2016 Fall Foliage Season Underway In New York
Get ready leaf peepers --Fall Foliage season in New York is officially here.
The 2016 Fall Foliage report is now available online and the I Love New York Foliage Photog of the Week Campaign is underway.
Travelers are invited to share their photos of New York on social media by using the hashtag #NYLovesFall.
“New York is home to some of the most spectacular foliage and natural beauty in the country, making it one of the nation’s top destinations to visit in autumn,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo. “This is the perfect time for New Yorkers and visitors alike to take a trip to any number of state parks, historic sites and attractions across this great state and discover all there is to love about this special time of year in New York.”
The fall foliage season means big business in New York .
In 2015, it's estimated that travel spending from September through November had an economic impact of more that $26.5 billion on the state.