Tourists Flock To New Hampshire For Labor Day Weekend
(Concord, NH) - The Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, and New Hampshire officials are expecting a record number of visitors this weekend.
NH tourism officials are expecting 640-thousand out-of-state visitors to spend $91-million over the three-day weekend.
That's a 3.5 percent increase in visitors and a 4 percent increase in spending over last years numbers.
State and local police departments will have stepped up patrols on the roadways in an effort to keep the number of accidents down.
In Maine, state officials say there have been 99 traffic deaths so far this year -- 21 in August alone.