Backroads is regularly featured in local and national publications. Here are some of our favorite articles:
Cuban revolutions: biking the island's back roads on a trip through time
January 23, 2018
"My husband and I, both avid fans of two-wheel travel, signed up for our cycling vacation before the Cuba situation started taking telenovela-like twists involving so-called sonic attacks, a State Department warning, confusing new travel restrictions and a hurricane named Irma. 'Are you sure you want to go?' my mom asked on more than one occasion. The answer: absolutely."
7 amazing adventures that could change your life in 2018
January 18, 2018
"Looking for a great adventure? Here’s a look at seven amazing adventures from some of the world’s leading adventure travel operators.…they will stretch your muscles, open your mind and get you well out of your comfort zone."
Leaving it all behind—including companions—with these NE getaways for solo women
January 2, 2018
"If you’ve got the urge to travel and no one to travel with, or maybe you simply want a relaxing, free-to-do-what-you-want, when-you-want escape, here are a few New England travel ideas perfect for women going it alone. "
"At AFAR, we [encourage] each and every one of our employees to take a trip via our travel stipend program, so each member of our staff can experience a place they’ve never been before. Needless to say, we log a lot of miles each year, and 2017 was no different. Here are 12 places we loved."
"Chile’s Lakes & Volcanoes District: A road biking trip that 's perfect for cyclists looking for a classic week of biking. The landscape is in Chile's 'Ring of Fire' region, which is remote and covers rugged terrain in an area filled with incredible beauty. "
"The California-based adventure travel company Backroads has been running its popular six-day spin on country roads through Vermont villages for years. Guests on the guided tour explore Stowe, Warren, East Middlebury and Woodstock, pedaling past winding rivers and red barns. "
With walking vacations, the adventure is in the journey – not just the destination
September 27, 2017
"Walking is also the oldest form of travel and exploration. Its multi-sensory nature — the feel of the ground or a stone path under your feet, the scent of the forest just after a rainfall, the sound of an indigenous bird flying low to observe you — allows travelers to develop their own, deeper relationship with a place. "
"As Backroads CEO and Founder Tom Hale says, active travel is, at its heart, a way of connecting more authentically with the world (including a small group of very cool families). I would agree and add—it 's also a great way of connecting with your loved ones and with yourself."