Crawford County Tourism has recently reported a significant growth in numbers in the last couple of years.
A recent report by the Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau shows how significant the growth has been. The report by Tourism Economics utilized data from the 2018 calendar year due to the availability of information.
One of the key factors in the recent growth has been thanks to the opening of the Kansas Crossing Casino, two new hotels and overall general progress in Pittsburg.
According to the report, total visitor spending with Crawford County surged to over $86 million in 2018 which is a 62% increase over 2016. With the jump from 2016, Crawford County ranked 12th among Kansas counties for total visitor spending.
To find out more information on what's going on in Crawford County, go online to www.visitcrawfordcounty.com.