Tourists are flocking to the United States from Canada, Mexico and overseas, but where do they go once they get here? Based on revised 1986 information from the Commerce Department, these are the states visited by the 25.4 million foreigners who spent at least one night in the United States last year, and the visitors' countries of origin.

As a result of improved tallying figures, there was a 15 percent increase in the estimated number of Mexicans who legally visited the United States. Tourists are flocking to the United States from Canada, Mexico and overseas, but where do they go once they get here? These charts, based on revised 1986 information from the Commerce Department, show the states visited by the 25.4 million foreigners who spent at least one night in the United States last year, and the visitors' countries of origin.

As a result of improved tallying figures, the numbers show a 15 percent increase in the estimated number of Mexicans who legally visited the United States. TOTAL VISITORS: 25.4 million Canadians: 10.9 Mexicans: 5.6 Rest of world: 8.9 Canadians: 10.9 Mexicans: 5.6 Rest of world: 8.9 Canadians: 10.9 Mexicans: 5.6 Rest of world: 8.9 WHERE THEY WENT: AND WHERE THEY WENT: StateTotal 1. California5,750,000 2. New York4,838,000 3. Texas3,517,000 4. Florida3,425,000 5. Hawaii1,897,000 1. New York2,105,000 2. Florida1,507,000 3. Washington State1,432,000 4. Michigan811,000 5. Maine728,000

1. Texas2,557,000 2. California1,989,000 3. Arizona758,000 4. New York201,000 5. Florida106,000

1. California3,078,000 2. New York2,688,000 3. Florida1,812,000 4. Hawaii1,584,000 5. District of Columbia869,000