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Enjoy beautiful ocean views on this self-guided Puglia bike tour

Restarting Travel and Planning for the Re-Opening of Europe

Re-opening of borders and the conversations for travel are starting to happen! We think it is time to take down our Covid cancel policy and start to talk about the future of travel. While we understand some people will not be ready to travel for a while still, many are ready to go now. Travel...
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Sea Lion in the Galapagos

A first visit to Ecuador and the Galapagos

June 2, 2020: The Galapagos has been on my bucket list since I was a kid! I know it is for many people who like to travel and who love wildlife and nature. Mutual of Omaha Wild Kingdom was one of my favorite shows as a kid and I still remember Marlin Perkins, the show...
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Self guided Mickelson Trail bike tour has numerous highlights

US Based Rails to Trails Bike Tours

May 20, 2020: This week we invite you to explore our 4 new US – Rails to Trails bike tours, taking you on dedicated pathway (former railway lines) through incredible scenery: mountains, rivers, lakes, forest and hills. These trips are perfect for families and leisurely cyclists looking for a peaceful escape. One our our new tours...
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Rocky Mountains of Colorado family adventure tour

My Colorado: The Real Aspen & Snowmass – The Roaring Fork Valley

May 1, 2020: Aspen, Colorado Many of you have probably never heard of the Roaring Fork Valley. To be honest, neither had I, until I moved here 12 years ago. I can remember the exact moment I arrived to the valley. I’d been living in Denver and had been to many of the nearby ski...
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Colorado wildflowers along every trail

Travel in the Post Covid-19 Realm

April 21, 2020 Is it too soon?  Here, at my desk in my home office, I hear the landscapers at the neighboring homes running leaf blowers and chain saws, and I hear the construction of home improvements in the neighborhood. I see the delivery vans going by. In a way, it seems that some things...
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A group of cyclists of mixed ages pose with their e-bikes by the roadside

E-Bikes 101: Opening up the Road for More Cyclists

If you think of a truly memorable trip, chances are the destination isn’t the only thing you remember. What makes a vacation stand out is just as often about the companions you bring with you, and the energy and enthusiasm you generate together. Striking a harmonious balance gets trickier when you have different interests, ages,...
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Cyclists waving beneath the caption "Your Trip, Your Way!"

Pyrenees Mountains 2015

The people planning and organizing the trip and the guides on the trip all did an amazing job. Overall a fantastic trip and I plan to do another trip with Pure Adventures very soon.
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Cyclists waving beneath the caption "Your Trip, Your Way!"

Always Planning the Next Trip

My husband and I have done 3 self guided tours (Cordoba-Granada, Wild Atlantic Way and Mallorca) and we convinced another couple to join us for 2 of them. We’re now planning 3 more. Every trip was perfect beyond expectations – great routes, charming hotels, excellent staff support both before and during the trips. It’s honestly...
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Trail runner on a dramatic misty trail

Trail Running Around the World

Looking to pack an exciting, active vacation into a short timeframe? Trail running might be the answer! In retrospect, it’s surprising trail running took as long to catch on as it did. The sport offers the same basic form of exercise as road running, with the benefit of more natural and tranquil scenery. Many trail...
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Cyclists waving beneath the caption "Your Trip, Your Way!"

Wonderful bike trip to Holland!

We have just returned from our wonderful bike trip to Holland! We loved everything – the tour started in Abcoude and we did a loop from there to Leiden, then to Gouda, Ultrecht and back to Abcoude. Each hotel was charming and in a good location for the attractions. The people we met along the...
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