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 tripadvisor.com, 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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