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Link Friday: The Foodie Travel Edition

Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014 by Kate

Everyone eats when they travel, but have you ever traveled to eat? You just might be a foodie traveler.

  • A what? See the definition of “culinary travel” here.
  • Here’s the mostly international bucket list for foodie travelers.
  • No budget for leaving the country? No problem. There are plenty of amazing options for culinary travelers right here in the good ol’ U.S. of A.
  • Let’s go over the role this travel trend plays in tourism.
  • There’s a growing segment of foodie travel called agritourism, which includes activities like picking your own fruits and veggies. But it’s really so much more and perfect for epicureans.

Link Friday: The Agritourism Edition

Posted on Friday, June 7, 2013 by Brianna

Agritourism has become a popular travel option, benefitting the agricultural industry and serving as a fun and educational opportunity for tourists. Here’s what’s going on with this trend.

  • Rural America is tapping into the growing desire among vacationers for an authentic connection to the natural world.
  • Members of the agricultural industry are using agritourism as a means of boosting their income while educating and exciting consumers about the industry.
  • Farmers and ranchers invite tourists onto their property to experience the best of what their agriculture has to offer, including fresh products, fun family activities and overnight farm stays.
  • With the recent passing of a bill that protects agritourism professionals by minimizing the risks of entering the agritourism industry, expect to see this industry continue to grow.