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.
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.