You can use a published trip itinerary as a template for your own adventure. Just press Plan this Trip button when looking at a trip snapshot to plan your own version of the trip.
Try with this geeky tour of New Mexico.
If you are looking for inspiration for a biking day trip check out this Boston bike tour. Plan your own version, but we advise against skipping visit to the cheese shop and the picnic in the Arboretum.