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It's no secret that time is the most valuable thing we possess, and sharing it with those we love is the best gift we can give—a shared adventure, a memory made together, an experience remembered for a lifetime. When spending time together on a Backroads trip, you'll never worry about logistics or planning—you can immerse yourself in the experience and truly connect with the ones who matter most. And there are so many reasons to make it happen now!

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Top Backroads Trips for Adventure
 
Cinque Terre and Tuscany Hiking Tour
 
Cinque Terre & Tuscany
Walking & Hiking
Experience two of Italy's most beloved destinations—Backroads style. Traverse cliff-top coastal trails through the famously beautiful Cinque Terre and cool off in the lolling blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Then venture inland to the Renaissance hill towns and Chianti Classico vineyards of Tuscany. Choose Classic or Family Breakaway.

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Dalmatian Coast Bike Tour
 
Croatia's Dalmatian Coast
Biking
Leap into sapphire blue waters. Spin down sun-drenched hillsides overlooking the stunning Dalmatian coast. Island-hop along the sunny Adriatic and explore hidden coves. Walk atop the towering "Game of Thrones" walls of Dubrovnik. Choose Classic or Family Breakaway.

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Tucson and Sonoran Desert Bike Tour
 
Tucson & Sonoran Desert
Biking
The natural beauty and multicultural heritage of southern Arizona is yours to discover. Pedal in the Sonoran desert and explore historic Tumacácori Mission. Browse the galleries and studios of artsy Tubac and admire towering cactus in Saguaro National Park. Taste distinctive local Sonoita wines and soak up the Arizona sunshine.

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Mallorca Walking and Hiking Tour
 
NEW! Mallorca
Walking & Hiking
The lure of Mallorca has been charming adventurers for centuries—from sandy beaches lining the sparkling Mediterranean to rugged hiking paths over mountain passes and through lively village markets. You're sure to leave a part of your heart on this splendid island escape.

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Switzerland Multisport Tour
 
Switzerland
Multisport
Soar to majestic peaks on gondolas and funiculars. Ride cogwheel trains and cable cars. Spin past glacier-fed waterfalls, hike through green valleys and ferry across alpine lakes. Even glide down a luge track and indulge in Swiss hot chocolate and fondue—Switzerland will capture your heart! Choose Classic, Family or Family Breakaway.

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Canadian Rockies Multisport Tour
 
Canadian Rockies
Multisport
Pedal, hike and explore stunning scenery of mighty peaks, vast icefields and turquoise-colored lakes. Raft the famous whitewater of the Kicking Horse River and look for bears, mountain lions, elk and more. The west doesn't get any more rugged or exciting than this! Choose Classic, Family or Family Breakaway.

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Hudson Valley Bike Tour
 
Hudson Valley
Biking
A short trip from the Big Apple transports you to another world—into the rolling hills and meandering valleys of the Hudson River Valley. Join us for riverside rides amid idyllic farmland, quaint villages and postcard-perfect summer homes. And experience a region rich in history—from Woodstock to the Vanderbilts and FDR.

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Hawaii's Big Island Bike Tour
 
Hawaii's Big Island
Biking
So much adventure packed into a week of biking on the famous "Big Island" of Hawaii. Pass through volcanic craters and feel hot steam billowing upward. Spin through the rain forest and spot sea turtles as you snorkel through tropical Hawaiian waters. Mai Tais and beach umbrellas await!

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Costa Rica Multisport Tour
 
Costa Rica
Multisport
Full-throttle fun and adventure in Costa Rica! Bike through quaint villages and hike hidden paths to giant waterfalls. Spot toucans and sloths while white-water rafting. Surf remote beaches and zipline through the rain forest. Is this real life? Get ready to hike, bike, paddle and explore! Choose Classic, Family or Family Breakaway.

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South Africa and Botswana Multisport Tour
 
South Africa & Botswana
Multisport
Bike among elephants in Botswana, zebras in the Cederbergs and penguins on the Cape. Hike the dramatic and rarely visited Great Escarpment and relax in some of Africa's top lodges. On foot, bike or open-top 4x4, this untamed landscape offers all the adventure you've been dreaming about. Choose Classic, Family or Family Breakaway.

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More of the Backroads World
 
World Bicycle Relief
 
World Bicycle Relief
Let's not forget those less fortunate. Backroads is proud to team up with World Bicycle Relief to support the effort to mobilize people in impoverished regions through the power of bicycles. All donations are being matched through December 31st so now is the time to give to this great cause!

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The Backroads Experience Video
 
The Backroads Experience
What is it that makes us the world's #1 active travel company? Check out our brand new video and hear it from our guests—Backroads takes you further, beyond the guidebooks and past the traditional tourist routes. What begins as an active vacation becomes the adventure of a lifetime. But don't take our word for it...

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