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    Tourism in Vermont

    Looking for research reports on Vermont's tourism industry? Find research and events to strengthen Vermont's tourism industry, including profiles of visitors to Vermont and the latest economic impact data.

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    Agritourism

    Thinking about opening your farm to visitors? VTRC provides resources for farmers and agricultural service providers, including agritourism "how-to" guides, economic benefit studies, and links to agritourism associations.

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    Sustainable Transportation

    Transportation planning and management for sustainable tourism. VTRC provides research and outreach on transportation, including the Certification for Sustainable Transportation.

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    Northern Forest Research

    Forest recreation and community development. VTRC provides research and links to support the Northern Forest, a 26-million acre working landscape stretching from eastern Maine through New Hampshire and Vermont and into northern New York.

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    Recreation and Trail Use

    Mountain biking, snowmobiling, hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing. VTRC provides information on research and events that promote recreation and help manage conflict among trail users.

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Vermont Tourism Research Center

Vermont Tourism Research Center

The Vermont Tourism Research Center is the only research center in the state focusing on tourism and recreation. Whether you are starting a new business, considering expanding, researching the latest trends, or simply interested in learning more about tourism and recreation, we can help.

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