The Spatial Configuration of Travel to Yellowstone National Park

Robert C. Mings, Kevin McHugh

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Abstract

While vacation travel to Yellowstone National Park may be considered the epitome of American travel traditions, measurement and analysis of this important national phe nomenon is surprisingly limited. This survey of 600 Yellowstone visitors focuses upon the spatial pattern of their travel movements to and from Yellowstone. Four types of trip configurations are discovered: Direct Route, Partial Orbit, Full Orbit, and Fly/Drive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)38-46
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Travel Research
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992

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The Spatial Configuration of Travel to Yellowstone National Park. / Mings, Robert C.; McHugh, Kevin.

In: Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 30, No. 4, 1992, p. 38-46.

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