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There’s Always the Van

When I got on the plane to Italy in October 2006 for our Trek Travel Tuscany trip, I knew nothing about the van. A week later, the van was to become one 

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Tight-knit families aren’t born. They’re made with unforgettable experiences. And while it shouldn’t take a Christmas miracle to get people together, planning a multigenerational vacation is a daunting task with no shortage 

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Featured Travel Agent: Codie Richards

Jenny Binkowski

A travel enthusiast with a passion for the outdoors, Codie Richards has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Africa and the Caribbean. Determined to work in a field that would fuel her 

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Industry Insider: Chris Fortune

Jenny Binkowski

Twenty-seven years ago, on a mission to keep manufacturing in Wisconsin, Chris Fortune bought a 15-year-old rack company known as Graber Products. And although the name has changed (now Saris Cycling Group), 

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10 Trip Club: Bob Joy

My wife and I are ten-year veterans of Trek Travel and have enjoyed many memorable wows. Here are three of my favorite moments: Words and Photographs by Bob Joy, Trek Travel Guest 

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Why I Ride: Michele Joslyn

My earliest memory of riding a bike was pedaling my younger brother around on the back of my trike somewhere around the age of 3. I look back at pictures of us 

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From 0 to 100

My name is Sharon Roper from Taylorsville, Utah. Trek Travel asked me if I would be willing to write a blog about my experience leading up to and including the California Wine 

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Why I Ride: Susie King

Jenny Binkowski

I remember when my son Zeb was interviewing for Trek Travel one year ago. He had just graduated from Appalachian State with a degree in Public Health Education. He had completed his 

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I write on culinary topics for many publications, and as the door closes on 2015, it is time for annual reflection on my standout restaurant meals from the past 12 months. This 

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10 Trip Club: The Dingwalls

In October 2006, Deb and I hopped on a series of flights from Kalamazoo, Michigan to Florence, Italy. Deb was a seasoned world traveler but this was to be my first international 

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52 Places to Go in 2016

Jenny Binkowski

Each January, the editors of the New York Times Travel section publish a Places to Go issue. And although the editors themselves admit that it is by no means a comprehensive list 

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I had expected to end my days with endless local red wine, but quickly discovered that the real drink of choice for locals was the gintonic. Words by Trek Travel Guest Erin 

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On my flight to Spain, I watched a documentary called Crafted, which follows the lives of three artisans–a chef, a knife welder and potter–as they reject mass production and carefully hone their 

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If you think your Spanish jamon couldn’t taste any better, try eating it after cycling up the side of a mountain for several kilometers straight. I realize that for some this proposition 

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The bell tower of the Seville Cathedral in Spain fuses both Arabic and Christian styles into a single structure reaching for the heavens; and typically mediterranean palm trees grow next to wintry 

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At Trek Travel, we do a little bit of exploring by bike and a whole of exploring by fork. Recently, however, we were reminded that you don’t have to travel far to 

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Trek is one of the few companies producing carbon frames in the United States. Here’s what goes on in its Wisconsin headquarters. Bicycling Magazine By Molly Hurford | October 22, 2015   

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Our 3700-mile seven-week Portland to Portland cycling odyssey ended about two weeks ago…and I’ve been thinking about it ever since as I return to “normal life”. My friends ask, “What was the 

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Second Sundays

The flight from Paris had been cancelled because the winds were too strong to land in Florence. For any other group, this may have been a foreboding sign. But for the Trek 

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The photograph is of a 25-inch rainbow trout lying exhausted in the shallow waters of the Harper River in New Zealand. Looking at this 10-year-old picture reignites all my senses—the cold water, 

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“Ridiculously Great, Thank You”

Trek Travel

At Trek Travel, we promise to deliver the experience of a lifetime for our guests. We promise to surprise, wow and exceed expectations. But we never know how you truly enjoyed your 

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Trek Travel doesn’t mess around when it comes to weeding out less-than-ideal candidates. Here’s an inside look at the process. This article was written by Jeff Haden and originally published on Inc.com 

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Bike and Barge Experience

Jenny Binkowski

When Mac Tichenor, a close friend of Trek Travel, wanted to celebrate his birthday in style, he put together the guest list and we took care of the rest. What followed was 

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Guest Story: Tour de France

“Before Kent and I left on our Trek Travel Tour De France adventure, I had coworkers ask me if I was traveling for fun or if I was riding my bike. For 

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Why I Ride: Jane Burns

Jenny Binkowski

This is the story of my journey from a non-rider to a cyclist extraordinaire. Act One: At age 44 I took my first bike trip in Europe. Actually, it was my first 

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Irish Storytelling

Jenny Binkowski

Cradled in the heart of Kenmare Bay, between the famous Ring of Kerry and the unspoiled Ring of Beara, the picturesque town of Kenmare is steeped in legends and rich in archaeological 

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Across the sea to Ireland

Trek Travel

As one Irish actor told me in a Dublin pub…”I like the English. In fact my wife is English. That being said, I don’t care much for the British.” That barb was 

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Gran Fondo NJ

Jenny Binkowski

Trek Travel sat down with Bill Ruddick, executive director of Gran Fondo NJ, to learn more about the inspiration for this incredible event. From riding across Canada to a fat bike ride 

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Why I Ride: Gigi Kelly

Jenny Binkowski

I have been riding a bike as long as I can remember. Usually it was a hand-me-down from my older sister, but the time came for a “decent” bike when I started 

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Bo Bikes Bama

Jordan Sher

What is it about natural disasters that bring out the best in people? When central Alabama was hit in 2011 by a series of tornadoes, “the best in people” was about the 

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