Walk About: Wine Country Trekking--Travel company unites walkers and wineries for splendor among the grapes
Wine-loving walkers take notice: Now you can blend your passion for vineyard hopping with a healthy hike. San Francisco-based Wine Country Trekking offers self-guided tours that take you from city streets into the heart of California wine country. Tours are designed for walkers and runners, from the fabulous fit to the weekend day-tripper.
Runner's World: Breath Taking--It's the Ultimate Runner's Getaway
“…I’m here for an adventurous four-day, 42 mile run through Marin County, a place with a reputation for fearsome hills and arguably the country’s best trail running…The parks contain forests of towering redwoods, a coastline where elephant seals bellow on secluded beaches, and hills harboring Tule elk and half the bird species in North America…The
MSNBC: Easy Kid-Free Getaways
“Face it: You’re never hiking the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail, even if it’s one of the ultimate child-free vacations. But a wine-tasting hike you can do. Luxury outfitter Wine Country Trekking sends clients on self-guided walks through wooded trails, country lanes, and hilly vineyards about 30 miles northwest of San Francisco. On one of its best-priced
National Geographic Traveler: Tours of a Lifetime
“We were thrilled to discover that many outfitters share our vision that travel should ultimately not be acquisitive and superficial but connect us more deeply to the planet and to the people in it,” notes Norie Quintos, senior editor at National Geographic Traveler magazine. “The other wonderful thing we discovered is that one doesn’t necessarily
Prevention Magazine: Healthy Getaways
“Head to California for a truly special vineyard tour with Wine Country Trekking. Not only will you get to sample antioxidant-packed wines and delicious local foods, but you’ll also walk off those extra vacation calories as you hike your way through the gorgeous hills of Sonoma. Take in the scenery of the private estate wineries
The New York Times: A Wild Ramble, Near the Golden Gate
“Pierce and Carmen Morris were on a northward walk markedly better organized than our own: having rambled throughout Europe, they had entrusted a local company [Wine Country Trekking] to plan their trip.
From “A Wild Ramble, Near the Golden Gate” in The New York Times (Travel)
The Chicago Tribune: Trips, Tips, and Deals
Taking a page from inn-to-inn hiking vacations in Europe, Wine Country Trekking runs independent walking tours in the San Francisco Bay area… The forays make the most of city promenades, coastal paths, mountain trails and village lanes…
From “Trips, Tips & Deals” in The Chicago Tribune (Travel)