New Hampshire tourism officials estimating increase in out-of-state visitors to state this summer
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire tourism officials are estimating they will see about 13.6 million out-of-state visitors this summer who will spend about $1.9 billion.
The Institute for New Hampshire Studies says that represents about a 1 percent increase in population and 2 percent increase in spending from last year.
The state Division of Travel and Tourism Development says summer accounts for 40 percent of visitation and spending to New Hampshire.
The July 4th weekend is the most popular holiday, with an expected 860,000 visitors. It's estimated they will spend about $128 million over the long weekend.