Getting Back to our Roots – Outdoors!
Get outdoors and take time off the beaten path! Spend the day learning about Arkansas’s top industry with hands-on experience. Pack the car for the day and take a short drive to rural Arkansas to discover all of the wonderful adventures waiting for your family.
- Meet the animals
- Visit U-Pick farms to pick fresh fruits and vegetables
- Help with the chores around the farm
- Take a trail ride
- Taste local honey
- Learn how wine is made
- Shop farm gift shops to find hand-crafted Arkansas Made gifts
- Get away from the city and enjoy stress free activities
Find the Agritourism location nearest you at: https://www.arkansasgrown.org/search/?submit=&keywords=agritourism
WHAT IS AGRITOURISM?
Agritourism involves any agriculturally based operation or activity that brings visitors to a farm or ranch.
Agritourism is a form of niche tourism that is considered a growth industry in many parts of the world. It presents a unique opportunity to combine aspects of the tourism and agriculture industries to provide a number of financial, educational and social benefits to tourists, producers and communities. Agritourism gives producers an opportunity to generate additional income and an avenue for direct marketing to consumers. Its enhances the tourism industry by increasing the volume of visitors to an area and the length of their stay. Additionally, it provides educational opportunities to the public, helps to preserve agricultural lands and allows the state to develop business enterprises.