Backroads is regularly featured in local and national publications. Here are some of our favorite articles:
E-bikes give seniors the right push for fitness
June 9, 2020
As electric bicycles become more common, they’re opening new doors for many older adults who can’t ride a conventional bicycle because of injury and health conditions or who feel unsafe trying it. E-bikes are giving seniors new access to the outdoors and physical activities. Help from the electric motor requires less exertion, enabling riders to tackle hills and tough terrain and travel farther in less time.
Why Tour Operator Backroads Feels Ready to Offer Trips This Month
June 8, 2020
Backroads has announced it will begin running a small selection of trips in the U.S., starting the third week of June. The tour operator anticipates that there will be a more robust offering for July and August.
3 things to know before traveling in California this summer
May 30, 2020
When leisure travel resumes in California, the ethics and etiquette of visiting our favorite destinations will almost certainly be rewritten. Many in the industry anticipate a “new normal” of vacationing that will demand heightened patience and awareness both from visitors and locals.
I did a multi-sports Keys trip with America’s oldest and best-known active travel specialist, Backroads. I’ve traveled with the company before, and they are excellent across the board. It was awesome, great guides, great itinerary, great hotels and great support.
Arizona cycling trip a rewarding travel experience
May 4, 2020
Southwest Arizona is a new addition to Backroads’ 60-plus global cycling destinations. The region’s exceptionally diverse riding, ever-changing scenery, fantastic food and rich culture tick all of the boxes for a dream itinerary.
Backroads is slowly starting to look toward post-Covid travel and just released their 2021 trip dates, as well as new protocol for post coronavirus trips. Backroads reports seeing a steady interest from guests wanting to travel in 2021, and have also changed their cancellation policy to offer even more flexibility with trip changes.
Age-Appropriate Fun with Backroads Adventure Travel
May 31, 2019
"Backroads, which has designed and led trips for families for more than 30 years, created these new age-specific products in response to a growing demand for active family travel, as well as requests from repeat guests who travel with Backroads as their kids grow."