Category Archives: See It. Do It.

The Mysteries of Machu Picchu

It's hard to deny that Machu Picchu is a truly grand feat of engineering, but why was such an impressive structure abandoned? War? Disease? Divine intervention? It remains a mystery - here are the five most likely theories.
Read more

Bryce & Zion Bike Tour Video

Cycle through millions of years of geology in the red rock canyonlands of two iconic National Parks in Utah! Check out our video showcasing Backroads Bryce & Zion Bike Tour.
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

Sweden To Denmark Bike Tour Video

Sweden and Denmark share connections. Pristine cities and endless islands basking in the blissful Scandinavian summer sun. Nordic cuisine is innovative and delicious. The locals are charming, happy, enviably good-looking--and they share your love for the bike. Two countries connected by a simple appreciation of nature, food, culture and life. Join us on our Sweden…
Read more

Puglia to Basilicata Bike Tour Video

Puglia is genuine. Untouched. And there's no better way to experience it than by bike. Cycle past olive trees and seaside towns. Ride through a sunny paradise between the blue waves of the Adriatic and the flawless green of Basilicata. Share a table with the kindest people on the Italian peninsula. Welcome to Italy less traveled. Welcome to Puglia.
Read more

Top Winter Activities in the Canadian Rockies

Anyone who has visited the Canadian Rockies – or has a friend who has and can’t stop talking about it –already knows that it’s a world-class travel destination. This dramatic range of snowcapped peaks that spans the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta harbors a rugged and exceptionaly rare natural beauty. And among some of the most jaw-dropping vistas you’ll ever see are a plethora of exciting outdoor activities and festivals plus luxurious accommodations to retire to at day’s end.
Read more

Waterfalls of Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge

The sights and sounds of waterfalls have always captivated me. Whether it's due to the security my brain feels near a clean freshwater source or the aesthetic beauty of the surrounding ecosystem, I just feel so invigorated. I've chased waterfalls from Western Canada to South America to Asia and have marveled at them all. But there's a place, right in the heart of the Western United States, that might be the best kept secret of all the cascading sheets of water. It's called "Waterfall Alley" and it's nestled in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge.
Read more