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Traveling for the holidays….

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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%)
Information taken from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics: U.S. Holiday Travel

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

Have a safe & fun holiday!

Comments (6)

  1. 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. thanks for this – happy holidays 😀

  3. happy new year – love your blog

  4. Good.

  5. 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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