Sustainable Tourism Program

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Program Background

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Geotourism Program strives to provide benefits to the businesses, destinations, and points of interest along the Trail by helping connect them with visitors and residents.

Managers of businesses and other points of interest are invited to nominate their properties to be featured on this website.

Once verified, nominees are able to promote the fact that they are a supporter of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and be promoted through this website and other activities.


Program Benefits

Businesses, destinations, and points of interest who participate in the Sustainable Tourism program will be featured on this website. You will have the ability to create your own page, upload your own content, and edit it at your convenience.

Approved participants will then receive an official Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Sustainable Tourism decal to display at their storefront or other public area, as well as a digital badge to add to their website or social media channels.


Participation Criteria

Participation in the Sustainable Tourism Program is open to any attraction, business, activity, or point of interest that is distinctive to the region and is authentic to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail experience.

Examples of eligible nominations could include:

  • Places serving local cuisine or agricultural products such as restaurants, farmers markets, shops, agro-tourism sites
  • Locally owned and family businesses like a café, pub, craft shop, winery, or unique lodging
  • Events, ceremonies, and festivals that highlight the community’s heritage, food, music, and traditions
  • Cultural experiences such as heritage sites, museums, theaters, music, literature, and performing arts
  • Artist studios and galleries, craft workshops, and shops featuring handmade items from the region
  • Operators of outdoor experiences such as rafting, hiking, biking, hunting, horseback riding, beaches,  water activities, parks, or heritage areas
  • Historic places such as trails, old homes, or places that features distinctive local architecture
  • Scenic routes including hiking trails, bike routes, water ways, birding trails, and scenic byways
  • Community stewardship projects, land trusts, conservation, or restoration initiatives
  • Local artist or artisan, storyteller, outdoor guide or historian

Get Started

It’s easy to become a Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Sustainable Tourism participant. To start, you will need to need to create a user account for this website, then nominate your business, destination, or point of interest to be included on the site. Once submitted, your nomination will be reviewed by a website editor.  When your nomination has been approved and posted to this site, you will receive your official Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Sustainable Tourism decal and digital badge.

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