This year, the AAA estimates 112.7 million people will be traveling from December 23 to January 2, showing an increase of 3.6 million travelers from last year. This year is expected to be the third busiest travel season since the AAA began tracking this data in 2000.
If you are making plans to travel through Houston, the AAA projects that the busiest travel day will be December 27th from 3:45 to 5:45PM on I-69 North and I-610 to TX-10. Traffic in Houston is expected to be up 36% from last year.
If you plan to do last minute shopping or traveling this season, see the worst and best travel times predicted by the AAA and stay safe on the roads!