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On the Map: Location of Agritourism Farms Influenced by Amenities

Agritourism includes such recreational services as hunting and fishing, farm or wine tours, and hay rides. The share of county farms engaged in agritourism is high in the West, where agricultural lands tend to have lower yields due to low rainfall and mountainous terrain. Agritourism farms are also relatively common in sparsely populated parts of Texas, in the Black Belt (from Louisiana to the Carolinas), and in some high-amenity locations benefiting from seasonal residents and tourism, such as in the New England area, in coastal areas in the Eastern part of the U.S, and along the Northern Great Lakes.