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AAA: Nearly 47 Million Americans Will Set New Independence Day Holiday Travel Record

AAA | June 21, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla., June 21, 2018 -- A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent compared with last year and the highest number since AAA started tracking 18 years ago. For the 39.7 million Americans planning a Fourth of July road trip, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, predicts travel times in the most congested cities in the U.S. could be twice as long than the normal trip, with Tuesday being the busiest day. "This Independence Day will be one for the record books, as more Americans take to the nation's roads,...

AAA Projects 41.9 Million Americans will Celebrate Independence Day with a Holiday Getaway

AAA | June 25, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla., June 25, 2015 -- AAA projects 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase from the 41.6 million people who traveled last year. The Independence Day holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, July 1 to Sunday, July 5. "This Independence Day, more people will get in their cars, board airplanes, and take buses, trains and cruise ships to celebrate our nation's freedom with friends and family," said Marshall L. Doney, AAA President. "Students all across the nation are also celebrating freedom from homework, making this an ideal time f...


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