51M Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving, AAA says

AAA says nearly 51 million Americans are expected to travel this Thanksgiving. That's the most since 2005.

In Philadelphia area, more than 600,000 people are going somewhere for the holiday.

Driving is the most popular mode of transportation, despite higher gas prices and traffic congestion.

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Record 28.5 million expected to fly for Thanksgiving holiday. Nydia Han reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on November 4, 2017.

AAA predicts travel times could be more than three times longer over the holiday week.

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