AAA: Record Travel Predicted for Independence Day Weekend

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – It’s going to be a record Independence Day travel weekend, predicts AAA.

they say 2.2 million Ohioans will travel between June 30 and July 4, an increase of 3.8-percent over last year.

2.1 million Ohioans will be taking that trip in the family car.

The association’s Kimberly Schwind says even five-dollar gasoline isn’t changing vacation plans.

Surprisingly though, air travel is expected to be down 1.2-percent due to higher costs and ongoing issues with flight cancellations.

Orlando and Paris are top destinations.