4 New Viking Mississippi River Cruise Routes Announced

4 New Viking Mississippi River Cruise Routes Announced

Four Viking Mississippi River cruise itineraries are scheduled to bring guests to America’s Heartland beginning in 2022, aboard the purpose-built Viking Mississippi. This post may contain affiliate links. Please refer to our our Disclosure/Disclaimer page for...
The Great Lakes Tour: A Circle Road Trip Itinerary

The Great Lakes Tour: A Circle Road Trip Itinerary

The Great Lakes tour is a circle road trip route through the United States and Canada to scenic destinations along Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Ontario, and Erie. This guide will help you map the perfect itinerary with suggested food, lodging, hikes, waterfalls,...
The Viking Sun Embarks on the Inaugural World Cruise

The Viking Sun Embarks on the Inaugural World Cruise

The Viking Sun embarks on the inaugural World Cruise from Miami to London. This 141-day cruise will visit 5 continents, 35 countries, and 64 ports, cross the Equator twice, the International Date Line once, and pass through both the Panama and Suez Canals. I was...
6 Lessons Learned Cycling Solo through Latin America

6 Lessons Learned Cycling Solo through Latin America

Transcontinental bicyclist Adrian Marziliano shares six lessons learned cycling solo through Latin America, powerful lessons about biking, life, and the kindness of strangers. Note from Howard: In December of 2016, I interviewed Adrian Marziliano, a young man who...
Transcontinental: An Epic Drive to Canada from Mexico

Transcontinental: An Epic Drive to Canada from Mexico

A Backroad Planet interview. On a drive to Canada from Mexico, two entrepreneurs are set to film a video series about local farmers and food businesses they encounter along the way.  At Backroad Planet we love to share the stories of intriguing people who embark...
Happy Trails!: An Arizona Road Trip

Happy Trails!: An Arizona Road Trip

Arizona Happy Trails is a themed road trip itinerary featuring the state’s Coronado Trail, Salsa Trail, Fresh Foodie Trail®, Apache Trail, and much more. The Arizona Office of Tourism invited a group of international journalists on a 5-day loop...
A North Texas Road Trip

A North Texas Road Trip

A North Texas road trip takes me on a wild ride through the Lone Star state from Amarillo to Lubbock, Grapevine, Waco, and Granbury. I think I was twelve years old the first time I crossed the Texas state line. My family was doing a 2,000-mile...
A Solo Bike Ride Across the Southern Tier

A Solo Bike Ride Across the Southern Tier

Ever wanted to quit your job, hit the road, and never look back? In our interview, David Hayes leaves it all behind to embark on a cross-country solo bike ride. At Backroad Planet we enjoy sharing the stories of intriguing people who embark on epic journeys, such...