"Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year and because of that there is plenty to take note of if hitting the road or taking flight for the holiday." (Holland Sentinel)

Vendors say they weren't able to build up stockpiles during last year's harsh winter

Travel is expected to be up 2.5% from Independence Day last year. Most of them will travel by car

Some traffic shifts will remain in effect

Extra routes between Detroit and Chicago offered between December 22nd and January 3rd