Backroads Travel Announces Four New Winter Escape Trips for 2014-15

Summer is Perfect Time to Plan for Hot New Winter Vacations in U.S. and Central America

Berkeley, CA (June 5, 2014) While summer is just around the corner, it's not too early to start planning a hot winter vacation in snowcapped solitude or warm winter sunshine. Backroads, the world's leading active travel company, today unveiled four new vacation trips for the upcoming winter season, including:

For thirty-five years Backroads has hosted thousands of families, couples and singles for exciting travel adventures, offering expert planning and unrivaled handling of all logistics and details prior to and during the trip. With four new vacation options in the line-up, travelers can easily plan their winter getaway now and enjoy the summer knowing they have a special trip in store for them this coming winter.

"At Backroads, we believe winter is no time to be stuck inside when there is so much to see and explore across the globe," said Backroads Founder and President Tom Hale. "From winter in Yellowstone, to the sun of Key West and beaches of Costa Rica, we have great new trips planned for 2015. On these new trips, our guests can enjoy a wonderful and worry-free travel experience with the signature Backroads service and experience they've come to expect."

The four new winter getaways include active options such as snowshoeing and ice-skating in Yellowstone, along with a motorized safari tour to see wildlife in their winter habitats. In Costa Rica and Nicaragua, guests will marvel at volcanoes, cloud forests, discover waterfalls, and view the scenic Latin American regions through active hiking and rafting experiences. A multisport tour in Florida's Everglades and the Keys includes hiking, biking, kayaking and snorkeling in the winter. Finally, a new trip to Belize and Guatemala takes visitors to amazing jungles, Mayan temples and the Belize Barrier Reef all planned in a multisport tour with hiking, biking and canoeing.

Backroads offers more than 85 winter adventure trips and is currently booking for winter 2014 -2015 and beyond.


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Backroads, founded in 1979 by Tom Hale, offers the most destinations, itineraries and annual departures in the active travel industry. The company has been in business for more than 35 years and hosts thousands of guests in hundreds of locations across the globe, 80% of whom become repeat guests or referrals. Backroads was named one of the top 100 places to work by Outside magazine in 2013, and is a founding member of the Adventure Collection. For more information, please visit www.backroads.com or call 800-462-2848 daily, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., Pacific Time.

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