Independence Day

6:18 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Increase Expected in Holiday Travel, Despite Higher Gas Prices

Travel is expected to be up 2.5% from Independence Day last year. Most of them will travel by car
Gas prices may be up about 45 cents over the last year, but that's not stopping people from hitting the roads this Fourth of July weekend. After a brutal winter that saw many parts of Michigan seeing record-breaking snowfall, people are eager to get away for the holiday weekend, said Susan Hiltz, a spokeswoman for AAA Michigan.