(Concord, NH) - The Columbus Day weekend is here, and New Hampshire tourism officials are expecting as many as 660-thousand visitors to the state.

The fall foliage season is nearing its peak, and leaf peepers by the busload are expected to spend about $97-million dollars over the next several days, about 3 per cent more than was spent last year.
The weather forecast for the 3-day weekend is for sunshine with temperatures ranging from the low 60's to around 70 degrees.