PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Planning a trip for the Fourth of July? You’re not alone.
A travel data company predicts more than 36 million Americans will hit the road for the Independence Day weekend.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: How Much Snow Will Major Nor'easter Dump On Your Area?Police Search For 3 Suspects After Armed Carjacking In Oxford Circle
That number isn’t as high as last year’s predictions– then again, no one predicted a pandemic at that time.
AAA says Americans will take 700 million trips this summer, which is 120 million fewer than last year.MORE NEWS: 28-Year-Old Dead After Overnight Shooting In West Philadelphia: Police
The decline is mostly because of reduced air, bus, rail and cruise travel.