Get Psyched For Labor Day Travel, If You're One Of The Lucky Ones Going Somewhere
Got big travel plans for Labor Day? We don't know about you, but this has been the summer of discovering places perfect for a quick daytrip or weekender, and according to the AAA, this trend of short-distance vacations will be hugely reflected with Labor Day.
By their estimates, 39.1 million people will travel "at least 50 miles from their homes between Thursday and Monday by car, plane or other means." Sounds like a whole crapload, doesn't it? It does until you realize that this number is a whole 6 million, or 13.3%, from last year's Labor Day traveler count.
We've done our part in getting you out and about; check out our Labor Day Travel series, and there's always our fun stories under Beach Travel and Best Tubing Spots. Hell, we even told you what to drink over Labor Day with out Signature Summer Cocktails Map.
So are you a part of the lucky 39.1 million traveling over Labor Day? Drop your delicious plans into the comments and make us, and that sad 13.3 percent missing out, jealous of you.
· AAA projects Labor Day weekend travel will drop 13.3% this year [LA Times]
· Labor Day travel forecast: gloomy [Chicago Tribune]
· Labor Day Travel Coverage [Jaunted]