Backroads

By Everett Potter Seeing the world on two wheels is a pretty terrific way to get back into the swing of travel. The grand prize for so many riders is Europe and some of the best tour operators in the world have obliged with new biking itineraries for 2022. If

By Everett Potter As many of us slowly resume traveling, nothing epitomizes “slow travel” more than a walking trip. The best itineraries are a combination of dramatic scenery, wonderful regional cuisine and a pace that offers exercise and adventure in equal measure. It’s the perfect way to reflect on the

By Everett Potter The good news for travelers is that with some European countries now actively welcoming back Americans, a number of forward-thinking adventure travel companies are already offering trips to these destinations. For those who love walking, hiking and cycling, not to mention eating, drinking local wine, and relaxing

  By Everett Potter For a small country, Ireland has a remarkable wealth of dramatic sites, hidden corners, and amazing discoveries. The problem is that left to your own devices in a rental car, a GPS and an itinerary on your iPad, you’ll have a great time but you’ll only

By Everett Potter Backroads has been the world’s largest active travel company since pretty much forever. Founded in 1979 by Tom Hale, the company has become synonymous with hiking, biking and walking vacations.   They have a global reach and a pioneering spirit when it comes to new technologies –

By Steve Jermanok Backroads, the world’s leading active travel company, just announced their 2017 line-up and I was excited to see that my boyhood stomping grounds of the Adirondacks finally made the cut. Their 5-day itinerary includes some of my favorite activities, including biking the Lake Champlain Bikeway, hiking Mt.

Home to two of the most active volcanoes in the world, one would expect Hawaii’s southernmost island to be an angry land of deadened rock and rivers of red. But this ever-expanding island has a myriad of moods—the gentle rolling hills of Waimea; the inviting sand of the Kohala Coast;

One of the best things about attending the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS)  every year is that I get to meet people who run small adventure travel companies from all over the globe. Now wait, this is not as absurd as it sounds. If you live in the United States,