55.4 Million Americans Expected to Travel over Thanksgiving
November 16, 2023
AAA projects 55.4 million travelers will head 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday travel period. This year's Thanksgiving forecast is an increase of 2.3 percent over last year and marks the third-highest Thanksgiving forecast since AAA began tracking holiday travel in 2000. The top two years were 2005 and 2019, respectively.
"Many Americans look forward to traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday so they can spend time with family and friends," said Bevi Powell, senior vice president, AAA East Central. "This year's forecast shows even more people are planning to get away...