The paper presents the problem of tourist activity Poles – inhabitants of the village. The available research shows that the share of rural residents in tourist trips is lower than that of urban residents. The article uses secondary data analysis and the results of the study conducted among rural residents. It was found that the number of tourist trips from year to year increases, the villagers are leaving mostly in the summer, one of the main goals of the trip was visiting relatives and friends and the purpose of tourism and recreation. Tourists mostly living in villages they organize their own.