterranean, January 2013
You can already feel the sun on your face. You can taste the tapas, fresh seafood and delectable wines. You hear the passion of a fiery flamenco ballad...it's time to sign up for an extraordinary adventure en España!
Connect with other Backroads singles, January 2013
Like the outdoors? Like to meet others who share your interest in travel? Like new adventures? When you "like" us on Facebook you'll connect with other singles who share a passion for exploration!
You Say You Want a Resolution, January 2013
Were you a little lax in keeping your resolutions in 2012? Not to worry—here are a few achievable goals to help you get started in the new year...
Our 2013 Catalogs Are Here, December 2012
We interrupt your holiday planning to let you know that our 2013 catalogs of Biking & Multisport, Walking, and Family Trips are now available. You've probably received your copy. If it hasn't arrived yet or you'd like more, order yours online or give us a call at 800-462-2848, and we'll send it to you right away.
Enter the Backroads Photo & Video Contests, December 2012
There's still time to submit photos and videos for the Backroads Photo and Video contests. The deadline is 11:59 pm Pacific time on December 31, 2012. We love telling the Backroads story with your photos and videos and really value your submissions!
It's Not Too Early to Spring into Action, December 2012
We love introducing travelers to places we know really well. And as the North America active travel pioneers (34 years and counting), we've gotten to know the continent's most glorious spots like our own backyard. We can't wait to share our secrets with you!
Family Trips: Spring into Adventure, December 2012
Why do families love spring break'ing with Backroads? Parents get to hand over the reins to a team of expert trip leaders, enjoy some precious quality time as a family and some alone time as a couple. And kids love the chance to explore cool new places, make loads of new friends, and be inspired by amazingly awesome trip leaders!