Currituck County is tops in increased tourism in northeast North Carolina. That from an annual tourism report released this week.
The county says during the 2006-2007 fiscal year it received a 9.9% increase in visitor spending compared to the year before. Spending in Dare County jumped 8.7% and 7.4% in Pasquotank County.
Statewide, North Carolina saw an 8.3% rise in tourism spending, compared to the national average of 7.7%.