AAA: 1 million Marylanders will travel for Thanksgiving

AAA: More than 1.6 million Michiganders will celebrate Thanksgiving with holiday getaway

In fact, some 45.5 million road-trippers will set off to grandma's house and other destinations during the Thanksgiving holiday, up from a year ago and the highest volume seen nationwide since 2005. Over one million people in Wisconsin are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home next week.

"AAA expects drivers will pay the highest Thanksgiving gas prices in three years, thanks to strong demand and higher oil prices", said Mark Jenkins, AAA spokesman in Tampa. It was higher at $2.56 a gallon a month ago, but lower at $2.18 a gallon past year at Thanksgiving.

Some 45.5 million USA road-trippers will set off to grandma's house and other destinations during the Thanksgiving holiday, the highest volume seen nationwide since 2005.

"Thanksgiving kicks off the start of a busy holiday season, and more thankful Americans will travel to spend time with friends and family this year", said Judy Ocasio, Vice President of Travel and Branch Ops for AAA Tidewater Virginia. "Oil prices reached 2-year highs last week, causing the sudden jump at the pump". Menendez, who has been under indictment for 2½ years, has already raised more than $2.5 million this year.

AAA defines the Thanksgiving holiday travel period as November 22 to November 26. "A strong economy and labor market are generating rising incomes, driving up the". "These factors are fueling a confident consumer, who is expected to maintain a high level of spending that should drive an increase in holiday travel".

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The vast majority-nearly 90 percent-of MI holiday travelers will drive this Thanksgiving.

Almost 51 million Americans are expected to travel next week, up just over three percent from previous year.

And auto rentals are averaging $70 per day, 34 percent above a year ago and the highest rate for a Thanksgiving weekend since 2013.

And there's even more bad news for motorists heading south, AAA ranked the stretch of Interstate 95 through Fredericksburg as the region's top traffic hotspot for the Thanksgiving week.

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