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All content provided by Backroad Packers is for informational and inspirational purposes only. We make no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information and will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. As everyone knows, the world changes quickly and it can be hard to keep up - especially when it comes to travel. So while we strive to be as accurate as possible, remember that things are always changing (cost of arepas in Colombia, bus schedules in Peru, coffee shop hours in Thailand). Therefore, Backroad Packers is not liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.


Furthermore, if you find that some of the information on our posts is no longer accurate, let us and our readers know! 


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If you need to get in contact with us, please feel free to reach us at or at the address below.

2107 Manor Avenue |  Grand Junction, Colorado  |  81501  |  USA

*note that we are usually on the road, so this address is not used very often

  • Where is Backroad Packers located?
    We are based out of the United States, but we try to travel internationally as much as possible (and for as long as possible).
  • What website hosting tool does Backroad Packers use?
    We use Wix, and actually really love it.
  • When was Backroad Packers founded?
    We started this blog in the spring of 2020 during our cross-country motorcycle trip. But we didn't get serious about it until spring 2021.
  • Who is Madalyne Loree?
    Hi there! My name is Madalyne. I am a recent Oregon transplant who loves to be outside exploring this beautiful planet. When not writing, I am usually out running on the trails, jumping in waterfalls, or skiing down mountains.
  • How do I contact you?
    I love it when people reach out to me! The best way is through email at I welcome any and all questions, helpful tips, travel ideas, and cute photos of goats 🐐


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