Associated Press- September 2014

FALL TOURISM RISING: FEWER CROWDS, NICE WEATHER
By BETH J. HARPAZ

NEW YORK (AP) — Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. But autumn tourism is rising, with traditional summer hotspots increasingly busy September through November.

For empty-nesters, baby boomers and others oblivious to school calendars, the appeal of a fall vacation includes hotel and airfare bargains, fewer crowds because kids are back in school and mild weather — with the exception of the occasional hurricane. Read more……