Appalachian Scenic Drives

As a follow-up to the inaugural Appalachian MapGuide produced in partnership with National Geographic, the Appalachian Regional Commission contracted for a map guide focusing on scenic and historic drives. The result was a regional guide to Appalachian byways and scenic highways. The popularity of these two map guides led to a third map guide focusing […]

Georgia’s Trail of Legacy and Lore

When the seven DMO members of the 25-year-old Georgia’s Antebellum Trail wanted to evaluate the trail theme and region’s heritage assets in light of changing consumer preferences, Hargrove International set out on a research-based investigation and on-site assessment to analyze the trail’s current experiences and historical interpretation. Following intensive research, review of the assessment findings, […]

Louisiana Birding Trail Update

This statewide program needed a refresh after its initial creation 20 years ago. The Louisiana Office of Tourism hired Hargrove International to establish criteria for inclusion, update/validate current site listings, identify and assess new sites, map sites by regions, produce ornithological lists for each region, secure images of sites and bird species, and write compelling […]