AAA Travel projects 34.1 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from the 32.7 million people who traveled last year. Eighty-five percent of travelers (29.2 million) will travel by automobile, an increase of 4.3 percent from 28 million last year. The largest share of travelers (46 percent) will depart on Friday, August 30. Monday, September 2, is the most popular date of return for holiday trips with 43 percent planning to return that day.
Several online travel tools can make your Labor Day Weekend trip easier, safer and more enjoyable. Websites exclusively devoted to highway travel include, I-4, I-5, I-10, I-75 and I-95 Exit Information Guides.