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Americans' interest in travelling to historic sites has increased recently and is expected to continue. Despite this trend, however, very little is known about individuals who visit heritage or cultural sites. Evidence suggests that there may be types of tourists who progress from general...

Author(s)
Kerstetter, D. L.; Confer, J. J.; Graefe, A. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 39, 3, pp 267-274
Abstract

To meet the needs of visitors, managers must understand the motivations driving visitors to wilderness areas. This paper compares the motivations of different segments of users of Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania, . Factor analysis identified 5 motivation factors (social, escape, fun, nature ...

Author(s)
Graefe, A. R.; Thapa, B.; Confer, J. J.; Absher, J. D.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2000, No. RMRS-P-15(Vol. 4), pp 107-112