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Four Places to Find Italian Splendor Close to Home

November 3rd, 2020

Italy is one of our favorite destinations. From its soaring peaks in the north, to the gentle rolling countryside of Tuscany, the glittering beaches along the coast, and the renowned wine and food, we never get tired of returning to this iconic destination. We’re also pretty fond of our home country and the many wonders... Read more »

Top 5 Bike Tours for First-time Active Travelers

July 15th, 2016

Do you enjoy riding your bike around your hometown as a way to explore the natural surroundings? If so, a biking vacation could be the perfect way for you to travel the world. Bicycle touring has become one of the best ways to truly immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of your destination—and it’s... Read more »

5 Reasons to Bike the U.S. with VBT

June 19th, 2015

There is something so innately American about getting out on the road and discovering all the wonderfully diverse places across this great land; from its rolling foothills to its towering peaks, sandy beaches to lush forests, southern hospitality to Californian cool to New England charm—it’s all a part of what makes America so unique. There’s... Read more »

Top Moments of Discovery on VBT’s U.S. Bike Tours

March 23rd, 2015

A common misconception of traveling within the United States—rather than Europe or South America—is the lack of cultural discovery one can make along your journey. At VBT, we know all about the abundant diversity of regional cultures, cuisine, and natural beauty you can find right here in the USA.  Our goal is to make a... Read more »

Explore California Wine Country with VBT

April 4th, 2014

California wine country produces 90% of America’s wine and its 1,200 wineries would collectively be considered the fourth largest producer in the world, if California were its own country. Some of the most highly regarded varieties are grown in the coastal valleys northeast of San Francisco where a combination of Californian sun, cool sea breezes... Read more »

The Crush

September 13th, 2011

All across California, from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, grapes are ripening and vineyards are in full production as California’s harvest season is in full swing. This year marks the seventh in a row that September will be commemorated as California Wine Month, and tastings are being held throughout the Golden State. “The Crush,” as... Read more »

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