Backroads in the News
Backroads is regularly featured in local and national publications. Here are some of our favorite articles:
"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. "
"After more than three hours of hiking in the Wachau Valley, we were nearly running on empty."
"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. "
"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."
"Backroads, a 38-year-old company that was founded on biking trips, says walking and hiking tours are now its fastest growing segment, posting double-digit growth in the past few years. "
"Having just returned from Switzerland last night, I have to admit that the Backroads trip my family was just on was as close to perfection as it gets in the world of travel. "