Toast to National Tequila Day, celebrate cycling in Oakland, and more great travel finds

It's time to plan your weekend! Here to help: Our 5 favorite travel finds of the week. Pedal Oakland celebrates all things cycling o...


Oakland hosts the 5th annual Pedalfest on Saturday.
(Photo courtesy of Jack London Square.)

It’s time to plan your weekend! Here to help: Our 5 favorite travel finds of the week.

PedalOakland celebrates all things cycling on Saturday with Pedalfest (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.) at Jack London Square. Check out stunt riders wheeling around a 30-foot, banked wooden dome, pedal-powered art and food vendors, unicycle basketball games, bike polo matches, and a pop-up stunt park (pictured above).

PaddleDenver’s 5280 magazine rounds up the best places to kayak in Colorado for all skill levels.

Raise a glassThe best way to celebrate National Tequila Day on Friday? Read about Nino Padova’s adventures on the Tequila Trail in Jalisco, Mexico, with a glass of agave juice in hand.

See a show or threeSan Diego is hosting its third annual Fringe Festival this week (July 23 – Aug. 2)—expect music, theater, mimes, and dance performances at venues across downtown and, this year, a few in Tijuana, as well.

Take a virtual hikeI’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: This Pacific Crest Trail video is a great little three-minute escape.

Want more travel inspiration? You can find past travel roundups here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here!