That's according to the state's fall foliage coordinator and the director of the Maine State Office of Tourism. According to them leaf peepers are dropping more money across Maine every year.
Maine Offive of Tourism director Steve Lyons said "In 2016, we had about 10 million visitors who visited us and that's up about five percent from the previous year. So it's also a growing season for us, which is important to tourism."
If you visit the state foliage website, mainefoliage.com, you may find places in the state that are hidden gems.