’Tis the season to travel, and AAA estimates 112.7 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home from December 23 to January 2. That’s an increase of 3.6 million people compared to last year and the third busiest since AAA began tracking in 2000. In the West North Central Region, 8.8 million travelers will journey 50 miles or more away from home, an increase of nearly 241,000 people over last year. These numbers are the fourth highest travel volume for the year-end holiday travel period on record for the region.
AAA Forecasts 112.7 Million Americans To Travel For Holidays
By Ashley Hanley|2022-12-13T04:26:20-06:00December 13th, 2022|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!