In the latest Lutz post, he wrote a little about the way that crowds have changed in recent years.
"...with Saturdays in July having fewer people visiting than a Friday in October or a Tuesday in June."
"...lesser holiday weekends like Columbus Day and Veterans Day now routinely pull in bigger crowds than the 4th of July weekend, and the average weekend in July and August is now less crowded than the weekends in the fall and spring."
If this is true, what are the new "best times" to visit (on average, in terms of low attendance)?
And, are the parks still sticking to the traditional refurbishment plans that seemed to coincide with the ebbs and flows of attendance in the past? Or is there evidence that those, too, are changing?