Nearly 86 percent of local travelers - 3.3 million - will be going by vehicle to their destinations, a 3.5 percent increase from last year's 3.2 million auto travelers.
In fact, some 45.5 million road-trippers will set off to grandma's house and other destinations during the Thanksgiving holiday, up from previous year and the highest volume seen nationwide since 2005.
This would despite the fact that gas prices are the highest since Thanksgiving 2014.
The 1.07 million Marylanders expected to travel between Wednesday and Sunday of the holiday weekend represents a 3.4 percent increase, the auto club said. Today, the average is $2.58, but AAA expects the price will still be lower than what drivers were paying earlier this month. "Most people have already made their travel plans, and will not cancel them for moderate shifts in gas prices". Americans on average are paying $2.56 at the pump, and Virginians have seen an average increase of 30 cent across the state from previous year.
The AAA poll says a strong economy and high consumer confidence are contributing to the desire to travel, or at least provide the finances. The national average is at $2.54 - a full 37 cents higher than previous year, according to AAA. The average price at AAA Three Diamond rated accommodations has jumped 14 percent to $176 per night, although rates at Two Diamond rates hotels are down 5 percent to $117. "And should help fuel consumer spending and generate a strong finish for the travel industry this year". Nationally, Anaheim, site of the Disneyland Resort, is expected to be the second most popular Thanksgiving destination, according to the AAA.
The products on sale and available for testing include tech gadgets such as the Amazon Echo, Fire TV and Kindle e-readers. The new Echo Plus will get a $30 discount, and various Kindle models will also see price cuts of up to $30.
Authorities say the victims were rushed to nearby hospitals, but none of them are suffering from life threatening injuries. A 23-year-old woman was the most seriously injured following the incident outside a college.
Reps for the NY premiere said the event was canceled due to "unexpected circumstances", according to The Hollywood Reporter . Louis C.K. became the latest Hollywood celebrity to be accused of sexual misconduct following a bombshell article Thursday.
Moments before the collapse, two of the tenants drove to the police department to report the loud party that shook their home. If we were in our living room, we wouldn't have made it out because by what we've seen, it's just completely gone".
Mahal has the worst win-loss record out of any WWE Champion in history and went from jobber straight to world champion. At last night's SmackDown , AJ Styles was able to defeat Jinder Mahal to win the WWE Championship.
Eight of the twelve cases relate to persons visiting Disneyland, as well as someone who worked at the tourist destination. The towers are in a backstage area near the New Orleans Square Train Station, a Disneyland Resort spokesperson said.
Authorities Respond to Stabbing at Mall of America
The suspect also was wounded. "We saw two cops running toward Macy's", she said . "Kind of drew attention to himself". The two stabbing victims were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Sex rarely makes heart stop, study shows
The new findings are part of a 16-year study of heart risk factors involving about a million people living in and around Portland. There's one silver lining for people who have a cardiac arrest from sex - they're nearly twice as likely to survive, Chugh said.
Jones era ends at Tennessee
Two weeks prior, Tennessee had dropped a game at Kentucky, their second loss to the team in 33 years. He also was a head coach at Ball State and San Diego State, holding an overall record of 78-70.
Ex-Packer Martellus Bennett heads back to New England Patriots
After that, then you have the termination and then the claim. "I think this all started obviously coming out of the bye week". During the Packers' bye week, Bennett posted on Instagram that he was "pretty sure" he would retire at the end of the season.
Google Pixel 2 now has a microphone issue
Interestingly, users have added that blowing into the front speaker when the microphone is working causes it to fail again. This is an issue beyond just phone calls, though, as things such as voice recognition use the same microphones.
Kevin Spacey Cut From Ridley Scott Movie
Spacey announced he was gay in a statement apologizing to Rapp, while claiming he did not remember the alleged incident. The actor has since been accused by more than dozen men of either sexually harassing or assaulting them.
Obama arrives in downtown Chicago for jury duty
Obama watched the entire 20-minute educational video during his time at the Daley Center, Evans said. Despite the hype County Chief Judge Tim Evans said the former president been dismissed .
The Koenigsegg Agera RS hit 284 miles per hour
With Lilja behind the wheel, the Agera RS managed to go from 0 to 401.78 kph (249.65 mph) and back to 0 in just 33.87 seconds. At the time, it narrowly took the record from the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport , which had recorded a 269.86mph time.