Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Outlook

Published 11/19 2013 06:52AM

Updated 11/19 2013 06:54AM

Turkey Day is almost upon us. That means more of us are about to hit the road and the sky for Grandma's house.

According to the travel website, 39% of Americans are planning to travel this Thanksgiving. That's up from last year at only 32%.

57% plan to drive to their destination. And 37% are flying, despite the rising air fares.

As for the most popular Thanksgiving travel date this year; November 27th tops the list.

 And with one less week for holiday shopping this season, nearly half of folks plan on braving a Black Friday shopping trip.

AAA Auto Club will release its Thanksgiving holiday travel forecast at a news conference Wednesday.

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