Facts about Tourism: (from the Maine
Office of Tourism)
- In 1997, nonresident visitors to Maine directly and
- $7.7 billion in sales of goods and services.
- 101,000 jobs.
- Tax Revenues from out of state visitors reached
$312 million in 1997.
Trips to the Coast in 1997:
- Southern Maine Coast: 3.5 million trips.
- Mid Coast: 2.1 million trips.
- Downeast Acadia: 1.8 million trips.
Chamber of Commerce
Maine Boats and
Acadia National Park History.