South Dakota Dept of Tourism expect travelers to visit the state this holiday weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(KELO)- Expect to see a lot of license plates from nearby states in South Dakota this 4th of July long weekend.

Kaitlyn Sevensen with the South Dakota Department of Tourism.

Sevensen estimates close to 50 million nationwide to travel this holiday weekend.

Sevensen believes consumers still wants to spend .

Terry Schmidt with Experience Sioux Falls talks about license plates she’s seen.

She says hotels, restaurants, and attractions are showing increases.