Center for Regional Change and Tahoe Environmental Research Center
Building Opportunities for Enhancing Agritourism and Ecotourism in Lake County, California
Agritourism and ecotourism are both priorities in Lake County for community revitalization. However, it is important to look at these tourism sectors within the larger context of amenity development - the cultivation of amenities as assets for economic growth, utilizing strategies to promote tourism and recreational housing, supporting existing residents, and attracting in-migration. This report reviews what work is being done in this area, what opportunities and challenges exist, and recommendations for moving forward to successfully support this sector of the economy.