Are you itching to plan an amazing trip this year but having a hard time narrowing down to just one place to go? As travel restrictions continue lifting around the globe and people are getting back to travel, we asked our expert trip designers where they recommend treating yourself to your first trip back. Here are their top 5 picks.
Views of the sparkling blue Adriatic are never far away as your ride along the Dalmatian Coast, explore islands and historic towns, and dine on local specialties. This trip is ideal for anyone looking to savor sunshine, beautiful water, luxurious accommodations, and fresh, sea air as you ride.
While there are countless incredible destinations in Italy, the Dolomites are a true hidden gem, tucked in the northeast corner of the country. Here, you’ll be enchanted by a warm, inviting culture and awestruck by the jagged mountain peaks and lush alpine valleys. Ideal for riders who love to climb, this beautiful region of Italy is known by Giro d’Italia fans for climbs including Passo Sella, Stelvio, Mortirolo, and Gavia.
“If I could pick just one Trek Travel trip to experience this summer, I would most want to go to the Dolomites for either our Classic Climbs of the Dolomites or Discover Dolomites trip. The quiet of the mountains, the jaw dropping views, the perfect temperature, and the epic riding seem to be the ideal cure after a challenging year. Plus, I can’t think of a better way to start experiencing the world again than being in some of its most beautiful natural landscapes.
-Ioanna, Trip Designer
There’s no denying that Vermont is spectacularly beautiful in the fall, but if you are looking for a stunning summer destination in North America, this is your spot. From the banks of Lake Champlain to the verdant forests of the Green Mountains, this New England getaway offers riding for all abilities, water sports like kayaking or paddle boarding, and a delicious farm-to-table food scene.
You don’t need to travel far to have it all. Settle in to this foodie town and enjoy their impressive craft beer scene after days spent riding the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Southern Appalachians. We love this trip because you get to experience the downtown vibe of Asheville and can still reconnect with nature during your rides.
This quintessential region in France will transport you to another time, when the rhythm of life was relaxed and sweet. Soak in sweeping views of vineyards and poppy fields as you pedal our favorite local routes including the Gorges de la Nesque. Cap off beautiful rides with wine tastings to experience regional Rhône valley wines.