AAA is projecting that 34.1 million Americans will travel over this Labor Day weekend, with 85% expected to drive to their destinations.
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WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- Pack your patience if you plan to hit the road this upcoming holiday.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says more than 34 million people will travel this upcoming Labor Day weekend.
This holiday, travel is expected to be at its highest level since 2008.
The motor club credits the jump in an improving economy, increased consumer spending and a recovering housing market.