Resource Library:

Travel & Tourism

select all




published Jan 1, 2011

Economic Benefits of Trail Tourism

by American Trails Staff

One major benefit of trail tourism is that it is money spent in rural towns and in more economically disadvantaged areas.


published Aug 18, 2008

Economic Benefits of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System

by Karen Umphress with UP! Outside

An interview with Bill Reed, Marketing Specialist for the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority.


published Jun 1, 2011

Mississippi River Trail Bikeway Marketing Toolbox

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has developed a guide to marketing bicycling along the Mississippi River Trail through the state's 800 miles of the bike route.


published Oct 8, 2011

Attracting Bike Tourists to Your Trail: Lessons from the Canalway

This guide will set forth strategies for building on what you already offer to enhance the appeal of your community and your business to bicycle tourists and strengthening the local economy.


published Sep 1, 2010

Every Mile Counts: Economic Analysis of 2008 New York Trail User Surveys

Surveys were undertaken on eight shared-use trails to see who uses these trails, how far they travel to a trail, and what they spend and on what items.


posted Dec 5, 2019

Information Management Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Database management; website development; trail and facility inventories; trail assessment and maintenance records; identifying and gathering needed information.


posted Nov 19, 2019

Small Business Owners Along the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) Say Trails are Vital to the Economy

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition surveyed 200 small business owners along the CDT and found that 86% say trails are vital to the economy of their communities.


posted Oct 25, 2019

Florida’s Growing Trail Town Program

by Doug Alderson with Florida Office of Greenways and Trails

To recognize Florida’s trail towns, the Office of Greenways and Trails (OGT) developed the Florida Trail Town program in 2018, inspired by the successful trail town programs of states such as Pennsylvania and Kentucky.


Results from the Business Directory


Trails.com

San Francisco, California

Trails.com provides the latest travel tips and inspiration from our community to help make your next adventure one to remember.


530 Bush St 9th Floor, San Francisco, California 94108

Travel Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa

Travel Iowa is the official tourism website of the State of Iowa, the Hawkeye State. Find a tourism map, travel guide and the best things to do in Iowa.


1963 Bell Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(800) 345-IOWA • [email protected]

Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Official website for travel with information on Chattanooga attractions, dining, Chattanooga hotels and events.


736 Market Street, 18th Floor, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402
Toll Free: (800) 322-3344 or Main: (423) 756-8687 • [email protected]

More...