AAA: Independence Day Car Travel to Set New Record Despite Soaring Gas Prices

Updated 6/24/2022 PORTLAND, Ore., – AAA says the travel volume for the 4th of July holiday is just shy of 2019 with 47.9 million Americans (14.5% of the population) including 549,000 Oregonians taking a trip. This is up 3.7% over 2021, bringing travel volumes almost to pre-pandemic levels. The biggest surprise is car travel will …

More than 285,000 Idahoans to Travel for 4th of July Despite Skyrocketing Gas Prices

BOISE – Boom.  According to AAA, the Fourth of July holiday will go out with a bang this year, as nearly 48 million Americans, including 285,000 Idahoans, take a trip to see family and fireworks over the long weekend.  That’s more than 14% of the population. AAA projects a nearly 4% increase in travel, or …

AAA: 39 Million Americans including 530,000 Oregonians to Travel for Memorial Day

Updated May 27, 2022 PORTLAND, Ore., – The unofficial start to summer will be a busy one this year as AAA predicts 39.2 million people (11.8% of the population) will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend. This is an increase of 8.3% over 2021, bringing travel volumes almost in line …