AAA: 41 million Americans will travel this 4th of July


WABASH VALLEY, Ind. (WTHI) – If you’re planning an Independence Day getaway, you’re not alone.

AAA projects 41 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. That’s up nearly two percent from last year.

Despite higher gas prices, the majority of travelers (34.8 million) will go by car and an estimated 3.1 million will fly. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

blog comments powered by Disqus