More Travelers This Thanksgiving

AAA projects 43.6 million Americans will take a trip of 50 miles or more away from home between Wednesday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 25. This represents a 0.7 percent increase from the 43.3 million people who traveled last year. In Tennessee, over 997-thousand people will be traveling for their Thanksgiving Day meal. Auto travel remains the preferred mode of transportation this Thanksgiving with 39.1 million Americans traveling via automobile, approximately 90 percent of all travelers.