Thanksgiving often stirs up images of steaming turkeys being carried over to the table as an anxious – and likely hungry – family awaits the presentation. In fact, according to AAA, more than 48.7 million Americans will be traveling throughout the country to replicate that scene.
It’s a 1.9% increase over last year’s numbers and the highest number since 2007. The auto group predicts that many people will travel 50 miles or more from home to be with friends and family this holiday.
“One million more Americans than last year will carve out time to visit with friends and family this Thanksgiving,” AAA President and CEO Marshall Doney said. (more…)