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Hospitality & Leisure

From starting an airbnb business to opening a campground, here are the best hospitality and leisure business ideas.

Outdoor Recreation and Hobbies

For those who love outdoors, here are recreational business ideas that target a niche market that loves a particular hobby.

Outdoor Opportunities: How to Start a Campground

Outdoor Opportunities: How to Start a Campground

Carolyn Young

Published on April 27, 2022

Here are the most important aspects to consider if you want to start acampground: Research region and find a location — Find a locationthat� ...

How to Start a Canoe and Kayak Rental Business

How to Start a Canoe and Kayak Rental Business

Carolyn Young

Published on April 7, 2022

Here is the most important information you need to know if you want to start a canoe and kayak rentalbusiness: Location — Find a locationnear ...

How to Start a Profitable Boat Rental Business

How to Start a Profitable Boat Rental Business

Carolyn Young

Published on March 4, 2022

Here are the most important aspects to consider if you want to start a boat rentalbusiness: Location — Choose a location that’s near watert ...

How to Start a Bike Rental Business + Free Checklist

How to Start a Bike Rental Business + Free Checklist

Carolyn Young

Published on May 11, 2022

Here is the most important information you need to know if you want to start a bike rentalbusiness: Location — Find a location near touristho ...

Urban Mobility: How to Start a Scooter Rental Business

Urban Mobility: How to Start a Scooter Rental Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 3, 2022

Scooters have finally hit the big-time. Electric shared scooters have in recent years become a popular mode of urban transport around the globe. Inf ...

A Complete Guide on How to Start a Jet Ski Rental Business

A Complete Guide on How to Start a Jet Ski Rental Business

Carolyn Young

Published on February 1, 2022

Important elements to think about when starting your jet ski rental are outlinedhere: Location — Choose a location with high foot traffic and ...

Wheels of Fortune: How to Start an RV Rental Business

Wheels of Fortune: How to Start an RV Rental Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 11, 2022

What better way to see the country than in an RV? But a new one can be terribly expensive, which is why the RV rental market has expanded nearl ...

Steps to Starting a Hunting and Outfitting Business

Steps to Starting a Hunting and Outfitting Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 18, 2022

Countless Americans love the great outdoors — hiking, hunting, fishing, camping, boating, horseback riding and more. Outfitters provide gear andgu ...

13 Steps to Starting a Bait Shop Business

13 Steps to Starting a Bait Shop Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 26, 2022

Here are the most important factors to consider when opening abakery: Location — Find a location with high foot traffic such as busy streets, ...

Navigating the Waters of a Charter Boat Business Startup

Navigating the Waters of a Charter Boat Business Startup

Carolyn Young

Published on March 26, 2022

Here are the most important things to know when you are starting your charter boatbusiness: Location — Choose a location that’s close tothe ...

How to Start a Bike Shop: Cost & Profit Potential

How to Start a Bike Shop: Cost & Profit Potential

Carolyn Young

Published on April 13, 2023

Are you a biking enthusiast? You’re not alone! The U.S. bicycle dealership market has been growing by more than 5% per year for the last fiveyears ...

How to Open a Gun Store: Guide to Starting and Running

How to Open a Gun Store: Guide to Starting and Running

Carolyn Young

Published on June 25, 2023

In spite of the movement for more gun regulations, or perhaps because of it, gun stores are thriving with the industry having grown 11% annually for ...

How to Start an RV Park: Cost, Location & Profit Potential

How to Start an RV Park: Cost, Location & Profit Potential

Carolyn Young

Published on June 23, 2023

Recreational vehicles are a popular means of travel in the U.S. and are a less expensive option than vacationing in hotels. In fact, more the 11mill ...

How to Start a Summer Camp in 13 Key Steps

How to Start a Summer Camp in 13 Key Steps

Carolyn Young

Published on June 5, 2023

Summer camps come in many shapes and sizes and can be a weeklong sleepaway camp that offers outdoor activities, or a day camp set up for a specificp ...

How to Start a Fishing Charter Business

How to Start a Fishing Charter Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 10, 2023

Fishing is a popular pastime, whether it’s on a lake or the ocean, but most people don’t have a boat to get to the good spots. If you livene ...

Other Hospitality (Event) Businesses

The hospitality industry is a multibillion-dollar industry that can be broken down into separate sectors. Here are meeting and event related business ideas.

How to Start an Event Planning Business – Learn from Pros

How to Start an Event Planning Business – Learn from Pros

Carolyn Young

Published on January 13, 2022

​​Some people thrive on planning events such as wedding receptions, parties, or banquets, but others find it an arduous task. That’s whereeven ...

How to Start an Event Space Business in 13 Steps

How to Start an Event Space Business in 13 Steps

Carolyn Young

Published on April 6, 2022

Events are happening again, and people are anxious to get out and have fun! Event venues suffered during the pandemic, but now the events industryis ...

Creating Unforgettable Moments: How to Open a Wedding Venue

Creating Unforgettable Moments: How to Open a Wedding Venue

Carolyn Young

Published on March 3, 2022

Here are the most important aspects to consider when you are opening a weddingvenue: Location and zoning — To boost the venue’s appeal, ...

How to Start a Wedding Planning Business in 13 Steps

How to Start a Wedding Planning Business in 13 Steps

Carolyn Young

Published on February 7, 2022

Oh, that big day that children dream about. The day when they get to be the star and marry the person of their dreams. It has to be perfect! Bu ...

How to Start a Funeral Home in 13 Steps

How to Start a Funeral Home in 13 Steps

Carolyn Young

Published on June 7, 2022

Here are a few things you should consider before starting your funeralhome: Location — Choose a location that is accessible and appropriatefo ...

A Step-by-step Guide on How to Start a Club

A Step-by-step Guide on How to Start a Club

Natalie Fell

Published on June 8, 2022

Here are the most important things to think about when starting aclub: Theme — Start with a theme for your club such as hobby andinterest-bas ...

Steps to Create a Successful Crematorium Business

Steps to Create a Successful Crematorium Business

Carolyn Young

Published on April 13, 2022

Here are the most important things to consider when you are starting acrematorium: Location — Find a suitable location. The facility needs to ...

Decorate and Celebrate: Starting Your Wedding Rental Business

Decorate and Celebrate: Starting Your Wedding Rental Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 25, 2022

Weddings are bouncing back after essentially disappearing during the pandemic. Wedding rental businesses play a big role in making weddings specialb ...