AAA: Memorial Day Busiest Travel Since Recession

By Joe Gullo

Published 05/16 2014 03:20PM

Updated 05/16 2014 06:18PM

If you're headed out of town for the Memorial Day weekend you'll have plenty of company.

AAA Auto Club estimates 36.1 million Americans will to travel 50 miles or more from home. That's the largest travel volume during the holiday weekend since 2005.

Fpr those traveling on Memorial Day 31.8 million will go by automobile, 6 million will fly out of town, and nearly two million go by train, bus or ship.

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