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					 Weaver Publications
Official Vacation Journal
     Wyoming 2008
     Usage Research




         October 2008

         Conducted by:
         A.J. Lerner Market Research
         Boulder, Colorado
         Web design/tabulation by
         HardwareMonkey/Surveybooth.com
                           Table of Contents

•    Methodology                                      page 3
•    Obtaining the Journal and Visiting the Wyoming   page 5
•    About the Visit                                  page 11
•    Using the Journal                                page 17
•    Entertainment and Cultural Attractions           page 22
•    Outdoor Recreation Activities                    page 27
•    Accommodations                                   page 32
•    Shopping                                         page 37
•    Transportation                                   page 40
•    Wyoming Tourism.org                              page 44
•    Demographics                                     page 49
•    Addendum                                         page 58
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Methodology
                                     Methodology

• This research was designed and conducted by A.J. Lerner Market
  Research, Inc., an independent market research firm in Boulder,
  Colorado. Web design and tabulation were prepared by
  HardwareMonkey, with online survey by Surveybooth.com.
• Weaver Publishing supplied researchers with e-mail addresses from
  WyomingTourism.org.
     27,003 e-mails were sent to addressees on September 28 and 29, 2008
      inviting them to participate in an on-line survey.
     Responses were tallied on October 23, 2007.
• The response rate is 9.5%; 2,564 of those contacted clicked onto
  the web survey.
• A total of 1,606 respondents completed the entire survey, providing
  the overall maximum margin of error of +/- 2.4%.
• Unless otherwise noted, the number of respondents for each
  question is 1,606.

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Obtaining the Journal and
    Deciding to Visit
      Highlights: Obtaining the Journal and Deciding to
                             Visit


 • Most (90%) travelers say they have a copy of the Wyoming
   Official Travelers Journal.
        63% of those who have received a Journal say they have visited
         Wyoming.
 • The majority (93%) requested the Wyoming Official Travelers
   Journal via the WyomingTourism.org website.
        Most (83%) found the website using a search engine.
 • Nearly half (49%) visited within 60 days of receiving the
   Journal.
 • Those who have not yet visited are long-range planners; 86%
   plan to visit Wyoming in summer 2009 or later.




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             Obtaining the Journal & Visiting


   Do you recall receiving a copy of           Since ordering the Wyoming Official
  Wyoming Official Travelers Journal            Travelers Journal have you visited
   between January 2008 and now?                            Wyoming?
                    n = 2,855                               n = 2,564




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                          Requesting the Journal

   How did you request the Wyoming                           How did you find the www.Wyoming
     Official Travelers Journal? *                                 Tourism.org website?
                      n = 2,564                                                  n = 2,371




                                                                       83%       Search engine
                                                                       8%        Saw it in an ad
                                                                       7%        Link from other site
                                                                       2%        Other ***


  *     All names drawn for the sample came from WyomingTourism.org
  **    ‘Other’ responses= internet, magazine, AAA, link from other site, postcard, Sunset Magazine, travel
        agent, travel magazine
  ***   ‘Other’ responses = used it before, family member, friend, magazine, travel guide, TV
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                              Visiting Wyoming

                              How long after receiving your
                            Wyoming Official Travelers Journal
                                         did you
                                    visit Wyoming?




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                             When They Plan Visit

                                     When are you planning to visit
                                             Wyoming? *
                                                        n = 958




* Asked of those who said „no‟ to the question, “Since ordering the Wyoming Official Travelers Journal, have you
visited Wyoming?”
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About the Visit
                   Highlights: About the Visit


 •    Most (82%) traveled to the northwest region of Wyoming
      (Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Jackson, Big Horn Canyon, Cody,
      Thermopolis)
        45% traveled       to the northeast (Devils Tower, Sheridan, Gillette,
         Newcastle)
        34% traveled       to the southeast (Cheyenne, Laramie, Saratoga, Rawlins)
        26% traveled       to central Wyoming (Casper, Glendo, Guernsey, Wheatland)
        23% traveled       to the southwest (Fossil Butte, Rock Springs, Flaming
         Gorge)
 •    The most popular destinations are: Yellowstone (80%), Grand Tetons
      (68%) and Jackson Hole (60%).
 •    53% spent over $1,000 (excluding airfare and gasoline) on their last
      visit to Wyoming.




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              Where Traveled to in Wyoming

                               During your most recent visit to
                               Wyoming, did you travel to …?




                             (82%)                           (45%)



                                                          (26%)

                               (23%)
                                                          (34%)


                                  NOTE: Multiple responses possible
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              Where Traveled to in Wyoming

                               During your most recent visit to
                               Wyoming, did you travel to …?




                                   Number of    Percent
                                   Regions      Visiting
                                   One          40%
                                   Two          28%
                                   Three        20%
                                   Four         9%
                                   Five         3%




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                   Places Visited in Wyoming

                     During your most recent visit to Wyoming, did
                       you travel to any of the following places?




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                        Spending on Last Visit

                               Excluding airfare and gasoline,
                              approximately how much did you
                                 spend on your last visit to
                                        Wyoming?




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Using the Journal
                Highlights: Using the Journal


• Many (86%) bring the Wyoming Official Travelers Journal with
  them when they travel to the Wyoming.
       83% bring the Journal with them as they travel around the state.
• All aspects of the Journal are seen as useful by the vast majority
  of travelers:
         98% find the maps useful
         96% find the listings useful
         96% find the editorial useful
         93% find the ads useful.
• The Journal is generally used by multiple people; 82% of
  travelers share the Journal among two or more people.




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                   Bringing the Journal Along

                             Did you bring the Wyoming Official
                              Travelers Journal with you when
                                 you traveled to Wyoming?




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   Usefulness of Wyoming Official Travelers Journal


                             In general, how useful did you find
                            the following items in the Wyoming
                                 Official Travelers Journal?


                                                               98% find maps useful


                                                              96% find listings useful


                                                              96% find editorial useful


                                                            93% find ads useful




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            Number of People Using Journal

                               Including yourself, how many
                             people used the Wyoming Official
                                     Travelers Journal?




                                                             Average
                                                            2.5 people




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Entertainment and Cultural
        Attractions
      Highlights: Entertainment and Cultural Attractions


 •    Most (66%) travelers take part in entertainment or cultural attractions.
        The most popular venues are: historic sites (75% attend), museums
         (72% attend), sightseeing tours (38% attend) and Native American sites
         (37%).
 •    The majority (84%) used the Journal to help make decisions about
      entertainment and cultural attractions.
        77% use the Journal prior to their visit
        62% use it while in Wyoming
 •    All parts of the Journal are used to help make decisions about
      entertainment and cultural attractions:
        60% used the listings
        59% saw an ad
        51% read an article




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        Entertainment and Cultural Attractions

                                               Which of the following entertainment
                                               or cultural attractions did you attend
                                                               or visit?


                                                75%     Historic site
     66% of travelers                           72%     Museum
        attended                                38%     Sightseeing tour
      entertainment
                                                37%     Native American site
           and
                                                26%     Rodeo
         cultural
       attractions                              27%     Archaeological site
                                                17%     Festival/fair/farmers market
                                                6%      Performing arts

                                                      Multiple responses possible

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        Entertainment and Cultural Attractions


                             Did you use the Wyoming Official
                            Travelers Journal to help you make
                             decisions about entertainment or
                                    cultural attractions?



    84% used the
       Journal
    to help make                               Prior to visit   77%
   decisions about                             While in Wyoming 62%
    entertainment
         and                                   NOTE: response may be positive to one or both
                                                               questions
       cultural
     attractions


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        Entertainment and Cultural Attractions


                            How did you use the Journal to help
                                 you make decisions about
                           entertainment or cultural attractions?




                           Used listings                 60%
                           Saw ad                        59%
                           Read article                  51%
                     NOTE: multiple responses possible




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Outdoor Recreation Activities
        Highlights: Outdoor Recreation Activities


 • Most (70%) travelers take part in outdoor recreation activities.
        The most popular activities are: visit a national or state park
         (92%), hike or climb (6%) and boat/raft/kayak (26%).
 • The majority (77%) used the Journal to help make decisions
   about outdoor recreation activities.
        73% use the Journal prior to their visit
        52% use it while in Wyoming
 • All parts of the Journal are used to help make decisions about
   outdoor recreation activities
        66% used the listings
        51% read an article
        46% saw an ad




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                     Outdoor Recreation Activities

                                                 In which of the following outdoor recreation
                                                        activities did you participate?


                                                    92%    Visit a national or state park
                                                    68%    Hike or climb
 70% of travelers
                                                    26%    Boat/raft/kayak
  participated in
                                                    15%    Horseback ride
     outdoor
    recreation                                      14%    Backpack or camp

     activities                                     12%    Fish
                                                    9%     Spa/hot spring/wellness treatment
                                                    7%     Other outdoor activity *
                                                    6%     Visit or stay at a dude/guest ranch
  * Other: ATV, ballooning, birding, camping,
  motorcycle riding, off-roading, photography,      2% or less: mountain bike, golf, hunt,
  picnic, sightsee, snowmobile, swim, view          ski/snowboard
  wildlife

                                                            Multiple responses possible
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                  Outdoor Recreation Activities


                             Did you use the Wyoming Official
                            Travelers Journal to help you make
                            decisions about outdoor recreation
                                        activities?



    77% used the
       Journal
    to help make                               Prior to visit   73%
   decisions about                             While in Wyoming 52%
       outdoor
     recreation                                NOTE: response may be positive to one or both
                                                               questions
      activities



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                  Outdoor Recreation Activities


                            How did you use the Journal to help
                            you make decisions about outdoor
                                   recreation activities?




                           Used listings                 66%
                           Read article                  51%
                           Saw ad                        46%
                     NOTE: multiple responses possible




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Accommodations
                Highlights: Accommodations


 • 52% of all overnights were in hotels/motels.
        26% of all overnights were in an RV park/campground
        14% of all overnights were in B&B/cabin/vacation rental
 • 24% stay seven nights or longer
        19% stay five or six nights
        26% stay three or four nights
        31% stay one or two nights
 • The majority (55%) used the Journal to help make decisions
   about accommodations.
        72% used the listings
        40% saw an ad
        21% read an article




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                              Accommodations

                            Percent of Nights Wyoming Visitors
                                  Stayed in Each Type of
                                    Accommodation *




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                                  Nights Stayed

                       During your most recent trip to Wyoming, how
                              many total nights did you stay?

                                # of nights    Percent who stayed
                                      1               13%
                                      2               18%
                                      3               14%
                                      4               12%
                                      5               11%
                                      6                8%
                                      7                9%
                                      8                4%
                                      9                2%
                                    10 +               9%
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                               Accommodations


                             Did you use the Wyoming Official
                            Travelers Journal to help you make
                            decisions about accommodations?




    55% used the                                    Used listings 72%
        Journal                                     Saw ad        40%
     to help make                                   Read article 21%
   decisions about
   accommodations
                                               NOTE: multiple responses possible




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Shopping
                          Highlights: Shopping


 • The majority of travelers (87%) shopped on their
   last trip.
        The most popular items are: souvenirs (86%), gifts (70%)
         and clothes/accessories (53%).




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                                        Shopping

                                               What did you shop for on your trip?


                                                  86%       Souvenirs
                                                  70%       Gifts
                                                  53%       Clothes/accessories
            87% of                                16%       Sporting equipment
           travelers                              14%       Jewelry/watches

          shopped on                              13%       Home decor
                                                  13%       Art/antiques
         their last trip
                                                  7%        Shoes
                                                  6%        Toys
                                                  5%        Luggage/leather goods
                                                  4%        Electronics
                                                  2%        Cosmetics/fragrances
                                                       Multiple responses possible
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Transportation
                   Highlights: Transportation


 • Most (64%) travelers drive their cars to Wyoming.
        18% take airplanes
        12% drive an RV
 • Most (83%) do not rent cars while in Wyoming.




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                                     Transportation

                                On your trip, did you arrive by …?




* Other = bus, camper, pick-up, SUV, tour, truck, van

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                                  Transportation

                                  Did you rent a car or RV in
                                         Wyoming?




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Wyoming Tourism.org
                Highlights: Use of Web Sites


   • Three-quarters (75%) of travelers used the Journal in
     addition to the Convention and Visitors Bureau website to
     help them them plan their visit.
   • 60% used other websites to help plan their trip
          Other popular websites include hotel (52%) and
           city/town/regional (47%).
   • Almost half (46%) recall seeing or hearing Wyoming
     advertising.
          71% saw a print ad
          44% saw a TV ad
          2% heard a radio ad




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          Use of Wyoming Tourism Web Site

                                When planning your trip to Wyoming,
                                        did you refer to the
                                www.WyomingTourism.org website?




Note: List of „information missing on website‟ can be found in the Addendum.

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                                Use of Web Sites

                                                             Which web sites did you use?


                                                          52%        Hotel
          60% used                                        47%        City/town/regional
          Websites                                        32%        Other *
         (aside from
          Wyoming                                         24%        General travel website **
           Tourism                                        16%        Airline
           web site)                                      4%         Other ticketing ***
                                                                  Multiple responses possible

 *   Other websites = AAA, Expedia, Google, Hotels.com, Jackson, KOA, national parks, Travelocity, Tripadvisor.com,
     Yahoo, Yellowstone
 ** Other travel websites = AAA, Campground, Chamber of Commerce, Google, KOA, national parks (www.nps.gor or .org),
     South Dakota Travel, Yellowstone
 *** Other ticketing = Hertz, hotels, Priceline, rafting, Travelocity, Xanterra

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                                      Advertising

      In the past 6 months, do you recall
       seeing or hearing any advertising
           about visiting Wyoming?




                                                    Type of Ad
                                                    Print      71%
                                                    Television 44%
                                                    Radio      2%

                                                    Multiple responses possible



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Demographics
                   Highlights: Demographics

• Respondents are:
         52% male
         32% 45 to 54 years old
         84% married
         74% no children at home
         63% employed
         60% college grads or greater
         56% earn $75,000 a year or greater
         89% live in a U.S. state other than Wyoming
         61% have taken four or more overnight trips in the last 12 months
            • For 66%, the majority (75 to 100%) of those trips were for
              recreation/pleasure.




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                                   Demographics


                 Gender
                                                  Age




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                                  Demographics


                   Marital Status




                                               Children at Home




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                                  Demographics


               Employment




                                                 Employment
                                                 Full time   86%
                                                 Part time   14%




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                                  Demographics

                                         Education




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                                  Demographics


                                 Household Income




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                                  Demographics


                                         Residence




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                                  Demographics

           Trips in Last 12 Months



                                                    Trips for
                                               recreation/pleasure




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Addendum
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accurate info on state parks
area maps
Best RV Routes
better map
Better/detailed maps
Can't really recall
Can't remember the site
coupons or discounts on things
COUPONS!
cycling info
dates of openings & closings of things like national parks
days and hours of operation. We were very disappointed to find the art museum at the university of Wyoming closed when we we re there.
detailed fishing links
Did not think the Cody Rodeo was properly represented. I loved everything about Wyoming except for that. I was troubled by a few aspects of it.
dining
Discount coupons
don't recall
don't recall
don't recall the website
Driving distances between towns; with mountains we were off on drive time.
Easier Map
eco-friendly options
Enough details of short hikes
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hunting info
I love Wyoming and would consider moving there, so I would love more of anything and everything about Wyoming.
it met my needs
It was great
just more details
lack of lodging in Wyoming
local maps
map
maps with detail/camping info/
more camping
more complete RV parks listing
more info on scenic driving tours
more on eco-tourism, photography
more photography of different area. More of Wyoming and less ads.
more ranch options
mostly trails in the national parks
motel/lodge prices
motorcycle attractions is scenic roads
motorcycle tourism
motorcycling info
national forest campground listing/info
National Forest campgrounds
Off Roading- 4 wheel drive laws

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pricing
reviews of campgrounds
Reviews on cabins/resorts
rodeo schedules
RV bookings
RV parks
stated in the question before
time between cities. took longer than expected because of the scenic beauty.
vehicle service sites - dealerships
Warnings about police harassment
Would have liked more pictures
hotel/motel ratings
the advance booking notice for affordable accommodation
Laramie details.
Better maps of local areas - found some turns missing on map and had to drive an extra 20 mi. Also, listing of shopping/eating areas near National
State Parks.
 Coherency, particularly between sections of the state. I couldn't get an overall feel for what I should see. It was a hodgepo dge. The state is too big
to cover it all. I couldn't tell from the booklet what the roads were like from one section to another, either.
It was our fault as readers, but we thought we'd be there during the Frontier Days. We someone got the dates wrong. We wished the dates had
been made more prominent in the info.




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roadmap

fishing regs

More detail maps More specific information on Camping - it was confusing because some of the parks are not clearly marked for camping.

How to go about fishing in Yellowstone Park

more websites for information on a specific company.

state map

prices

I ordered the book online and didn't receive it after several weeks, so I called the 800 number and ordered one. I did not receive the book until I
came back from Wyoming. Very frustrating!

less advertisement more knowledge of area

Map of Idaho and Mont. highways connecting. We drove over 1,000 miles, staying in Montana.as headquarters(convention site)We spent 2 days in
Yellowstone.

Up-to-date info and some things I researched myself not provided, especially regarding restaurants and housing.

hotel/motel ratings

the advance booking notice for affordable accommodation

Laramie details.

Better maps of local areas - found some turns missing on map and had to drive an extra 20 mi. Also, listing of shopping/eating areas near National
State Parks.

Coherency, particularly between sections of the state. I couldn't get an overall feel for what I should see. It was a hodgepodge. The state is too big to
cover it all. I couldn't tell from the booklet what the roads were like from one section to another, either.

It was our fault as readers, but we thought we'd be there during the Frontier Days. We someone got the dates wrong. We wished the dates had been
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A phone number for highway information to see if Dunraven Pass was open.

Descriptions about transportation and jitney buses in National Parks. This was difficult to find.

nothing

little more detail on places

recreational activities in some locations. We arrived in Thermopolis to discover no hiking trails, and later we could have ra fted. Maybe where to
purchase or rent fishing equipment and gear.

More up-to-date information (current events, etc). Otherwise, great!

detailed maps of neighbor states

The history of the points of interest.

A private tour around Yellowstone and Grand Teton.

a road map

more RV info

area maps

In general, these publications are targeted to the broadest audience. We would like much more targeted (and less commercial) information
about outdoor and natural activities, including bird and wildlife watching as well as eco-friendly lodging and dining options. W e're also interested
in more focused information about luxury options and options that are not targeted to families with small children.

More detail regarding what to see and maybe detail on maps that shows historic sights and how much time could be spent at eac h to get a good
tour.

I received the packet at my home after my trip. It looked like a great book paging through it after my trip but it was not he lpful for my trip.

I had to call to find out what route to take to get to Cody from South Dakota. I wish they had the roads in the book with the grades and cutbacks
listed

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More detailed information about how to see Yellowstone - it's immense. And what might be going on in Cody while we were there (it was July 4
weekend)

better map

Maybe a better guide to road travel times... for example... Devils Tower to Cody taking route abc about 6 hours. Or if you take xyz route it will
take about 5 hours.. It would help people who have never been there better plan there day's ventures... You can say time without stops and
avg. speed limit... So if you are a family that stops alot you understand it will take longer. etc...

more detailed information about national park camping

I asked for information on horse camping and trails.

Most the RV parks never returned our calls to make reservations near Cheyenne. The phone numbers for the Buffalo Ranch was either
incorrect. We wanted to stay in an RV park in Wyoming. We ended up staying at the Loveland RV park in Colorado which they lied to us, we
ask if they were away from town, (which we wanted) if they had large sites with grass and if all their sites had great views of the mountains.
They told us they were not near any highways, or towns they actually were located in the middle of the outlet malls. We couldn't see the
mountains unless we pulled out of the drive way, the sites were so small our awnings almost touched the next RV's awning. Very
disappointed.

city maps

more/better information on campgrounds

reference to national parks weather guides for time of year

better state map

Looking at the scenic drives, it would have been more helpful if they started somewhere other than in the middle of state, to portion of drive.

more details

Better park map of Yellowstone. More information on other geysers other than Old Faithful! More visual information on Yellowstone.

A sample itinerary

more complete listing of web addresses for links;
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There needs to be more detailed info regarding the skiing, specifically Grand Targhee. We're coming back in March 2009 for a week at
Targhee/Jackson Hole and a more detailed section of the area, restaurants, activities would be very helpful.

needed more information about food - very hard to find places to eat

more detailed and informative information on everything - we found it to be very superficial and too filled with advertisements - used the internet
much more, as well as specific brochures from places

I would love to have a license plate county map, I see other states have that as to what county for the tags on vehicles. I c an never remember
but a few county tag numbers. that would be cool. to have it on the map or somewhere

some higher end place to stay. Handicapped accessible

It was complete enough... hit the wrong button on previous page - sorry!

Bigger map

I thinks a list of state parks.

more info on RV parks

State highway map

Pricing for lodging. Maybe a food menu with prices. Attraction pricing

a state road map

More detailed information on fishing licenses

More info on things to do with kids age wise example teens. I was not happy with Dead Wood, I didn't want to get out of the car with the kids.
Too many people too many bars. we just stopped at the park and moved on.




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map

More local maps fishing access

Would have liked detailed maps of Scenic Byways

Needs more information about resorts. The resorts need to put more pictures in your book.

complete listings of national forest campgrounds

timeshare info

TRUCK STOPS AND REST AREA INFO

golf courses

map of Jackson

cheap gas

Beartooth pass, very scenic, a great motorcycle ride.

Specific information about fishing, camping, NF's that was not paid advertising. I came to WY to fish and camp, knew where I wanted to go
but would have liked to be able to request a supplemental package re specific activities. Love your beautiful state!

Better listing of campgrounds both public and private with prices and accommodations.

many states have a "bike map" in their collateral...good roads to road bike on, as well as parks that allow mountain biking a nd have good
mountain biking trails.

Terry's Bison Ranch was a rip off, the guide made it look like a great place. It is a dump and the train ride for 12.00 was a joke!!!!

Everything was great!!

Question 26, Ad was on-line advertising.

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peace

RV'ers could use more information on which passes have what percentage of grades to climb or descend, so to plan their route to travel
before they get there.

I would have liked more information regarding restaurants/dining out.

Nothing -- we had a fabulous vacation!!

I would have liked more info on type of accommodations how to book in National Parks AND much more on cabins, etc. available how to
book in state parks near National Parks. Cabins in parks are a great way to go!!

more details about Yellowstone accommodations.

A good map of the state.

Maybe a little more detail of more out of the way and "off the beaten path" type attractions covering more of the towns in Wyoming, even
sparsely populated ones.

more detailed information on lodging and where to eat'

It was hard to judge the distance between places of interest. We wanted to see the Oregon trail sites but they seemed very fa r and we
didn't get to see them. Also the distance through the sites in Yellowstone said it took about four hours when it really was m uch closer.

I'm not sure - can't navigate back to look at the way the previous question was worded.

hunting information names places prices etc.

Lincoln Highway info

information about the Medicine Wheel National Historic site

Love the state! Looking forward to go back!

sped traps and the rude police in the little hick towns.

Nothing to speak of.
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More side trip info

A proper map, like the one I needed to buy to actually help me while traveling in and through Wyoming.

things for younger children.

The ability to order more specific literature for the places you wish to visit. More info about scenic drives. Best places to view wildlife.

example trips

The lack of gas stations/rest areas along I80

price of logging and that a lot of the attractions were not handicap accessible.

Reviews. Better descriptions.

Detailed map GIVING MILEAGE!! Ratings of hotels. SO MANY ADS!!!! MORE A PROMOTION PIECE THAN INFORMATION!!!! (check out
Utah’s publication -- much much better and I'm still using it. I didn't even bring yours to Wyoming!)

Rodeo schedules

More information about RV Parks, location and facilities.

prices on camp ground per nights--- it would also be helpful if camp grounds would put their prices on the door for people who were on the
road and came in after hours and needed a place to stay... I drove away from a few places 'cause it was late and I didn't wan t to get a
costly surprise in the am when I went to register. In Minn, I would know what to expect 'cause they listed the cost on the sa me sheet that
listed the open sites #s.

More information on shopping in the national parks and Jackson

i cant think of anything

more mileage information between points of interest

motorcycling roads such as Beartooth Highway or Chief Joseph


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Wyoming has many fine trout fishing areas that should be listed by region. Streams that are maybe considered "less traveled" would be
nice. I was told there was a really nice State Park somewhere in southwest Wyoming but forgot the name of it and could not fi nd anything in
the journal regarding this park. Arkansas has a pretty nice journal that lists all trout streams etc. Although Wyoming's journal was quite nice
I think Oregon has the finest by far. The format of Oregon’s journal reads like a high end travel magazine and I like the way tours are set up
in the magazine as loops so to speak.....a really fine journal (check it out and I think you will agree) A

A state map---Additional brochures from individual places--

Coupons, post cards, hand signed letter from the governor.

Wyoming motor vehicle rules and regulations

More info on hiking trails by region to save travel time.

A State Highway Map

I just pulled out my guide to take another look at it. All in all, I think it is pretty well organized. Most everything I wou ld want to know is
contained in it. I do not really have anything critical to say about what you have provided.

If it were presented like AAA travel guide or Fodor’s, it would have been more useful.

maybe coupons

more detailed map of Yellowstone - got that from NPS

I had needed more info on the camping services in Glendo.

detailed Yellowstone National Park map

Helpful ideas of pricing at various locations.

I like to know the cost of activities and entry fees so that I can get the cash out of my bank every few days so as not to ru n low on funds.

perhaps ratings and prices of attractions, restaurants

information on the attractions around the separate towns instead of just on hotels and eating

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More information on road closures - we traveled the last week in May and the roads were closed Chief Joseph highway and the one to red
lodge

more general info about visiting Yellowstone and Grand Tetons...I bet that the majority of visitors to WY visit there, yet I felt as if an equal
amount of space was devoted to the HW region of WY as was devoted to the less-popular other regions of WY.

suggested routes for motorcycle touring

I wasn't aware that the national parks close many of their areas in the early fall.

It would have been helpful to suggest National Parks itinerary to get the most out of the trip time.

more stories on national parks

CAMPGROUND INFO

road maps, descriptions of campgrounds

They have trail guides that they sell for $.50 and they show the geysers. When planning the trip we want to camp and there wa s little
information on the campsites and if there was it was very vague to plan with.

prices hours directions

Safety Motel Rating

Giving camping locations that are not populated. More remote areas. No vacation state book shows that. I love to get away fro m the
populated campgrounds.

more info on open ranges/wild horse ranges and other wildlife areas. also more info on rodeos/cultural events/native American events

There was not a lot of information regarding Yellowstone and activities to find and do there. I purchased a book of hikes in Yellowstone to
find the activities I was looking for.

Everything was great!!

Question 26, Ad was on-line advertising.

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