NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – If you’re planning to travel this Fourth of July, you are not alone.
AAA predicts 49 million people are planning an Independence Day getaway.
Web Extra: AAA’s Robert Sinclair Talks 4th Of July Travel
A record 41.4 million people will travel by car, nearly four million people will take to the skies, and an additional 3.5 million will travel by train, bus or cruise ship.
This afternoon from 1:45 to 3:45 p.m. will be the worst time to travel in our area. Traffic is expected to be 3.8 times heavier than usual.
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Top destinations in the Northeast include Maine, New York, Orlando, Cape Cod and Canada.