Updated! As the summer travel season gets underway, here are three valuable resources about Cultural/Heritage Tourism:
Dr. Ellen McHale (New York Folklore Society)
Dr. Lisa Overholser (New York Folklore Society)
Dr. Daniel Franklin Ward (Erie Canal Museum)
The last slide reveals the purpose of most leisure travel to NYS is for sightseeing. And the top destinations are historic sites, state and national parks, dining & museums.