Category Archives: Go There.

The Hidden Corners of Santorini

Santorini is a Greek island like no other. Stunningly beautiful and distinct from its neighbors in the southern Cyclades, its overwhelmingly gorgeous scenery and fascinating rich cultural history are best paired with moussaka, souvlaki and some of the best wines in the world rooted in 3000 years of viticulture.
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Hiking in Patagonia

Venture with Backroads to el fin del mundo – the end of the world. Patagonia is spectacularly remote and truly a place like no other… where glaciers calve into a pristine landscape, endangered condors soar the open skies, intrepid hikers venture along windy trails to mountain summits and gauchos traverse the sparsely populated pamas on horseback.
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Namibia & Zimbabwe Active Safari Video

We're excited to release our very first video to come from our Africa Active Safaris. Our goal in designing these trips was to experience the very best of a classic African Safari - the wildlife, the landscapes, the incredible lodges - and take it to a whole new level with the ACTIVE component Backroads is…
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The Wines of Wine Country

Celebrate the exceptional union of the vélo and the vino with Backroads in California Wine Country! Spin, stop, sip, savor, spa and smile while you immerse yourself in the winemaking traditions of Napa and Sonoma Valleys.
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The Relaxing Side of Backroads Trips

Wonder if you’ll have time to relax during your Backroads active adventure? Absolutely! In fact, sometimes it turns out that the quieter, not-so-active moments of travel are treasured as one of the highlights.
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Hiking in Utah

Utah is a magical place of diverse landscapes with enchanting geologic features. With over 70% of the land in the state in public hands, easily-accessible opportunities to hit your stride on the hiking trail are almost endless. Lace up your boots…Utah here we come!
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Italy’s Lake Como & Bellagio Video

Maggiore, Como and Orta could easily steal the title of Great Lakes. Shimmering blue waters set against a stunning alpine backdrop. Majestic palazzos, timeless villas and lovely lakeside towns. And quiet hikes above it all. The views, the flavors, the wines. And every beautiful detail that makes these lakes--great. Check out our Blog Article about…
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Is Bigfoot Real?

A fantastic tale of man vs. beast persists in the Pacific Northwest: the book, the film, the gold diggers and the scientist; the believers and the non-believers; stories of first-hand sightings evidenced by blurry photographs. Do you believe in Gigantopithecus?
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