rural tourism

This guide was developed by the Rural Information Center in 2006. Last Modified July, 2013. The case studies in this publication demonstrate the innovations and commitment the United States Forest Service has made to working with other partners in developing a sustainable community and regional tourism and recreation program. August 1995. This online guide provides information on funding programs, technical assistance, and informational resources from housing organizations.


This resource guide was revised and updated by Patricia LaCaille John December 2004. Rural Information Center Publication Series; no. 62 2004. Beltsville, MD. This document was modified January, 2015. Historic Preservation Resources provides web links to more than fifty full-text "how to" information guides and manuals on general and technical aspects of historic preservation. It includes web links to specialty resources on historic barns, farms, bridges, schools, battlefields, landscapes, lighthouses, interiors, exteriors, preservation techniques, and other facts of historic preservation.


This resource guide was revised and updated by Patricia LaCaille John November 2004. Rural Information Center Publication Series Number 60, Revised Edition. Last Modified: February, 2015 This revision of Promoting Tourism in Rural America covers the major issues in rural tourism including agritourism, cultural/heritage tourism, ecotourism, planning, marketing, economic impact and more. It provides web links to more than fifty full-text "how to" information guides, manuals, and handbooks for assisting local officials, communities, and citizens involved in tourism development and includes a section of resources organizations.


Dennis M. Brown. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Originally published 2005, Last Modified: January, 2015. This annotated bibliography summarizes studies on rural tourism. Primary emphasis is on studies dealing with the United States, but some international studies are also included. Topics covered include tourism planning and development, tourism marketing, tourism and rural development, tourism and sustainable development, economic and other effects of tourism, heritage tourism, nature-based tourism/ecotourism, and agritourism. This paper is being hosted by the Rural Information Center.