37.2 million Americans expected to get away this Memorial Day

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Heading out of town this Memorial Day? You won’t be alone.

AAA estimates 37.2 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home for the holiday, a rise of 4.7% from last year and the highest number in 10 years. The organization credits the increase to a stronger economy and lower gas prices.

Good news is, gasoline should be around $1 cheaper this Memorial Day: The average price for a gallon of gas Friday was $2.66. Last year on the holiday it was $3.66. AAA expects most drivers to pay the lowest prices for Memorial Day weekend gas than in the past five years. Read more…

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