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April 2014
A Better Way to See the World
10 Ways for Families to Spring into Summer
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  Dear Family Traveler,

Summer is just around the corner—it's time to spring into action and finalize plans for the best family vacation ever... with Backroads! With our incredible selection of summer destinations, awesome activities, superlative planning and logistical expertise, famously fabulous Trip Leaders and extra vehicle support, we'll transform your summer break holiday into a vacation you'll remember forever.

Our Top 10 lineup of extraordinary family trips below includes adventures across the globe, from the erupting geysers and bubbling mud pots of Yellowstone to the fairy-tale castles and rich history of France's Loire Valley to the idyllic islands and sparkling Adriatic waters of Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.

We hope you'll join us and find out for yourself what so many families have discovered: no other trips come close to the authentic, enriching and inspiring experience you'll have with Backroads! To book your vacation, give us a call at 800-462-2848. Our Trip Consultants are available daily 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. PT.

Happy trails,
Alison Iles Signature
Alison Iles
Family Trips Manager & mother of two
with Backroads for 23 years

 
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Bryce, Zion & Grand Canyon Multisport
A National Park Triple Crown

Big-time fun on a big-time scale is yours for the taking as you hike, bike and explore in these magnificent Southwest reserves.

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Canadian Rockies Multisport
Incredible Mountains & Glaciers in Banff & Jasper National Parks

Take equal parts stimulating activity and uncontested natural beauty, add the expertise of our cool Canadian Trip Leaders et voilà—the ideal family vacation.

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Dalmatian Coast Multisport
101 Ways to Play in Croatia's Dalmatian Islands

Island-hop by boat, bike over hills for superb views of the sapphire Adriatic Sea, paddle in kayaks and discover medieval towns on foot—unforgettable!

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Hawaii's Big Island Multisport
Big-Time Fun on the Big Island from Coast to Crater

Loaded with opportunities for active adventure, the Big Island is a sun-splashed playground that's sure to please everyone in your clan.

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Iceland Multisport
Nature, Culture & Adventure at the Edge of the Arctic Circle

Explore this wild landscape by land, water and air, marveling at natural wonders, from glaciers and geysers to volcanoes and sea stacks.

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Loire Valley Biking
Fun in France's Regal Touraine

Treat yourself like royalty as you pedal past tranquil rivers and charming villages, indulge in delicious cuisine, and roam the corridors of storybook castles.

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San Juan Islands Multisport
Orcas, Eagles, Ferries & Fun in Washington's Emerald Islands

A perfect balance of biking, walking, kayaking, wildlife cruising and good old-fashioned fun in a summer oasis that's hard to beat anywhere in North America.

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Switzerland Multisport
Alpine Exploration in the Land of Chocolate, Cheese & Cowbells

From your bike or from alpine trails, gaze in amazement at snowcapped peaks, turquoise lakes and some of Europe's last remaining glaciers.

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Tuscany Biking
Pedaling & Pizza from Cortona to Chianti

Treat your gang to the best of Tuscany with an awesome blend of family-friendly biking, compelling culture, fascinating history—and gelato!

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Yellowstone & Tetons Multisport
Discover the Wonders of Wyoming's Wild Preserves

Geothermal spectacles, roaming herds of bison and of course, the breathtaking Tetons showcase a kaleidoscope of activities, like biking, walking and rafting.

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