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Traveling for the holidays….

Photochrom print ca. 1890-1900: Winter scene

Photochrom print ca. 1890-1900: Winter scene

Did you know……
  • about 91% of holiday long distance travel is by personal vehicle
  • the average long-distance trip length over the Christmas/New Year’s holiday is 275 miles
  • about 50% of us make same-day trips, the other half averages about 4 nights away
  • the average age of the Christmas/New Year’s holiday travelers is slightly above 36 years
  • during this time more men travel than women (54.5% to 45.5%)

For more travel related information, check out our Guide to the Travel and Tourism Industry.

Have a safe & fun holiday!


  1. Anthony Masiello
    December 29, 2009 at 2:50 am

    Excellent post! I used to travel over 300 miles on Christmas eve to visit relatives. Due to high gas prices and my wholesale sunglasses business I am forced to stay home for the holidays.

  2. könig
    January 2, 2010 at 7:42 am

    thanks for this – happy holidays 😀

  3. iphonekonig
    January 2, 2010 at 1:00 pm

    happy new year – love your blog

  4. Travel Nepal
    January 17, 2010 at 3:42 am


  5. kelsea
    July 17, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    im going to moved to boston next summer im going to be sad because my mom big dog is not coming with us and im going to be sad because i wont see my friends

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