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Backroads Canadian Rockies Family Camping Trips


April 2014
A Better Way to See the World
Bring the Family, Camp in Style!


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  Dear Traveler,

Head into the great outdoors this summer and discover the sheer joy of a Backroads Family Deluxe Camping trip. Explore nature up close, enjoy fun-filled active days, share stories by the fire, refuel on deliciously fresh cuisine and dream under a star-filled sky. And count on us to handle all the tedious stuff—like setting up the tents, cooking and cleaning—while you and your clan focus on having the time of your lives!

Whether you're hiking beneath hanging glaciers in the Canadian Rockies, pedaling past hoodoos in Bryce Canyon or spotting wildlife in the San Juan Islands, your days will be filled with awesome activities, the instant camaraderie of new friends, and lots of terrific family bonding moments (and even some "energy-boosting" time apart—we promise). Leave your cares behind and camp in style with Backroads—while we take care of everything.

Can't wait to see you out there! Ready to enjoy the great outdoors without the chores? Give us a call at 800-462-2848. Our Trip Consultants are available daily 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. PT.
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Alison Iles
Family Trips Manager & mother of two
with Backroads for 24 years

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Alaska Multisport

Hike beneath snow-clad mountains to an awe-inspiring glacier, pedal the Kenai Peninsula's wooded roads and marvel at marine life on Kachemak Bay. Add the fun of camping—campfires and stargazing—and it gets even better.

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Bryce, Zion & Grand Canyon Multisport

Explore the Grand Canyon on a hike or mule ride. Bike past weird and colorful rock formations in Bryce Canyon. In Zion, after venturing into the Virgin River on one of the park's most famous hikes, kids learn the basics of canyoneering under the watchful eye of expert instructors.

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Canadian Rockies Multisport

Pedal and hike family-friendly routes amid stunning scenery of mighty peaks, vast icefields and turquoise-colored lakes. Experience the thrill of wildlife spotting with our Trip Leaders, who are certified interpretive guides.

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Glacier & Waterton Lakes Multisport

Trace the historic route of railroad travelers as you bike and hike amid towering mountains, flower-filled meadows and glacier-fed lakes. And enjoy an unforgettable morning of rafting on the Flathead River.

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Washington's San Juan Islands Multisport

Have a whale of a good time biking, hiking, kayaking, exploring tide pools and searching for marine life on a cruise with a local naturalist. Back at camp, who's up for a dip in the lake?

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Yellowstone & Tetons Multisport

Gawk at the geothermal wonders of Biscuit Basin, kayak on Yellowstone Lake, hike beneath sawtooth peaks, bike to Old West-style Jackson Hole and whoop it up at some of the most beautifully situated campgrounds out there!

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