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Digital format: Minimum of 300 dpi.

Material closing date is the 1st of the month preceding cover date of publication. Copy/artwork requiring processing or design work must be received one week earlier than regular material closing date.


We use Macintosh platforms only. Any files sent must be compatible with our systems. Please include all art files, such as TIFF and/or EPS, on your CD. Photoshop files should be saved as TIFF or EPS, not JPEG. PDF files are preferred over all. Please include all screen AND printer fonts used.

Preferred Formats

QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.

CD or Electronic files. Please call for latest version in use.

Over the internet: Send files to FTP upload available.

Stuff all files for quicker transmission, and remember to include all fonts, artwork and files.

Please mail CD to our office as per deadlines set. Call for overnight shipping address.


Deadline for advertising is the 1st of the month preceding publication date for space reservation and material.Please email for current deadline date printout.

Backroads’ Art Department can create an ad for you. If you don’t have the capabilities to make a camera-ready piece, give us your information along with any original artwork (logos, photos, etc.) and we’ll do the rest. Deadline for in-house ad work is the 1st of the month. There is no additional charge for ads created for use exclusively in Backroads.

If you need an ad created for another purpose, or if the ad is to be used in additional publications, there will be additional costs. Please call for price quotes.


Advertiser and advertising agencies assume liability for all content (including text and illustrations) of advertisements printed; they also assume responsibility for all claims arising against any expense or loss suffered by reason of such claims. Submission of an insertion constitutes an acceptance of our rate card terms.

Acceptance of advertising is at publisher’s discretion. All copy and art is subject to publisher’s approval. Cancellations or changes in orders are not accepted after material closing dates.

Published rates are non-commissionable and net due within 30 days of invoice date. First issue advertising for new accounts is due and payable before the first ad runs.

Advertisers using different number of ads than contracted for within their contract period will be short rated or credited. Signed contract necessary for all insertions.


Feature sponsorship offers the opportunity to have your product, company or dealership associated with the monthly columns in Backroads. Each month, the Great All American Diner Run, Big City Getaway, Mysterious America, We’re Outta Here or Upcoming Events can be brought to our readers with your name attached.

Featured Sponsorship Includes Logo as Corporate Sponsor of Feature Column, Advertising Banner across the bottom of page and 1/2 page ad in magazine

Pricing Structure for Feature Columns • $550 per month; Contract required.

Pricing Structure for Upcoming Events • $1000 per month; Contract required.

Upcoming Events is comprised of at least a two-page spread, with logo to go at the top of each page, banner advertisement on bottom of pages, and 1/2 page ad in magazine.